Easy Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes

No gluten? No problem. These easy gluten-free dessert recipes will satisfy any sweet tooth!

Eliminating gluten from a recipe doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Whether you’re gluten-free yourself or hosting a party with gluten-averse friends or family, there’s an easy gluten-free dessert for you!

easy gluten-free dessert

From tarts, donuts and cheesecake to chocolate cake, cookies and candy, nearly any dessert can be made without gluten. Here are some of the most creative, but easy gluten-free dessert recipes.


Easy Gluten-Free Desserts


1. Chocolate Date Caramel Walnut Tart by Gourmande in the Kitchen – This tart includes an almond sea salt crust with a date and walnut filling and is topped with silky raw chocolate ganache – yum!

2. Pumpkin Spice Donuts by Eat Chic Chicago – One of my favorite indulgences – donuts! Grain-free with a pumpkin spice flavor – what could be better?

3. Homemade Nutella by Eat Chic Chicago – Hazelnuts and almond milk and vanilla oh my! Spread this chocolaty spread on anything and everything.

4. Reese’s Cheesecake with Fauxero Crust by Eating Clean with a Dirty Mind – This cheesecake starts with a pecan coconut crust, continues with a cashew, almond butter, and zucchini filling and is topped with a delicious ooey, gooey chocolate sauce. You won’t even miss the peanuts!

5. Strawberry Mousse by A Girl Worth Saving – This frozen dessert uses bananas and avocado for creaminess and dehydrated strawberries and maple syrup for sweetness.

6. Chocolate Quinoa Cake by Making Thyme for Health – Who would have ever thought to put quinoa in a cake? Top it off with decadent coconut milk chocolate frosting – yes please!

easy gluten-free dessert

7. Lemon Cream Danish by The Spunky Coconut – A flaky almond and coconut flour crust with sweet lemon filling – you won’t want to miss these dairy-free danishes.

8. Watchamacallit Copycat Bars by Healthy Aperture – Made with dates and dried apricots, these hearty bars are a healthy substitute to the original candy bar.

9. Cranberry Lemon Loaf by Against All Grain – This almond flour cranberry loaf of grain-free bread is topped with a tart lemon glaze that will make you pucker!

10. Raw Chocolate Walnut Fudge by Oh She Glows – A lovely combination of almond butter, maple syrup and cocoa powder, this fudge is topped with a hint of sea salt and frozen until ready to enjoy.

11. Avocado Chocolate Cookies by Smoothie Lover – These cookies are packed with healthy fat from, you guessed it, avocados! Not to mention all the other chocolaty goodness that comes with them.

12. Chia Jam Chocolates by Paleo Parents – These tasty little chocolates combine dark chocolate, coconut oil, raspberry jam and chia seeds! Package them into a festive tin and you’ll have the perfect gift for anyone this holiday!


More Easy Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes


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  1. Thanks so much for including my recipe in this amazing roundup! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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