22 Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies

From chocolate snowballs to almond crisps, these very merry cookies aren't missing anything but the gluten.

Coconut Macaroon

"Gluten-free baking can be tricky but this recipe is easy and delicious."


Meringue Cookies

"For a chocolate twist, I add a tablespoon of baking cocoa and some chocolate chips. They always taste amazing."


Italian Pistachio Cookies

Honey adds a touch of sweetness to these sugar-free treats, and the festive green color is perfect for a holiday party tray.

Jam Cookies

Fill these light sugar cookies with your favorite flavored jam and add a sprinkle of confectioner's sugar for a classic winter treat.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

"These were wonderful! I used semisweet chocolate. They're slightly chewy — it's hard to believe they're gluten-free!"


No-Bake Cookies

"This is the best recipe for no-bake cookies. I have used different recipes in the past, but my daughters said this one tasted ‘creamier.’"


Quinoa Tahini Cookies

"The quinoa gives these a crunchy twist and a nutty flavor. I used black quinoa and cooked 1/3 of it before adding it to the dough."


Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

"It's amazing that these cookies taste so good without flour or milk! I love them."


Chai Spice Cookies

"I loved the texture and flavor of the chai tea spices — especially the hint of cinnamon."


Chocolate-Pecan Cookies

"With chocolate inside and out, how can you go wrong? These are easy to shape and they don't spread too much."


Dutch Sugar Cookies

"This is the best gluten-free sugar cookie recipe I have ever tried! The dough is very easy to work with — great for making holiday cookies with kids."


Gluten-Free Shortbread

"This is the best shortbread I've ever made. It also makes an amazing gluten-free crust for my cheesecake."

-Colleen M.

Chocolate Snowball Cookies

"The cookies are crispy and chewy, so they'll satisfy both kinds of cookie lovers!"


Peanut Butter Tahini Cookies

"These cookies are very moist and slightly chewy. I have to walk away or I might be tempted to eat the whole batch."


Almond Iced Shortbread Balls

"The shortbread wasn't very sweet, but the addition of the almond icing was perfect! I made them for Christmas dessert and they were a hit!"


Oatmeal Lace Cookies

"These are very tasty cookies! They are thin and super-crunchy. I found it was easier to flatten them with my fingers instead of a glass."


Peppermint Bark Cookies

"These rich chocolate cookies are slightly crispy on the outside and have a soft, gooey brownie-like texture on the inside."

-Juju Bee

Ginger Nut Cookies

"The dough has the exact texture of regular ginger snaps. I used a cookie scoop and didn't flatten them because I like them a little chewy."

-Chef #241374

Chocolate Almond Crisps

"Try putting freshly grated coconut on top of each cookie — it gives a nice crunch to these chocolate almond delights."


Gingerbread Cookies

"I've tried many recipes for gingerbread and this was by far my best experience. They look as great as they taste."

-Shaz Hank

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

"Putting these cookies in the freezer for awhile is essential. The dough was quite firm after being in the freezer but still spread during the baking process. They had a very nice texture."


Meringue Cookies

"These were quick and easy. I really enjoyed them hot out of the oven, with a crispy crust and a gooey interior."