Being gluten free doesn’t mean sacrificing dessert! Whether you have Celiac disease, a gluten sensitivity, or simply want to explore alternative flours, here are the most delicious gluten free dessert recipes. From classic cakes and cookies to refreshing fruit crisps and decadent mousses, you can whip up sweet treats that everyone will love!

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Cinnamon Roll Cookies

These cinnamon roll cookies feature a creamy cheesecake filling and buttery cinnamon swirl! They are soft baked, gooey, creamy, sweet, and taste just like classic cinnamon rolls. 

These tasty brown butter chocolate chip cookie bars have a dense, soft, and chewy texture! They are generously packed with gooey chocolate chips. Infused with the rich essence of brown butter, they have a delightful toffee-like taste, further enhanced by a touch of sea salt on top. 

Lemon Raspberry Bars

These lemon raspberry bars feature a rich, buttery shortbread base and a thick filling bursting with lemon and raspberry flavors! They are a bright, fresh, and tangy treat for the spring and summer. 

Strawberry Bark

This strawberry bark is made with only 3 ingredients! It takes just minutes to prep. This bark recipe features the classic chocolate strawberry combination.

Gluten Free Monkey Bread

Remember that feeling of pulling apart warm, gooey pieces of monkey bread, savoring the sweet cinnamon sugar in every bite?

This gluten free monkey bread is perfect for a weekend brunch, a special occasion dessert, or just a fun baking activity with friends and family. It is soft, fluffy, buttery, and sweet!

Pistachio Cookies

These chewy, gooey, and chocolaty pistachio cookies are incredibly flavorful! This 20-minute recipe is made in a single mixing bowl and requires no dough chilling. 

Peanut Butter Eggs

Indulge guilt-free with these wholesome Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs – a plant-based, all-natural twist on the classic candy favorite. This foolproof, no-bake recipe takes only 20 minutes and requires 5 healthy ingredients. 

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Vegan Cheesecake Bars

This recipe for Vegan Cheesecake Bars is about to become your new favorite dessert! Not only are these bars entirely plant-based, but they have a silky smooth texture and flavor that will rival any traditional cheesecake.

High Protein Chocolate Mousse

This homemade high protein chocolate mousse is incredibly rich, creamy, and decadent! The addition of protein makes this a healthier sweet treat. It comes together in just 5 minutes or less!

This is one of my favorite no bake gluten free dessert recipes!

Eggless Sugar Cookies

These eggless sugar cookies are soft, buttery, fluffy, and super easy! This recipe takes only 20 minutes in total. Everything is made in one mixing bowl. These egg free cookies are made with only 4 ingredients! 

Gluten Free Nutter Butters

Remember the iconic Nutter Butter cookies? These gluten free Nutter Butters bring back all the nostalgic memories and deliciousness, minus the gluten. This recipe requires only 3 ingredients and 20 minutes to make. They are so fun for both kids and adults!

Gluten Free Chocolate Cheesecake

This gluten free chocolate cheesecake is a decadent dessert perfect for any occasion! It is made with a buttery Oreo crust, velvety smooth filling and creamy ganache topping. This dessert is indulgent, chocolaty, and rich. 

Valentine’s Bark

This Valentine’s bark is such a fun little treat! Make it for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, and special occasions. It features a layer of creamy chocolate, conversation hearts, and sprinkles. This 4 ingredient recipe takes only 5 minutes of prep time. 

Lemon Brownies

These lemon brownies are bright, fresh, tart, and sweet! They have the signature fudgy and gooey texture of brownies. The lemon adds tartness and freshness. This quick and easy recipe takes only 35 minutes in total. 

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Chocolate Covered Raspberries

These chocolate covered raspberries are the perfect little sweet bite! The rich dark chocolate complements the tart raspberries. 

Chocolate Baked Oats

These chocolate baked oats are fluffy, moist, chocolaty, and so delicious! This recipe is easy and quick to make. It is healthy for breakfast, but sweet for dessert. Even kids and picky eaters love these baked oats.

