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dairy free sugar cookies

Dairy Free Sugar Cookies

DAIRY FREE, SOY FREE, NUT FREE, SEED FREE. This sugar cookie recipe makes the perfect dough. Easy to roll out and cut. It makes a delicious cookie that will be fun to decorate and eat.

Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 60 cookies


  • Cups all purpose flour
  • Cups white sugar
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 1 Cup vegetable shortening
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Cup rice milk or any milk alternative
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Add the apple cider vinegar to the rice milk and let sit for 5 minutes.

  2. Cream the white sugar, brown sugar, shortening and eggs in a food processor.

  3. Add rice milk mixture and vanilla extract to food processor and mix again.

  4. In a mixing bowl, pour the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients (baking soda, baking powder, salt, and flour)

  5. Knead into a dough. You can process this in batches in the food processor.

  6. Chill dough in fridge for 1 hour.

  7. Add some flour to your rolling surface and your hands.

  8. Knead and roll dough out to 1/4 inch thick.

  9. Line pan with silpat or parchment paper.

  10. Cut out shapes with cookie cutters and place on lined pan.

  11. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 375F.

Recipe Notes

  1. When baking, check the bottoms of the cookies to make sure they do not get too browned.
  2. Let the cookies cool to room temperature before decorating with frosting and sprinkles.
  3. Makes about 60 cookies depending on size.