These Vegan Desserts Will Make Your Holiday Cookie Tray Shine

Decking the halls doesn’t have to mean serving sugary treats filled with butter and eggs. Serve those sugary treats the vegan way! Spread a little holiday cheer this season while also being kind to the animals and gentle on the planet. Check out these local shops for the merriest of the merry.


Whisk Bakery

399 S. St. Rd. 135

Looking for decorated shortbread cookies? Check out Whisk Bakery. Custom orders only. Phone at least a week ahead.  


Ezra’s Enlightened Cafe

6516 Ferguson St.

Check out Ezra’s vegan, organic, gluten-free treats! No stranger to great press (their Keylime Cheezecake appeared on the Cooking Channel!), Ezra’s offers a variety of cookies including macaroons, chocolate chip cookies, and more.  


Want to round out your holiday desserts? Ezra’s carries a full case of goodies such as cakes and brownies.

 📸:: Ezra's Enlightened Cafe

📸:: Ezra's Enlightened Cafe

Mama P’s Bakery and Cafe

3990 Georgetown Rd.

Hand decorated and made from scratch! Pick up bags of iced cookies at the bakery or phone ahead at 317-290-8090 to custom order larger trays.


Mama P’s also offers pumpkin muffins, cupcakes (in vanilla, lemon, strawberry, and chocolate), and custom ordered decorated cakes.

 📸:: MaMa P's Bakery and Cafe

📸:: MaMa P's Bakery and Cafe

Sea Salt and Cinnamon

Muncie, IN

This all-vegan bakery offers dozen variety boxes at $24 with a gluten-free option at  $29. Choose from Candy Cane Brownies, Marshmallow Crinkle Cookies, Meringues, and Cranberry Macarons.


The bakery will be offering items for sale as well as taking holiday orders.


Order cookies directly from Sea Salt and Cinnamon’s wholesale partners (listed on Facebook every Sunday).


Be sure to pick up some bake-at-home Cinnamon Rolls to add a festive touch to your holiday morning.

Strange Brew Coffee

4800 Smith Valley Rd.

Okay, okay. Strange Brew doesn’t offer holiday cookies. But, hey, you’re going to need a break for a little self care after all that holiday giving. Both the pumpkin latte and the peppermint mocha can be made vegan with either soy or almond milk. Warm up with a variety of vegan soups including lentil, 15 bean, black bean, and wild rice. Or enjoy your holiday drink with a vegan carrot muffin.


Need help with ordering? More than half of Strange Brew’s staff is vegan. They’ve totally got you covered.

And don’t forget the following great grocery stores! You can pick up both prepackaged and bakery cookies from these markets.


EarthFare - 2110 E. County Line Rd.

Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market - 8750 U.S. 31

Kroger - multiple locations


Did we forget your favorite place to get vegan desserts around Indianapolis? Let us know in the comments below!


Feature photo credit: Ezra's Enlightened Cafe