22 Easy Gluten Free Christmas Desserts For a Crowd

Indulge in a festive assortment of Gluten Free Christmas Desserts—cookies, cakes, fudge squares, rum balls, and more—and invite your guests toward the sweet delights of the table.

Stacked 4 ingredient chocolate fudge squares on a plate

The holiday season is about togetherness, laughter, and eagerly awaited sweet treats. While decorating your festive table and preparing your Christmas feast, thinking about gluten free desserts can be the last thing on your mind. This year, why not create effortless gluten-free Christmas sweets that will satisfy the entire crowd? By planning ahead, you’ll spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the festivities. So grab a glass of eggnog and your favorite festive dessert and enjoy your time alongside your loved ones.

22 Easy Gluten Free Christmas Desserts For a Crowd

chocolate brownie cake on a cake platter

Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie Cake

Extra fudgy topped with a chocolate glaze spiked with Kahlua, this dessert is rich and indulgent and perfect for a crowd.

coconut pineapple cake, gluten free dairy free dessertGluten-Free Coconut Pineapple Cake (Dairy-Free)

The two layer dairy-free cake is soft, moist, filled with pineapples and flavoured with coconut. But, it is the special coconut vanilla glaze that makes this into an extra special dessert

blackforest cheesecake

Gluten-Free Black Forest Cheesecake

The stunning crowd pleaser gluten free dessert is made with a rich chocolate brownie cake, a layer of creamy vanilla cheesecake, a rich cherry sauce with whole cherries and finished with chocolate curls.

3 linzer Holiday cookies on a dessert plate

Gluten Free Linzer Cookie Recipe

A classic holiday favorite that’s been always included on our holiday dessert platter. Cookies are great crowd pleasers.

rum balls on a plate

Grain-Free Tropical Chocolate Rum Balls

Every holiday platter should include chocolate rum balls. So if you are looking for a bit of sweetness after dinner, these grain-free tropical chocolate rum balls are just what you need for large crowds.

apple pie squares, gluten free

Apple Pie Squares with Almond Butter Caramel – Gluten Free

The apple pie squares are melt in your mouth delicious with the tastiest almond butter caramel topping! This apple dessert recipe is one that you should include on a holiday platter.

a slice of vegan cranberry christmas cake on a plate

Vegan Buckwheat Fresh Cranberry Christmas Cake

This wintery buckwheat cake is warming, filled with dates and pecans, and topped with caramelized cranberries. If anything screams festive, this gluten-free, vegan cake recipe is it!

ricotta lemon snacking cake sliced

Very Best Gluten-Free Ricotta Lemon Loaf

This dessert loaf is moist, extra lemony, and is made with ricotta cheese. As a finishing touch, the loaf is lightly drizzled with fresh lemon icing giving this ricotta lemon dessert a punch of fresh lemon flavor.

slices of lemon coconut bars on a plate, dairy free dessert

No Bake Lemon Coconut Bars – gluten free, vegan

If you don’t feel like baking, please try this dessert recipe. You will be pleasantly surprised. The best part, you can slice it into small cubes and feed a crowd with just enough after dinner sweetness.

chai thumbprint cookies, gluten freee

Gluten-Free Chai Spiced Thumbprint Cookies

A festive cookie not to be missed this holiday season. Easy, make ahead gluten free cookie recipe.

overview of sliced German apple cake

Gluten Free German Apple Cake

This Gluten Free German Apple Cake is made with fresh apples and a hint of cinnamon, in a moist sponge-like cake. A perfect addition to holiday sweets.

tiramisu swiss roll on a cake platter, gluten free

Tiramisu Swiss Roll – Gluten Free

Soft, moist sponge cake and a layer of cream, coffee, cocoa powder, and if you wish, Kahlua rolled into a log. This take-on on tiramisu dessert is a fail-proof gluten-free Swiss roll recipe.

pumpkin pie bars, grain free

Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Bars

Grain-free pumpkin pie bars are lightly sweetened, smooth, perfectly spiced with warming spices and an almond buttery shortbread crust. 

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Swirl Shortbread Cookies

Just in time, make ahead Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies With Chocolate Swirl are a must-have this holiday season. Super easy, chocolate and vanilla flavoured slice’n bake shortbread cookie recipe. 

Stacked 4 ingredient chocolate fudge squares on a plate

Gluten Free 4-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge

What I love about this recipe is that you need only four ingredients, making this a super simple gluten-free dessert recipe. The best part, there is no added sugar. How wonderful is that?

pumpkin carrot cake on a plate

Vegan Gluten Free Carrot Cake

The cake is moist and fluffy, with a deliciously rich buttercream coconut frosting. With the grated carrots, grated pears, raisins, and spices, it’s full of flavour. This plant-based cake is sure to be a hit with everyone, regardless of their dietary preferences!

snickerdoodles, gluten free

Gluten-Free Snickerdoodle Recipe

These cinnamon-flavoured cookies are probably one of the easiest recipes as far as cookies go.

a slice of sacher torte on a dessertt plate with a red rose

Gluten-Free Sacher Torte Recipe

This Gluten-Free Sacher Torte is made up of four chocolate cake layers with dried apricots marinated in amaretto liqueur, fillings of apricot preserves, chocolate sauce and finished with more chocolate – always a crowd pleaser!

fudgy brownie cookies on a plate, gluten-free

Gluten-Free Fudgy Brownie Cookies

Easy baking with just minutes to whip up these INSANELY DELICIOUS fudgy, chocolaty cookies. Each cookie oozes with chocolate and will melt in your mouth. Chocolate lovers always love these brownie cookies.

crescent cookie, grain free

Grain-Free Crescent Cookies

The ultimate holiday delight with our Grain-Free Crescent Cookies—a gluten-free gourmet sweet treat that will elevate your festive dessert platter to new heights.

slices of vanilla custard magic cake

Gluten Free Vanilla Custard Magic Cake

The “magic” in the name comes from the surprising transformation of a single batter into these three distinct layers. Always a crowd pleaser!

cranberry pistachio cookies

Cranberry Pistachio Cookies – Gluten Free

Cranberry Pistachio Cookie combines the tartness of cranberries, the nutty Pistachio flavor, the rich, sweet flavor of maple syrup, and the creaminess of white chocolate chips is the perfect holiday cookie.

“With these gluten-free cakes, cookies, fudge squares, and much more, you’re all set for the holidays with a delicious selection of gluten-free sweet treats for a crowd!”