In a large mixing bowl, cream the dairy free butter, vanilla extract and caster sugar together. Stir in the flour and mix into a dough.
Cover in cling film and place in the fridge for around 30 minutes for the dough to firm up.
Preheat the oven to 160C / gas mark 3 and line a large baking tray with parchment paper.
Take the dough out of the fridge and roll out to approximately 1/2 cm thickness. Cut the dough into shapes using a cookie cutter or a round glass.
Optional: These cookies are amazing on their own but to jazz it up a little you could, at this point, place an almond in the middle of each cookie. Alternatively, sprinkle with a little sugar, add a dollop of jam, place a small chocolate chunk in the middle or just leave them plain. It's completely up to you!
Place on the baking sheet and bake in the middle of the oven for around 12 minutes or until golden brown at the edges.