Sweet Potato Brownies

These sweet potato brownies are rich, decadent, fudgy, and gooey! They are made with only five pantry staple ingredients. This one-bowl recipe takes only 30 minutes. These brownies come together super quickly and easily.

Flourless Chocolate Torte

This flourless chocolate torte is rich, indulgent, and ultra fudgy! It has an intense chocolate flavor and the perfect fudge texture. This flourless chocolate cake is the best dessert for any occasion. 

Amaretti Cookies

These classic Italian Amaretti cookies have a delicious almond flavor! These unique cookies feature a soft baked cookie rolled in powdered sugar. They are so fun and festive for the holidays. These cookies are made with only a few ingredients. They are incredibly flavorful!

Popcorn Bars

These fun popcorn bars are quick, easy and made with only 6 ingredients! They are so whimsical and great for both children and adults. They are gooey, sweet, sticky, and delicious! The buttery marshmallow coating makes these bars so tasty. 

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

This gluten free carrot cake is warmly spiced, moist, fluffy and incredibly flavorful! It has the most amazing tender crumb and the best classic flavor. This homemade carrot cake does not taste gluten free.

I make this for my family every Easter and it has quickly become one of our favorite gluten free dessert recipes.

Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

These healthy peanut butter balls feature a creamy peanut butter filling and smooth chocolate coating! They are true decadence in every bite. This quick and easy recipe requires only 6 ingredients. 

Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

This butter pecan ice cream recipe is silky smooth! The buttered pecans add the best buttery nutty flavor. The creamy vanilla ice cream base and crunchy pecans are the perfect pairing. 

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

This avocado chocolate pudding is so smooth and creamy! It tastes like classic chocolate pudding, but made with healthier ingredients. This easy homemade healthy chocolate pudding requires only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to make.

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Casserole

This gluten free sweet potato casserole is a classic comfort food! It features a creamy sweet potato layer with a crumbly pecan topping. The flavors are so warm and cozy. 

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

These vegan peanut butter cups are rich, creamy and chocolaty! They are similar to Reese’s peanut butter cups, but made with wholesome ingredients. This quick and easy no bake recipe requires only 4 ingredients. 

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Vegan Milkshake

These Vegan milkshake is so thick, creamy and creamy! This quick and easy 5 minute recipe is the perfect dessert. Use any flavor ice cream for a totally customizable creation! Both kids and adults love this recipe!

Gluten Free Lemon Bars

These gluten free lemon bars are fresh, sweet, and so delicious! This recipe features a buttery shortbread crust and creamy lemon filling. The flavors are the perfect balance between tart and sweet.

4 Ingredient Cookies

These 4 ingredient cookies are super easy and shockingly delicious! They take less than 20 minutes from start to finish. This one mixing bowl recipe is great for any time of the day. In addition, these cookies are healthy and great for both kids and adults.

Vegan Pineapple Upside Down Cake

This Vegan pineapple upside down cake is sweet, moist and incredibly delicious! It may look fancy and decadent, but this cake is easy to make. These step by step directions will help you make the most rich, soft and fluffy pineapple upside down cake!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are some desserts that don’t taste gluten free?

All of these desserts have been recipe tested and taste tested by people who aren’t even gluten free! They all taste like normal, classic desserts.

What does it mean to be gluten free?

Eating gluten free means avoiding gluten. Gluten is the protein found in wheat. Thus, wheat flour is not allowed.

Can you bake with gluten free flour?

Yes! Gluten free flour is great for baking. Check out this post about Gluten Free Flour.

What is the secret to gluten free baking?

Use a high quality gluten free flour for the best baking results.

What is the best gluten free flour for baking?

I almost always use King Arthur Flour or Bob’s Red Mill gluten free flour for baking. Those two brands yield the best results.

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With these delicious gluten free dessert recipes, you can satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing taste or texture. In addition, a little planning ahead goes a long way in gluten free baking. Be sure to check labels carefully and use high-quality gluten free flours for the best results.

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