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15 Gluten-Free Vegan Christmas Cookies

Try these crowd-pleasing gluten-free vegan Christmas cookies the whole family will enjoy! From chocolate to peppermint, cinnamon, gingerbread, snowball, and more.

Enjoy Christmas time this year with our hand-selected list of gluten-free vegan cookies that are super allergy-friendly.

Nobody will think that “something’s missing,” and most recipes call for really accessible ingredients only.

For more traditional vegan cookies, check out our jam-filled Linzer cookies (perhaps with a cup of hot chocolate?), and be sure to select from these delicious vegan Holiday pies and vegan roasts to create one amazing feast this year!

1-Bowl Sugar Cookies

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Need a quick cookie recipe for the holidays? These fluffy sugar cookies are perfect for sharing with friends and family, and they taste just like Lofthouse sugar cookies! (via Minimalist Baker)

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

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Salted caramel thumbprint cookies that taste incredible! They have a salted caramel filling and are topped with dark chocolate drizzle. Plus, these cookies can be made gluten-free, vegan, or paleo, depending on your dietary needs! (via Bakerita)

Cinnamon Stars

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This recipe for vegan cinnamon stars comes from Germany, and if you love cinnamon, nutmeg, and gingerbread-flavored treats, these are for you! These soft and chewy cookies are easy to make and always turn out perfectly. The addition of lemon glaze takes them over the top by adding a slight tangy sweetness to balance out the spices. (via The Healthy Tart)

Vegan Snowball Cookies

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Celebrate the holidays with snowballs! These vegan snowball cookies are a fun treat for any holiday party or celebration. With just eight ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time, you can have these delicious treats ready to go in no time. (via The Pretty Bee)

Vegan Sugar Cookies

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A classic sugar cookie recipe with soft centers and crispy edges results from an old-fashioned cookie using absolutely no eggs and is completely dairy-free! They’re great right out of the oven as they are, but they can also be easily decorated with vegan frosting, sprinkles, or rolling in coconut or nuts to give the cookies a little crunch! (via The Banana Diaries)

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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A recipe made without butter or refined sugar!? You only need one bowl, some baking time, and a little patience to create this healthy and delicious recipe that’s perfect for snacking, dessert, or nibbling on for breakfast with a glass of almond milk! (via Making Thyme for Health)

Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

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Recipes for chocolate peppermint crinkle cookies have become very popular with vegans and non-vegans alike. The primary flavor in these cookies comes from rich, dark cocoa powder that is enhanced by a healthy dose of applesauce and plenty of peppermint flavor! (via My Darling Vegan)

Peanut Butter Jelly Christmas Cookies

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Buckwheat and oat flour blend to make these cookies moist, chewy, and oh-so-flavorful. They’re then topped with a chia jam filling that makes them even more delicious! This is the perfect cookie for the holidays and makes a wonderful host gift for dinner parties. (via Heavenlynn Health)

Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

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Deceptively healthy cookies! Made with finely ground almond flour and sweetened with coconut sugar, these cookies taste like they were made with butter, but they’re entirely dairy-free! (via The Roasted Root)

Vegan Amaretti Cookies

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Your sweet tooth will be satisfied by these aquafaba amaretti cookies! These tasty cookies are made without eggs or gluten and are chewy and fluffy on the inside, with a slightly crisp exterior. (via Love and Olive Oil)

Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies

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Anyone can say chocolate is the best, and these chocolate cut-out cookies prove to be! They are a delicious treat for friends and family and are completely dairy-free and refined sugar-free. Being a simple recipe that anyone can make! (via The Pretty Bee)

Gluten-Free Peppermint Patties

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If you love peppermint patties, these are a perfectly sized treat perfect for gifting or keeping all to yourself! These tasty minty treats will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. Even though homemade peppermint patties are relatively simple, they taste much better than store-bought versions. (via Delightful Adventures)

Almond Cinnamon Christmas Cookies

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A great substitute for traditional holiday cheer and are sure to satisfy sugar cravings without leaving you feeling guilty! They’re vegan and gluten-free and contain less sugar than most other recipes. They’re also pretty easy to make! (via Travelling Oven)

Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

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These cookies are the ideal solution for those looking to celebrate the holidays in style and satisfy their gingerbread cravings. These soft and chewy treats are packed with a sweet holiday molasses flavor thanks to the addition of freshly grated ginger root extract. (via Delightful Adventures)

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14 Gluten-Free Vegan Christmas Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Try these crowd-pleasing gluten-free vegan Christmas cookies the whole family will enjoy! From chocolate to peppermint, cinnamon, gingerbread, snowball, and more.


  • 1-Bowl Sugar Cookies
  • Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies
  • Cinnamon Stars
  • Vegan Snowball Cookies
  • Vegan Sugar Cookies
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Jelly Christmas Cookies
  • Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
  • Vegan Amaretti Cookies
  • Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies
  • Gluten-Free Peppermint Patties
  • Almond Cinnamon Christmas Cookies
  • Vegan Gingerbread Cookies
Serves 8


  • Go through our list of delicious vegan gluten-free Christmas cookies. Choose the one you want to make and click on the link! Enjoy.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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