These are my go-to cookie recipes without butter that are sure to be a hit with your family, friends, and anyone at the dinner table, really.
Baking is as much about experimentation as it is about tradition. Sometimes, those wild "What if I try this?" moments lead to the most unforgettable flavors. So, no butter? No worries!
- Easy to make Cookie Recipes Without Butter
- 1. Hershey Kiss Cookies
- 2. Grinch Cookies
- 3. Valentine’s Day Cookie Cups
- 4. Dark Chocolate and Dried Cherry Biscotti
- 5. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Mix
- 6. Chocolate Chip Cookie Blondies
- 7. Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug
- 8. Eggless Whole Wheat Cranberry Chocolate Cookies
- 9. Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies
- 10. Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 11. Moist Fudgy Brownie Cookies
- 12. Tasty Snickerdoodle Cookies
- 13. Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Cinnamon Glaze
- 14. Coconut Macaroons Cookie Bites
- 15. No Bake Chocolaty Peanut Cookies
- 16. Holiday Roll Out Sugar Cookie Treats
- 17. Yummy Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies
- 18. Homemade Tender Vanilla Wafers
- 19. Nutellotti (Only 4 Ingredients!)
- 20. Delicious Coffee Cookies
- 21. Colorful Lemon Cake Crinkle Cookies
- 22. Olive Oil Cake Cookies
- 23. Amaranth Fig Swirl Cookies
- 24. Festive Italian Fig Cookies
- 25. Delightful Yogurt Cookies
- 26. Peach Pie Oatmeal Cookies
- 27. Chai Spice Cookies
- 28. Chewy Ginger Spice Cookies
- 29. Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
- 30. Double Chocolate Cookie Cups
- 31. Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 32. Banana and Oatmeal Cookies
- 33. Old-Fashioned Chinese Almond Cookies
- 34. Almond Joy Cookies
- 35. Coconut Oil Shortbread
- 36. Gingersnap Cookies
- 37. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
- 38. Grain-Free Linzer Cookies
- 39. Easy Gluten-Free Florentines
- 40. Healthy Rocky Road Cookies
- 41. Lemony Blueberry Cookies
- 42. Breakfast Cookies
- 43. Tahini Cookies
- 44. Gooey Red Velvet Cookies
- 45. Keebler Pecan Sandies
- 46. Black Forest Cookies
- 47. Raspberry Oatmeal Cookies
- 48. Mint Chip Cookies
- 49. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
- 50. Japanese Matcha Cookies
- Cookie Recipes without Butter
- 👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Easy to make Cookie Recipes Without Butter
Whether you're lactose intolerant, vegan, or just looking to switch things up, these butter-free cookie recipes are a game-changer.
1. Hershey Kiss Cookies
Want to make your favorite cookie recipe but don't have butter in the refrigerator? Been there. I mean, who hasn't rummaged through their pantry, ready to tackle that cookie craving, only to realize, "Oops! No butter."
Think Hershey Kiss on top of a soft cookie. Just replace that butter with peanut butter, and you get a match made in heaven. Perfect for any chocolate and peanut butter fan!
2. Grinch Cookies
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3. Valentine’s Day Cookie Cups
4. Dark Chocolate and Dried Cherry Biscotti
A delightful pair with your morning coffee. The tartness of the cherries complements the dark chocolate beautifully.
5. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Mix
A quick hack for those last-minute sweet cravings. Use cake mix, toss in some chocolate chips, and you're good to go.
6. Chocolate Chip Cookie Blondies
Think of your favorite chocolate chip cookie but in a thick, chewy bar form. Best enjoyed with a glass of almond milk!
7. Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug
No oven, no problem! Get your microwave ready for a rich cookie delight in a matter of minutes.
8. Eggless Whole Wheat Cranberry Chocolate Cookies
Vegan, wholesome, and oh-so-delicious. The cranberries give that tangy kick to these sweet treats.
9. Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies
Oats aren't just for breakfast anymore. Enjoy them as a crunchy cookie paired with a hot cuppa.
10. Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Here’s a triple threat: peanut butter, oats, and chocolate. Can cookies get any better?
11. Moist Fudgy Brownie Cookies
When you can’t decide between a brownie or a cookie – why not both? These cookies give you the best of both worlds.
12. Tasty Snickerdoodle Cookies
Soft, cinnamon-y goodness without the dairy. Serve them warm for a cozy afternoon tea with family and friends.
13. Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Cinnamon Glaze
Fall in a cookie form. The sweet glaze drizzled on top? The cherry on the cake!
14. Coconut Macaroons Cookie Bites
Coconut lovers, rejoice! These little bites are sweet, chewy, and oh-so-coconutty.
15. No Bake Chocolaty Peanut Cookies
Chocolate and peanuts come together in a fuss-free cookie. No baking involved, but tons of flavor packed in.
16. Holiday Roll Out Sugar Cookie Treats
Shape 'em, bake 'em, decorate 'em! Deck the halls and your taste buds with these festive sugar cookies.
17. Yummy Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies
Almonds give a nutty depth while the jam in the middle provides a sweet surprise.
18. Homemade Tender Vanilla Wafers
Who needs store-bought when you can make these vanilla delights at home? Crisp, light, and perfect for snacking.
19. Nutellotti (Only 4 Ingredients!)
With just 4 ingredients, these cookies are a dream come true for Nutella fans. Rich, chewy, and so easy to make.
