Last Updated on April 19, 2022 by Anne-Marie
Are you looking for some best gluten-free Christmas cookies recipes to bring to the holiday cookie swap this time of year? Here are more than 30 of the most delicious Christmas cookie recipes that you and your family will adore!
Each of these easy gluten-free cookie recipes will undoubtedly please everyone at the Christmas cookie exchange, even those people who aren’t on a special gluten-free diet.
Many of these easy-to-make cookies are low carb, vegan, keto, paleo, dairy-free, and allergy-free. Perfect for all your guests this holiday season, not just those with celiac disease.
Click on “Get Recipe” and discover some tasty new recipes – chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, shortbread, thumbprint cookies, truffles, gingerbread cookies, and more.
Break out the gluten-free flour, vanilla extract, and cookie cutters. Grease up that cookie sheet. It’s time to make holiday cookies!
Do you have some favorite happy holidays cookie recipes that you make every year? Share below!
Peppermint Gluten Free Thumbprint Cookies Recipe
This gluten-free thumbprint cookies recipe is soft, moist, and buttery. These peppermint Hershey kiss cookies make wonderful holiday gifts.
Zimtsterne German Cinnamon Stars
Zimtsterne or German cinnamon stars are light, gluten-free cookies I discovered in Germany at the Christmas markets, thanks to a friend. With this authentic recipe, you can make them in your kitchen, wherever you live.
Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Easy flourless peanut butter cookies studded with dark chocolate chips and sweetened with maple syrup. They're packed with peanut butter flavor and have an irresistibly soft texture that distinguishes them from other classic peanut butter cookie recipes.
Gluten-free White Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
Perfect for holiday gift-giving, these gluten-free white chocolate gingerbread cookies are pretty and delicious! These will soon become your favorite gluten-free ginger cookies because of the addition of white chocolate!
Paleo & Vegan Almond Butter Blossom Cookies
Almond Butter Blossom Cookies are chewy, dense yet doughy cookies that are easy, healthy and they're paleo, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, and refined sugar-free! They're a delicious paleo Christmas cookie to make this season!
No-Bake Gingerbread Date Balls
Gingerbread Date Balls are easy little no-bake treats that take just minutes to make and will disappear even faster! Filled with yummy holiday gingerbread flavor, they’re indulgent enough to nibble for dessert or add to festive cookie trays, yet nutritious enough for snacking, too!
Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread Cookies
These Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread Cookies are crispy yet chewy, fragrantly spiced, and have a rich, molasses-like flavor while being refined sugar-free! They're super easy to make as they come together in one bowl, and there's no need to chill the dough beforehand.
Cranberry Pistachio Cookies
Cranberry Pistachio Cookies are the best festive cookies for your holidays! Gluten-free, oil-free, and began.
Keto Cream Cheese Cookies
Cream cheese adds a lovely flavor and texture to these keto cream cheese cookies. Baked with coconut flour, these cookies are very similar to shortbread.
"Nutella" Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Gooey homemade Nutella filling joins crumbly hazelnut cookies in these “Nutella” hazelnut chocolate sandwich cookies. These are gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free sandwich cookies.
Paleo Thumbprint Cookies
Paleo Thumbprint Cookies are coated with pecans and filled with a delicious raspberry jam! This classic holiday cookie is delicious, grain-free, and refined sugar-free, making this a healthier option!
Carob Prune Truffles
Easy to make Carob Prune Truffles recipe. No refined sugar is added. Naturally sweetened with carob powder and dried prunes.
Gluten Free Ricotta Cookies, Pomegranate Glaze
A wonderful pillowy soft cookie with a flavored glaze, perfect for dessert or tea service.
Almond Flour Shortbread Cookies
Soft and lightly sweet almond flour shortbread cookies with raspberry jam!
Beautiful Gluten Free Stained Glass Cookies for Christmas!
These Gluten-Free Stained Glass Cookies are gorgeous. Fun and simple to make with the kids!
Chocolate Peppermint Vegan Rice Crispy Treats
Gluten Free Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Chocolate Peppermint Cookies have a rich dark chocolate flavor, paired with sweet peppermint in the perfect chewy and a slightly crunchy texture!
