The Best Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes {Dairy-Free Options} (2024)

The BEST gluten-free Thanksgiving Recipes! From breakfast, side dishes, rolls, to desserts we’ve got everything you need with the best gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes. Most of these easy Thanksgiving recipes also have a dairy-free option.

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Post originally published November 2017, updated October 2020, updated November 2021.

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

Need a little help planning your gluten-free Thanksgiving menu? I have put together a collection of gluten-free recipes to take the stress out of your gluten-free Thanksgiving.

From your favorite holiday breakfast recipes, easy gluten-free bread recipes, traditional side dishes, and show-stopping desserts. I promise you will not have to miss out on any of your favorite Thanksgiving foods because you are gluten-free. Many of the recipes also include a dairy-free option.

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Breakfast Recipes

Start your Thanksgiving day off right by making a special holiday breakfast!

This is my tried and true no-fail fluffy gluten-free pancake recipe. I know your family will love them as much as mine.

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls {Dairy-Free Option} You can still have your soft and gooey cinnamon rolls! It’s a holiday tradition you can share even if you are gluten-free and dairy-free.

Cinnamon Roll French Toast Casserole {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Option} This easy breakfast casserole is always one of my family’s favorites! It can also be made easily ahead of time.

The pumpkin twist to my gluten-free pancake recipe.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin French Toast Casserole {Dairy-Free Option} A pumpkin twist to French toast casserole. This recipe can also be made ahead of time.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread {Dairy-Free} Everyone always loves my pumpkin bread! It’s moist and perfectly spiced.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Crumb Muffins {Dairy-Free Option} Pumpkin muffins are so easy to make. I can’t resist the brown sugar crumb topping!

Easy Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Crumb Muffins {Dairy-Free Option} If you don’t have any pumpkin fans, my apple crumb muffins are super easy to make. If you have apple sauce you can make these muffins!

Gluten-Free Baked Pumpkin Donuts {Dairy-Free} These donuts are super easy to make and such a treat!

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Biscuits {Dairy-Free Option} All the flavors of cinnamon rolls in a biscuit! If you’ve had Hardee’s cinnamon biscuits then you know what I’m talking about. My recipe leaves out the raisins.

Easy Gluten-Free Waffles {Dairy-Free & Vegan Option} Fluffy, soft on the inside, and crispy waffles made with only a few simple ingredients.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Waffles {Dairy-Free Option} a pumpkin twist on my gluten-free waffle recipe.

Gluten-Free Breakfast Casserole {Dairy-Free Option} The traditional egg breakfast casserole.

Eggs Benedict Casserole {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Option} All of the flavors you love from Eggs Benedict in an easy overnight breakfast casserole.

Gluten-Free Sausage Balls {Dairy-Free Option} A classic holiday recipe for the traditional Southern recipe for sausage balls.

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Gluten-Free Bread To Serve At Thanksgiving

Making gluten-free dinner rolls and bread for the holidays is easier than you think!

Gluten-Free Dinner Rolls {Dairy-Free Option} Making gluten-free yeast rolls is easier than you think. Yes, you can still have a soft and delicious dinner roll!

Gluten-Free Buttermilk Biscuits {Dairy-Free Option} If you want to skip out on making yeast rolls, which take a little time, try my gluten-free biscuits! Biscuits are so easy to make and go perfectly with all of your Thanksgiving dinner favorites.

Gluten-Free Sweet Cornbread {Dairy-Free Option} Cornbread is so easy to make! My recipe can be used for cornbread stuffing or to be served with your holiday meal.

Gluten-Free Side Dish Recipes

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

All of your favorite side dishes for Thanksgiving are easily made gluten-free.

Easy Gluten-Free Stuffing {Dairy-Free} You do not have to miss out on savory stuffing because you are gluten-free! I have a super easy recipe that takes just like you remember.

Gluten-Free Cornbread Stuffing {Dairy-Free Option} The classic Southern recipe for cornbread stuffing made gluten-free! This recipe includes my gluten-free cornbread recipe and also has a dairy-free option.

Gluten-Free Gravy {Dairy-Free Option} Make your turkey gravy in minutes with my easy recipe!

Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole {Dairy-Free Option} Thanksgiving would not be complete without green bean casserole! My easy recipe included the cream of mushroom and fried onions recipe.

Gluten-Free Cheesy Green Bean Casserole {Dairy-Free Option} Green bean casserole made with cheese was how my Mom made it for every holiday. I can’t imagine green bean casserole any other way.

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Casserole {Dairy-Free Option} The classic sweet potato casserole topped with marshmallows.

Paleo Sweet PotatoCasserole The Paleo version of my sweet potato casserole is not only gluten-free but dairy-free, grain-free, and has no refined sugar. It’s topped with a crunchy pecan crumble

Gluten-Free Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese My gluten-free mac and cheese is front and center at every holiday meal! This creamy gluten-free macaroni and cheese is baked southern style.

Gluten-Free Corn CasseroleA soft and sweet cornbread casserole that is made with only a few simple ingredients. I make it every year and it’s one of my family’s favorites!

This recipe is so easy to make and it’s perfect for making casseroles.

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Desserts

The desserts are everyone’s favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner!

Easy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie {Dairy-Free-Option} This gluten-free pumpkin pie recipe has an easy Chex cereal crust. You can also use my traditional gluten-free pie crust recipe as well.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie Bars{Dairy-Free Option} Pumpkin pie bars are the easiest way to make pumpkin pie! A simple gluten-free graham cracker crust cuts the time it takes to make pumpkin pie in half.

Southern Gluten-Free Pecan Pie {Dairy-Free Option} Pecan pie is my daughter’s favorite. This is one pie that is always on our Thanksgiving table. Sometimes I make two and add mini chocolate chips to the second pie.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars {Dairy-Free Option}An easy recipe for the classic gluten-free pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting. This pumpkin gluten-free dessert bar also has a dairy-free option.

This gluten-free apple pie recipe has perfectly spiced apples baked inside a flaky gluten-free crust. This classic homemade apple pie also has a dairy-free and vegan (egg-free) option.

Gluten-Free Dutch Apple Pie{Dairy-Free Option} Apple pie is a classic! Dutch apple pie has a beautiful crumb topping.

Gluten-Free Apple Crisp {Dairy-Free Option} Apple crisp is one of the easiest desserts to make! I can’t get enough of the brown sugar oat crumble topping. Especially topped with vanilla ice cream.

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake {Gluten-Free} All the flavor of pumpkin cheesecake without all of the work! This no-bake cheesecake is super creamy and full of pumpkin flavor.

Gluten-Free Mini Cheesecakes These mini cheesecakes are so easy to make! You can top them with your favorite toppings.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bundt Cake {Dairy-Free Option} A moist gluten-free pumpkin cake that is perfectly spiced and has a maple vanilla glaze.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll is a perfectly spiced and soft gluten-free pumpkin cake filled with a cream cheese frosting. This gluten-free pumpkin cake recipe also has a dairy-free option.

Gluten-Free CranberryOatmeal Bars {Dairy-Free Option} These cranberry bars are one of my absolute favorite Thanksgiving desserts! I have even been known to eat them for breakfast.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread Cookies {Dairy-Free Option} These gluten-free pumpkin cookies are super moist, yet light and fluffy.

Gluten-Free Coconut Cream Pie {Dairy-Free Option} This coconut cream pie is so creamy and has an easy coconut macaroon crust.

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Gluten-Free Pie Crust

If you are looking for a no-fail pie crust to make your favorite gluten-free pie, try my easy Gluten-Fee Pie Crust recipe! This recipe also has a dairy-free option.

Ingredient Substitutions

I have tested these gluten-free recipes with dairy-free ingredient substitutions.

  • For the milk in the recipes you can substitute it with unsweetened almond milk or unsweetened coconut milk. I personally use unsweetened almond milk.
  • For the butter in the recipes you can use dairy-free or vegan butter. I like Smart Balance buttery spread.

An Easy Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

I have put together all of my favorite gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes to make it easy to have the best Thanksgiving meal! Please let me know if there is a recipe that you would like to see added. Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

The Best Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes {Dairy-Free Options} (2024)

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