Vegan desserts with cashew butter have such a delicious flavor and satisfying texture. Cashew butter may not be the most popular nut butter, but not because it isn’t delicious! If you need a change from using peanut or almond butter, or if you have a dietary restriction that doesn’t allow you to eat those nuts, give these vegan desserts with cashew butter a try. You can usually switch out nut butters in recipes rather easily, so try subbing in cashew butter in other recipes too! Cashew butter is super creamy and tends to be a but more runny than other nut butters. The best part is that you get all of the amazing health benefits of cashews in a yummy nut butter! Try these vegan desserts with cashew butter from the Food Monster App. They are fantastic! We also included 3 recipes for homemade cashew butter at the end if you feel like making your own instead of using store bought jars.
1. Cashew Butter Oat Cookies
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Thick, chewy, and bursting with cashews, these Vegan Cashew Butter Oat Cookies by Nicole Dunai are absolutely delicious! These are the perfect alternative to peanut butter cookies!
2. Salted Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups
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Sweet plus salty – this flavor combination never gets old. Today’s recipe of Salted Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups by Laine Rudolfa is all about the sweet and salty combo. This recipe is vegan, healthy and requires only three ingredients.
3. Maple Cashew Butter with Oats and Goji Berries
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The simplest, creamiest cashew butter you can make, atop complex-carb rich gluten-free oats and antioxidant-packed goji berries. Low sugar, super delicious. Try this Maple Cashew Butter with Oats and Goji Berries by Amy Height.
4. Cashew Butter Chocolate Bonbons
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These Cashew Butter Chocolate Bonbons by Sara Oliveira are absolutely delicious and super easy to make. The cashew filling is nutty, rich, and smooth and the chocolate coating is decadent and sinfully tasty. These chocolates are great to put out when company is around and also make a great gift.
5. Chocolate Cashew Butter Cupcakes With Homemade Gluten-Free Flour Blend
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Whether it’s a birthday, the holidays, or just because, these cupcakes are decadent and perfect for any occasion (even if it’s just a night in). Rich chocolate cake and creamy cashew frosting is a match that can’t be beat. These Chocolate Cashew Butter Cupcakes by Kimmy Murphy are straight forward, beyond delicious, and gluten-free! Do you need more convincing?
6. Ginger Chocolate Cups With Sesame-Cashew Butter and Caramel
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Imagine a giant peanut butter cup… change the peanut butter into tahini-cashew butter. Add a bit of caramel in the middle. Turn it into an ice cream version. Then make it vegan and raw. The final result is this recipe for Ginger Chocolate Cups by Emily von Euw.
7. Matcha Crispy Rice Treats
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The earthiness and slight bitterness of the matcha gives a nice flavor (and color!), but is cut down by the other ingredients. If you don’t like straight matcha but like it in lattes, you will definitely love these treats. The cashew butter also gives a subtle nutty flavor that complements the matcha really well. These Matcha Crispy Rice Treats by Charlie Rioux are so yummy!
8. Matcha Cashew Chocolate Cups
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Simple Matcha Cashew Chocolate Cups by Marie Reginato for a delicious and healthy take on a classic. Perfect for a last minute holiday dessert.
9. Healthy Peach Jam Crumble Bars
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Healthy Peach Jam Crumble Bars by Hayley Canning with a Crumb Topping made with all vegan and gluten-free ingredients for an delicious fruity dessert! The texture of these is perfect, chewy but soft in the centre. They have an oaty base, a peach jam centre and a crumb topping. So delicious!
10. Cashew Maple White Chocolate
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This Cashew Maple White Chocolate by Mitra Shirmohammadi is such a simple recipe made with only 3 main ingredients: cacao butter, cashew butter, and pure maple syrup. In other words, it’s dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, and Paleo!
11. Pumpkin Fudge
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This recipe is easy to make but awfully addicting. Cashew butter, pumpkin spice, and chocolate chips collide to create a irresistible bite that you’ll want for dessert all the time! Try this Pumpkin Fudge by Daniela Modesto!
12. No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
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These healthy, raw, and easy to make vegan No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites by Stephanie Davies will help satisfy your sweet tooth! They’re the perfect snack to make in advance, pop in the fridge, and grab on the run. You can also make them without much effort (or ingredients). Just combine oats, cashew butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips for the most delicious healthy treat. You won’t want to stop snacking on these vegan cookie dough bites!
13. Roasted Cinnamon Vanilla Pecan Cashew Butter
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Pecans are basically the candy of the nut world, and when roasted with cashews and blended with cinnamon and vanilla, they make a phenomenal nut butter! It’s so rich and creamy, you’ll want to put this Roasted Cinnamon Vanilla Pecan Cashew Butter by Sarah Pether on everything.
14. Vanilla Maple Cashew Butter
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Vanilla Maple Cashew Butter by Karielyn Tillman is a healthy option to plain cashew butter or even peanut butter. It was super easy to make with just a food processor and took less than 10 minutes. Enjoy it as a dip with apples instead of plain peanut butter but it would also be good to spread over warm toast.
15. Macadamia Cashew Butter
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This might possibly be the best nut butter you have ever tasted. It has a rich, slightly sweet flavor that will delight your taste buds. Add it to your smoothies, serve with fresh fruit or eat it straight from the jar! This Macadamia Cashew Butter by Nikki and Zuzana is so versatile.
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