10 Choice Treats to Savor on National Cookie Day

Last week was National Cake Day and today it’s National Cookie Day— there’s always a reason to celebrate and indulge! As you gear up for the holidays, cookies are probably already on your mind, so December 4 is an ideal time to test drive your holiday sweets. We’ve rounded up 10 toothsome cookie recipes that are crowd favorites and can be shared with friends, given as a gift, dipped in milk— you name it.

Before you get started, check out our 7 Tips for Baking Gluten-Free Cookies for a refresher on the basics of assembling your ingredients and baking a divine delicacy. You can also check out our roundup of superb gluten-free baking products. Then, all there’s left to do is try to decide which cookies you’ll try! In this list, you’ll find White Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies, Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies and a keto cookie recipe.

If you need even more recipe inspiration after this batch, head to our Gluten-free Dessert Recipes page for tons of options to sate your sweet tooth.


1. Grain-Free Rolled “Sugar” Cookies

These sensational Grain-Free Rolled “Sugar” Cookies are a perfect treat for anyone craving something sweet. They can be topped with the accompanying Royal Icing for an unbeatable dessert. Have fun with decorating the cookies to fit any occasion! Cookie Monster approved.


2. Savory Butter Shortbread Freezer Cookies

It’s easy to prepare these simple yet scrumptious shortbread cookies ahead of time for a party or to have on hand for when guests drop in. The dough can be frozen for up to three weeks. They make a lovely teatime snack. Savor the flavor.Plate of Shortbread Freezer Cookies



3. Keto Cookie

If you’re on a keto diet but still want to celebrate National Cookie Day, these are the ones for you. A blender is used for the entire process to keep preparing them super simple. They are savory, sweet and crispy. Diet away.


4. Four-Ingredient Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

These quick gluten-free peanut butter cookies require only four ingredients and are so easy to make that you can stir the dough together while the oven preheats. If you’re not in the mood to shop for ingredients or spend a lot of time in the kitchen, this cookie is calling your name. Four? Score!



5. Chocolate Snowflake Cookies

Impress and delight your friends, family and co-workers with these festive gluten-free Chocolate Snowflake Cookies. They look lovely on a plate and are certain to satisfy the chocoholic in your life. Snow way.

6. Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

For snack time or dessert, sate your sweet tooth with Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies, which are gluten, dairy, soy and refined sugar free. They are packed with flavor and spicy sweetness! Stay on gourd.


7. Sunbutter Cookies

Nut allergy? No problem. This recipe uses Sunbutter is a great alternative to the classic peanut butter cookie. Adults and kids love these cookies and they are delicious as ice cream sandwiches with vanilla ice cream. Sun for all.Gluten-free, nut-free Sunbutter cookies



8. Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookie Dough Cupcakes

If you’re more of a cupcake lover, incorporate a cookie twist into your baked good of choice. These cupcakes have a chocolate chip cookie inside them, so you get the best of both worlds! Rock out the dough.


9. Gluten-Free Thumbprint Cookies

These gluten-free thumbprint cookies, a holiday staple for many, are also vegan, dairy free and soy free, making them perfect for a family with more than one dietary restriction. Allergens away.Gluten-free thumbprint cookies



10. White Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies

These festive gluten-free white chocolate chip peppermint cookies are dairy, nut and soy free, but chock-full of the good stuff. Stripy sweet.Gluten-free peppermint white chocolate cookies

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