Halloween is fast approaching, and it’s time to start planning what Halloween recipes you’ll be making for the party you’re planning. If you or your guests have food allergies or dietary restrictions, it can be challenging to find fun treats that everyone can enjoy.
Luckily, there are plenty of gluten-free Halloween dessert recipes out there that are perfect for the occasion. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best gluten-free Halloween treats that you probably haven’t made yet.
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Gluten-free, Chocolate Chip Cookie
Food Blogger: Chocolate for Basil
Why we chose it: These gluten-free, chocolate chip cookies are the perfect addition to any Halloween party. The melted chocolate chips add a rich and decadent flavor to the cookies, while the rice flour provide a gluten-free alternative to traditional wheat flour.
These cookies are easy to make and are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your dietary needs.
Crave-worthy ingredient: Chocolate chips. It’s giving halloween fun, nostaligia and a touch of indulgence to these gluten-free chocolate chip cookies.
Pumpkin Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies
Food Blogger: Make it Dairy Free
Why we chose it: Outside of the Pumpkin sugar cookies that scream, Happy Halloween, this recipe will quickly become your favorite gluten-free sugar cookies to make during the Halloween season.
Crave-worthy ingredient: Pumpkin all the way. Sorry to the sugar cookie snobs but it’s all about pumpkin. Easily adapated for those with gluten sensitivities, or autoimmunine disease (celiac disease), swap out regular flour for Cup 4 Cup flour and there you’ll have the a great gluten free dessert.
Baked Caramel Apples
Food Blogger: Orchids + Sweet Tea
Why we chose it: These baked caramel apples are the perfect addition to any dessert table, and they are sure to be a hit with everyone. They are a festive treat that is perfect for fall and can be enjoyed all year round,
One of the key ingredients in this recipe is vanilla extract, which adds a warm and comforting flavor to the caramel sauce.
Crave-worthy ingredient: All of the above. This gluten-free dessert is a perfect addition to any fall dessert table, from the apples to the caramel. Baked caramel apples are a fun and festive treat that everyone will love. This recipe is perfect for those looking to indulge in something sweet while maintaining a gluten-free eating lifestyle.
Food Blogger: Plant Based RD
Why we chose it: We loved how this food blogger broke down each key ingredient, emphasizing how each is needed in the recipe. One of the key ingredients in this recipe is pumpkin, which adds a deliciously rich and creamy texture to the cheesecake.
This gluten-free pumpkin cheesecake is a must-try for anyone who loves sweet treats and has gluten sensitivity
Crave-worthy ingredient: Combining the pumpkin and the cream cheese creates a decadent and indulgent dessert that is perfect for any occasion. This recipe is not only gluten-free but also plant-based, providing a healthier and more nutritious option than conventional cheesecake recipes.
White Chocolate Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies
Food Blogger: The Hungry Hutch
Why we chose it: We wanted cookies that didn’t necessarily list gummy worms, candy corn, or halloween candy as one of the ingredients. Don’t get us wrong, we love a candy around here, but we were aiming for a bit of balance when choosing these gluten-free recipes.
Crave-worthy ingredient: The oatmeal and white chocolate chips. We snuck this up you intentionally because it’s a great way to add some texture and heartiness to these white chocolate pumpkin oatmeal cookies. These cookies are not only delicious, but can you just imagine having so much fun baking cookies with your loved ones on Halloween night?
Food Blogger: Sarah Bakes G Free
Why we chose it: These little ghosts in the form of cupcakes are a great way to get a party started. Reading the steps, you could easily swap out the buttercream icing for cream cheese frosting if it suits you
These ghost cupcakes are the perfect festive treats for Halloween, and the frosting makes them truly irresistible. The recipe calls for a creamy and fluffy frosting piped onto the cupcakes using a piping bag, giving them a professional and polished look.
And let’s remember the candy eyes, which add a spooky and playful touch to these ghostly cupcakes.
Spooky Faces Monster Cookies
Food Blogger: A Clean Bake
Why we chose it: It was one of the few recipes on the list whose ingredients featured coconut oil, and we love coconut oil around these parts of the interwebs. You can also personalize these spooky faces monster cookies by adding your twist to them, like M&M’s, chocolates, or Halloween candy, to make the cookies pop for the evening festivities.
These additions will add some color and texture to the cookies and enhance their festive appeal. You can also experiment with different shapes and sizes of the cookies to make them even more unique and creative.
Crave-worthy ingredient: Oatmeal. These spooky faces monster cookies are the perfect festive treats for Halloween, and the oatmeal makes them truly irresistible. The recipe calls for a delicious gluten-free flour blend that includes oat flour, which adds heartiness and nuttiness to the cookies.
And we must remember the honorable mention ingredient, coconut oil, which provides a subtle and sweet flavor that complements the oatmeal perfectly.