29 Best Thanksgiving Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes


Many people think that gluten-free desserts and fare should be avoided at Thanksgiving, but these 29 Best Thanksgiving Gluten-free Dessert Recipes will show you why this idea is completely wrong. 

If you have been tasked with preparing a gluten-free dessert for the holiday table, you have a lot of options at your disposal! In this blog post, we’ve compiled a round-up of some of the best gluten-free Thanksgiving dessert recipes. By choosing from one or more of these recipes, you can prepare a homemade, seasonally relevant dish that will please even the most gluten-free diners at your table.

Did you know that seasonal favorites are perfect when made gluten-free? From pumpkin pie to pecan pie, with these easy recipes, you can indulge in your favorite holiday treats. Thanksgiving Gluten free Dessert. 

Here are 29 delicious desserts you don’t have to miss out on. There are full-flavored indulgences like pumpkin pie or even better Apple Chocolate Cake this year! 

When it comes to easy recipes, Vegan No-bake Peanut Butter Pie is at the top of our list; it can be made easily in your own kitchen with a few common items from the grocery store.

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Blackberry, Apple & Gingerbread Gluten-free Crumble

29. Blackberry, Apple & Gingerbread Gluten-free Crumble

Crumble weather is here! Its full of comforting, warming foods that you get the excuse to make. If you love classic apple and blackberry crumble, with a gingerbread and almond twist, you’re bound to fall for this crumble. It ticks all the comforting and warming boxes, plus it’s so easy to make. Minimal prep time and a fast baking time mean that this is the perfect last-minute dessert.

Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie (Allergy-Free)

28. Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie (Allergy-Free)

This gluten-free vegan pumpkin pie recipe is delicious! This allergy-free, healthy, and easy from-scratch recipe is delectable! A slice of this classic homemade pie is just what you need for a Thanksgiving or holiday dessert that will wow everyone!

Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake (baked)

27. Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake (baked)

This vegan pumpkin cheesecake recipe is sure to please with a gingerbread crust, creamy pumpkin filling, and maple pecan pie topping. It’s easy to make and indulgent enough for those special occasions, but can easily be adapted to be gluten free, refined sugar-free, soy-free and nut-free so everyone can enjoy this vegan pumpkin dessert.

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Bread with Coconut Flour

26. Pumpkin Bread with Coconut Flour

Give this gluten-free, dairy-free pumpkin bread a try. The recipe calls for coconut flour, so it’s grain-free and refined sugar-free. This easy paleo diet-friendly bread is moist and delicious. Enjoy as a snack or dessert or with your morning coffee.

Thanksgiving Gluten Free Key Lime Pie

25. Gluten Free Key Lime Pie

This gluten-free key lime pie is a very popular desserts. It’s super easy to make, uses only a few ingredients and is a huge hit! You can’t go wrong with this tasty dessert which features a gluten-free graham cracker crust and a tangy and decadent key lime filling. Don’t forget to add a dollop of homemade whipped cream topping. Your guests will have no idea this simple dessert is gluten-free!

Thanksgiving 5 Ingredient Almond Flour Cookies (Vegan and Gluten free!)

24. 5 Ingredient Almond Flour Cookies (Vegan and Gluten free!)

These are not your average buttery chocolate chip cookies. If you’re looking for a crispier, bendier, chewier cookie, try these! They’re made with almond flour and are perfect for snacking. It only takes 30 minutes to make them! Let’s get a little bit into almond flour and cookies.

Thanksgiving Arroz con Leche Recipe (Mexican Rice Pudding)

23. Arroz con Leche Recipe (Mexican Rice Pudding)

Arroz con Leche is a Mexican dessert made from simple ingredients including rice, milk, cinnamon, and sugar. It can be served hot or cold and is guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Thanksgiving Easy Raspberry Gluten Free Pecan Pie Recipe

22. Easy Raspberry Gluten Free Pecan Pie Recipe

This easy raspberry gluten-free pecan pie recipe is a unique take on the traditional pecan pie, with no corn syrup and made with brown sugar and pure maple syrup. It’s topped with fresh raspberries, giving it a beautiful finish that’s perfect for any special occasion.

Thanksgiving Crustless Pecan Pie without Corn Syrup (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

21. Crustless Pecan Pie without Corn Syrup (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

This easy Crustless Pecan Pie is made without corn syrup, is gluten-free, and vegan! This healthier version of the classic holiday dessert has all the flavors you know and love with sugar-free and keto options! A sweet and nutty Southern treat perfect for the Thanksgiving or Christmas season!

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Mousse Recipe – Low Carb, Sugar Free

20. Pumpkin Mousse Recipe – Low Carb, Sugar Free

A quick and easy low-carb pumpkin mousse. Serve the mousse alone or add it to a pie crust for a delicious no-bake pumpkin pie.

Thanksgiving Gluten free Banoffee Pie

19. Gluten free Banoffee Pie

Banoffee pie is a popular dessert in the United Kingdom. A fun play on words that combines “banana” and “toffee”, this gluten-free banoffee pie recipe uses a gluten-free digestive biscuit base topped with a layer of silky caramel sauce, sliced bananas, fresh whipped cream and grated chocolate.

Thanksgiving Gluten Free Gingerbread Cupcakes

18. Gluten Free Gingerbread Cupcakes

This gluten-free gingerbread cupcake recipe will help you spread some Christmas cheer. Packed with festive winter spices and topped with vanilla and cinnamon buttercream, these sweet treats will fill you with Christmas cupcake happiness.

