Go to the main content Menu
Back
Food & Drink Los Angeles
Ryan Tempfer Ryan Tempfer

9 Spots for Vegan Cookies in Los Angeles

A hunt for LA’s softest, chewiest, sweetest, and gooiest cookies? That’s a quest that has VegOut written all over it. Heck, all you had to say was cookies and we’re in! Since we know you’re salivating at the mere mention of sweets like we are, here’s a list of 10 must-try vegan cookies in Los Angeles!

by CHLOE.

Silver Lake

Let us lead the way to massive chocolate chip cookies by award-winning cookbook author and Cupcake Wars’ champion pastry chef, Chloe Coscarelli. To find your way there, type “by Chloe” into your GPS and follow it to the 365 in Silver Lake. Upon entering, you’ll be overwhelmed by the staggering amount of vegan options, but let your heart steer you in the right direction, which is (obviously) towards their thin, face-sized, and nostalgic chocolate chip cookies.

Van Leeuwen

Arts District, Franklin Village, Culver City, Silver Lake & Food Trucks

Ice cream is a cookie’s favorite wingman. Kind of like soy sauce is to sushi. When these two lovers come together, they form an ice cream sandwich, because nothing says “America” like a sandwich for dessert. Visit your nearby Van Leeuwen’s for silky, rich, top-tier vegan ice cream smashed between melt-in-your-mouth, freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. No matter what flavor combo you choose, you’ll be joyfully overwhelmed by the flavors and textures of this prestige ice cream shop!

Erin McKenna’s Bakery

Larchmont Village

Author of several baking-focused cookbooks and founder of hit sweeteries located in Los Angeles, New York, and Orlando, Erin McKenna is a pioneer of the vegan & gluten-free world. Her bakeries delight people of all taste preferences as her offerings include soft cake donuts, cream-filled eclairs, and a heart-warming variety of decadent cookies. For our fellow chocolate lovers, their double chocolate chip cookie will definitely spark joy! All of their treats are plant-based and gluten-free.

Madame Shugah

Pop-Up

Madame Shugah pop-ups quickly grabbed attention in LA’s vegan food scene with their creamy milkshakes, sweet and chewy cookies, and indulgent ice cream sandwiches. One of our favorite combos is their Berry White Ice Cream Sandwich, which comes with strawberry ice cream smack in the middle of two white chocolate macadamia cookies!

The Bakery Truck

Food Truck

The Bakery Truck is not only all vegan and gluten-free, but they just so happen to specialize in cookies. All of their flavors are buttery, soft, and perfectly chewy. You can even order a giant cookie cake of your choosing online to delight your inner child’s 90’s food cravings!

Madeby Foods

Online

Brick and mortar store? Nah. Pop-up shop? Nah. Superfood-infused cookies that are both satisfying and delivered straight to your door? Oh yeah. Madeby Foods takes handcrafted, skillfully made, food blog quality sweets and infuses them with different healing foods, such as reishi, raw cacao, and maca. Their cookies, which feature Mint Chocolate Chip, Classic Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodles, and more, are equal parts delicious and good for you. That’s our favorite type of win-win situation.

Maya’s Cookies

Pop-Up & Online

Okay, if you’re familiar with Maya’s Cookies, then you’re probably thinking “Why is a San Diego pop-up on this VegOut Los Angeles list?” Which is a fair point, but our response is even fairer: they have one of the best, if not the absolute best, vegan cookies we’ve ever tasted. Plus, who doesn’t make the occasional day trip down to San Diego? These cookies are the perfect size— not too small, not too big, not too thick, not too thin. Maya’s achieved the Goldilocks ratio for the ideal cookie. On top of that, the treats are impeccably balanced between chewy, tender, crispy, and downright magical. Did we mention they have chocolate chip cookies with marshmallows melted right into the center? Bomb dot com. Needless to say, next time you’re planning a trip to San Diego, make Maya’s Cookies part of your plan.

DeLuscious Cookies & Milk

Hollywood

According to Yelp, this baked-to-order confectionary has the best vegan and gluten-free chocolate cookies some people have ever tried. In a city where almost every other restaurant throws in vegan and gluten-free options for the extra cash, that’s a hefty statement. Swing by Hollywood to get your hands on a batch of warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies from DeLuscious!

