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Looking for holiday cookie inspiration? Check out my roundup of over 60 Gluten Free and Dairy Free Christmas Cookies, with plenty of vegan and nut free options!
Hey friends! Since Christmas is just a week away, I decided to create another recipe roundup for some amazing gluten free and dairy free cookies!
One of my other allergy-friendly cookie roundups is a big hit around the holidays, but since it’s a couple years old I wanted to share some new recipes with you since we’re always adding new recipes throughout the year.
Every cookie in this round-up is gluten free and dairy free, and most are also soy-free, with many vegan, grain free, and nut-free cookies, too (my nut free label doesn’t include coconut). Some of these cookies that do contain nuts can use substitutes like SunButter, so check them all out!
Be sure to check out our other recipes and roundups perfect for Christmas:
Celebrate Christmas or any occasion with these fun gluten free cut out sugar cookies! Our cut out cookies are also dairy free, and you don’t have to chill the dough before cutting and baking, saving you time!
Celebrate Christmas with a fun homemade gluten free gingerbread house! The dough does not require chilling before baking, so this recipe is faster than traditional gingerbread dough. Our gingerbread house recipe is also vegan and nut free, and it comes with a printable template for cutting out your house pieces.
Gingerbread cookies are a staple at Christmas time, and we made an allergy friendly version! Our gluten free gingerbread cookies are soft and chewy in the middle, slightly crisp on the outside, and perfect for frosting or eating plain. Our gingerbread cookies are also vegan and nut free!
Our gluten free and dairy free Snickerdoodle cookies are soft in the middle and made with pantry ingredients you likely already have on hand! These soft cookies are not only gluten free and dairy free, they’re also top 8 free and vegan.
These Gluten Free Chocolate Cookie Bars have a dense cookie base with chocolate and coconut on top! They are gluten free, vegan, nut free (except for coconut), and lower in sugar than the original recipe.
These no-chill and no-roll Gluten Free Sugar Cookies are super easy to make and can be eaten as-is or dressed up for any holiday or occasion! Our sugar cookies are not only gluten free, but they’re also vegan and nut free.
Get ready for the BEST gluten free dairy free cookie recipe! Our Best Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies are allergy friendly and just like traditional Toll House chocolate chip cookies. You’d never know they’re gluten free and dairy free!
If you’re cutting back on sugar or following a keto or low carb diet, you can still enjoy some gluten free and dairy free cookies! Our keto sugar cookies are not only sugar free and low carb, but they’re also grain free, egg free, dairy free, and vegan!
Looking for a unique cookie to serve your guests this holiday? Try making some Gluten-Free Spiced Cookie Brittle! These crunchy cookies remind me of toffee and are gluten-free and vegan, and would make a great allergy-friendly gift
If you love chunky cookies with lots of goodies in them, you’re in for a treat! These Gluten-Free Wyoming Cowboy Cookies are filled with coconut, oats, chocolate chips, and sunflower seeds and are made without traditional pecans, so they are allergy-friendly (as well as dairy and egg-free!)
If you want an easy cookie that allergy-friendly, check out this recipe! These Gluten Free Slice and Bake Sugar Cookies are simple and delicious
Gluten Free and Dairy Free Cookies from other great blogs
Since there are some amazing allergy friendly food blogs out there, we found some pretty amazing gluten free and dairy free Christmas and holiday cookies around the web, too. Here are a few of our favorites!
Baking for special diets this holiday? Gluten-Free Vegan Gingerbread Men are the best way to cater to friends and family who have to watch what they eat. Delight them with a batch of these Christmas cookies that taste exactly like the real thing.
These easy, cut-out gluten free chocolate sugar cookies are a fun twist on the traditional cookie. They require no chill time, roll out easily without extra flour, and hold their shape exceptionally well.
A cup of tea deserves a little treat alongside it and I have just the thing for the occasion – Ricciarelli cookies. Originating from Sienna in Italy, these almond paste cookies could not be easier to make.
The easiest and most delicious Italian Pistachio Cookies ever! Soft and a little fudgy in the center, with crunchy pistachios on the outside, these cookies are ready in under 30 minutes. Make sure to double the recipe because these babies disappear FAST!
This unique two-step method of making these Bruttiboni Italian cookies provides the perfect texture you come to expect from a meringue cookie. Crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside. The combination of roasted nuts makes these Italian Meringue Cookies truly sensational!
Easy gluten free Chocolate and Hazelnut Biscotti are the perfect last minute gift. Bake once, freeze, then bake again for gift giving. Keep a loaf of the cooked dough in the freezer and never find yourself scrabbling for a last-minute gift again.
These vegan and gluten free sugar cookies are healthier than traditional sugar cookies and allergy-friendly so all can enjoy this holiday season! This recipe makes 20 cookies depending on the size and thickness of your cookies.
Easy flourless peanut butter cookies studded with dark chocolate chips and sweetened with maple syrup. They're packed with peanut butter flavor and have an irresistibly soft texture that sets them apart from other classic peanut butter cookie recipes.
A delicious cut out sugar cookie is something no one should have to go without. Which is why this gluten free cut out sugar cookie is such a treasure! Many people say these taste even better than the wheat flour version!
Gluten Free Buckwheat Chocolate Cookies from the Alternative Baker cookbook” are soft and a little chewy. They have a tiny crunchy bit of flaky sea salt on top to contrast with the bergamot and chocolate.
Soft and chewy Italian pignoli cookies require only five ingredients, making them super easy to put together! Also, they are naturally gluten-free since they are made from almond paste and egg whites. And, of course, pine nuts, since pignoli means pine nuts in Italian!
If you’re pressed for time or just don’t feel like making sandwich cookies, this dough is perfect for single cookies or even used as a pie or tart crust instead. Either way, who doesn’t love chocolate cookies?
Sarah Jane Parker is the founder, recipe creator, and photographer behind The Fit Cookie. She’s a food allergy mom and healthy living blogger based in Wyoming. Sarah is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Revolution Running certified running coach, and an ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist