Festive Gluten Free Christmas Cookies to Bake


As the holiday season approaches, the joy of baking and sharing delicious treats with loved ones becomes a cherished tradition. For those with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease, the prospect of enjoying Christmas cookies can be challenging. However, fear not! I’ve got a whole bunch of delectable gluten-free Christmas cookie recipes for you to try (that everyone, not just the gluten challenged) will love!

Delicious Gluten Free Christmas Cookies Everyone Will Love

Adapting beloved Christmas cookie classics to be gluten-free doesn’t mean compromising on taste. Usually your favorite recipe will work with a simple flour swap. My favorite gluten free flour blends to use are Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 or King Arthur’s Measure for Measure. Both are widely available at your grocery stores. Of course, there are plenty of flourless cookie recipes you can try too! Here are a few of my favorite gluten free Christmas cookie recipes!

Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

Gluten Free Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

We are big fans of eggnog around these parts, and these cookies are snickerdoodle perfection! They are crisp on the outside, chewy in the middle, and fragrant with nutmeg and rum (extract).

Big Soft Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Recipe

If you’re looking for the best gluten free sugar cookies recipe, you’ve come to the right place. These are big and soft, bakery style cookies, perfect with sprinkles or topped with your favorite frosting. 

Big Soft Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Recipe
Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Candy Cane Crush Cookies

I know that there are a lot of iconic holiday flavors, but in our house, peppermint + chocolate is a must-have combination during the holidays. These gluten-free chocolate candy cane crush cookies certainly meet that requirement! Topped with a white chocolate drizzle and crushed peppermint candies, these cookies are so rich with a texture like a brownie.

The Best Ever Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies – Nutmeg Ginger Apple Snaps

These gluten free gingerbread cookies are actually ginger snaps — very famous ones at that. They are inspired by Mrs. Bean’s Nutmeg Ginger Apple Snaps from the movie Fantastic Mr. Fox.

gluten free gingerbread cookies
The best recipe for gluten free chocolate chip cookies

Deliciously Irresistible Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

When it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth, few treats can compare to a warm batch of chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven. And if you’re living a gluten-free lifestyle, there’s no need to miss out on this classic indulgence. 

Gluten-Free-Mexican Wedding Cookies

These Gluten Free Mexican Wedding Cookies are nutty confections that look like round snowballs and are a favorite at cookie exchanges.

Gluten Free Mexican Wedding Cookies
gluten free peanut butter blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms

These gluten free cookies (Peanut Butter Blossoms) are pretty standard fare at holiday cookie exchanges for good reason–they are quick to make and absolutely delicious. In the realm of baking, certain treats hold a special place in our hearts – they evoke memories of childhood, family gatherings, and the simple pleasures of life. With its irresistible combination of nutty goodness and a chocolatey kiss in the middle, these cookies have graced countless kitchens and brought smiles to faces of all ages.

Perfect + Easy Peppermint Meringue Cookies

When winter arrives with its frosty air and the promise of festivities, it’s time to embrace the flavors of the season. And what better way to infuse a touch of whimsy into your baking repertoire than with Peppermint Meringue Cookies? These delicate treats are like little snowflakes of sweetness that melt in your mouth, leaving behind a burst of cool peppermint that captures the essence of the season.

chocolate dipped peppermint meringue
gluten free shortbread cookies

Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies for Christmas

Delicious gluten-free shortbread cookies are a quintessential holiday treat that really encapsulates the warmth and joy of the festive season. These delicate, buttery delights melt in your mouth, leaving behind a rich and crumbly texture that’s both comforting and indulgent. Each bite brings a burst of nostalgia and the magic of Christmas. Adorned with lots of gluten free sprinkles, we like to cut them into stars, snowflakes, and reindeer. 

Sharing the Love

Once you’ve perfected your gluten-free Christmas cookie recipes, don’t keep them to yourself! Share the joy of gluten-free baking with friends and family. You might even find that your gluten-free treats become a hit among those who don’t follow a gluten-free diet, proving that deliciousness knows no dietary boundaries.

This holiday season, embrace the world of gluten-free baking and discover the joy of creating Christmas cookies that everyone can enjoy. With a bit of creativity and the right gluten-free flours, you can savor the festive flavors without compromising on taste. So, gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and embark on a delicious gluten-free holiday baking adventure!

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