3-Ingredient Raffaello Coconut Balls
3-ingredient Raffaello coconut balls make the perfect homemade edible gift for the holidays. They are no-bake and ready in 15 minutes!
Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Make gluten-free oatmeal cookies with raisins, chocolate chips, or nuts. Bake this gluten-free oatmeal cookie recipe for cookie swaps.
Baileys Irish Cream Macaron
Boozy Baileys Irish Cream macaron with a smooth and creamy filling. The macaron shells are infused with gingerbread spices.
Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies
A minty twist on the holiday crinkle cookie! Christmas won't be the same with these Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies! Gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free, a perfect dessert recipe for kids, adults, and Santa too!
Sugar-Free Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe (EASY)
Soft, chewy flourless keto peanut butter cookies with just 2g net carbs each! This sugar-free, low-carb peanut butter cookie recipe needs just four ingredients.
Soft Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream
Soft Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies filled with Vanilla Buttercream are a favorite way to enjoy gingerbread. The spice from the gingerbread pairs well with the sweet buttercream.
M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
The best M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies. This chewy cookies recipe is loaded with M&M’s and chocolate chips. Make them with holiday-colored M&Ms.
Amaretti Cookies – Italian Almond Cookies
These easy Amaretti Cookies or Italian Almond Cookies have only four ingredients, making them a fast and easy cookie recipe. They are also gluten and dairy-free, which means almost everyone can have one!
Pumpkin Coconut Macaroons
Satisfy the sweet tooth in a way that feels both indulgent and healthy. These pumpkin coconut macaroons are both!
Gluten-free Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Cups
Perfect for holiday parties and cookie trays, these bite-sized gluten-free peanut butter chocolate cookie cups will be a hit!
The Softest Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Soft and easy to make gluten-free chocolate chip cookies. This classic cookie is always a hit at holiday cookie exchanges.
Chocolate Caramel Cookies
Inspired by Twix candies, these gluten-free chocolate caramel cookies are fun to make.
Sugar-Free Sugar Cookies
The most delicious sugar-free gluten-free sugar cookies! Vegan, low-carb, oil-free, low-fat, dairy-free, and low-calorie at only 66 calories each.
The very best paleo buckeyes
Are you looking for a unique (and easy!) paleo buckeyes recipe? It's easy, healthy, and even tastier than the buckeye cookies we grew up eating.
Easy Vegan Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Try to make these Easy Vegan Peanut Butter Energy Bites and you will make it over and over again. Moist and crunchy balls are perfect as a brunch snack.
Vegan Cinnamon Cookies
These cookies are perfectly chewy, sweet, and packed with warm cinnamon. Only six ingredients and 15 minutes are needed to make these quick and easy, gluten-free, vegan cinnamon cookies.
Soft Vegan Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies
Chewy, perfectly spiced, and covered with sparkly sugar, these vegan, gluten-free gingerbread cookies make a welcome addition to your Christmas baking list and become a new favorite!
Easy Sugar-Free Lemon Meringue Cookies Recipe
These easy sugar-free lemon meringue cookies are made without cream of tartar and need just four ingredients.
Vegan Cinnamon Spice Cookies
These soft and chewy vegan cinnamon spice cookies are delicious and bursting with perfect cinnamon flavor. They're super healthy and low-calorie, too.
Peanut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Low carb chocolate chip cookies made with peanut flour.
No Bake Chocolate Energy Balls
These vegan truffles are enriched with oats, banana, coconut and walnuts.
Almond Flour Chocolate Cookies
These Almond Flour Chocolate Cookies are made with grain-free almond flour, dairy-free dark chocolate, and sweetened with maple syrup. This simple recipe yields the perfect healthy holiday cookie – lightly crisped on the outside, soft and chewy inside, and loaded with deep, dark chocolate flavor.
Keto No Bake Cookies Recipe (Peanut Butter Chocolate)
An easy low-carb, keto no-bake cookies recipe with just five ingredients! These peanut butter chocolate no-bake cookies have the BEST texture + only 3g net carbs.
