No Dairy? No Problem! 21 Dreamy Dairy-Free Desserts

Sometimes, dairy just isn’t an option, whether for allergies, health reasons, or any other reason. Most people assume that would make desserts nearly impossible. However, that is just not the case!

From creamy to crunchy, hot or cold, there are plenty of desserts in all kinds of forms to enjoy with absolutely no dairy! 

This list compiles a diverse set of delectable desserts with all kinds of fantastic flavors. Whether you use dairy in your life or not, you are sure to find multiple spectacular recipes to fit your cravings.

 

Vegan Lemon Bars

Vegan Lemon Bars
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These lemon bars are super easy and completely vegan! Even without the butter, the shortbread has the same buttery flavor. These lemon bars are topped with a delicious and tangy lemon curd. They are a super tangy treat, perfect for people with and without allergies.

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Salted Maple Walnut Tahini Fudge

Salted Maple Walnut Tahini Fudge
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This tahini fudge is a completely no-bake fudge! Tahini gives the fudge a wonderful taste of sesame, which pairs so well with the sweet maple and salt. With buttery walnuts on top, it is an absolute adventure to eat!

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dairy-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Everyone loves a chocolate chip cookie, and these have all the classic flavors with no dairy! These cookies have a soft and chewy interior and a crisp exterior that will have you craving another bite. A pinch of sea salt is suggested for an added flavor layer!

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Easy Authentic Italian Pignoli Cookies

Easy Authentic Italian Pignoli Cookies
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Pignoli cookies are Italian pine-nut cookies that contain no dairy or gluten. They are an Italian bakery staple and are made using just five ingredients! The dough, made with egg whites, almond paste, sugar, and salt, is studded with toasted pine nuts. A crisp exterior wraps an incredibly moist and chewy interior that is melt-in-your-mouth delicious!

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Easy Vegan Lemon Cheesecake Bars

Easy Vegan Lemon Cheesecake Bars
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This recipe will make you doubt whether or not it really has no dairy in it, it’s just that delicious and creamy! A tangy lemon curd sits atop a vegan cookie crust and a sweet and tangy vanilla cheesecake. It makes a small batch so it is perfect for a family dinner, but it can also easily be scaled up for large events.

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Healthy Zucchini Muffins

Healthy Zucchini Muffins
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These muffins are a perfect way to sneak some veggies into a super delicious muffin! The muffins are super moist because of the grated zucchini and are perfect for those who like a lightly sweetened dessert. Along with the zucchini, sugar-free chocolate chips provide guilt-free muffin yumminess!

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Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Coconut Bars

Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Coconut Bars
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These bars are perfect for people on paleo or keto diets. It is also completely raw and vegan! Crunchy hazelnuts are coated in delicious chocolate and mixed with raisins and yummy coconut. These bars are packed with healthy carbs and vegan protein, and they are a perfect sweet treat for a hike or just to grab and go!

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Healthy Nut-Free Lunch Lady Bars

Healthy Nut-Free Lunch Lady Bars
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These are a completely nut-free take on the classic lunch lady bars. Rolled oats are combined with seed butter, vanilla, and maple syrup for a sweet and chewy base. An added plus is the vegan chocolate layer. They fill you up with nostalgia, but now those with peanut allergies can enjoy them as well!

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Raw Carrot Cake With Cashew Cream Frosting

Raw Carrot Cake with Cashew Cream Frosting
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This is a truly unique take on a carrot cake. It is almost like a granola bar in that it is chock full of lovely nuts and fruits. However, unlike a granola bar, it is super moist and filled with fresh and nutty flavors. It is topped with a coconut and cashew frosting that is so fluffy you wouldn’t believe there wasn’t any dairy!

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Vegan Ice Cream Cake

Vegan Ice Cream Cake
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Layers of delicious vegan ice cream are spread atop a chocolate creme cookie base and topped with a chocolate shell. This is a perfect treat for a hot day that will fulfill all your chocolate cravings. It’s easy to customize with your favorite vegan ice cream flavors!

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Best Almond Flour Brownies

Best Almond Flour Brownies
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These brownies will absolutely knock your socks off with how fudgy and moist they are! They have all the makings of a normal and delicious brownie with absolutely no gluten, dairy, or grains! A simple mixing process makes cleanup an absolute breeze. Perfect as a small batch for the family or easy to make in large batches for events!

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Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicle Pie

Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicle Pie
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This cake is just like eating an orange ice cream! It has an Oreo cookie base and an orange and coconut filling. The coconut filling is super creamy and becomes just like ice cream when frozen. It is topped with a coconut whipped cream and an orange segment. Beautiful to the eyes and just as tasty!

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Healthy Pistachio Rose Cookies

Healthy Pistachio Rose Cookies
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These cookies are a unique combination of flavors that you must try! They have absolutely no oils, gluten, or refined sugars. These are also completely vegan! With beautiful, nutty, and floral notes, these cookies are sure to be a sensation!

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Dairy-Free Blueberry Muffins

Dairy-Free Blueberry Muffins
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Blueberry muffins are an amazing way to start the day! The recipe uses almond milk instead of regular milk to make it dairy-free and give it a slightly nutty flavor. It is super moist and filled with plump blueberries for a healthy, dairy-free kickstart!

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Smash Cake

Smash Cake
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This smash cake is super nutritious, flavorful, and friendly for most common allergies! It’s especially good for a first birthday smash cake for a baby. Layered beautifully with a coconut cream frosting and blueberries, it will look absolutely stunning, whole, or smashed to pieces!

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Homemade Churros

Homemade Churros
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Churros are a superstar snack that everyone loves; they are taken up a notch when you take the time to make them on your own. Super crispy and packed with flavor, then coated in a captivating cinnamon sugar. Perfect to dip in a delicious Dulce de Leche.

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Avocado Fudgesicles

Avocado Fudgesicles
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A combination of coconut milk and avocados contributes to a super silky and indulgent base. These avocado fudgesicles give all the flavor and creaminess of a normal fudgesicle. They are a perfect summer snack to keep you cooled off!

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Vanilla Dairy Free Cupcakes

Vanilla Dairy Free Cupcakes
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These cupcakes have a super light texture with a beautiful vanilla flavor. They are topped with a ganache frosting that is super simple to make and extra fluffy! They take two simple and satisfying flavors and execute them to perfection!

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Coconut Pineapple Bars

Coconut Pineapple Bars
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These bars are a classic combination of tantalizing tropical flavor! They use plenty of planetary staples so you won’t have to do much shopping. They have a sweet sugar cookie base with a spread of delicious pineapple. All topped with a toasted coconut layer that provides a wonderful texture and taste!

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Vegan Lemon Strawberry Cheesecake

Vegan Lemon Strawberry Cheesecake
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This Lemon and Strawberry Cheesecake has all the classic flavors you crave in a cheesecake—but it’s completely vegan! The base is made with gluten-free oats, almonds, and flaxseed for a wholesome, crunchy base. It has a creamy coconut and cashew cheesecake base topped with a sweet strawberry topping!

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Tulumba

Tulumba
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Tulumba is a Turkish fried dough dessert that is super crispy and soaked in syrup. It is a super popular street food that is very reminiscent of a Mexican churro, with a very different flavor profile! A zingy lemon simple syrup coats it and the pistachio crust gives it a nice nutty flavor. They are bite-sized bundles of Turkish joy!

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