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Vegan Ginger Goji Cookies

These vegan Ginger Goji Cookies are so easy to make and the perfect pre-christmas treat! No eggs, no dairy and so yummy! 

Ginger Goji Cookies |

These vegan Ginger Goji Cookies aren’t totally christmas-y but kiiind of christmas-y, if you know what I mean. They are perfect to ease you into the christmas mood. And now I’m so, so, so excited for Christmas – who is with me?

These cookies are really easy to make and don’t need long for the dough to rest.. only about 15 minutes… until the oven has preheated. They are so good and the perfect use for all those leftover goji berries I had in the pantry.

Don’t have any goji berries at home? No problem! You can also use any other dried fruits like raisins or cranberries.. those will be great too, especially in combination with the light ginger taste.

If you want more ideas for the holidays, make sure you check out these 10 vegan treats for the holidays. They are all my favorite desserts in one post :)

Ginger Goji Cookies |

I’ve mixed the dough in my Kitchen Aid. So easy! Then I added in the goji berries and let the dough rest in the fridge for a couple of minutes.

Ginger Goji Cookies |
Ginger Goji Cookies |

Vegan Ginger Goji Cookies

Elephantastic Vegan
These vegan Ginger Goji Cookies are so easy to make and the perfect pre-christmas treat! No eggs, no dairy and so yummy! 
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 6
Calories 142 kcal


  • 1/4 cup vegan butter (EarthBalance, Alsan,…), softened
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon almond milk or your preferred plant-based milk
  • 1 tablespoon goji berries


  • Combine the softened butter, sugar and almond butter and let it whisk in a kitchen machine or by hand. Mix the flour, baking powder and ground ginger in a separate bowl. Add the flour slowly into the butter-sugar-almond butter mixture until a crumbly dough forms. Add the almond milk and whisk or let whisk until the dough holds together. Fold in the goji berries and knead until the dough looks like in the photo above.
  • Let the dough rest in the fridge for about 15 minutes, meanwhile preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C.
  • Divide the dough in six equal pieces, roll them into balls and press them flat. Place them on a baking sheet bake for about 10 minutes until they start to get a slight golden color. Let them cool off completely before eating.


Calories: 142kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 1gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 62mgPotassium: 64mgSugar: 8gVitamin A: 360IUCalcium: 24mgIron: 0.6mg
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Recipe Rating


Tuesday 18th of June 2019

I have been looking for a great ginger biscuit recipe for ages and this is it! Easy to make too for a non-baker like me. I took the liberty of substituting the goji berries for glace ginger and it really added something I think. Next time I will double the recipe because It only made six which were gone in a flash! Thanks for this.


Saturday 19th of December 2015

They are just so soft and fluffy! I just got a big bag of goji berries actually, I need to get baking :)


Tuesday 22nd of December 2015

Thank you so much, Natalie! I love what you did with the goji berries! Soo cute!


Friday 18th of December 2015

Yum yum yum! Ginger cookies are my favourite! These look fantastic. I love that you added in goji berries too - they add such a great flavour to baked treats!


Tuesday 22nd of December 2015

Thank you so much, Harriet! I completely agree. I'm a big fan of ginger in baked goods :)

Strength and Sunshine

Tuesday 15th of December 2015

Gogji recipes make me all excited :P They're so weird and fun!! AND I'm hoping to find a KitchenAid under the tree this year ;) Letting the baking commence!


Tuesday 22nd of December 2015

I really hope you get a KitchenAid for Christmas too! I'm so excited for you already haha :D Goji berries are awesome. Too bad my goji berry plant didn't produce any fruit this year. I'd have loved to try out fresh and juicy ones for a change.