16 Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes Everyone Can Enjoy
Good news: If you (or a loved one) have a gluten intolerance and are longing to dip a fresh-baked cookie into a glass of milk, you've come to the right place. Whether you're baking for yourself or a family member, we've rounded up the most amazing gluten-free cookies to curb your cravings that taste just as good as the original recipes. There's classics like gluten-free chocolate chip cookies or peanut butter cookies. We've also got some delicious no-bake gluten-free cookies and twists on traditional treats in store.
Gluten-Free Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Bars
Gluten-free cookies as delicious as these are sure to disappear from the dessert table fast. Chocolate-covered caramels go into the batter for the perfect amount of sweet, chewy, and salty in every bite.
Easy Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Gluten intolerance or not, this gluten-free peanut butter cookie recipe just so happens to one of our favorites. The best part is they only require three ingredients! Simply mix peanut butter with sugar and an egg, and you've got cookie dough ready for baking.
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten-Free Fudgy Brownies
Prepare for your house to smell like Christmas. These gluten-free cookies taste just like our classic snickerdoodles, but suit your allergy-friendly needs.
Test Kitchen Tip: To ensure your gluten-free cookies are a success, follow our recipe for multipurpose gluten-free flour mix. This blend is how the recipes were developed and is the ideal cup-for-cup substitute for most recipes calling for all-purpose flour.
Monster Cookie Dough
Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Cutouts
You'll want to bookmark or pin this gluten-free sugar cookie recipe stat! Cut into your favorite festive shapes for Christmas, Easter, or even just a weekend baking session. Decorate with buttercream frosting or dust with colored sugar before baking for a simple, classy look.
Gluten-Free Giant Ginger Cookies
When you can't decide between chocolate chip cookies or brownies, these gluten-free brookies are the answer. The oat- and almond-flour-based cookie crust adds just a bit of nuttiness to the flavor of the one-pan cookie bars. Bonus: they come together in less than an hour.
Gluten Free No-Bake Peanut Butter-Oat Bites
For a gluten-free brownie recipe that's also Paleo-friendly, these are a real treat. We used cassava flour as the base here, which is made from grinding cassava (aka yuca root). If you haven't had it before, cassava has a really neutral flavor, so you'll only be tasting delicious brownies without tasting like a vegetable.
Blondies are the golden version of brownies for anyone that wants the taste of a delicious chocolate chip cookie—fast. Allow your gluten-free cookies to cool in the pan slightly first (we know, it's hard) on a wire rack before diving in.
Test Kitchen Tip: Keep a batch of any of our gluten-free cookies in the freezer for late-night sugar cravings.
Classic No-Bake Cookies
Here's an easy gluten-free cookie recipe that tends to land on a lot of all-time favorite cookie lists. Just be sure you're buying rolled oats with a gluten-free label (regular oats can be contaminated with gluten ingredients). We added a handful of chopped peanuts to this gluten-free no-bake cookie, but you can leave them out if you prefer.
Buy It: Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Old Fashioned Rolled Oats ($6, Target)
Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cream Pies
Our gluten-free oatmeal cookie recipe tastes even better when sandwiched with fluffy marshmallow creme. If you don't have gluten-free oat flour on hand, simply pulse rolled oats in a blender or food processor until it's a fine, flour-like consistency.