Christmastime is the season of sweet treats and holiday cheer. From peppermint candies, hot cocoa to sugar cookies, when it comes to desserts this holiday season, the more, the merrier! The challenge for some parents with children who have allergies is finding allergy-friendly desserts to make for the holidays. So we’ve put together this list of kid-friendly, allergy-friendly, desserts for this holiday season to make for all your Christmas get-togethers.
1. Fudgy Flourless Brownies
You can never have too much chocolate—especially during the holiday season. These Fudgy Flourless Brownies have all the warm and chocolatey flavor your kids want from brownies, plus it’s gluten-free and dairy-free.
2. No-Bake Coconut Snowballs
This time of year can be hectic, and you might not always have the time to bake homemade treats from scratch. That’s where these No-Bake Coconut Snowballs come in handy. They are made with simple ingredients that are naturally gluten-free and are the perfect healthy sweet treat.
3. Grinch Muffins
While you typically serve your children muffins for breakfast, why shouldn’t they enjoy them for dessert too? These Grinch-decorated sweet treats are egg-free, packed with protein and a full serving of veggies making these a healthy Christmas dessert everyone will love.
Get the Grinch Muffins recipe here
4. Hot Chocolate Smoothie
Your kids will love this twist on classic hot chocolate. It’s filled with dairy-free chocolatey goodness, plus wholesome rolled oats for added fiber and Medjool dates for natural sweetness. Top with marshmallows for a warm and cozy Christmas treat.
5. Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
You’ll love these Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups because they’re so simple to make yet so delicious. They have a dollop of dairy-free chocolate ganache in the middle and sprinkled with crushed candy canes for a sweet bite. This recipe is also gluten-free and nut-free, perfect for any holiday party!
6. Chocolate Gingerbread Bliss Balls
Christmas is the time for gingerbread goodness! These Chocolate Gingerbread Bliss Balls are gluten-free and dairy-free, perfect for a family dessert this holiday season.
You can make or prepare all of these allergy-friendly desserts ahead of time. You can store the brownies and cookies at room temperature for a few days. You can keep the rest in the refrigerator for up to one week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.