By Wendy Stoltz / Last Modified On January 15, 2023
Best Gluten-Free Christmas Desserts: From Gluten-Free Christmas Cakes, to Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies and Gluten-Free Pies, we've got you covered with some of the most flavorful, yet simple gluten-free Christmas desserts.
Cakes, Cupcakes, and Bars
Gluten-Free White Peppermint Cupcakes that are tender, bursting with vanilla and peppermint, and perfect for any holiday gathering.
The perfect gluten-free Christmas cupcake.
A tender, sweet and spicy Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting.
This gluten free gingerbread cake recipe is easy to whip up and is perfect with a dusting of powdered sugar, cream cheese frosting, or vanilla buttercream frosting.
Everyone needs a Gluten-Free No-Bake Gingerbread Cheesecake recipe in their recipe box.
You will be amazed at how easy the recipe is and how amazing it tastes!
This is a stunning Gluten-Free Christmas Dessert.
Missing Gluten-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches?
Don’t fret, you can enjoy delicious gluten-free Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Sandwiches that are ready in minutes and don’t make a mess in the kitchen.
They are a super fun, non-traditional gluten-free Christmas dessert.
Super rich, fudgy, and packed with incredible ingredients, these Grain-Free Hazelnut Brownies are a brownie game-changer, and an incredible gluten-free Christmas dessert.
You’re going to fall in love them and swoon over how simple they are to make.
Gluten-Free Chocolate Gingerbread Bars are a fun way to enjoy traditional gingerbread, but with a chocolaty twist.
These bars are tender, flavorful, and perfectly sweet.
I'm serving this for our gluten-free Christmas dessert this year.
Gluten-Free Blackberry Cobbler with fresh or frozen blackberries baked under a flaky, biscuit-like crust.
Top this classic baked treat with your favorite ice cream, or whipped cream for an elegant gluten-free Christmas dessert.
Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies and Candies
Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies - Easy, cut-out Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies! This gluten free gingerbread cookie recipe delivers the perfect texture and gingerbread flavors.
Perfectly spicy, and not too sweet, these Gluten-Free Gingersnaps can be enjoyed for dessert or an afternoon tea.
They are bursting with flavor and are perfectly crunchy which makes them a good gluten-free Christmas cookie for dunking.
Learn to make buttery, crunchy gluten free snowball cookies in a few simple steps.
These gluten free snowballs, also known as gluten free Mexican wedding cookies, are easy to make and they are perfectly sweet.
Gluten Free Sugar Cookies - Soft, tender bakery style gluten free sugar cookies with a sweet buttercream frosting.
You can make circle shaped cookies or cutout sugar cookies with this gluten free sugar cookie recipe.
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms - A super simple gluten free peanut butter blossoms recipe that is flourless and quick to bake.
With only a few ingredients and a couple of quick steps you can have these gluten free peanut butter blossoms in the oven in no time.
Get your cookie groove on with these gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free snickerdoodles.
Chewy, soft, and incredibly satisfying - you won't want to share.
Aren't these a fun gluten-free Christmas cookie?
Crunchy, chewy, Gluten-Free White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies are a perfect treat any time of the year.
They make great gifts that warm your loved ones from the inside out.
The ultimate gluten-free Christmas cookie.
Enjoy these gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free strawberry thumbprint cookies any time of the year. Who knew a thumbprint cookie could be this good for you and still taste amazing.
Crunchy, chewy, and oh-so delicious, these Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies will disappear in no time.
You'll also love my Crockpot Christmas Crack also known as Christmas Candy.
This Nutella Fudge is a spin of off traditional Nutella Fudge. It is creamy, rich, and only uses two base ingredients and you can enjoy it as it, or add chopped nuts.
This is an easy fudge recipe without condensed milk.
You can make this rich, creamy peanut butter fudge using only five ingredients that most people have on hand.
This peanut butter fudge recipe is perfect for sharing or freezing for a later date.
