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Are you looking for the best gluten free birthday treats for someone’s upcoming special day? Look no further! Whether you’re planning a special birthday treat for your child to take into their classroom, you’re bringing them into the office or to a big birthday bash, there will be something perfect for you on this list.
There are so many great gluten-free options for your next birthday celebration! From candy to cakesicles, cookies and so much more, these gluten free treats are all ideal for a special occasion.
This article has three categories to choose from: fun treats, cake and cupcakes, and cookies–all of which are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!
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Fun Gluten Free Birthday Treats
Who says you need traditional birthday cake and ice cream? With these tasty gluten-free recipes, you can bring joy to your next birthday without sacrificing flavor or festivity.
No-Bake Coconut Candy
Coconut candy is the perfect make-ahead treat that you can store in your fridge a few days before you would like to enjoy it. This delicious no-bake coconut candy recipe uses condensed milk, shredded coconut, chocolate chips and your choice of chopped nuts.
Get the recipe for no-bake coconut candy recipe here.
Gluten Free Lemon Lime Bars
Interested in a delicious dessert that’s sweet but with a hint of sour? Then these gluten free lemon lime bars totally have you covered!This recipe has all the flavor of lemon bars and lime bars put together with a scratch-made, gluten free shortbread style crust.
Get the recipe for gluten free lemon lime bars here.
Homemade Gluten-Free Pop Tarts
This super fun gluten free dessert is great as a party snack food. With a just a few simple ingredients and a few basic steps, you can have a delicious treat that satisfies your gluten-free diet without sacrificing taste.It’s also a sweet breakfast or birthday treat on the go.
Get the recipe for gluten free pop tarts here.
Mocha Espresso Truffles
The recipe for this simple espresso chocolate treat is naturally and completely gluten free. Mocha espresso truffles are fancy AND affordable! Can you believe this super easy recipe only requires 3 ingredients? These truffles are a decadent dessert full of chocolatey goodness you don’t want to miss out on.
Get the recipe for mocha espresso truffles here.
This homemade toffee recipe is an easy, no-bake delicious treat everyone will love. It is even naturally gluten free. Stick with the three simple ingredients to make an old-fashioned toffee, or dress it up with your favorite toppings!
Get the recipe for homemade toffee here.
Fruity Pebbles Cereal Bowls
Did you know Fruity Pebbles are gluten free? This amazing recipe takes your favorite breakfast flavors and turns them into a delicious dessert: an edible bowl for an ice cream sundae!Make some sweet, fruity pebble cereal bars for a great stand-alone treat. Or make them as bowls to fill with your favorite scoop of ice cream! It is the perfect birthday treat or party dessert that kids will love too.
Get the recipe for fruity pebble cereal bowls here.
Chocolate lollipops are the best gluten free no-bake treat for birthdays and special events. You can make a big batch and store them in an airtight container for months of enjoyment.This recipe will even walk you through all the best gluten free chocolate brands and give you all the tips and tricks you need to use silicone chocolate molds.
Get the recipe for chocolate lollipops here.
Happy Birthday Donuts
These Happy Birthday Donuts are rich chocolate donuts loaded with chocolate chips and topped with a raspberry frosting and rainbow sprinkles. They're a party in donut form! If that wasn't enough, they're gluten free, nut free, eggless and can easily be dairy free (vegan).
Get the recipe for happy birthday donuts here.
Gluten Free Cakesicles
Have you ever tried a cakesicle before? They’re a hot new dessert trend and are like a cake pop, only bigger. This recipe will take you through all the steps to make yours at home.
Get the recipe for gluten free cakesicles here.
Keto Cake Batter Truffles
These keto cake pops are vibrant, easy to make, and absolutely delicious. You can make a small batch in under 5 minutes! This easy recipe is also low carb, gluten-free, sugar-free, and grain-free.
Get the recipe for keto cake batter truffles here.
Homemade Raffaello Candy
The Raffaello candy you buy in a store is made with milk cream, blanched almond, a round wafer that contains the cream, and a layer of coconut flakes on the outside. It is indeed a delicious snack and is one of a kind.
Get the recipe for homemade raffaello candy here.
Vegan French Macarons
These French vegan macarons are a delicious, eggless alternative to the traditional version! Fill with soft buttercream which can be flavored or colored to your preference for a pretty birthday treat or dessert!
Get the recipe for vegan French macarons here.
Gluten Free Blondies Made With Almond Flour
Blondies are similar to brownies without all the dark chocolate. These white chocolate chip gluten free blondies are bound to be a hit at your next party.
Get the recipe for gluten free blondies here.
Gluten Free Birthday Cake & Cupcake Recipes
Hoping to go a bit more traditional with a gluten free birthday cake or cupcake but want to venture out from using a gluten free cake mix? These recipes have you covered!
Gluten Free Tres Leches Cake
This gluten-free cake recipe is irresistibly sweet, moist, and tender. Use a gluten-free flour blend for this sweet treat drenched in a 3 milk mixture and layered with fluffy homemade whipped cream, then topped with your favorite fruit of choice.
Get the recipe for gluten free tres leches cake here.
Gluten Free Birthday Cookie Recipes
Are you trying to find the perfect gluten free birthday cookie recipe for your next celebration? Look no further! This is an exploration of the best gluten free cookie recipes out there, perfect for birthday celebrations, classroom parties, and any other occasions.
Gluten Free Swig Cookie Copycat
They are soft and chewy sugar cookies, topped with a tangy frosting and served cold. SO GOOD. This gluten free Swig cookie copycat recipe is every bit as good as the original and is super easy to make at home!
Get the copycat recipe for gluten free swig cookies here
I bet you can’t wait to try these gluten free birthday treats!
Which delicious desserts are your favorite? The good news is that all of these gluten-free desserts are perfect for you or your family members on a gluten-free diet.
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