Tis the season to be jolly, and if you’re on a gluten-free diet, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the festivities. We’ve decked the halls and your dessert table with the merriest, gluten-free Christmas desserts to make your taste buds sing with joy.
Get ready for a sleigh-ful of festive treats. It’s time to dive into the delicious world of Gluten-Free Christmas Desserts; even Santa would trade his cookies for these gluten-free gems!
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Gluten Free Apple Cobbler in a Mug
One mug, endless smiles – that's the magic of gluten-free apple cobbler! It's the kind of dessert that's so easy to make, you'll wonder where it's been all your life. Perfect for when you want a little taste of homey comfort on a chilly day.
Get the recipe for Apple Cobbler In A Mug here
Gluten Free Cake Mix Peach Cobbler
Gluten-Free Cake Mix Peach Cobbler is like a sweet escape for your taste buds. Just grab your favorite gluten-free cake mix, mix it up with ripe, juicy peaches, and let the magic happen. Bake it to golden perfection, and boom! You've got a dessert that's the perfect balance of fruity, gooey, and cakey goodness.
Get the recipe for Gluten Free Cake Mix Peach Cobbler here.
Gluten Free Coconut Candy
Packed with the rich, luscious flavor of coconut and crafted with love, these little bites are a sweet escape for your taste buds. Not only does coconut candy make for a tasty dessert but it’s also a great choice for gift-giving.
Get the recipe for Gluten Free Coconut Candy here.
Irresistible, buttery, golden goodness that's made with love right in your own kitchen. Homemade toffee is the taste of nostalgia, the aroma of holiday magic, and the crunch that makes your taste buds sing.
Get the recipe for Homemade Toffee here.
Vegan Peppermint Fudge
This vegan peppermint fudge is gluten-free and a crowd favorite for any Christmas or holiday gathering! It’s a creamy, dreamy treat that brings a whole lot of festivity and none of the dairy. We're talking about rich, melt-in-your-mouth fudge, infused with the cool, minty freshness of peppermint. If you need a dairy-free option in your Christmas recipes, this one will be your new favorite.
Get the recipe for Vegan Peppermint Fudge here.
Cinnamon Star Cookies
These chewy cinnamon star cookies can be made with just a few ingredients and are naturally gluten-free. This easy recipe makes for the perfect addition to your holiday dessert plate.
Get the recipe for Cinnamon Star Cookies here.
Gluten Free Apple Crisp
Enjoy the depth of flavor in this apple crisp thanks to my family's secret ingredient. Perfectly spiced apples topped with a crispy almond flour streusel, this crisp is wonderful topped with ice cream. It just might be one of your new favorite recipes!
Get the recipe for Gluten Free Apple Crisp here.
Looking for something even better than pumpkin pie? This pumpkin crisp is naturally gluten-free and is so good with ice cream or whipped cream
Get the recipe for Pumpkin Crisp here.
These soft and chewy Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles are unbelievably easy, vegan, dairy-free, and allergy-free! The best, classic snickerdoodle cookies with a tender buttery bite, loaded with cinnamon, sweetness, and a subtle tang! The holiday and Christmas season isn't complete without baking a batch of this simple, perfected snickerdoodle recipe!
Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles here.
Vegan Peppermint Bark
It's a holiday classic that's fun to gift and delicious to eat! Homemade Vegan Peppermint Bark that's gluten-free and allergy-free too! All the festive sweet chocolate and mint flavor and it only takes 4 ingredients for this dairy-free recipe remake!
Get the recipe for Vegan Peppermint Bark here.
Pignoli Cookies, or pine nut cookies, are a classic Italian confection. They're chewy, sweet and only require 5 ingredients! The best part is, they're naturally gluten-free cookies.
Get the recipe for Pignoli Cookies here.
This easy homemade peppermint patties recipe is the ultimate holiday treat. A creamy peppermint center is surrounded by dark chocolate and finished off with festive sprinkles. Perfect for gift giving!
Get the recipe for Peppermint Patties here.
Orange Shortbread Cookies
These Orange Shortbread Cookies are little sweet buttery balls that also have a slight tartness and tang! They have a typical shortbread crumbly texture, are rolled in an orange sugar and they're topped with a zesty glaze! With only 30 minutes of chill time, these orange cookies are easy to make and will be a sure hit! They may even be your go to holiday shortbread cookies! Best yet, they're gluten free, nut free, eggless and can easily be vegan!
Get the recipe for Orange Shortbread Cookies here.
Prepare to be swept off your feet by our Oreo Snowballs (or Truffles), the bite-sized wonders that make winter extra delightful! Great to make for holiday parties or special occasions! Delicious Oreo flavor makes for the perfect treat!