Thanksgiving Maple Creme Brulee with Salted Pecans

17. Maple Creme Brulee with Salted Pecans

French creme brulee is a rich and creamy dessert that seems complicated to make, but it’s actually easy. This latest version has been updated for Fall with a maple creme brulee recipe topped with sweet and salty pecans. The perfect gluten-free dessert recipe!

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Truffles

16. Pumpkin Truffles

Pumpkin Truffles are a wonderful fall dessert. The creamy pumpkin puree centers pair perfectly with the outer white chocolate coating. Grab a truffle for a quick treat, or fill a tiny bowl and sit down to relax! These truffles are gluten-free, keto, sugar-free, and THM-friendly.

Thanksgiving Vegan Pumpkin Brownies (Gluten-Free)

15. Vegan Pumpkin Brownies (Gluten-Free)

These vegan pumpkin brownies taste just like pumpkin pie crossed with chocolate brownies. If you’re craving fall flavors, this treat is perfect! They’d also make a great addition to a vegan Thanksgiving or Halloween party sweet table. They’re equal parts chocolaty and pumpkin spicy and they also happen to be grain-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free.

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Ice Cream (No Eggs)

14. Pumpkin Ice Cream (No Eggs)

Pumpkin spice ice cream is a delightful Fall treat infused with warm spices and pumpkin flavor. It’s a perfect Thanksgiving dessert and a Halloween treat for kids! Check out this easy, no-cook and no-egg recipe for pumpkin spice ice cream that you can make at home in an ice cream maker.

Thanksgiving Gluten-Free Vegan Apple Pie Bars

13. Gluten-Free Vegan Apple Pie Bars

These Gluten-Free Vegan Apple Pie Bars are an excellent alternative to Apple Pie. They’re great for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and the perfect dessert: a “buttery” base with tender, warmly spiced apples in a caramel-flavored sauce and a nutty crumble topping.

Thanksgiving Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

12. Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread that’s also dairy-free. Honestly, you’d never know it’s missing the dairy and gluten. This one-bowl quick bread is an absolute favorite to make.

Thanksgiving Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie

11. Gluten-Free Key Lime Pie

This is an easy gluten-free recipe for a key lime pie. It is made with a graham cracker crust, and filled with tart, slightly sweet key lime pie filling. Served refreshingly cold, topped with whipped cream.

Thanksgiving Gluten Free Carrot Cupcakes (Dairy Free, Vegan)

10. Gluten Free Carrot Cupcakes (Dairy Free, Vegan)

Looking for a dairy-free, vegan, and gluten-free carrot cake recipe? These carrot cupcakes are the perfect spring dessert—deliciously light and fluffy with a delicate coconut cream frosting.

Thanksgiving Gluten Free Peach Cobbler

9. Gluten Free Peach Cobbler

Almond flour makes the perfect partner for fresh peaches in this delicious gluten-free cobbler. It’s an easy dessert that everyone will love.

Thanksgiving Chewy Vegan Applesauce Chocolate Chips Oatmeal Cookies

8. Chewy Vegan Applesauce Chocolate Chips Oatmeal Cookies

These vegan chocolate chips oatmeal applesauce cookies are soft and chewy, a great wholesome treat to have around. They are naturally gluten-free and oil-free too.

Thanksgiving Apple Cider Cupcakes (gluten free + dairy free)

7. Apple Cider Cupcakes (gluten free + dairy free)

These apple cider cupcakes are so delicious and perfect for fall! Crisp apple cider packs these sweet cupcakes full of flavor! The maple and cream cheese buttercream frosting and cinnamon then combine to top these cupcakes and take them next level. These are so good! Plus, they are gluten free and dairy free.

Thanksgiving Apple Chocolate Cake

6. Apple Chocolate Cake

This fall-inspired Apple Chocolate Cake recipe is loaded with chunks of tender apple and spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. A generous coating of melted dark chocolate gets swirled on top for a decadent treat. This recipe is Paleo, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Thanksgiving Gluten Free Carrot Cake

5. Gluten Free Carrot Cake

Here’s a delicious gluten free carrot cake recipe with classic cream cheese frosting! Soft and moist crumb, with just a hint of sweet cinnamon and ginger, walnuts for crunch, and fluffy slightly tangy cream cheese frosting. Basically, everything you want in a carrot cake!

Thanksgiving Keto Pumpkin Bars

4. Keto Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkins are back! Can you believe it? It’s time to make these incredible Keto Pumpkin Bars with Crumb Topping. They are one of the most delicious treats you’ll ever taste and are filled with lots of pumpkin and fall flavors. This low carb pumpkin bars recipe is also grain-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, Trim Healthy Mama friendly, and has a dairy-free option!

Thanksgiving Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

3. Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

This delicious Gluten-Free Carrot Cake recipe will become a go-to when you need a cake quickly. This is a simple, one-layer cake, perfect for many occasions. Grated carrots are, of course, the star ingredient. As well as providing beautiful color and natural sweetness, they make this cake deliciously moist and tender.

Vegan Pecan Pie

2. Vegan Pecan Pie

This Vegan Pecan Pie is a healthy, classic and comforting pie, and one of the easiest to prepare. It’s loaded with nuts and not overly sweet. Made with a buttery 4-ingredient crust and a gooey filling, you won’t tell it’s made without eggs, no corn syrup and just a bunch of staple ingredients. This pie is egg-fee, gluten free, dairy free, oil free, and vegan.

Vegan No-bake Peanut Butter Pie

1. Vegan No-bake Peanut Butter Pie

This vegan peanut butter pie made with coconut milk doesn’t use tofu or vegan cream cheese. It’s a healthy vegan peanut butter mousse pie with a creamy chia seed peanut butter filling and crunchy no-bake chocolate almond crust.

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