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25 Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Cookies to Bake

Whether it’s the holiday season or simply because you feel like eating cookies, I’ve got you covered with these favorite gluten and dairy-free cookie recipes you’ll love!

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Nothing beats pulling out a cookie tray from the still-warm oven, with the aroma of freshly-baked homemade cookies filling the house and enveloping you.

Especially when it’s cold outside, there’s no better excuse for turning on the oven and baking.

Switch on Your Oven..and Let’s Get Baking!

Here are our 25 favorite gluten-free and dairy-free cookie recipes to bake, that even those with Celiac disease or gluten or dairy intolerances can enjoy without issues!

From our super popular crispy gingerbread cookies and crunchy almond biscotti, to chewy snickerdoodle cookies and delicious crinkle cookies, we’ve got a whole lot of cookies for you to bake to your heart’s content!

Plus, as a bonus I’ve also added a few surprise gluten-free cookies right at the end! (colorful monster cookies, peanut butter blossoms, and cadbury egg cookies!)

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Crunchy Gluten-Free Almond Biscotti (Dairy-Free)

Crunchy gluten-free almond biscotti that’s studded with chopped almonds, baked till golden brown, and perfect for snacking on with a steeping mug of tea or a big cup of coffee. Make a batch or two of this almond biscotti recipe for homemade gifts or just for enjoying during the Christmas and holiday season! These Italian twice-baked cookies are dairy-free too, but honestly, no one would even know!

Easy Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies (Dairy-Free)

Crispy on the outside, and soft and chewy on the inside, these easy gluten-free gingerbread cookies are insanely cute, can be made into whichever shape you like. Bake a batch or two of these cookies for homemade gifts during the holidays, Totally dairy-free too, but no one would know!

Easy Gluten-Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies (Dairy-Free)

These gluten-free chocolate crinkle cookies have a fudgy chocolate center with a crispy exterior, providing the perfect contrast in texture. They’re perfect for your holiday cookie exchange, so go bake a batch today! Totally dairy-free too.

Soft, Chewy Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies (Dairy-Free)

These gluten-free sugar cookies are crispy on the outside, and soft and chewy inside, making them the perfect snack or dessert. These cookies are also great for the holiday cookie exchange and your Christmas cookie platter. Totally dairy-free too, but honestly no one would know! Bake a batch or two today!

Easy Gluten-Free Snowball Cookies (Dairy-Free)

These melt-in-your-mouth gluten-free snowball cookies are filled with crunchy pecans and coated with powdered sugar for a beautiful finish! Perfect for your holiday cookie tray. Totally dairy-free too.

Easy Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles (Dairy-Free)

These gluten-free snickerdoodles are crispy on the outside, and soft and chewy inside, and are perfect for Christmas and the holiday season. A batch of these snickerdoodle cookies come together quickly, and are great as homemade gifts or just snacking on whenever you crave sweet cookies! Also dairy-free.

Chewy Gluten-Free Molasses Cookies (Dairy-Free)

Chewy on the inside, crispy on the outside, flavored with spices and sweetened with molasses, these chewy gluten-free molasses cookies are so delicious. Easy to make, no chilling the dough required, and a big batch is ready in under 40 minutes! Perfect for snacking on or as homemade gifts this holiday season.Totally dairy-free too.

A stack of oatmeal cream pies on parchment paper

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cream Pies (Dairy-Free)

These gluten-free oatmeal cream pies are the perfect sweet treat – rich buttercream filling sandwiched between two soft, chewy oatmeal cookies…yum! Totally dairy-free too, but no one would care!

Lemon crinkle cookies cooling on wire rack

Gluten-Free Lemon Crinkle Cookies (Dairy-Free)

Deliciously good, these gluten-free lemon crinkle cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy inside, and filled with fresh citrus lemon flavor. Bake a batch for your holiday cookie exchange, or whenever you want some lemon cookies! Totally dairy-free too.

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies (Flourless, Dairy-Free)

These 4-ingredient gluten-free peanut butter cookies are so easy to make, are ready in under 30 minutes, and will satisfy any sweet tooth. Naturally gluten-free and dairy-free too, these flourless peanut butter cookies make the perfect anytime snack. If you’re a peanut butter lover, you definitely need these soft, rich and chewy cookies in your life!

Easy Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies (Dairy-Free)

With crispy edges and a chewy interior, these gluten-free oatmeal cookies come together easily and taste so good! Make sure to add these to your holiday cookie platter, or eat them anytime of the year! Ready in just 35 minutes, these cookies are totally dairy-free too, but no one would know! Go bake a batch or two today!

Easy Buckwheat Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

These crispy buckwheat cookies can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes and taste so good! They make an easy breakfast, an anytime snack, or even great holiday treats! Gluten-free and dairy-free too. I also teach you how to make your own buckwheat flour at home with a blender – which is really way easier than it sounds!

Gluten-free Almond Butter Coconut Flour Cookies

Gluten-free Almond Butter Cookies (Dairy-Free)

Perfectly easy gluten-free almond butter cookies that are made with just 6 ingredients and ready in 35 minutes. Bake a batch of these soft, chewy cookies today to share this sweet treat with your family and friends during this Christmas and holiday season! Dairy-free too, but no one would care!

