33 Gluten-Free Holiday Recipes to Make This Season

gluten free quinoa stuffed squash
Nirvana Cakery

Just because you’re not eating gluten doesn’t mean that your holiday season should be anything less than mouth wateringly delicious. Here, 33 recipes (including cake, cookies and stuffing) that prove exactly that.

endive salad bites pears blue cheese pecans
Flavor the Moments


Endive Salad Bites with Pears, Blue Cheese and Pecans

Aka how to impress the in-laws.

gluten free flourless oatmeal cookies for the holidays
Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell


Flourless Oatmeal Chocolate-Chip Cookies

You know, for “Santa.”

spicy roasted brussels sprouts
Erin McDowell


Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

All the flavor, none of the gluten.

rice crust kale quiche
Eric Moran/Erin McDowell


Kale Quiche with a Cheddar-Rice Crust

We like a dish that can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

skillet roasted gluten free maple cinnamon pecans
Beaming Baker


Spiced Nuts

Because the usual chips and dip just won’t do for the holiday season.

gluten free rose apple tart
Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell 


Gluten-Free Apple Rose Tart 

Talk about a showstopper.

gluten free stuffed butternut squash
Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell


Stuffed Butternut Squash

Perfect as a hearty side dish or a vegetarian main.

chipotle pineapple jerk glazed ham
Half Baked Harvest  


Chipotle Pineapple Jerk Glazed Ham

Give the classic ham a tropical twist.

gluten free pumpkin pie with homemade crust
Gluten Free GiGi


Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

With homemade crust (although you can totally use store-bought, too). 

creamy roasted green chile chicken gluten free mac and cheese
Boulder Locavore


Creamy Roasted Green Chile Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

Everyone gets their own skillet, yes?

fig glazed bacon sliders with brussels sprouts grapes walnuts and mint yogurt sauce iowagirleats 01
Iowa Girl Eats


Fig-Glazed Bacon Sliders

With Brussels sprouts, grapes, walnuts and a mint yogurt sauce.

gluten free classic potato latkes
Lexi’s Clean Kitchen


Gluten-Free Classic Potato Latkes

Nice and crispy (and served with applesauce, obviously).

gluten free chocolate cake roll
Smitten Kitchen


Heavenly Chocolate Cake Roll

Who needs flour?

gluten free raspberry thumbprint cookies
Texan Erin


Soft and Chewy Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Feel free to swap the berry jam for lemon curd if that’s your jam thing. 

easy gluten free stuffing
Meaningful Eats


Easy Gluten-Free Stuffing

So good, it’ll upstage the turkey.  

winter roasted salad bowls
Oh She Glows


Warm Roasted Winter Salad Bowl

This is not the time for cold sides.

slow cooker beef brisket
Torie Avey


Slow Cooked Beef Brisket

Oven space is precious over the holidays so be sure to take advantage of that slow cooker.

classic roast turkey
Tori Avey


Classic Roast Turkey

Brining the bird beforehand ensures the meat stays nice and moist.  

gluten free potato gratin recipe
Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell


Potatoes au Gratin

Mashed potatoes? Yawn.

gluten free roasted beet baby kale and brie quiche
Half Baked Harvest


Roasted Beet, Baby Kale and Brie Quiche

Made using gluten-free flour. 

gluten free popovers
Faithfully Gluten Free


Gluten-Free Popovers

The perfect way to start the day.

vegan gluten free gingerbread cookies for the holidays
Minimalist Baker


Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men

Crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside.

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Nirvana Cakery


Quinoa Stuffed Squash with Walnuts and Pomegranate

Almost too pretty to eat. 

easy vegan and gluten free fudge
The Pretty Bee


Gluten-Free Fudge

And it’s vegan, too.

creamed spinach casserole


Creamed Spinach Casserole

Just make sure to use gluten-free broth.

gluten free crustless pumpkin pie cupcakes
Meaningful Eats


Gluten-Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Make these beauties ahead of time to save on oven space.

gluten free cinnamon rolls for the holdiays
Minimalist Baker


The World’s Easiest Cinnamon Rolls

With plenty of icing, just the way we like it.

cinnamon brown sugar carrots
Damn Delicious


Cinnamon Brown Sugar Carrots

Even your picky nephew will love these.

gluten free cranberry lime white chocolate chip muffins


Gluten-Free Cranberry Muffins with White Chocolate Chips

Holiday brunch is served.  

gluten cheese straws
All Day I Dream About Food


Gluten-Free Cheese Straws

The sharper the cheddar, the better.

allergy friendly pumpkin snickerdoodles by whole new mom long21
Whole New Mom


Pumpkin Gluten-Free Snickerdoodles

America’s favorite cookie gets a seasonal twist. 

butternut squash lasagna
Erin McDowell


Butternut Squash Lasagna

Permission to feel ultra smug tucking into this veggie-loaded dish.  

dairy free cheesecake
Liz Andrew/Erin McDowell


Dairy-Free Cheesecake with a Blueberry Topping

The perfect end to a perfect (gluten-free) meal.

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