24+ Gluten Free Cookie Recipes

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You’ll want to try every single one of over 24 Gluten Free Cookie Recipes! These are the best cookie recipes to bake for friends and family this holiday season. Plus there are timeless classics to enjoy all year long.

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Seriously Scrumptious Gluten-Free Cookies

We’re buckling up for the holidays. I’m full steam ahead with recipe and dessert planning, not to mention photo planning to capture every moment. The stand mixer is firing on all cylinders. Batches of cookies are flowing (for sustenance, obviously). 

Is anyone else slowly losing counter space and freezer space to tins, containers, and zip-lock bags filled with everything from snickerdoodles to ladyfingers? It’s like a cookie tsunami in here.

Really, it’s the cold weather’s fault. All the chilly afternoons are perfect for baking. So, to recruit more of you into the madness, I’m sharing a bunch of the cookie recipes that have been taking over my kitchen lately. Fair warning: you’re going to want to try them all!

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Speaking of my stand mixer, it is definitely worth investing in a heavy-duty one if you plan to do a lot of cookie baking. They mix through thick cookie doing better than any hand mixer, and you can crank out dozens and dozens in no time. I’ve been using the same KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer since I got it in 2003, and it is still going strong.

Why You’ll Love These Cookie Recipes

Here’s why these cookie recipes are totally worth sacrificing some space in your kitchen this holiday season: 

  • Cookies for all skill levels. Whether you’re a whiz in the kitchen or new to baking, these recipes don’t call for fancy techniques or equipment. Many of them use ingredients that are likely in your pantry already!
  • 100% gluten-free. Have peace of mind that the delicious cookies below are 100% safe for gluten-free diets, made with gluten-free ingredients or without flour altogether.
  • Perfect for filling holiday plates. Pile these cookies onto your holiday cookie platters for a variety of gluten-free treats that are perfect for gifting! Whether you’re leaving these out for Santa or sending them home with family and friends, there’s plenty of gluten-free love to go around.

24 Easy Gluten-Free Recipes to Try

Can you ever really have too many cookies? Especially during the holidays? I think not, so here are 24 of my favorite gluten-free cookie recipes to inspire your Christmas baking and beyond!

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who can resist a freshly baked, chewy chocolate chip cookie? If you’re one to shamelessly give into temptation like the best of us, these gluten-free chocolate chip cookies have your name on them.
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Classic Crispy Snickerdoodle Cookies

No Christmas cookie platter is complete without traditional crispy snickerdoodles! This recipe is gluten-free, easy, and filled with that classic snickerdoodle tang that everyone craves.
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Gluten free chocolate chip cookie cups filled with swirls of chocolate frosting on a green cake stand.

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups

Turn a classic chocolate chip cookie into a delight-filled, chocolatey treat! These fudgy cookie cups are bursting with chocolate chips and ready to fill with add your favorite frostings, and more.
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Flourless Almond Joy Cookies

Fans of Almond Joy, you’re going to love these homemade gluten-free macaroons that taste just like the famous candy bars! These delicious cookies are a chocolate and coconut dream, and great for gifting.
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Gluten Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

With the perfect balance of crispy and chewy Gluten Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are an all-time favorite! You can't go wrong wit this classic cookie reicpe any time of the year.
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Flourless Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

This is a classic chewy peanut butter cookie recipe made all the better with three different kinds of chocolate chips! My flourless chocolate chip peanut butter cookies are naturally gluten-free and super satisfying.
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Gluten Free Oreos

You’re going to cookies n’ crazy for these gluten-free, homemade Oreo cookies! These are so easy to make from luscious creme filling pressed between two crisp gluten-free chocolate cookies.
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Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Another holiday favorite! These soft cut-out sugar cookies are tender and buttery, and easy to make with gluten-free flour. We have so much fun icing them every year!
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Crackly Gluten Free Gingersnaps

These spicy gluten-free gingersnap cookies are filled with festive flavor on the inside, with a satisfying sugary crackle on the outside. It’s an easy cookie that’s sweet, spiced, crunchy, and so delicious!
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Flourless Peanut Butter Dulce de Leche Cookies

My flourless dulce de leche peanut butter cookies are the best combination of sweet and salty! The flavors are just the right amount of indulgent and they’re always one of the first to disappear from the cookie plate.
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Gluten Free Gingerbread Men Cookies

How cute are these festive gluten-free gingerbread men? This recipe is full of deep, spiced flavors of caramelized brown sugar, ginger, and molasses. These snappy gingerbread cookies are also perfect for decorating!
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Gluten Free White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Toffee and Almonds

We all know and love fully-loaded Monster cookies, but wait until you try this crunchy, buttery, chocolatey toffee version! This chewy cookie recipe is naturally gluten-free, loaded with white chocolate chips, almonds, and decadent toffee bits.
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Gluten Free Ladyfingers

Ladyfingers are one of the most useful homemade cookies I’ll always come back to! They’re delicious on their own dipped in coffee. Or, use them to make perfect gluten-free tiramisu, icebox cakes, and then some.
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S’Mores Cookie Cups

These gluten-free, s’mores-filled cookie cups let you enjoy all the ooey-gooey melty goodness of a s’more, without the bonfire! Honestly, why wait until summer, when you can bake these up in your oven all year round?
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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

If you love the spicy, warming flavors of Mexican hot chocolate, you’re going to be over the moon for these chewy chocolate cookies! This perfect cookie recipe is flavored with homemade Mexican hot chocolate spice.
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Peppermint Meringues

I don’t think a cookie embodies the holidays better than these gluten-free peppermint meringues! Cheerfully fluffy, bursting with sweet peppermint flavor, I dip these cookies in chocolate and crushed peppermint for extra crunch.
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Gluten Free Snowball Cookies

You’re in for one delicious snowball fight with these snowball cookies. I’d take a hit any day! These are made from scrumptious melt-in-your-mouth buttery cookie balls rolled in powdered sugar, for a crumbly, sweet bite that’s impossible to resist.
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Flourless Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

I love this fun twist on traditional peanut butter blossoms, made from chewy gluten-free peanut butter cookies with sugary Reese’s cups in the centers. Peanut butter lovers always gobble these up!
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Pumpkin Frosted Cookie Cups

These chocolate chip cookie cups are the ultimate seasonal treat, filled with fluffy pumpkin spice frosting. Subtle toasty flavors of brown butter, plus loads of melty chocolate really make these cookies something special!
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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

This is a classic peanut butter cookie recipe, made 100% gluten-free! These flourless cookies only need 6 ingredients, but they’re loaded with tons of rich peanut butter flavor.
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Gluten Free Chai Cookies

This festive cut-out cookie recipe filled with warm chai spice is perfect for the holidays and beyond. It’s an easy way to kick your classic sugar cookies up a notch!
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Flourless Fluffernutter Cookies

Everyone always raves about this fun variation on peanut butter thumbprint cookies! Inspired by fluffernutter flavors, these peanut butter-filled, gluten-free cookies are topped with pillowy marshmallows.
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Gluten Free Almond Crescent Cookies

These buttery and delicate almond crescent cookies were made for spreading good cheer! Tender with subtle almond flavor, these Christmas cookies are dipped in chocolate and perfect for decorating.
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Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies

It doesn’t get more simple or tasty than these homemade pumpkin cookies! This is a super kid-friendly cookie recipe that reminds me of a soft, chewy Graham cracker, flavored with pumpkin spice and maple syrup.
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Gluten Free Chocolate Waffle Cookies

In case you missed it – you can make cookies in your waffle iron! This is the easiest recipe for gluten-free chocolate cookies that are fluffy on the inside and crisp on the outside.
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