11 Delicious Dairy-Free Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Desserts are the best part of any meal, but so many contain milk and butter to get that sweet flavour and texture. But what about those of us who are dairy-free, vegan, or just trying to cut back on dairy? We’re sharing our 11 favourite dairy-free desserts!

1. Shortbread fudge bars

chocolate shortbread bars stacked on a plate

Shortbread Fudge Bars by Allergylicious

These shortbread fudge bars and buttery, chocolatey, and of course- dairy-free. Find the recipe from Allergylicious here.

2. Cinnamon roll muffins

cinnamon muffins

Cinnamon Roll Muffins by Mama Knows Gluten Free

Who says cinnamon has to be in rolls? This cinnamon roll muffin has all the taste and texture of an ooey, gooey, cinnamon roll, sans dairy. Get the recipe from Mama Knows Gluten Free here.

3. Peanut butter blondies

peanut butter and chocolate chip blondie squares

Healthy Peanut Butter Blondies by Joy Food Sunshine

If you thought a healthy dessert didn’t exist, think again! These peanut butter blondies have been described as “a dessert you can feel great about eating” (and not just flavour-wise. Wondering what makes this so healthy? We’ll give you hint…it rhymes with “pick cheese”. Find the recipe from Joy Food Sunshine here.

4. Chickpea brownies

fudgey brownies stacked on a plate

Super Fudgey Chickpea Brownies by Erin Livs Whole

If we didn’t tell you, there’s likely no way you would have guessed this super fudgey brownies are dairy-free! Superfood chickpea comes to the rescue again as a base to make these brownies soft and fudgey. Get the recipe from Erin Lives Whole here.

5. Dairy-free Nanaimo bars

vegan nanaimo bars stacked

Perfect Vegan Nanaimo Bars by It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken

Graham cracker, coconut, and chocolate combine to make this delectable Canadian classic dessert (and some vegan ingredient replacements make it 100 percent dairy-free)! Find the recipe from It Doesn’t Take Like Chicken here.

6. Banana cream pie cake

banana cake in a glass dish

Banana Cream Pie Cake by Making It Miil Free

Soft cake….creamy pudding…bananas. This dairy-free dessert needs to get in our bellies ASAP! Get the recipe from Making It Milk Free here.

7. Flourless fudge cookies

fudge cookies stacked high

Flourless Fudge Cookies by i heart eating

If you prefer the corner of a brownie instead of the inside, these dairy-free and flourless fudge cookies will be your new favourite dessert! They’yre a fudgey cross between a cookie and a brownie. Find the recipe from i heart eating here.

8. Marshmallow brownies

marshmallow brownies topped with chocolate sauce

Sky High Marshmallow Brownies by The Loopy Whisk

These marshmallow brownies have no right beside so tall or so delicious! Fudgey brownie, fluffy marshmallow meringue…sign us up! Get the recipe from The Loopy Whisk here.

9. Vegan chocolate pie

chocolate pie in a foil pie dish

Mind-Blowing Vegan Chocolate Pie by Pinch of Yum

Love smooth, pudding-meets-mousse chocolate? (Side note: who doesn’t??) This dairy-free pie is made with only 5 ingredients, is no bake, and full of delicious chocolate! Find the recipe from Pinch of Yum here.

10. Apple crisp

apple crisp topped with ice cream

The “Better Than Pie” Paleo Apple Crisp by Mollie Mason

Like all the goodness of an apple pie without the butter! This dairy-free dish is super easy to make (no pie crust required). Get the recipe from Mollie Mason here.

11. Chocolate chip cookies

a chocolate chip cookie on wax paper with two chocolate chip cookies in the background

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies by Veggiebalance

Just 7 ingredients is what it takes to make these delicious healthy chocolate chip cookies! And the best part (aside from being dairy-free and gluten-free)? There’s no cooling time which means these cookies can go straight from being made into the oven. Find the recipe from Veggiebalance here.

Want more delicious recipes?

Be sure to take a peek at our 7 Meatless Recipes You Need To Try This Spring!

Now, which of these yummy recipes will you be trying first? 😋