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A Dozen Gluten-free Cookie Recipes

12 Delicious Homemade Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes


Cookies may be the ultimate comfort treat for gluten-free diets. Enjoy this collection of some of our favorite gluten-free recipes.

1. Gluten-Free Giant Lemon Ginger Crisp Cookies

Lemon Ginger Cookies
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Gorgeous looking and extremely delicious, our giant gluten-free lemon ginger cookies are made with lots of freshly grated lemon zest, finely chopped candied ginger, sugar and butter.

Gluten-Free Giant Lemon Ginger Crisp Cookies

2. Gluten-Free Cinnamon-Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

Gluten-Free Cinnamon-Glazed Pumpkin Cookie Recipe
2010 Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Spice-cookie lovers, try this soft cinnamon-glazed pumpkin cookie recipe. The recipe contains one cup of canned unsweetened pumpkin and you can make a gluten and dairy free version by following the substitution suggestions in the recipe.

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3. Gluten-Free Sesame Crisp Cookies

Gluten-Free Sesame Crisp Cookie Recipe Image Teri Gruss
2012 © Teri Lee Gruss

Sweet and crisp, gluten-free sesame cookies are not only delicious, they're an unusual gluten-free cookie recipe because very little flour and butter are called for in the recipe.

Gluten-Free Sesame Crisp Cookies

4. Gluten-Free Chocolate Walnut Truffle Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Walnut Truffle Cookie Image Teri Gruss
Image 2012 (c) Teri Lee Gruss

If you love gluten-free brownies, you'll love this recipe for gluten-free chocolate walnut truffle cookies. And here's something else to love about this recipe - it's made with just 6 tablespoons of all purpose gluten-free flour. Not bad when you end up with 2 dozen cookies!

5. Gluten-Free Vanilla Wafers

Gluten-Free Vanilla Wafer Recipe
2010 © Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Gluten-free vanilla wafers are easy to make and buttery good. This simple recipe calls for basic ingredients, a real plus when you crave a classic cookie!

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6. Flourless Gluten-Free Amaretti Cookies

Gluten-Free Amaretti Cookie Recipe
2010 © Teri Lee Gruss

Almond paste is the foundation of this recipe - be sure to use gluten-free almond paste, some brands contain gluten as a thickener. These sturdy, crunchy little Italian almond cookies love to travel!

Recipe for Flourless Gluten-Free Amaretti Cookies

7. Gluten-Free / Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Mint Chip Cookie Recipe
2010 © Teri Lee Gruss

There's something extra-special about how chocolate and mint meld inside a buttery homemade cookie. This gluten-free cookie recipe is based on the classic Nestle Toll House cookie recipe. If you'd rather make a classic chocolate chip cookie, replace the mint extract with vanilla extract. Either way these are terrific gluten-free cookies!

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8. Gluten-Free Madeleine Cookies

Gluten-Free Madeleine Recipe
2010 © Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Just like classic French Madeleine cookies, gluten-free Madeleines are soft, golden scalloped cookies, rich with butter and the flavor and scent of lemons. You will need a "Madeleine" baking pan to make this recipe, available at most cookware shops or online.

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9. Gluten-Free Molasses Ginger Cookies

Gluten-Free Molasses Ginger Cookie Recipe
© 2010 Teri Lee Gruss, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Gluten-free molasses ginger cookies are big and bold cookies with a pronounced molasses flavor. This is a sturdy cookie, perfect for lunchboxes or travel snacks.

Recipe for Gluten-Free Molasses Ginger Cookies

10. Gluten-Free Toasted Coconut and Oatmeal Cookies

Gluten-Free Toasted Coconut Oatmeal Cookie
2010 © Teri Lee Gruss

This gluten-free oatmeal cookie is loaded with terrific toasted coconut and fresh ground gluten-free oat flour. Make a double batch of dough and refrigerate or freeze for convenient, crunchy, toasty gluten-free cookies anytime.

Recipe for Gluten-Free Toasted Coconut and Oatmeal Cookies

11. Gluten-Free Lemon Sugar Cookies

Gluten-Free Lemon Sugar Cookie Recipe
2010 © Teri Lee Gruss

Simple. Buttery. Tender. Here's a gluten-free cut-out sugar cookie recipe with a bright, lemony flavor.

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12. Gluten-Free Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Gluten-Free Cut-Out Sugar Cookie Recipe

This versatile gluten-free sugar cookie recipe is easy to make in a food processor. Take advantage of all the fun cookie cutters on the market and use this cookie recipe year round to make special homemade gluten-free cookies for special occasions and special people!

Recipe for Gluten-Free Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

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