Fudgy Gluten-Free Brownie Cookies (Dairy-Free)

These fudgy gluten-free brownie cookies are perfect for chocolate lovers! Rich, decadent, and full of chocolate flavor, you’ll want these on your holiday cookie platter, or for snacking on anytime of the year! Ready in less than 30 minutes, these gluten-free brookies are totally dairy-free too, but no one would care!

Gluten-Free Crumbl Cookies (Dairy-Free)

These copycat gluten-free Crumbl cookies are perfect for the fall season! Filled with pumpkin flavor and topped with a sweet delicious frosting and sprinkled with pumpkin pie spice, these pumpkin crumbl cookies are totally dairy-free too, but no one would care! This holiday season, bake a batch (or two) of these amazing cookies to enjoy!

Cherry Macarons (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

These beautiful cherry macarons are filled with a dairy-free chocolate buttercream and sweet cherry jam. Perfect for special occasions such as Valentine’s day, Mother’s day, Easter, Christmas or as a sweet treat anytime. Totally gluten-free and dairy-free too.

Grain-free Pistachio Cookies

Chewy Pistachio Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Chewy, delicious pistachio cookies made mainly with pistachio meal and almond flour, and topped with chunks of pistachios. Naturally gluten-free, dairy-free and grain-free.

Easy Gluten-Free No-Bake Cookies (Vegan)

These easy gluten-free no-bake cookies are drizzled with peanut butter for the perfect finish. Ready in 45 minutes, these no bake oatmeal cookies are a great breakfast, snack or dessert! Perfect for the summer months when it’s literally too hot to switch on the oven. Totally dairy-free and vegan too, but no one would care!

Gluten-Free Samoas Cookies (Dairy-Free)

These gluten-free samoas cookies are a homemade version of the beloved coconut Girl Scouts cookies that we know and love. Totally dairy-free too, these caramel delites are a great snack everyone will love. Go bake a big batch today!

Easy Cashew Nut Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Rich, tasty and delicious, these easy cashew nut cookies are perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year, or your holiday cookie exchange, or for snacking on any time of the year. Totally gluten-free and dairy-free too, but no one would know! Bake a batch of these delicious cashew cookies today! 

Easy Cashew Butter Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan)

These amazing cashew butter cookies are rich, decadent, and filled with chocolate chunks, and make the perfect sweet treat or anytime snack. Learn how to make your own cashew butter at home, and bake a batch of these delicious cookies today! Gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan, but they taste so good no one would know!

Gluten-free Lemon Shortbread Cookies (Vegan)

Gluten-free Lemon Shortbread Cookies (Dairy-Free, Vegan)

Crispy gluten-free lemon shortbread cookies that are filled with citrus lemon flavor. These delicious cookies are easy to make and ready in just 40 minutes, but they are also dairy-free and vegan! Perfect for holiday baking this Christmas season!

Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Amazing Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten-free, Dairy-Free, Vegan)

These chickpea chocolate chip cookies are crispy and incredibly delicious. Made with a base of chickpea flour studded with chocolate chips, these chickpea cookies are ready in less than 30 minutes. Perfect for Christmas baking and for the holiday cookie exchange. Totally gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan too, but no one would care!

A plate of coconut macaroons

Easy Gluten-Free Coconut Macaroons (Dairy-Free)

These 5-ingredient gluten-free coconut macaroons are crispy on the outside with a soft and chewy center. Fragrant with the flavor of coconut, they are the perfect snack or a light dessert. Make a big batch of these coconut cookies in just 30 minutes and you can snack on them all week. Naturally dairy-free too.

Easy Gluten-Free Almond Cookies (Dairy-Free)

These easy gluten-free almond cookies are rich and buttery and topped with crunchy sliced almonds. Made in a sheet pan for convenience and ready in 40 minutes, these cookies are a delicious treat for the holidays. You’ll be baking these almond bars over and over! Totally dairy-free too.

Soft, Chewy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies (Dairy-Free)

Crispy on the outside, but soft and chewy inside, these delicious gluten-free pumpkin cookies are the perfect treat or snack for the fall. Super easy to make, a batch of these pumpkin cookies comes together in under an hour. Make a batch or two to enjoy during the fall! Totally gluten-free and dairy-free too, but no one would care!

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

These gluten-free peanut butter blossoms are among our favorite holiday cookies. They’re so simple to make and look amazing. Go bake a batch of these peanut butter blossom cookies for your holiday cookie table!

Easy Gluten-Free Monster Cookies

Colorful and vibrant, these gluten-free monster cookies are chock full of M&Ms, chocolate chips and are the perfect addition to your holiday cookie exchange. Cute, delicious and easy to make, everyone will love these! Go bake a batch today!

Cadbury Egg Cookies (Gluten-Free)

These cute Cadbury egg cookies are the perfect way to celebrate Easter! A chewy cookie studded with Cadbury mini eggs, these make a fun snack or sweet treat that’s also gluten-free! Go bake a batch today!


  1. Thanks Felicia for putting together the best of cookies recipes as an easy reference for our future choices for baking the right cookies for specific occasion or as snacks for small gatherings.

    We love what you are doing 🙂

    Cheers and lots of hugs and kisses !

    1. Yay! Glad you find the recipe roundup posts helpful Mummy! I have plans to do a couple more in the future 🙂

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