Ten Gorgeous Gluten Free Christmas Cookies
If you follow a gluten free diet you know the struggle of giving up some of your favorite wheat-based foods. A gluten free lifestyle can be especially frustrating around the holidays. So, I scoured the internet for gluten free Christmas cookies to share with my wheat-free readers. The number of gluten free Christmas cookie recipes available was impressive!
I wanted to share a short list of my favorites with you, so take a look at the ones I chose. I tried to stick with more traditional Christmas cookies so you could recreate your family favorites.
Check them out below, but first be sure to pin this list for easy access later.
10 Beautiful Gluten Free Christmas Cookies
Gluten Free Soft Sugar Cookies
This paleo Christmas cookie recipe uses coconut palm sugar instead of white or brown sugar, which lends more nutrients and a slight caramel flavor to the finished product.
Whether you decorate them or leave them plain these gluten free Christmas cookies will add to your Christmas spirit this year.
Gluten Free Peppermint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Fudgy. Rich. Peppermint-y. If you’re looking for a decadent gluten free Christmas cookie recipe don’t miss this one!
This recipe marks my first experience with using pure chocolate extract. Quality flavorings are an important part of this lovely recipe.
Gluten Free Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies
Here’s another paleo Christmas cookie recipe that turns a traditional favorite into a scrumptious gluten free experience.
The secret ingredients of tahini and molasses work together to make these gluten free gingerbread cookies a soft and chewy delight.
Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies
Maple syrup, almond flour, and palm shortening combine with other gluten free ingredients to create an old Scottish favorite – the shortbread cookie.
I love the flavor notes imparted by the pure maple syrup, which you don’t get from plain white sugar.
Gluten Free Cutout Sugar Cookies
One of my favorite Christmas traditions is making cutout cookies with my family. Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without several tins of cutout cookies stacked on the dining room table.
This gluten free version of cutout sugar cookies uses an all purpose gluten free flour to maintain a similar texture to the traditional Christmas cutout cookie recipe.
Gluten Free Snowball Cookies
Did you know Snowball cookies are also known as Mexican Wedding Cookies and Russian Tea Cakes? Well, now you do!
This simple holiday cookie recipe is easy to make and will be a family favorite if it’s not already.
Gluten Free Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
Here’s another gluten free Christmas cookie recipe that uses the convenient all purpose gluten free flour blend to create a delicious, perfectly textured finished product.
Keep in mind that this recipe needs to be chilled for about two hours before baking.
Gluten Free Almond Spritz Cookies
Grab your cookie press (use the snowflake disk) and get started on this traditional Christmas cookie.
Don’t forget the pure almond extract that gives these cookies their classic flavor.
Gluten Free Coffee Sugar Cookies
For a twist on the usual soft sugar cookie, try these coffee sugar cookies. They have a tablespoon of finely ground coffee in the dough.
These cookies come out crisp and buttery and provide a bit of contrast to all the chewy treats we typically indulge in over the holidays.
Gluten Free Vanilla Bean Spice Cookies
Crisp on the outside, but chewy on the inside – these vanilla bean spice cookies provide texture perfection.
The vanilla bean glaze creates a lovely finishing touch on this flavorful Christmas cookie recipe.