The perfect allergy-friendly holiday cookies

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA - 2018/11/30: Gingerbread surrounded by other colorful cookies. High angle view of delicious traditional Christmas cookies. They have vibrant colors and are illuminated with natural light. (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA - 2018/11/30: Gingerbread surrounded by other colorful cookies. High angle view of delicious traditional Christmas cookies. They have vibrant colors and are illuminated with natural light. (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) /

Some of the best Christmas memories involve baking sweet treats with your loved ones. If you love to bake around the holidays but have loved ones who experience allergies, you need recipes for allergy-friendly holiday cookies. Get your baking cap on and dive into these recipes for some scrumptious holiday cookies — add to the fun and drink hot chocolate while you bake!

You can make sweet treats this holiday that don’t include common allergens or contaminants. All Partake products are certified gluten-free, non-GMO and vegan and are free of the top 9 allergens — wheat, tree nuts, peanuts, milk, eggs, soy, fish, sesame and shellfish.

The products are made with high-quality, better-for-you ingredients and offer a variety of flavors that those with and without dietary restrictions can enjoy. If you aren’t in the baking spirit or want to provide many cookies for guests, try soft-baked chocolate peppermint cookies by Partake.

Some allergy-friendly cookie recipes

If you have lactose-intolerant family members or they’re allergic to peanuts, you’ll need some recipes that are allergy friendly. Here are some allergy-friendly holiday cookies you can have fun baking this season.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Crips

You’ll love these chocolate chip cookie crisps if you like crispy or crunchy cookies. They’re a vegan alternative to traditional chocolate chip cookies with a similar taste and a crunchier texture. This recipe comes together in under 10 minutes and is nut-free and gluten-free.

You need to chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours before baking, then just slice and pop them in the oven. If you can’t wait for them to satisfy your sweet tooth, consider getting cookies delivered to your door while you wait to bake this recipe. Is there such a thing as too many cookies?

Vegan Candy Cane Kisses

Vegan candy cane kisses are delightful treats that freshen your breath while you snack, so they’re a double whammy. You make this holiday treat with crushed gluten-free or vegan candy canes and vegan white chocolate chips.

You can use coconut oil to richen the flavor of the white chocolate chips and make them melt easier. Freeze the kisses for 10 to fifteen minutes and then wrap them in foil — bonus points for cute little sayings that stick out.

Gluten-Free Cornflake Wreaths

Christmas cornflake wreaths are so easy to make and are such a fun holiday activity. If you can’t find safe cornflakes or don’t have any on hand, opt for Chex rice or corn cereal instead. All you need is oil or margarine, your cereal of choice, marshmallows and green food coloring. If you’ve made Rice Krispie treats, you’re likely familiar with this process.

You can top them off with some red hot candies that are gluten-free and your result is a decorated and delicious mini Christmas wreath. Cooking together strengthens the bonds between you and your family and creates precious holiday memories. No matter what you bake, spending time together matters most during the holiday season. Even if your wreaths come out a little misshapen, the memories make it all worth it.

Gluten-Free Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies
These are the easiest to make and cutest allergy-friendly cookies to gift or devour with your loved ones. It calls for gluten-free baking flour, powdered egg replacer, baking powder, vanilla extract and just a few other ingredients. These sugar cookies are a healthy alternative to traditional holiday treats, but they taste and look just as good.

Decorate them with homemade green icing and some candy sprinkles to make the most adorable edible Christmas tree cookies. These are perfect if you have kids since they’ll have so much fun decorating them. The icing is relatively easy and worth the extra effort — use a dab of corn syrup to make your icing shinier.

Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men
These festive little guys are arguably some of the cutest cookies you can make this Christmas. They don’t include any of the top allergens, making them versatile and lowering your worries about who can consume them. Ease your concerns about any kids in your child’s class with allergies with these cute gingerbread cookies.

Vegan gingerbread men require several ingredients, making them the perfect recipe to make with your family as a holiday treat. You can spend a whole day baking while listening to Christmas music and get in the holiday spirit. These gingerbread men take about an hour and a half to prepare, but they cook in only eleven minutes. You can amend the recipe and use regular flour and butter if you aren’t dairy or gluten-free.

Baking Allergy-Friendly Holiday Cookies

Baking during the holidays is one of the most exciting things this season and spending time in the kitchen together creates unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Utilize these recipes to make the most of this holiday season and satisfy your sweet tooth!

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