9 Classic Junk Foods You Never Knew Were Vegan


If you’re vegan and looking for a suitable junk food option, you may think your choices are slim. Thankfully, that’s not the case. Here are nine delicious snacks, desserts and other yummy treats that will curb any craving and also happen to be meat-, dairy- and egg-free.

1. Duncan Hines Creamy Home-Style Frosting

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You can go to town on a number of flavors, including Home-Style Butter Cream, Caramel, Classic Chocolate, Vanilla, Coconut Pecan, Dark Chocolate Fudge, Lemon Supreme and Strawberry Cream.

2. Duncan Hines Cake Mixes

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Why don’t you have some cake with that icing? Duncan Hines produces a whole line of non-egg and non-dairy mixes in flavors like Classic Carrot, Moist Deluxe Butter Golden, Classic Yellow, Dark Chocolate Fudge, Devil’s Food, Fudge Marble, German Chocolate, Red Velvet, Swiss Chocolate, Coconut Supreme, Lemon Supreme, Pineapple Supreme and Strawberry Supreme. To make the mix, swap out the eggs and butter/oil for some sparkling water or a can of soda.

3. Cap’n Crunch Peanut Butter Crunch

One of our favorite childhood cereals has been vegan all this time?! We honestly never would have known.

4. Lay’s Barbecue Potato Chips

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You can never be sure with chips because of what they’re fried in or whether there’s a strong chance of cross-contamination. Thankfully, Lay’s barbecue potato chips make the cut!

5. Marie Callender’s Frozen Apple Pie

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Bless Marie Callender’s soul. Vegans can even indulge in apple pie! Grab one from the frozen section, pop that baby into the oven and you’ve got yourself a treat.

6. Jell-O Instant Pudding Mix

Don’t forget the pudding. Jell-O makes dairy- and egg-free pudding mixes like Vanilla, Chocolate, Lemon, Pistachio and Banana Creme.

7. Trader Joe’s Soft-Baked Snickerdoodles

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Imagine having access to cute, vegan snickerdoodles. Oh wait, you actually can. Enjoy Life, which is carried by Trader Joe’s, offers vegan snickerdoodles that you’ll definitely want to gobble down. Hell yeah!

8. Chocolate Chip Teddy Grahams

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Chocolate anything is typically off limits to vegans, but not Teddy Grahams. It’s so easy to eat an entire box of these… but hey, at least they’re dairy- and egg- free!

9. Oreos

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If you haven’t already heard that “America’s favorite cookie” is actually vegan, get in on the action. Though the cream was once made using lard, the new formula is totally dairy- and egg-free!