Are you looking for some delicious gluten-free holiday cookies and treats to bake up this year for Christmas or Hanukkah? If so, look no further than my comprehensive list of delicious holiday cookies and treats!
Try any of these recipes and show your friends that gluten-free desserts can look and taste just as good – and sometimes even better – than their gluten-full rivals. Plus, us gluten-free folks have a secret ingredient – Vitamin L (love). I know, cheesy, but true!
Gluten-Free Flours Used
You’ll notice that I use a variety of gluten-free flours in my recipes. You can find all these flours at your local grocery store or online.
Gluten-free flours used include:
- Bob’s Red Mill 1-to-1 Gluten-Free Flour Blend
- Otto’s Cassava Flour
- Honeyville Almond Flour
Be sure to stock up – I just keep these flours in my pantry at all times so I have them on hand when my baking needs arise.
20 Gluten-Free Holiday Cookies + Treats
(1) Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies:
These gluten-free sugar cookies are perfect for cutting out your favorite shapes and decorating them with frosting and icing. Follow the instructions carefully to ensure these cookies hold their shape and don’t spread.
(2) Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blossoms:
These stunning cookies are made using the original Hershey’s Kisses recipe and a simple gluten-free flour swap. Aren’t they beautiful? I use sparkling sugar instead of granulated sugar as the coating.
(3) Gluten-Free Lemon Crinkle Cookies:
These moist and sweet cookies are made with almond flour and are infused with lots of lemon. I love how they look too. They’re so cute and cozy coated in powdered sugar. These cookies offer up a totally sweet holiday treat for all!
(4) Gluten-Free Cassava Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies:
Cassava flour works like a charm in this simple chocolate chip cookie recipe. Don’t be fooled by the picture because these cookies are soft and doughy even though they’re slightly browned along the rim. Best part – they are totally grain-free too – score!
(5) Almond Flour Linzer Torte Cookies
Almond flour lovers delight in these soft-baked linzer torte cookies stuffed with raspberry jam. I’m craving these just by looking at ’em.
(6) Gluten-Free Rum Balls:
This adult cookie is perfect for Christmas and even better when you make them for your New Year’s celebrations. This is a no-bake recipe too – easy peasy!
(7) Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge:
Elevate your chocolate fudge recipe with this chocolate chip cookie dough fudge instead. It’s yummy and made with white chocolate.