Gluten-Free Cookies

From fudgy brownies, to chewy cookies, we’ve found the best gluten-free treats to satisfy any sweet tooth.

  • Flourless Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Flourless Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies

    These flourless cookies are a dream if you're going gluten-free, especially with the perfect pairing of peanut butter and chocolate.
  • Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies
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    Chewy Caramel Apple Cookies

    These old-fashioned chewy oatmeal cookies are extra sweet with the addition of caramel candies and chopped apple. Even folks who don't need to eat gluten-free cookies are likely to devour these, so you'd better bake an extra batch.
  • Chocolate Orange Cookie Cups
    Photo: Alex Farnum

    Chocolate Orange Cookie Cups

    These flourless cookie bites from Sunset reader Jennifer Loganathan, of Colden, NY, are a delicious cross between a brownie and a soft cookie—the orange zest adds a bit of contrast.
  • Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    No substitutions here— you probably have everything on hand to make these chewy, chocolaty naturally gluten-free peanut butter cookies.
  • Kitchen Sink Oatmeal Cookies
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    Kitchen Sink Oatmeal Cookies

    You can put just about anything in these cookies. Chocolate chips and walnuts are definitely some ingredients that you won’t want to leave out.
  • <p>Fudgy Flourless Brownies</p>

    Fudgy Flourless Brownies

    Medjool dates give these Fudgy Flourless Brownies an extra touch of sweetness making this gooey dessert a delicious gluten-free option.
  • <p>Double Chocolate Sorbet Sandwiches</p>

    Double Chocolate Sorbet Sandwiches

    Packed with powdered sugar and cocoa powder, these gluten-free cookies are completely flourless and make one unbelievable sandwich with bright sorbet smashed in the middle.
  • Chewy Gooey Marshmallow Cookies with Minichips
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    Chewy Gooey Marshmallow Cookies with Minichips

    Marshmallows are what make these 69-calorie cookies so decadent without all the sugar and guilt.
  • Gluten-Free Brownies
    Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Paul Grimes

    Gluten-Free Brownies

    For cookie swaps or family get togethers, bake these Gluten-Free Brownies for guests with gluten allergies.
  • Gluten-Free S'More Bars
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    Gluten-Free S'more Bars

    For kids with gluten intolerance, it's important to create a few desserts that taste as good as the real thing. This one sure does. Try Cup4Cup flour and S'moreables gluten-free graham crackers for the best results.
  • Easiest Peanut Butter Cookies
    Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Easiest Peanut Butter Cookies

    Impress your guests with these simple, 4-ingredient peanut butter cookies.
  • Chocolate-Hazelnut Meringue Kisses
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr, Jan Gautro

    Chocolate-Hazelnut Meringue Kisses

    Piping cookies from a pastry bag is a lot of fun, and the work goes quickly. But you can just as easily make these into drop cookies, if you prefer. Just drop them by level tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.
  • Chocolate-Hazelnut Meringues
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    Chocolate-Hazelnut Meringues

    Make up to two days ahead, and store in an airtight container at room temperature. The chocolate and hazelnut coating adds textural interest to these airy, sweet treats
  • Amaretti
    Becky Luigart-Stayner


    Package these crunchy cookies in a gift box with a pound of your favorite coffee beans. Look for almond paste on your supermarket's baking aisle, and for best results, don't substitute marzipan, which is sweeter and more finely textured, in place of the paste
  • Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Caramel Apple Oatmeal Cookies

    With dried apples and caramel candies in every bite, these less-than-100-calorie oatmeal cookies give you the flavors of fall year-round.
  • <p>Almond Butter Cookies</p>

    Almond Butter Cookies

    Packed with almond butter, dates, oats, and almonds, these gluten-free cookies are more like energy bars that tastes like cookies.
  • Coconut Macaroons
    Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Coconut Macaroons

    Coconut Macaroons have sweetened coconut instead of almonds and are a sweet and crisp version of this classic cookie.

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