19 Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts

Satisfy everyone on your list this season - gluten-free fans or not - with these jolly good sweets.

Part of: Holiday Central: Baking

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Baileys Truffles

"I made these at Christmas for the family and they were devoured. They are so good and easy to make."

-CoreyAnn

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Vanilla Torte with Raspberry Filling

Almond and coconut flours are the secret to this rich three-layer cake that's surprisingly light and fluffy.

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Cinnamon Rolls

"These are hands down the best cinnamon rolls ever. Nobody knew they were gluten-free! Putting the cinnamon sugar on the bottom of the pan was a great suggestion."

-jessicarae1060

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Tart & Tangy Cranberry Bars

The crunchy pecan crust and raw date-and-cranberry filling will make this rainbow-colored treat the talk of your cookie swap.

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Peppermint Bark

"I loved how easy this recipe was and how beautiful it turns out. Make sure you leave plenty of time for the bark to harden fully."

-Little Mrs. Mitchell

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Christmas Pudding

"This is a lovely light pudding. You can also make it lactose-free with lactose-free milk and vegan margarine."

-**Jubes**

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Apple Coconut Cake

Don't settle for ordinary apple pie. This sweet and spicy cake has a unique tropical twist that will wow at the holidays.

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Strawberries & Cream Truffles

These bite-size sweets come together with just four ingredients. You'll love the hint of coconut in the strawberry filling.

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Orange & Almond Cake

"This cake has a lovely moist texture — almost like a pudding cake. The kitchen smelled heavenly from simmering the oranges."

-Loveblumes

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Chocolate Mint Brownies

"I loved how the bottoms of the brownies were a bit chewy and fudgy, while the rest was a little more cake-like."

-**Tinkerbell**

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Holiday Fudge

"WOW! This is a fast, delicious and beautiful recipe. It's so versatile."

-awalde

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Best Fruitcake

"The appearance is impressive and the taste is exceptional. Just don't chop the nuts too fine or they become lost."

-hardcase

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French Cocoa Snowballs

"These were very easy and delicious. I added a tablespoon of cinnamon to the rolling mixture; it really gave it a little something extra."

-The Frugal Cheflady

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Jell-O Mold

"I chose the cranberry juice option instead of orange juice, and it came out sweet and tangy!"

-Miss Fannie

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Christmas Fudge Wreath

"Fun, festive and FAST! This is perfect for the holidays and is great to 'decorate' and bring as a special something."

-free-free

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Cranberry-Walnut Bread

This dairy- and sugar-free recipe features tart frozen cranberries, making it both festive and healthy.

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Macadamia Nut Brittle

"This was by far the best brittle I have ever tasted! It was easy to make and it came out hard, but it melted in your mouth."

-Daisy Mae

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Roll

This flourless cake takes just 15 minutes to make — leaving you plenty of time to get creative with your icing.

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Chocolate Raspberry Bonbons

It takes only two ingredients to whip up these sweet-tart treats. Bonus: You can make them in less than 20 minutes!

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