Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes

Cake, cookies, and more sweet treats without the wheat. Happy gluten-free baking!

Staff Picks

Amazing Gluten-Free Layer Bars

Rating: 4.14 stars
A gluten-free adaptation of the traditional Seven Layer Bar recipe. All ingredients are available in ordinary supermarkets. Be sure to check the packaging on your ingredients to make sure they are indeed gluten-free.

Homemade Yummy Fudge

Rating: 4.24 stars
Delicious fudge! Homemade!

Coconut Macaroons I

Rating: 3.5 stars
You will need a pastry bag with a large star tip to form these cookies.

Flourless Chocolate Cake I

Rating: 4.65 stars
A dense chocolate cake for those of us who can't tolerate wheat or gluten.

Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Rating: 4.4 stars
This is a meringue cookie with a double chocolate taste. Store these in an air tight container.

Perfect Flourless Orange Cake

Rating: 4.37 stars
A beautiful moist light cake with complex and full flavors of oranges and orange peel. Super easy to make, and people love it! Serve in wedges with a mound of whipped cream or ice cream.

Lemon Souffle

Rating: 3.71 stars
An easy recipe for quick lemon souffles that never fails. Lemon curd is topped with a lemony souffle and baked into a light dessert.

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 4.51 stars
This recipe is gluten-free and delicious! Pecans are great in these, but feel free to use peanuts or any other nut you choose.

Inspiration and Ideas

Meringue Crusts
Rating: Unrated
"My mom used to call these 'meringue shells' and filled them just before serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream topped with sweetened fresh raspberries." – Bill
Almond Flour Brownies
Rating: Unrated
"Hallelujah! Finally a wonderful gluten-free one-bowl brownie! Not too sweet, not too bitter—a perfect brownie. Adding nuts made these even better." – Buckwheat Queen