16 Yummy Gluten Free Dairy Free Cookies

These 16 easy gluten free and dairy free cookies are made healthy! Enjoy a mix of chocolate chip, lemon, almond flour, oatmeal, double chocolate, cookie dough and more! 

stacks of jam thumbprint cookies and a glass of milkphoto by Nutrition Stripped

Let’s Bake Gluten Free & Dairy Free Cookies!


We are officially into a new season and what a better way to drown your summer-is-over-sorrows than with a whole bunch of tasty, gluten free, dairy free cookies? Ha, I’m sure I’m not the only one who is sad that summer is over, and those of you who are all happy because fall is your favourite season with it’s sweater weather, yellow leaves and pumpkin spice lattes… all the power to you, my friends! 

Cookies are always a good idea no matter the season, but with holiday season/Christmas on the horizon, I thought it would be a good idea to inspire you with 16 incredible healthy gluten free and dairy free cookies from the NITK archives and the blogosphere. Whether you are a chocolate chip cookie fan, or of the oatmeal raisin crowd, or if you enjoy something little more unique like lemon, birthday cake, or thumbprint, there’s a cookie recipe here for everyone! 


The Gluten Free Dairy Free Cookies List: 


tray of chocolate chip cookies

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies from Dolly & Oatmeal

There’s nothing like the mix of peanut butter and chocolate chips and this recipe brings the two together in a perfectly healthy way without sacrificing any of the flavour. 




bowl of almond cookies

Vegan Gluten-free Maple Almond Cookies from The Simple Green

This unique cookie recipe combines the delicious flavour of maple with almond flour and crushed almonds for a tasty and light delight. 




dipping ginger molasses cookie into a glass of milk

Healthier Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies from NITK

This delicious cookie recipe from the blog is a gluten free take on the classic holiday favourite, chewy, gingery, and wonderfully sweet. 




yellow lemon cookies with lemon slices

Vegan Lemon Cake Cookies from The Mindful Hapa

Lemony and delicious with a perfect icing drizzle, these cake-like cookies from The Mindful Hapa are fresh, flavourful, and easy to whip up.




vanilla cookies with colourful sprinkles

Giant Vegan Birthday Cake Cookies from Peanut Butter Plus Chocolate

Add a little sprinkle and a lot of yum to your day with these vegan birthday cake cookies that are diary free and vegan with a gluten free option. 




marble tray of peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

100-Calorie Peanut Butter Cookies from NITK

With just a small handful of ingredients you’ll have these delicious peanut butter cookies to enjoy for days and enjoy a couple at a time too! 




stacked cookie dough Oreos

Cookie Dough Oreos from Natalie Jo 

You only have to glance at the photo to know these are cookies you are definitely going to want to make. Healthy vegan cookie dough sandwiched between two healthy chocolaty cookies. Yes please!




chocolate protein cookies

Healthy Chocolate Protein Cookies from NITK

Pack in the protein with these super nutritious cookies that can be enjoyed for breakfast or a filling snack any day of the week. 




stacks of healthy tagalong cookies

Gluten Free Tagalong Cookies from Against All Grain

Forget the refined sugars and refined flours that you’ll find in the original tagalongs and give these gluten free dairy free cookies a try instead! 




bowl with oatmeal raisin cookies and toasted coconut

Leftover Oatmeal Chocolate Chips Cookies from Tuulia

Use up your leftover cooked oatmeal to make these delicious and super healthy chocolate chip cookies that are filling and naturally sweet. 




double chocolate cookies on cooling tray

Healthy Double Chocolate Cookies from NITK

With a puffy cake-like texture these double chocolate chip cookies are semi-sweet and packed with chocolaty goodness. 




tray of banana chocolate chip cookies

Fluffy 1-Bowl Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies from Minimalist Baker

Fluffy, puffy, banana-y goodness right here in these simple 1-bowl chocolate chip cookies that are both gluten free and dairy free. 




stacks of jam thumbprint cookies and a glass of milk

Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies from Nutrition Stripped

These pretty thumbprint cookies made with whole food ingredients would be great as a holiday/Christmas baking gift, or a yummy cookie to enjoy at a summertime picnic. Versatile and delicious!




rows of dark chocolate pecan cookies

Double Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies from NITK

Dark chocolate, chewy dates, and crunchy pecans are the stars in these delicious gluten free cookies from the blog archives. 




stack of Nutella sandwich cookies

Grain Free Nutella Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies from Choosing Chia

Whip up a delicious homemade vegan Nutella and make these incredibly stuffed cookies that will definitely taste indulgent but are actually healthy! 




rows of hazelnut chocolate chip cookies

Hazelnut Chocolate-Chunk Cookies from NITK

Hazelnut flour adds a delicious nutty taste to these chocolate chunk cookies and leaves them gluten and grain free (and dairy free too!). Chocolate chip cookies…elevated. 



I don’t know about you but going through this list I’ve almost forgotten that cold weather is upon us. Almost. How amazing are these cookies though? All kinds of flavours and varieties, all gluten free, dairy free, and all very, very yummy. Which cookie recipe do you plan to try first? Tell me about it in the comments and be sure to pin the photo below to share this tasty roundup for later! 

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Happy baking and have a great day!

Author: Christal Sczebel

Christal is the creator of Nutrition in the Kitch. She's a Certified Nutritional Consultant, twice published author, gluten and dairy free recipe developer, food photographer, speaker, wife, and mama. Christal loves good food, all things wellness, and loves to travel. Her wellness philosophy is centred around balance and sustainable health, life's way too short for boring diets and restriction!

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