CHRISTMAS COOKIES. To tell you the truth, I never really gravitated towards cookies in years past. Cookies just don’t excite me as much as a fudgy, chewy brownie, a seeeeeriously dark piece of chocolate cake, or some fresh chocolate-dipped fruit.
Until this year.
This year, I’ve gone completely #cookiecrazy. It has been a freakin’ winter wonderland here in the apartment for monhts. Mark and I have pretty much been swimming in Christmas cookies since I wrote my eCookbook a couple of months ago. Not that I’m complaining. It’s been a delicious situation, but a situation nonetheless.
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So naturally, I’ve been fan-girling over all of the insanely incredible cookie recipes floating around the interwebs this year. From gingerbread, to snickerdoodles, to peppermint, to peanut butter…it’s kind of amazing just how many flavor combinations make up this yummy time of year! So I’ve rounded up 18 of my favorite gluten free vegan Christmas cookie recipes for your viewing (and drooling) pleasure here today! I hope you find some fun cookie inspiration for your happy, somewhat healthy, holiday celebrations!
18 Cravable Gluten Free Vegan Christmas Cookies
healthy gluten free vegan snickerdoodles for those who are fans of seriously soft & chewy cookies
whole food no-bake cookies for those who believe chocolate + peanut butter is perfect for every season
peanut butter coconut macaroons for those who like peanut butter in slightly unconventional ways
healthy oatmeal raisin cookies for those who are fans of the classics
soft & chewy paleo gingerbread cookies for those who believe that it just isn’t Christmas without gingerbread
no-bake peppermint chocolate bites for those who think the same about peppermint
apple pie oatmeal cookies for those who just can’t seem to choose between pie and cookies
fudge-dipped almond cookies for those who are nuts about nuts in their cookies
hemp heart superfood cookies for those who want delicious health benefits in their cookies
soft & chewy ginger cookies for those who are always craving that warm spiciness this time of year
cranberry white chocolate gingerbread bars for those who prefer the geometric superiority of squares over circles
healthy gluten free peanut butter cookies for those who were scarred by rock-hard PB cookies in the past and crave a soft & pillowy alternative
almond joy macaroons for those who want to please everyone with a simple no-bake treat
oats & pumpkin breakfast cookies for those who want cookies at all times of the day
grain-free pomegranate and dark chocolate chunk biscotti for those who want to give an Italian flair to their cookie extravaganza
raw coconut ginger amaretto bites for those who like a boozy bite in their cookies
peppermint sugar cookie balls for those who want to try a classic sugar cookie in a new & exciting way
healthy peanut butter no-bake cookies for those who want rich, peanut buttery perfection in less than 5 minutes
Which are your favorite cookies to make during the holidays? And be sure to check out my 5 simple tips for keeping healthy over the holidays to help balance out the inevitable cookie consumption this Christmas!
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