Gluten-Free Christmas Pies
The flavors of maple and vanilla combined with pecans will have you running for a second helping of this gluten-free pecan pie.
Need something grain-free? This incredibly delicious paleo pecan pie is also dairy-free, and refined sugar free, making it a go-to pie recipe year-round.
With a light flaky crust and tart cherry filling, this bright and flavorful gluten-free cherry pie will be a new favorite at your dinner table this holiday season.
Or any time of the year, for that matter.
Smooth pumpkin filling, the aroma of spices, and a flaky crust make this scrumptious homemade gluten-free pumpkin pie a holiday favorite.
From my family to yours, we hope you have a wonderful, safe, and delicious holiday season! I hope you enjoy these gluten-free Christmas desserts.
Looking for something to cook up for Hanukkah instead? Give these Gluten-Free Latkes a try!
Gluten Free Christmas Desserts: Peppermint Cupcakes
Please your holiday dessert cravings with any of these gluten free Christmas desserts, including these scrumptious peppermint cupcakes.
For the cupcakes-
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 1 ¼ cups all-purpose gluten-free flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 ¾ teaspoons gluten-free baking powder
- ½ cup oil
- ½ cup dairy-free milk
- 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
For the frosting-
- ¼ cup dairy-free butter (½ stick), room temperature
- ¼ cup palm shortening, room temperature
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 2-3 tablespoons dairy-free milk
- crushed candy canes for decoration
- Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a 12-serving cupcake pan with paper liners; set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar and eggs with an electric mixer at medium speed for 1 minute. Add flour, salt, baking powder, oil, dairy-free milk and peppermint extract. Continue to beat at medium speed for 1 more minute.
- Divide batter among liners, filling ⅔ full (about ¼ cup of batter per cupcake). Bake for 23-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting.
- For the frosting - In a medium mixing bowl, beat dairy-free butter and palm shortening with an electric mixer until creamy. Add peppermint extract and mix until combined. Beat in 1 cup of powdered sugar at a time, alternating with 1 tablespoon of dairy-free milk. Add more or less dairy-free milk for desired consistency. Pipe frosting onto each cupcake. Sprinkle with crushed candy cane pieces.
- Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Serving Size:1 cupcake
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 341Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 166mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 0gSugar: 31gProtein: 3g
Soooo many choices Chrystal! Where should I start?
Cookies are a great start!
Wonderful recipes! Thank you so much! I am looking forward to trying them.
ooooh - we are starting our holiday baking this weekend - I see at least a few I want to add to my list!
Oh my goodness, I think I gained 5 pounds just looking at this post! I think I'll start at the bottom and work my way up to the bigger ones!
This is an amazing collection! I think I would start with the Gluten Free Chocolate Peppermint Dessert Shots. But I think I might have to make them in a pint jar! They look delicious!
Wow! So many amazingly delicious desserts are included here. I can't decide which one to make first, so I may just make them all 🙂
What a beautiful collection of Christmas desserts! There is definitely something for everyone. Now which one to make first?!
It's such a hard choice!
Those Gluten-Free Chocolate Gingerbread Bars look amazing! You have so many delicious recipes on your blog 😀
Thank you Kortney!
I was told about 3 to 4 years ago I had to be gluten free and I was allergic to tapioca. I have had hard time with it. I have finally decided to take it seriously. I have never bake gluten free. All the store bought flour blends have tapioca in them. Could you please help me come up with home made flour blends that work with cookies, cakes, pies and breads that work without tapioca flour or starch.
You can use arrowroot starch in place of tapioca. You might want to try a blend of white rice flour, arrowroot starch, potato starch and millet flour.
Ooooh yummy!!! Thank you so much for sharing many recipes especially lovely pictures!
Hey, I'm a 14-year-old gluten-free baker and I LOVE LOVE LOVE these recipes. I always use glutenfreepalate for the best recipes!
Thanks for popping past and letting us know. I am so pleased to have a young follower! May your passion for baking continue!