Vegan Iced Vanilla-Chia Cookies

Nicolette Stramara

by | Updated: August 12th, 2020

It’s time your diet and your love for cookies got along. Made with plant-based ingredients, naturally sweetened and loaded with nutritious chia seeds, you can feel good about indulging in these dense yet soft treats. With a light vanilla flavor and satisfying coconut icing, they’re perfect for dipping into your herbal tea or coffee. Go ahead, have more than one!

Top View Vegan-Chia Iced Cookies on Wire Rack | Vitacost Blog

0 from 0 votes

Vegan Iced Vanilla-Chia Cookies

Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 58 minutes
Servings 20 cookies
Calories 127 kcal
Author Nicolette



  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup or powdered sugar


  1. Soak chia seeds in water 5 minutes.
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine chia seed mixture, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract and butter extract. Using hand-held mixer set to medium speed, beat 1 minute.
  3. Sift and stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients; stir until well combined and dough begins to hold shape. Cover; freeze 15 minutes or place in refrigerator at least an hour, up to 24 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line sheet pan with parchment paper. Let cookie dough sit at room temperature about 10 minutes.
  6. Using about 1-1/2 tablespoons per cookie, arrange cookie dough balls on prepared baking sheet. Flatten each cookie.
  7. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until edges are slightly golden brown. Place cookies on cooling rack until completely cooled.
  8. Using hand-held mixer set to medium speed, beat together icing ingredients 2 minutes. Evenly spread icing on cooled cookies. Sprinkle with additional chia seeds.

Recipe Notes

Add the ingredients to your cart and order now!

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Iced Vanilla-Chia Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Sodium 64mg3%
Potassium 71mg2%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 9IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nicolette Stramara's passion for cooking and baking has blended with her desire to provide her family with wholesome meals, a happy home, and a healthy life. Her delicious recipes range from savory dinner dishes to mouthwatering desserts, kid-approved snacks, and flavorful breakfast options that accommodate those with various dietary needs. Through her meticulous research, Nicolette also writes helpful articles that include facts, tips, and information on ways to eat nutritiously and live well.