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If you love the warm and cozy spice of gingerbread, you’ll love this recipe roundup of 25+ gluten free and dairy free gingerbread recipes! Every recipe here is gluten free and dairy free, and there are lots of nut free, paleo, and vegan options as well.
Christmas is near, and it’s the time of year for everything gingerbread. The warming spices of gingerbread are cozy during the cold winter months, and these flavors are perfect for January and February, too, not just December!
If you’re a fan of the cozy spices of gingerbread like we are, we gathered up over 25 gluten free and dairy free gingerbread recipes for you! We’ve included recipes for breakfast, snacks, desserts, and drinks, so there’s a little something for everyone in this post.
Every recipe in this roundup is gluten free and dairy free, and there are quite a few paleo, nut free, and vegan options as well.
This list also includes some healthy recipes and some decadent recipes, so you can pick recipes that fit your nutrition needs.
As we create and find new allergy friendly gingerbread recipes, we’ll continue to add them to this list to keep it updated with great recipes.
Check out our other Christmas and holiday recipe roundups:
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!
Festive and healthy vegan rice krispie treats made with dates, crispy brown rice cereal, almond or cashew butter, and gingerbread spices. With an optional coconut butter glaze! FREE from gluten, oil, soy, and refined sugar, and suitable for WFPB (whole-food, plant-based) diets.
These Vegan ginger cookies are warmly spiced, soft, and chewy. They are easy to make and great for the holidays! The ginger and molasses flavors are warm and cozy. These Vegan gluten free ginger molasses cookies are quick, delicious and tasty!
With an easy pecan-and-date crust and tons of warm spices, these Gingerbread Cheesecake Bars highlight the holiday seasons warm flavors. We make these “cheesecake” bars with soaked cashews to replicate cheesecakes creamy texture—no dairy or baking necessary. You won’t miss the dairy one bit in these gluten-free, vegan bars.
One bowl Pumpkin & Gingerbread Crumb Muffins – spiced with robust, autumnal flavours, sweetened with pumpkin, brown sugar and a touch of molasses then topped with a simple crumb topping! | Gluten Free + Vegan Option.
Make your weekend morning special with a batch of chocolate gingerbread donuts! Tender donuts are topped with a chocolate glaze, making these hard to resist. These treats are gluten free, vegan, and allergy friendly!
These Vegan Gingerbread Scones will be your new favorite treat! They’re flaky, soft, and full of warm gingerbread flavors like cinnamon and molasses! You won’t believe they’re made healthier with gluten-free ingredients, vegan-friendly, and no refined sugar.
In the mood for a sweet & spicy treat? Fix a batch of gingerbread simple syrup on the stovetop with fresh ginger + simple pantry ingredients. Drizzle the syrup on pancakes or waffles, use it to make a gingerbread latte, or stir it into fall & winter cocktails for a warming & fragrant kick. (gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free & vegan).
This is the Perfect Pie Crust for any fall-flavored pie or cheesecake. It will make your Apple Pie or Pumpkin Cheesecake over-the-top delicious. Your whole kitchen will smell like gingerbread cookies. (Use certified gluten free oat flour if needed).
Gluten Free Gingerbread Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies (V, GF): an easy recipe for lightly sweet, soft and chewy ginger oatmeal cookies bursting with your favorite warm holiday spices! Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free.
If you’re as obsessed with overnight oats as I am, you can never have too many combinations! These Gingerbread Cookie Overnight Oats are the EASIEST healthy breakfast of all time, and so delicious. Perfect for this busy holiday season!
Ginger Snap Cocktails are a must-have during the holiday season. A delicious cookie in a cup, this easy and festive drink recipe is full of the warm and spicy, winter flavours we look forward to all year long.
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