Learn how to make over 20 different Christmas Cookies that also happen to be gluten-free! From cut-out sugar cookies, snickerdoodles, to chocolate chip cookies and no-bake vegan treats, there are tons of yummy dessert recipes to give as food gifts or make for a holiday party!

It is officially baking season! If any of you know me at all, you know these two facts… I LOVE Christmas… and I LOVE baking. To me, the month of December is hands down the best month of the year (not to mention my birthday happens to be on December 30th!). You get to eat all of the gluten-free cookies you want and spend time with loved ones. Can’t get any better than that!

The Best Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies

Start off your Christmas morning with our Healthy Breakfast Cookies that are packed with oats, maple syrup, bananas, nuts, and coconuts… everything you’d ever want for breakfast—in one cookie.

For a last minute Christmas party treat or potluck dessert, bake these Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies. They only have 4 ingredients: almond butter, oats, honey, and eggs (with an optional sugar topping).

Of course you can’t go wrong with the popular Easy Cut-Out Sugar Cookies. I guarantee these cookies don’t spread and keep their shape! This is because of a few tips and tricks that will blow your mind like excluding leaveners (baking powder, baking soda, etc.) and using COLD butter.

20+ Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies

What better way to start off your holiday baking season than ticking your way through this list?! This list is composed of all of my favorite family Christmas cookie recipes, as well as a few new ones I added to the mix this year—and all of them can be made gluten-free.

Sugar cookies are decorated with icing and sprinkles.

Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

4.46 from 50 votes
This is our family’s FAVORITE and super EASY Cut-Out Sugar Cookies recipe that doesn’t spread while baking! The soft buttery dough is rolled out, cut with cookie cutters, baked in the oven, then coated with the best homemade icing. Learn all the tips and tricks for getting the cookies to hold their shape and decorate them perfectly for this Christmas season.
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Cinnamon Roll Cookies Recipe

5 from 6 votes
These Cinnamon Roll Cookies are a holiday favorite in my family that we have been testing and perfecting for over a decade! A sweet, sugar cookie base is swirled with a cinnamon sugar filling, then topped with a creamy glaze after baking.
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A plate full of sweet and delicious peanut butter cookies with a kiss.

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

5 from 2 votes
Peanut Butter Blossoms are a classic cookie that is perfectly moist and flavorful. These soft and chewy gluten-free treats are full of peanut butter and topped with a Hershey's kiss.
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Homemade Pecan Sandies Recipe

5 from 5 votes
Pecan Sandies are a classic holiday cookie recipe that have the perfect balance of sweet and savory. To make these Christmas treats, mix up a dough of butter, flour, sugar, and pecans, freeze it in a roll, then slice and bake.
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No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

5 from 22 votes
To bake or not to bake… that's not even a question when you taste these melt-in-your-mouth No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies!! A butter and sugar mixture is stirred together with peanut butter and old-fashioned oats then refrigerated until firm.
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

4.88 from 8 votes
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect recipe to satisfy that sweet craving. These soft and chewy cookies need a few pantry staples, like creamy peanut butter, flour, sugar, and chocolate chips, and they're so easy to make gluten-free.
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Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

4.83 from 17 votes
Busy mornings have never been easier than with these Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies. Oats, eggs, mashed bananas, nuts and seeds are mixed together to create the best healthy recipe.
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A bowl full of gluten-free snowball cookies.

Gluten-Free Snowball Cookies

These gluten-free snowball cookies have a light, fluffy texture and rich, buttery flavor! They are undetectably gluten-free and just like the classic cookies you know and love.
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Gluten-free biscotti laying on a white table.

Gluten-Free Biscotti

This gluten-free biscotti is intended to be eaten for breakfast with a cup of coffee. When you dunk these crunchy cookies into your coffee it soaks up all the flavor and kind of melts in your mouth when you take a bite.
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Homemade Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

5 from 6 votes
Make your own Peanut Butter Cups just like the classic Reese’s candy with this super simple recipe! Peanut butter, ground graham crackers, powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt make up the filling, encased in a decadent melted milk, semi, or dark chocolate coating.
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Flourless monster cookies on a tray.

Flourless Monster Cookies

Flourless monster cookies are gooey, chewy and chocolatey! These one-bowl cookies don't require a mixer and don't have any flour or butter in them. The edges are crispy and the insides are gooey.
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Pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe with pumpkin puree and dark chocolate chips.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies | Vegan, Paleo

4.39 from 21 votes
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are melt-in-your mouth soft, so easy to whip up, and made healthy by using gluten-free flours, dairy-free and vegan coconut oil, and Paleo chocolate chips!
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A plate full of gluten-free gingerbread cookies.

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

Hooray for gluten-free Gingerbread cookies that are both soft AND hold their shape. They’re perfect for decorating and will bring a smile to your face. They are are soft, chewy and full of holiday goodness!
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Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

5 from 5 votes
When your sweet tooth strikes, reach for these homemade Healthy Peanut Butter Cups. This simple recipe only needs cocoa powder, coconut oil, maple syrup, and peanut butter to make the BEST treat.
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No Bake Samoa Cookie Oatmeal Bars

4 from 4 votes
No-Bake Samoa Oatmeal Bars are a quick and easy dessert or after school snack recipe for your favorite Girl Scout cookie.  These healthy Samoa bars are made with gluten-free oats, shredded coconut, peanut butter, caramel flavors, and topped with a delicious chocolate drizzle.
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Gluten-free oatmeal cookies with almond butter on a serving plate.

Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

4.21 from 73 votes
You only need 4 healthy ingredients to make these Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies! Naturally flourless AND gluten-free, this kid-approved snack is perfect for breakfast or even an after-school snack.
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No-Bake Healthy Gluten-Free Fig Newtons

4.67 from 27 votes
These healthy gluten-free Fig Newtons are a wonderful adult and kid-friendly cookie recipe. They do not require any baking, are refined sugar-free (i.e. naturally sweetened), vegan, and dairy-free, too!
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4-Ingredient Healthy Monster Cookie Bites | A recipe for healthy monster cookie bites that is gluten-free, vegan and only take 10 minutes to make. These tiny bites of bliss make a great kid-friendly afternoon snack or dessert.

Healthy Monster Cookie Bites

4.67 from 3 votes
Only a few ingredients are needed to make these healthy monster cookie bites.  They are perfect for a quick snack or dessert!
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Pecan Pie Mini Tarts on parchment paper ready for the holidays.

No-Bake Pecan Pie Mini Tarts

4.75 from 8 votes
No Bake Pecan Pie Mini Tarts make a healthy Thanksgiving dessert or holiday dessert recipe. They are vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free, too!
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A pile of gluten-free strawberry cookies with oatmeal and chocolate chips with milk.

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

4.50 from 2 votes
Strawberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies are loaded with gluten-free oats, dark chocolate chips, and tons of fresh strawberries for a gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan breakfast cookie recipe!  They make a wonderful Valentine’s Day dessert recipe!
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