Celebrate National Cookie Day (or any day ending in -y, for that matter) with these 14 Must-Have Gluten-Free Cookies!

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The Best Monster Cookies

These soft and chewy peanut butter-oatmeal cookie studded with chocolate chips and candy-coated chocolate pieces are gluten-free, made all in one bowl and truly the best!

Gluten-Free | Dairy-Free | Nut-Free Option

Monster cookies with multi-colored candy chocolate pieces scattered on gray surface Photo Credit: Plays Well with Butter 

Paleo Soft Batch Molasses Cookies

These Paleo Soft-Batch Ginger Molasses Cookies are sweetened ever so lightly with coconut sugar and molasses. They’re the perfect holiday treat and with only 5 grams of sugar per cookie, you could even enjoy them as part of a healthy breakfast.

Grain-Free | Dairy-Free | Nut-Free Option

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

These nut-free, gluten-free cookies are as equally suited for breakfast as they are for a healthy after-school treat.

Gluten-Free | Vegan | Nut-Free

Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Oat Cookies

Enjoying cookies for breakfast seems a bit decadent, but don’t worry. These gluten-free Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Oat Cookies are both healthy & decadent and perfect for grab-and-go.

Gluten-Free | Nut-Free | Egg-Free Option

Hand reaching out to grab one oatmeal breakfast cookie off a stack of them on a cooling rack.Photo credit: The Real Food Dietitians

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blossoms 

We brought back an old-school holiday favorite with these Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blossoms (and made them egg-free, too)! Try to resist the urge to nibble the cookie around the edges before popping the chocolate candy kiss into your mouth…we bet you can’t do it!

Gluten-Free | Egg-Free

Better yet, dunk them into a cold glass of Organic Valley Ultra Milk and take a delicious tri rip down memory lane.

Several peanut butter cookies with chocolate kisses on dark surface with glasses and cartons of milk in backgroundPhoto credit: The Real Food Dietitians

Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

These gluten-free, egg-free Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies are made with a secret ingrdient…butternut squash! But they’re so good no one will ever know.

Gluten-Free | Egg-Free | Vegan

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s our healthier take on Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. Made without flour, less sugar, dark chocolate chips, and natural peanut butter they’re every bit as crave-worthy as the less healthy version.

Gluten-Free | Dairy-Free

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

If you prefer the cookie dough over the baked cookies then these no-bake, chocolatey, nutty cookie dough bites are going to be your new favorite treat. Paleo & vegan-friendly and dipped in dark chocolate to make them even more incredible.

Grain-Free | Vegan | Egg-Free

white dish filled with chocolate covered cookie dough bites with more laying on a dark surface in the backgroundPhoto credit: The Real Food Dietitians

Paleo Almond Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

When you’re craving a little somethin’ sweet, but avoiding grains, dairy, and refined sweeteners these Paleo Almond Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies hit the spot. You can even make them egg-free and replace the almond butter with seed butter for an allergy-friendly, school-safe treat.

Grain-Free | Vegan | Dairy-Free

Paleo Lemon Poppyseed Cookies

These soft & scrumptious Paleo Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies have a pop of tartness that will keep you coming back for more and are a delightful treat when you’re craving a little something sweet.

Grain-Free | Dairy-Free | Nut-Free

Stack of lemon poppyseed cookies on wooden cutting board, surrounded by lemon garnish and white flowers in the backgroundPhoto credit: The Real Food Dietitians

Grain-Free Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

When ginger snap meets molasses cookie you get these grain-free, egg-free Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies that literally melt in your mouth.

Paleo | Vegan | Egg-Free

Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

When it comes to cookies, sometimes you just need to go big or go home – and that’s exactly what we’ve done with these Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting.

Gluten-Free | Nut-Free | Egg-Free Option

Small square white plate with freshly frosted pumpkin cookies on weathered white board with a cup of pumpkin puree and knife with extra frosting on itPhoto credit: The Real Food Dietitians

Gluten-Free Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Tender, crisp, melt-in-your-mouth, buttery and just the right amount of lemon…That’s exactly how we’d describe these Gluten-free Lemon Shortbread Cookies.

Gluten-Free | Egg-Free | Nut-Free

Gluten-Free Russian Tea Cakes

Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth Gluten-Free Russian Tea Cakes deserve to be enjoyed with your next cup of coffee or tea! They’re also great for holiday cookie trays or cookie exchanges.

Gluten-Free | Egg-Free

Try them served with coffee and a splash of frothed Organic Valley Ultra Milk for a special treat.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed the 14 Must-Have Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes. There’s something for everyone here. If you make a recipe please tag us @therealfoodrds on social media so we can see what you’re making.

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