20. Delicious Coffee Cookies
Your morning brew meets sweet dessert with these soft coffee cookies. Every bite offers a kick of espresso and gooey chocolate.
21. Colorful Lemon Cake Crinkle Cookies
Bright and zesty, these cookies are a burst of sunshine. Perfect for summer picnics or afternoon teas.
22. Olive Oil Cake Cookies
A unique flavor profile that’s both nutty and aromatic. Olive oil brings a rich depth to these sweet treats.
23. Amaranth Fig Swirl Cookies
Earthy amaranth and sweet figs make a delightful pair in this unique cookie recipe.
24. Festive Italian Fig Cookies
25. Delightful Yogurt Cookies
Soft, pillowy, and subtly tangy. Yogurt steps in as the star ingredient, ensuring moist cookies every time.
26. Peach Pie Oatmeal Cookies
Juicy peaches and hearty oats combine to make a cookie that tastes like summer.
27. Chai Spice Cookies
The warmth of chai spices makes these cookies perfect for a cozy night in.
28. Chewy Ginger Spice Cookies
Packed with ginger and molasses, these cookies are spicy, chewy, and absolutely irresistible.
29. Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Dig in straight with a spoon! It’s eggless, butterless, and perfect for cookie dough lovers.
30. Double Chocolate Cookie Cups
Twice the chocolate, double the delight. These are perfect for those intense chocolate cravings.
31. Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Mash avocado into your cookie mix, add chocolate chips, and bake. Creamy texture, unexpected goodness!
32. Banana and Oatmeal Cookies
Here's a morning or anytime snack! Ripe bananas mashed with wholesome oats, with a dash of almond milk for moisture. It's like a mini breakfast in cookie form. Yum!
33. Old-Fashioned Chinese Almond Cookies
With a crunchy exterior and that iconic almond in the center, it’s a trip to the authentic taste of Chinese bakeries.
34. Almond Joy Cookies
If you love Almond Joy bars, this one's for you. Combine coconut shreds, chocolate chips, and crunchy almonds. The result? Cookies that feel like a tropical candy getaway.
35. Coconut Oil Shortbread
Ditch the butter; use coconut oil. A tropical twist on a classic!
36. Gingersnap Cookies
Spice up your cookie game with these vegan delights. Bold ginger flavors make these perfect for a cozy evening with hot cocoa.
37. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
No butter, no sugar, yet loaded with chewy goodness. Oats and raisins come together for a classic treat that's both hearty and sweet.
38. Grain-Free Linzer Cookies
Ditch the grains but keep the flavor with these delightful cookies. A jammy center sandwiched between two delicate cookies, it’s a bite of nostalgia without the guilt.
39. Easy Gluten-Free Florentines
Lacy, crispy, and dripping with chocolate, these Florentines are a gluten-free dream. Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.
40. Healthy Rocky Road Cookies
A mix of almonds, chunks of chocolate, and marshmallows, brings you a treat that's both indulgent and a touch more health-conscious.
41. Lemony Blueberry Cookies
42. Breakfast Cookies
Wake up to a burst of banana and pops of pomegranate. Morning blues, no more!
43. Tahini Cookies
Middle Eastern flair meets cookie delight. Nutty, chewy, and just the right amount of sweet.
44. Gooey Red Velvet Cookies
Rich cocoa taste with that iconic red velvet flair, all in a melt-in-your-mouth cookie.
45. Keebler Pecan Sandies
Crumbly, nutty, and oh-so-sweet! These cookies give you the classic taste of Keebler’s magic right from your oven.
46. Black Forest Cookies
Cherries and chocolate come together in a gluten-free dance of decadence. A delightful homage to the classic Black Forest cake.
47. Raspberry Oatmeal Cookies
Tart raspberries meet hearty oats in this delightful combination. Chewy, fruity, and perfect for a healthy afternoon snack.
48. Mint Chip Cookies
Mint meets chocolate for a refreshing twist. Ideal for those warm nights or, honestly, anytime you crave a hint of cool with your sweet.
49. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
Luxurious white chocolate pairs perfectly with crunchy macadamia. A tropical treat that melts in the mouth.
50. Japanese Matcha Cookies
Experience the Zen of baking with Japanese Matcha Cookies. A slight bitterness from the matcha beautifully balances the sweetness of the cookie.
Cookie Recipes without Butter
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- Hershey Kiss Cookies
- Grinch Cookies
- Valentine’s Day Cookie Cups
- Dark Chocolate and Dried Cherry Biscotti
- Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Mix
- Chocolate Chip Cookie Blondies
- Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug
- Eggless Whole Wheat Cranberry Chocolate Cookies
- Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies
- Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Tasty Snickerdoodle Cookies
- Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Cinnamon Glaze
- Coconut Macaroons Cookie Bites
- No Bake Chocolaty Peanut Cookies
- Holiday Roll Out Sugar Cookie Treats
- Yummy Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies
- Homemade Tender Vanilla Wafers
- Nutellotti (Only 4 Ingredients!)
- Delicious Coffee Cookies
- Colorful Lemon Cake Crinkle Cookies
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👩🏻🍳 Sarah Mock
Sarah Mock is a classically trained Chef and graduate of Johnson & Wales University. A culinary blogger for 14 years Sarah helps the home cook prepare her recipes with professional results.