Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

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  • 24 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 9 mins
  • Yield: 12 servings

These vegan lemon poppy seed cookies are a reliable hit amongst vegans and hungry cookie lovers everywhere. They'll work well with just about any flavor of vegan yogurt, but of course, you could use lemon flavored yogurt for extra lemony goodness in these cookies!

Several reviewers have suggested using fewer poppy seeds than the recipe calls for, so feel free to skimp on the ​poppy seeds and add more if you think they're needed. Enjoy!

What You'll Need

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup soy yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup poppy seeds

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together the sugar, brown sugar, and margarine until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add the soy yogurt and vanilla and mix well. Add the remaining ingredients.
  4. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a cookie sheet and bake for 8-9 minutes, or until done.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 222
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 443 mg
Carbohydrates 33 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)