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Whether you’re gluten-free by necessity or choice, there’s no need to miss out on the sweeter things in life. Get your dessert fix with these 17 incredible recipes to make during the holidays (or any time, really).

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Best eaten straight out of the oven.

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Andrea's Notebook

Layered Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

Festive and delicious.

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Flippin' Delicious

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

The crunch of the candy cane pieces really puts these over the edge.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Nutella Mousse

They're pretty small, so you can totally have two.

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Baking a Moment

Lemon Berry Swirl Mini Cheesecakes

Tiny desserts are the best desserts.

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Faithfully Gluten Free

Chocolate Eclairs

Ooh, très fancy.

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Fake Ginger


Made with just the right amount of cinnamon.

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Flourless Chocolate Truffle Cake

Who needs flour anyway?

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What the Fork

Soft Frosted Sugar Cookies

Fun to decorate, more fun to eat.

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Texan Erin

Mini Caramel Pecan Tarts

Remember what we said about tiny desserts?

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Creme De La Crumb

Fudgy Peanut Butter Brownies

Forever one of our favorite flavor combos.

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Dishing Delish

Carrot Cake with Coconut and Cream Cheese Frosting

*Drowns life in this frosting*

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Cafe Johnsonia

Linzer Cookies

Ooh, pretty!

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Smitten Kitchen

Chocolate Cake Roll

Yes, please. This will do.

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Gluten Free on a Shoestring

Champagne Cake

Slicing cake > popping bottles.

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The Marion House Book

Chocolate Coconut Pie

We are here for this crust.

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Gourmande in the Kitchen

Ginger Molasses Cookies

Get ye to a spice cabinet.

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