The Naughty Cookie

Pop-Up and Online Delivery

We’re not sure where the name comes from, but we take it that “The Naughty Cookie” is a rhetorical remark, because what guilt is there in cruelty-free treats that uplifts spirits to elated heights? For a dessert you’ll never forget, try out their Ooey Gooey S’mores Cookie—a marshmallow-stuffed chocolate chip cookie topped with toasty graham cracker crumbs. It’s like those summer nights by the campfire minus cheesy ghost stories.

Ryan Tempfer

@ryantempfer

Ryan is a cook, writer, and musician born and raised in Tampa, FL. With years of recipe testing for his Asian-American food blog, No Eggs or Ham, behind him, he strives to sharpen the image of vegan food by highlighting chefs who push the boundaries of plant-based cuisine. Unlike the advice your mom lent you, he encourages you to play with your food every chance you get!

Articles by Ryan

More from VegOut

See the article sustainably and carefully sourced ingredients set this native american-owned vegan bakery apart

Sustainably and Carefully Sourced Ingredients Set This Native American-Owned Vegan Bakery Apart

Place an order from Wholesome Bakery in honor of Native American Heritage Month!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Wholesome Bakery
Food & Drink
See the article 8 vegan bakeries in los angeles

8 Vegan Bakeries in Los Angeles

Stock up for the holidays at these sweet stops!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Just What I Kneaded
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article 11 best cruelty-free, vegan laundry detergents

11 Best Cruelty-Free, Vegan Laundry Detergents

Elevate your laundry day with these plant-based brands.

Tammie Ortlieb Tammie Ortlieb
Seventh Generation
Shopping
See the article pomona’s first all-vegetarian spot borreguitas serves traditional mexican dishes

Pomona’s First All-Vegetarian Spot Borreguitas Serves Traditional Mexican Dishes

This powerful story highlights how the Torres family turned their 15-year-old restaurant into Pomona’s first vegetarian spot!

Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley
Borreguitas
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article 10 vegan ice cream brands that ship nationwide

10 Vegan Ice Cream Brands That Ship Nationwide

From sorbet bars and gelato to ice cream sandwiches and cones, these desserts hit the spot!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
SorBabes
Food & Drink
See the article the best store-bought vegan whipped cream brands

The Best Store-Bought Vegan Whipped Cream Brands

Elevate your plant-based desserts with these dairy-free whipped toppings.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Food & Drink
See the article the best store-bought vegan stuffing

The Best Store-Bought Vegan Stuffing

These festive, plant-based side dishes were made for inclusive holiday dinners.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Pepperidge Farm
Food & Drink
See the article 13 vegan thanksgiving items from trader joe’s

13 Vegan Thanksgiving Items from Trader Joe’s

Check out these Trader Joe’s plant-based favorites for Thanksgiving 2022.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Trader Joe's
Food & Drink
See the article beyond meat teams up with american cancer society to advance cancer research

Beyond Meat Teams up with American Cancer Society to Advance Cancer Research

The multi-year agreement will aim to advance research on plant-based meat and cancer prevention.

Cayla White
Beyond Meat
News
See the article pinky cole’s book tour is coming to los angeles next week

Pinky Cole’s Book Tour Is Coming to Los Angeles Next Week

The Pinky Cole Experience Tour will be making a stop at The Regent Theatre in DTLA this Monday, November 21.

Cayla White
Pinky Cole
News Los Angeles
See the article store-bought vegan pies for thanksgiving 2022

Store-Bought Vegan Pies for Thanksgiving 2022

Check out these plant-based pies for your upcoming holiday meal!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Sara Lee
Food & Drink
See the article sweetgreen debuts new plant-based protein option

Sweetgreen Debuts New Plant-Based Protein Option

The vegan protein option is available at the Culver City Sweetgreen while supplies last.

Cayla White
Sweetgreen
News

Newsletter

We’ll keep you updated on new information,
upcoming events, and the best deals in your area.

By signing up you agree to receive emails from VegOut Magazine
and accept our terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy.

Subscribe Now

Get the latest in plant-based news, entertainment, and lifestyle delivered straight to your door (or inbox!)
Order the magazine!

Navigation

Subscribe Now

Order the magazine!
Close

Filters

Cities

The Most

Writer

Test

Test 2

ddd