These easy gluten free Christmas recipes are perfect for parties or gatherings at home. I've got you covered for appetizers, dinner, desserts and snacks. This collection of my best Christmas recipes range from healthy to decadent treats. There are lots of delicious Christmas cookies and cake recipes too!
These easy gluten free Christmas recipes are perfect for the holiday season. I serve these to family who aren't gluten free and they don't even notice! I've included options for your meal, dessert and breakfast ideas.
If you are preparing any of these recipes for your gluten free family or friends please remember that cross contamination can be a real issue. I think it's easiest to make the gluten free recipes first and then make your regular recipes that include gluten next. This will ensure that you don't use measuring cups, bowls, etc. that may have gluten on them.
Pork Tenderloin with Prune Sauce
This easy recipe for pork tenderloin with prune sauce is baked in the oven. The simple sauce uses dried plums and balsamic vinegar for a tangy and sweet taste. This healthy, boneless meat is perfect for dinner!
Gluten Free Air Fryer Turkey Breast
This air fryer turkey boneless breast recipe is a healthy way to enjoy the best turkey dinner! The recipe is gluten free and easy to make. You can have a large boneless turkey breast on the table for dinner fast.
Gluten Free Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs
This easy recipe for gluten free slow cooker cranberry meatballs is a perfect holiday appetizer! They are cooked in your crockpot for 2-4 hours on low and then ready to serve hot. I used ground beef, but you could easily use turkey for these tangy meatballs with cranberries and chili sauce.
Cheesy Slow Cooker Creamed Corn
This easy recipe for cheesy slow cooker creamed corn is perfect for a side dish or a meal. Using your crockpot you add frozen corn, bacon, heavy cream and parmesan cheese for a loaded cream corn. You will never want canned cream corn again after making this homemade version!
Gluten Free Kale Caesar Salad
This healthy recipe for gluten free kale caesar salad is keto and low carb friendly. This recipe uses the best homemade caesar salad dressing! I love how quick and easy this salad is to make.
Seven Layer Salad
This classic recipe for seven layer salad has a delicious dressing and is easy to make. This is the best healthy salad with sour cream and mayo in the dressing. This traditional recipe is gluten free and just like the old fashioned seven layer salads I remember growing up.
Easy Pea Salad
This recipe for easy pea salad is made with bacon and green peas. This cold and creamy old fashioned salad is perfect for Spring! My classic recipe is made with sour cream and vinegar dressing.
Gluten Free Corn Pudding Skillet
This easy recipe for gluten free corn pudding skillet makes a great Thanksgiving side dish. This baked casserole is healthy and homemade. This new version of an old fashioned recipe makes the best savory corn pudding.
Crispy Garlic and Rosemary Smashed Potatoes
This recipe for crispy garlic and rosemary smashed potatoes is easy to make with yukon gold or russet potatoes. I like to cook my potatoes in the instant pot and then bake them in the oven until they are crispy. The cooked potatoes are mashed and then roasted. I show you how to make this simple recipe. #glutenfree #recipe #potatoes
Air Fryer Roasted Maple Delicata Squash
This simple recipe for air fryer roasted maple delicata squash uses maple syrup and a dash of cinnamon. In this recipe I tell you how to air fry delcious delicata squash. It's so easy!
Gluten Free Eggnog Cake with White Chocolate Frosting Story
This easy recipe for gluten free eggnog cake with white chocolate frosting is the perfect dessert for Christmas! The cake is moist and the frosting is rich and creamy.
Cranberry Fluff Salad
This easy recipe for cranberry fluff salad is perfect for Thanksgiving! It's made with pineapple, fresh cranberries, marshmallows and whipped cream. This dessert is simple to make and always a hit at gatherings.
Gluten Free Eggnog Cheesecake Bars with Gingersnap Crust
This recipe for gluten free eggnog cheesecake bars with a gingersnap crust are an easy holiday dessert. They are simple to make the day before an gathering so the cheesecake can set up and be ready to cut. I used my gluten free gingersnap cookies recipe for the crust.
Gluten Free Cranberry Apple Crisp
This easy recipe for gluten free cranberry apple crisp is made with oatmeal and fresh cranberries. This is the best Fall dessert to make quickly. This crisp is made with fresh fruit with a golden brown topping.
Gluten Free Million Dollar Cake
This easy recipe for gluten free million dollar cake uses my delicious vanilla cake recipe. This simple dessert combines pineapple, mandarine oranges and vanilla pudding for a light frosting. I like to bake my cakes the day before and then frost the cake the next day. I think this cake is best after it's been refrigerated for a few hours!
Gluten Free Triple Chocolate Brownies
These simple gluten free triple chocolate brownies are made from scratch and make a perfect dessert. These chocolate chip brownies are so easy and moist! I think you will love this homemade recipe.
Gluten Free Orange Cranberry Cake
This easy recipe for gluten free orange cranberry cake is a layer cake with cranberry jam filling and orange buttercream frosting. This moist cake uses sour cream and makes the best layer cake.
Gluten Free Strawberry Pretzel Dessert
This easy gluten free strawberry pretzel dessert recipe uses frozen strawberries, cream cheese, jello and a pretzel crust. It is the best pretzel salad to serve as dessert or a side dish at gatherings
Gluten Free Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
This easy gluten free chocolate mayonnaise cake is my take on a classic 1950s southern recipe. The old fashioned homemade chocolate cake is moist and perfect for dessert. I added chocolate buttercream frosting for the filling and icing.
Gluten Free Apple Almond Cake
This easy recipe for gluten free apple almond cake is moist and perfect paired with coffee or tea. I used almond flour to give the cake a delicious flavor and texture.
