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Pride Cookies

  • Author: Brita Britnell
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cookies 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


These VEGAN Pride Cookies are simple to make and everyone loves them!! Make a batch for someone you LOVE :)


Units Scale
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) vegan butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup plant based milk (more as needed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 cups all purpose flour (+ more for rolling out).
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  2. Beat the softened vegan butter and sugar together in a stand mixer or using an electric handheld mixer for 2 minutes or until it comes together. Scrape the sides of the bowl and beat again for another minute, until light and fluffy. Add in the plant based milk and extracts and mix until combined.
  3. Slowly combine the dry with the wet and beat until a dough has formed – about 2-3 minutes of mixing. 
  4. Divide the dough into 6 equal parts (I find a kitchen scale very helpful for this). Add food coloring to get 6 different colors of dough (I used purple, blue, green, yellow, and red + a mix of yellow and red to get the orange). For a classic pride flag you want, in this order, purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red.
  5. On a lightly flour surface, roll out each color of dough (I find this easiest to do by placing the dough between 2 large sheets of parchment paper) into a rectangle that’s roughly 10 x 7 inches and a little under 1/4 inch thick. Stack the sheets of dough on top of each other with parchment paper in between each color and place in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.
  6. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Stack the sheets of dough on top of one another, doing your best to line the edges up. Stack in this order: purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red. Place a piece of parchment on top and gently the top with a rolling pin. This helps seal all of the colors together.
  8. Cut off the edges so that you have a perfect rectangle. Cut the rectangle in half, long ways, so that you have 2 long rectangles. Slice the cookies into pieces about 1/3 of an inch thick. Place the cookies on a prepared baking sheet with 2 inches in between each. Place in the fridge for 10 more minutes.
  9. Bake for 10-13 minutes or until the bottoms are JUST BARELY beginning to brown. They’ll puff up just a little. Let cool and ENJOY!
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Chill time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: cookies
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: vegan cookies, vegan pride cookies, pride cookies