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Cutting board full of orange sugar cookies and powdered sugar

Vegan Orange Sugar Cookie Recipe

  • Author: Mikyla
  • Prep Time: 40
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 14 1x
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Baking
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan orange sugar cookies made with rich vanilla extract and zesty orange flavor! These soft orange cookies are the perfect holiday treat!


  • 1/2 cup of melted vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh oj
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. Ener-g egg Replacer or Bob’s Red Mill
  • 4 Tbsp. water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. orange extract
  • 2 tsp. orange zest
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract


  1. Combine the Ener-G egg replacer with water, whisk together, and set aside for 5 minutes while you complete steps 2 & 3.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, salt, and baking soda.
  3. Next, zest the orange and set the zest aside.
  4. In the same bowl as the vegan egg replacer add freshly squeezed orange juice, sugar, melted butter, vanilla extract, and orange extract.  Stir well until combined.
  5. Then, add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until a dough forms and then add the orange zest and stir until incorporated.
  6. Chill the dough for 30 minutes.
  7. When the dough is almost done chilling preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  8.  Pour a small amount of powdered sugar into a shallow dish for dusting the cookie dough with.
  9. Then remove the dough from the fridge and use a medium cookie scoop. Scoop the dough out and roll the ball in between your hands until it is perfectly round.
  10. Then roll the cookie dough ball in powdered sugar and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  11. Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes.
  12. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and transfer the cookies to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  13. Then dust with powdered sugar and enjoy!


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 180

Keywords: orange, sugar cookies, orange vanilla cookies, orange zest cookies, holiday baking