Gluten Free Orange Bundt Cake
This recipe for gluten free orange bundt cake is easy to make from scratch. This moist cake is citrus infused and delicious. I used a simple, homemade glaze to top it off.
Gluten Free Gingerbread Bundt Cake
This easy gluten free gingerbread bundt cake recipe is perfect for Christmas. This ginger bread cake is moist and works great for dessert or brunch. It has a vanilla glaze and just enough molasses.
Gluten Free Banana Cake
This easy recipe for gluten free banana cake is super moist! I like this cake best with homemade chocolate frosting. This cake is simple to make from scratch and includes sour cream to keep it fluffy.
Gluten Free Sweet Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This easy recipe for gluten free sweet potato cake with cream cheese frosting is perfect for fall and Thanksgiving. This gluten free take on a classic southern recipe is simple to make in a 9x13 pan or two nine-inch pans. I love the ease of a sheet cake that I can frost and sprinkle some chopped pecans on before serving.
Holiday Table Ideas
Appetizers and Snacks
Creamy Sausage Bean Dip
This easy recipe for creamy sausage bean dip is perfect to serve warm at parties. It is made with cream cheese, sausage and pinto beans. This cheesy dip is easy to make ahead and then put in the oven right before serving with tortilla chips.
Gluten Free Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies
This recipe for gluten free old fashioned iced oatmeal cookies is easy to make soft and chewy cookies. Using gluten free rolled oats these are a delicous oatmeal dessert. These cookies are made even better with icing over them.
Air Fryer Savory Herb Roasted Nuts
These air fryer savory herb roasted nuts are healthy and easy to make! If you are looking for a low carb, paleo or whole30 snack these are the best. They are gluten free and super simple to make.
Gluten Free Cheesy Pinto Beans
This easy recipe for gluten free cheesy pinto beans is delicious as a dip with tortilla chips or in your bean burritos. This bean dip recipe is baked with cheesy on top and served hot. It is a Mexican style bean dish full of flavor and spices.
Air Fryer Sweet and Salty Roasted Cashew Nuts
This delicious recipe for air fryer sweet and salty roasted cashew nuts is super easy to make. This snack is quicker to make in the air fryer and has a perfect maple and salty flavor.
Gluten Free Caramelized Onion Dip
This easy recipe for gluten free caramelized onion dip is the best appetizer or potato chip dip. It's a cold dip that's great for Keto or low carb diets. This homemade dip combines fried, golden onions and sour cream for a creamy treat.
Gluten Free Air Fryer Chex Mix
This gluten free air fryer chex mix recipe is a quick and easy way to have a savory snack in under 10 minutes. You can have a healthy, homemade fall snack with little effort. This recipe is similar to the traditional chex mix with worcestershire sauce, but I've removed anything with gluten.
Air Fryer Salt & Pepper Roasted Cashews (GF, DF)
This air fried salt and pepper cashew recipe makes a healthy version of the nuts you would buy in the store. It's quick and easy to make a batch in the air fryer to have a homemade snack.
Gluten Free Eggnog Cookies
This gluten free eggnog cookies recipe is super easy to make! These are one of my best Christmas recipes. These cookies melt in our mouth! They are soft and chewy with delicous frosting on top. These homemade cookies have just enough spice and lots of eggnog flavor.
Gluten Free Orange Cranberry Butter Cookies
These easy gluten free orange cranberry butter cookies are perfect for the holidays. This Christmas shortbread recipe makes the best treats. These cookies are eggless and include dried cranberries.
Air Fryer Spicy Roasted Peanuts Story
This easy recipe for air fryer spicy roasted peanuts is the perfect snack! These air fried peanuts are a healthy snack idea that is crunchy and salty. They are great for a low carb or keto diet.
Gluten Free Gingerbread Scones
This easy recipe for gluten free gingerbread scones is perfect for Christmas morning. They are moist and drizzled with cinnamon glaze. I added rolled oats to make them a bit more dense for breakfast.
Gluten Free Cinnamon Sugar Baked Donuts
These gluten-free & dairy-free baked cinnamon sugar donuts are delicious and easy to make.
Gluten Free Scotch Eggs with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
This easy recipe for oven baked gluten free scotch eggs with honey mustard dipping sauce is made with boiled eggs, sausage and gluten free bread crumbs. The scotch eggs are delicious on their own, but the special sauce makes them even better. I used turkey sausage for mine, but you could also use pork sausage for a rich treat.
Gluten Free Apple Cinnamon French Toast Casserole
This easy recipe for gluten free apple cinnamon french toast casserole is baked the same day. You can have breakfast ready to eat in under an hour. It is delicious with maple syrup or on it's own. I love this recipe for brunch!
Gluten Free Orange Cranberry Biscotti
This easy recipe for gluten free orange cranberry biscotti is dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with sugar crystals. These nut free breakfast cookies are made with dried cranberries and orange zest.
Gluten Free Cranberry Jam
This easy gluten free cranberry jam recipe uses fresh cranberries, orange juice and orange zest. It's so simple to make this homemade sauce! It's perfect with Christmas breakfast or brunch.
Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Muffins
This recipe for gluten free cranberry orange muffins is healthy and easy to make! They are moist and perfect for a holiday breakfast.
Gluten Free Gingerbread Pancakes
This healthy recipe for gluten free gingerbread pancakes is the perfect Christmas breakfast! These gluten free pancakes are so easy to make from scratch. They would also be perfect for a holiday brunch.
Gluten Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake
This easy gluten free cinnamon coffee cake is the best bundt cake! This recipe uses sour cream and is super moist. I think the best coffee cake is from scratch with icing. Yum!
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