Paleo Triple Chocolate Brownie Cookies
These Paleo Chocolate Cookies are the fudgiest, chocolatey cookies you'll ever eat. It's hard to believe they're paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free!
Vegan Almond Butter Blossom Cookies
These chewy, dense yet doughy cookies are easy to make and healthy. These almond butter cookies are the best vegan Christmas cookie to make this season!
Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
These peanut butter cookies are flourless and insanely delicious! They’re the perfect peanut butter cookie to make if you’re gluten-free or just cutting down on carbs.
Mini Gingerbread House Mug Toppers
Make these adorable, cute, mini gingerbread house mug toppers to decorate your holiday table.
Soft and Chewy Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies
These soft and chewy gluten-free gingerbread cookies are easy to make, healthy, and delicious. They only take 5 minutes to prepare and are entirely gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free. These traditional Christmas cookies are lovely for the holidays.
Rice Flour Snickerdoodles Cookie Recipe
Looking for a gluten-free snickerdoodles cookies recipe? Try this easy-to-make rice flour cookies recipe! It's chewy and delicious.
The Best Gluten Free Pfeffernusse Cookies
If you love cookies, these gluten-free pfeffernusse cookies will soon become one of your favorites. Crunchy, with a hint of spice, these German holiday cookies make a delicious treat all year long.
Salted Caramel Pecan Cookies
These salted caramel pecan cookies come with all of the deliciousness: raw cashews make up the base, a vegan caramel sauce is drizzled on top, and there is a boost of collagen for some extra protein and healing properties. Soft and chewy, gluten-free, and paleo.
Healthy Homemade Fig Newton Cookies
You have to make these healthy homemade versions of fig newton cookies that are sweet, soft, and chewy! No preservatives, refined flour, or sugar!
Totally Addictive Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies
Jam-packed with shaved dark chocolate and topped with flaky sea salt, these vegan chocolate cookies are chewy, gooey, and decadent.
Triple Chocolate Meringue Cookies
These triple chocolate meringue cookies are dark, decadent, and bursting with flavor. These
crisp cookies feature chocolate meringue outside, fudgy chocolate inside, and a delicious spattering of dark chocolate chips.
Best Ever Gluten Free Maple Bacon Oatmeal Cookies Dipped in White Chocolate
Gluten-Free Maple Bacon Oatmeal Cookies are plump and chewy, sweet and savory, crunchy and creamy.
Easy Gluten Free Ginger Cookies with Candied Ginger
Get ready for the holidays with these gluten-free gingersnap cookies bursting with ginger and molasses flavors. Chunks of candied ginger to add a delicious zing!
Gluten-Free Apple Pecan Snack Cookies
These Gluten-Free Apple Pecan Snack Cookies are healthy, kid-friendly snacks, breakfast, or dessert. They’re made with coconut and oat flour, full of fresh apples, and sweetened with maple syrup.
These molasses cookies are soft and chewy. It's easy to make healthier, gluten-free, vegan, 100% whole grain, and dairy-free versions of these yummy cookies.
No Bake Chocolate Macaroons
No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons take a few minutes and a few stirs to transform a handful of pantry ingredients into a decadent, chewy chocolate cookie!
Mini Pecan Pies aka Pecan Tassies
These grain-free, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened mini pecan pie treats come together after a quick spin in the food processor.
Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
This chocolate coconut macaroons recipe features sweet coconut balls dipped in dark chocolate. It's a healthier version of Mound's bars candies made with dark semi-sweet chocolate and coconut.
Gluten Free Chocolate Cookie Bars
These Gluten Free Chocolate Cookie Bars have a dense cookie base with chocolate and coconut on top! They are vegan, nut-free, and lower in sugar.
Chocolate-Pecan Meringue Cookies
Chocolate-Pecan Meringue Cookies are crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and so delicious.
Thank you for including me in this delicious round-up. I can’t wait to try a few of these recipes.
What a lovely round up of GF cookie recipes! Thanks for including the Zimtsterne! They are so yummy!