Get the recipe for Oreo Snowballs here.
Christmas Meringue Cookies
These simple, crispy, light meringue cookies are loaded with bits of crushed peppermint sticks. Pop one in your mouth, and you'll be transported to a winter wonderland of sweet delight.
Get the recipe for Christmas Meringue Cookies here.
Festive and fun, these Christmas Pinwheels are the perfect biscuit for the holidays. They're great for gifting, delicious with a cuppa and we know Santa will love them too!
Get the recipe for Christmas Pinwheels here.
Gluten and Nut Free Christmas Pudding
This Gluten and Nut Free Christmas Pudding is the perfect dessert for your Christmas dinner and ideal for those with allergies. This allergy free Christmas pudding is light and fruity, you won’t even miss the gluten, nuts or alcohol.
Get the recipe for Gluten and Nut Free Christmas Pudding here.
Buckeyes are a delicious no-bake peanut butter ball dipped in chocolate. These bite-sized delights are like little nuggets of pure joy, crafted with love and a dash of nostalgia.
Get the recipe for Buckeyes here.
Peanut Butter Blossoms
These peanut butter blossoms are full of yummy peanut butter flavor and a chocolate kiss in the center. They’re easy to make with only 3 ingredients and are gluten free!
Get the recipe for Peanut Butter Blossoms here.
Pumpkin fluff is a no bake, no wait dessert dip that will have everyone asking for the recipe! Pumpkin-y, creamy, and so quick to make! This Pumpkin Fluff dip is naturally gluten free.
Get the recipe for Pumpkin Fluff here.
Pair the pumpkin fluff with our favorite gluten free graham crackers!
Sour Cream Cookies
These sour cream cookies are soft, fluffy and perfect for any occasion! They are quick and easy to make in one mixing bowl. They take only about 20 minutes from start to finish!
Get the recipe for Sour Cream Cookies here.
No-Bake Sugar Cookie Truffles
These festive No-Bake Sugar Cookie Truffles are perfect for the holiday season! Made with gluten-free, vegan edible, sugar cookie dough and covered in chocolate, these sweet treats can be decorated with your favorite holiday toppings such as crushed candy canes or sprinkles.
Get the recipe for No-Bake Sugar Cookie Truffles here.
Christmas Mochi Donuts
Like little Christmas wreaths, these baked Christmas mochi donuts are perfect for the festive season. It's the perfect dessert to bring to a holiday party at Christmas time.
Get the recipe for Christmas Mochi Donuts here.
Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Chocolate Peppermint Cookies have a rich dark chocolate flavor, paired with sweet peppermint in the perfect chewy and a slightly crunchy texture! They're perfect for your Christmas Day cookie platter for a treat after the main meal!
Get the recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Cookies here.
Gluten Free Gingerbread Cupcakes
These gluten-free gingerbread cupcakes are perfectly spiced and taste just like the holidays. Made with almond flour and coconut flour, enjoy these keto cupcakes that are ultra-moist, tender, and topped with a delicious sugar-free frosting!
Get the recipe for Gluten Free Gingerbread Cupcakes here.
Vegan Chocolate Fudge
Wonderfully sweet and delightfully gooey, this is without question the best chocolate xmas recipe made without condensed milk (and sugar!) you’re ever going to have! Feel free to indulge yourself with this vegan fudge without any guilt or second guessing.
Get the recipe for Vegan Chocolate Fudge here.
This recipe for sugar plums makes the traditional, no-bake Christmas treat. Sugar plums are fun to make with kids after a trip to the Nutcracker Ballet or after reading The Night Before Christmas.
Get the recipe for Sugar Plums here.
Gluten Free M&M Christmas Cookies
Tiny, cute, and so easy to eat, these Mini M&M Cookies are a hit with adults and kids alike! At only 40 calories a cookie and 10 minutes in the oven, this is a recipe you will for sure make again and again no matter the occasion. Add it to your gluten-free baking list for your next cookie swap.
Get the recipe for Gluten Free M&M Christmas Cookies here.
Which Gluten Free Christmas Dessert Will You Try First?
I hope you loved this huge list of the best gluten free Christmas desserts! Whether you’re on a gluten-free journey by necessity or choice, know that the world of gluten-free holiday desserts is your oyster. From sumptuous cakes to decadent cookies, and everything in between, these delicious desserts are here to spread joy and satisfy sweet cravings.
These gluten-free delights aren’t just about accommodating dietary needs like celiac disease; they’re about celebrating the magic of the season with a bite of sweet indulgence.
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