Gluten-free Christmas cookies are one of the best parts of the holiday season. And with these recipes, you can make everything from classic sugar cookies to soft and tender gluten-free pumpkin cookies.
1. Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies
Get out the cookie cutters because we’re starting with a classic: gluten-free sugar cookies. This recipe makes buttery cookies that hold their shape during baking. (A dairy-free option is included.)
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies
2. Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies
What part of the gingerbread cookie do you eat first? The head, right? These gluten-free gingerbread cookies are delicate and loaded with that classic gingerbread flavor.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies
3. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blossoms
When you see a peanut butter cookie topped with a chocolate kiss, you know the holidays are here. This is BEST gluten-free peanut butter blossom cookie recipe.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blossoms
4. Almond Flour Sugar Cookies
Almond flour sugar cookies are fun and easy to make. They’re delicate, taste great and are perfect for friends who prefer grain-free baked treats.
Get the recipe —> Almond Flour (Paleo) Sugar Cookies
5. Gluten-Free Soft Pumpkin Cookies
Pumpkin isn’t just for Thanksgiving! These soft gluten-free pumpkin cookies are light and cakey with a lovely pumpkin flavor. So good. And so easy!
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Soft Pumpkin Cookies
6. Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Bars
These gluten-free sugar cookie bars are soft and tender. Top them with gluten-free vanilla buttercream. (And some sprinkles… of course!)
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Bars
7. Gluten-Free M&M Cookies
Gluten-Free M&Ms Cookie Recipe. Buttery Sugar Cookies studded with M&Ms. What’s not to like?
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free M&M Cookies
8. Gluten-Free Pizzelles
You need a pizzelle iron for this recipe but, if you’re like me, it’s worth it! These gluten-free pizzelles are thin and crisp and perfect for Christmas.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Pizzelles
9. Gluten-Free Anginette Cookies
These cookies are a Christmas tradition in many Italian-American homes. They quickly become a favorite of everyone who tries them.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Anginette Cookies
10. Gluten-Free Molasses Cookies
Easy gluten-free molasses cookies. Soft and spicy. Santa loves these. He told me.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Molasses Cookies
11. Gluten-Free Sparkle Cookies
These gluten-free sparkle sugar cookies are light and crisp on the edges and soft in the center. They’re sweet and buttery (and a perfect recipe for beginners).
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Sparkle Cookies
12. Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles
This recipe makes gluten-free snickerdoodles—a simple sugar cookie coated with cinnamon-sugar—that are crisp on the edge and chewy in the center.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles
13. Gluten-Free Spritz Cookies
Gluten-Free Spritz Cookies are buttery and tender. A gluten-free flour blend– and good cookie press–makes these one of the easiest Christmas cookies to bake. They are lovely on their own or decorated with a sprinkle of colored sugar.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Spritz Cookies
14. Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are easy to make. Loaded with chocolate chips!
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15. Peanut Butter Marshmallow Bars
These marshmallow peanut butter bars are an easy—and tasty—treat to make for Christmas. They look amazing on a cookie platter!
Get the recipe —> 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Marshmallow Bars
16. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
Gluten-free peanut butter swirl brownies are so easy to make. This recipe, which is loaded with peanut butter, makes the best dessert for any peanut butter cup lovers in your life.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
17. Gluten-Free Lemon Bars
These are the best gluten-free lemon bars! A rich and tender shortbread base with a thick, lemony topping. Not too tart; not too sweet! Lemon lovers will adore these bars.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Lemon Bars
18. Gluten-Free Soft Sugar Cookies
This easy recipe makes soft gluten-free sugar cookies. Inspired by the famous Lofthouse brand, these cookies are topped with frosting and finished with sprinkles.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Soft Sugar Cookies
19. Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels
Easy gluten-free cinnamon-sugar pretzels. They’re a perfect sweet and salty treat.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels
20. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles
Who says we have to leave pumpkin spice behind in the fall? These thick snickerdoodles, coated with pumpkin spice, are just as welcome at Christmas as they are in October.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles
21. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies
Cheesecake + Pumpkin + Brownies= A perfect holiday dessert!
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies
22. Gluten-Free Cream Cheese Pretzel Bars
Got 5 Minutes? Then you can make these over-the-top cream cheese pretzel bars.
Get the recipe —> 5-Minute Pretzel Cream Cheese Bars
23. No-Bake Gluten-Free Chocolate Orange Cookies
You know that orange-shaped chocolate that’s popular at Christmas? They inspired these easy no-bake cookies.
Get the recipe —> No-Bake Chocolate Orange Cookies
24. Gluten-Free Easy Sugar Cookies
These sugar cookies don’t require a cookie cutter! Make the dough. Roll them in sugar. Place them onto a baking sheet. Annnnnnd….you’re done!
Get the recipe —> Easy Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies
25. The World’s Easiest Cookies
You won’t believe how easy these cookies are to make. They’re just almond flour, maple syrup, and baking powder. That’s it. Seriously.
Get the recipe —> The World’s Easiest Cookies
26. Easy Gluten-Free Butter Cookies
These cute butter cookies take only minutes to make! The finished cookies come out of the oven already decorated with a sweet, buttery flavor.
Get the recipe —> Easy Gluten-Free Butter Cookies
27. Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Soft and tender gluten-free chocolate chip cookies. Also a favorite of Santa’s. (He has lots of favorite cookies. Lots.)
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
28. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
These gluten-free peanut butter cookies are so easy to make! All you need is one bowl and a few simple ingredients. The recipe calls for gluten-free flour, which gives them crisp edges and a tender center.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
29. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookie Bars
Think of these gluten-free peanut butter blondies as the perfect marriage between a peanut butter cookie and a blondie.
Get the recipe —> Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blondies