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Biscuits, Biscuits, Biscuits: Are Jammie Dodgers Vegan?

by Fabian Jackson

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Beloved by Brits up and down the land, Jammie Dodgers are an iconic landmark of the UK, but, are they vegan?

Here’s everything you need to know about these jammy, sweet and crunchy biscuits. 

Jammie Dodgers

Jammie Dodgers are a sandwich of two crisp and crumbly circular shortbread biscuits, filled with a sticky raspberry jam centre that is just visible through a love-heart shaped gap in the top layer. These moreish biscuits were first released in the 1960s and have been hugely popular ever since.

Are Jammie Dodgers vegan? 

The long and short of it is that yes, Jammie Dodgers are vegan – again

There was a time very recently were only some Jammie Dodgers are suitable for vegans! Up to 2016, all Jammie Dodgers were vegan friendly, however, a recipe development saw the classic biscuit modified to include dairy (milk protein to be exact). Fans were extremely vocal about their disappointment and the brand have since released a vegan-friendly option that have seen their way back into shops.
After all the 'Now, the shortcake biscuits are going vegan again and this time, the change is permanent.' according to the Independent.

Which Jammie Dodgers are vegan?

The plant-based biscuits are clearly marked to avoid any accidental purchases, and can be found at: 

Jammie Dodger fun fact

Anyone remember The Beano?! The biscuit is rumoured to have been named after Roger the Dodger, a Beano regular. If you are wondering what exactly it was that Roger was dodging, it was homework. Any kids reading, dodging your homework won’t always get a biscuit named after you.


Want to know more about plant-based biscuits, then have a look at this post listing our 11 favourite vegan biscuits. Maybe you’ll find a new household favourite.

Send your vegan questions our way and let us know your favourite plant-based snacks in the comments below.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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