Celebrating holidays can be hard when you’re gluten free. So many traditions feature foods we love, many of which you might now have to avoid. Here are a few gluten free holiday recipes that will help you enjoy some old favorites, or maybe find a few new ones!
The following list features largely Christmas recipes (and that’s what you’ll see first), but there are some recipes for other holidays as well, such as resurrection rolls.
If you’re looking for a specific recipe for a holiday food you miss, please contact me using the form at the bottom of my about me page and I’ll try to help!
If you’re new to gluten free, check out this post about navigating the holidays when you’re gluten free.
These just might be the BEST sugar cookie you've ever had! Pudding makes these gluten free sugar cookies soft and full of sweet vanilla flavor. Easy to make and there’s no need to refrigerate the dough!
Gluten Free Julekake is a beautiful Norwegian Christmas bread studded with raisins and candied fruits with a subtle hint of cardamom. This bread is light, fluffy, and SO easy to make!
If candied fruit isn't your thing, feel free to substitute raisins, dried cranberries, or any other dried fruit.
Gluten Free Gingerbread Waffles are packed with perfectly spiced gingerbread flavor and a feature a perfectly delicate texture. You would never know they’re gluten free!
We make the batter every year on Christmas Eve, then cook the waffles for breakfast Christmas morning.
Cinnamon Stars (Zimtsterne) are classic German Christmas cookies. This is a simple and easy recipe that is naturally gluten free, dairy free and DELICIOUS!
Have you tried Swig sugar cookies? They are soft and chewy sugar cookies topped with a tangy frosting, and served cold. SO GOOD. We’ve developed a gluten free Swig cookie copycat recipe that is every bit as good as the original and is super easy to make at home! You can make them in the traditional round shape, or roll out and cut out.
Take your Christmas baking to the next level with these Candy Cane Chocolate Chip Cookies! These soft and chewy (and gluten free!) cookies are the perfect addition to any holiday platter.
Cardamom Spiced Almonds are a beautiful addition to any holiday spread! Sprinkle them on salads or serve as part of your holiday snack tray,
Cranberry Kale salad is a deliciously festive dish with tart cranberries, crisp kale, and sweet pears. It is topped with fresh gorgonzola and cardamom spiced almonds then drizzled with a homemade cranberry vinaigrette.
It is the perfect marriage of flavors and a great addition to any party or get together.
Gluten Free Orange Poppyseed Bread is a fun twist on an old favorite. A beautiful pound cake filled with tangy orange zest, sweet poppy seeds, and topped with a beautiful orange glaze.
Finally, a flaky, tender, gluten free pie crust recipe that actually tastes good! Step-by-step instructions included for this easy and fail proof recipe.
The holidays can be hard when you’re gluten free, and they’re even more difficult when you also can’t have dairy.
Here’s an easy, 3 ingredient gluten free gravy recipe that’s also dairy free! It’s packed with flavor and a smooth, creamy texture that will have everyone wondering what your secret is.
These soft and fluffy gluten free cinnamon rolls are the real deal thanks to a secret ingredient! Complete with flour recommendations and easy step by step instructions.
These gluten free rolls are perfectly soft, fluffy and so easy to make! Ready in just one hour, they are the perfect addition to any meal and will be enjoyed by everyone, gluten-eaters included! Dairy free option included.
These rolls are so easy to make, and they’re done in an hour or less! If you’ve been feeling hesitant to try making gluten free rolls at home, then this recipe is for you. I’ve included step-by-step instructions and photos, detailed instructions, and flour recommendations so your rolls will turn out perfect every time.
The BEST No-Fail Gluten Free Crescent Rolls – easy to make and ready in 1 hour! Soft, light, fluffy, these rolls are the perfect addition to any meal and come with a dairy free option.
These easy gluten free biscuits are perfectly fluffy, tender, and light and are SO EASY to make with just 4 ingredients!
If you're looking for a super EASY bread option to serve with your holiday feast, this recipe is perfect.
These Gluten Free Resurrection Rolls bake up soft and fluffy, with a hollow space inside signifying the empty tomb of Jesus Christ after His resurrection. Make them for Easter or any other time! They are a sweet roll similar to gluten free cinnamon rolls
A show-stopping Pistachio Cake that is secretly easy to make with your favorite cake mix and a few other simple ingredients. Gluten Free.
A simple Pistachio Salad recipe that is perfect for any occasion! Smooth, creamy, and easy to make, the green color makes this pistachio salad perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, and Christmas.
Perfect for breakfast or brunch, these beautiful gluten free blueberry biscuits are perfectly light and fluffy, slightly sweet, and studded with blueberries. Fun for the Fourth of July!