Holiday Treats for Every Special Diet

If you are one of approximately 40% of Americans following a specific diet for health reasons, engaging in traditional holiday baking or even eating can be challenging enough to just throw in the towel.

Thankfully, there are enough amazing sweets recipes out there to fit every diet from AIP to Keto and beyond.

I hope you enjoy this comprehensive list of holiday treats for every special diet. I spent some time gathering some of the best, so that each and every one of you would have some awesome options to try this holiday season.

holiday cutout cookies
Holiday Treats for Every Special Diet



AIP Coconut Caramel Cookie Bars

AIP Snowball Cookies

Chocolate Mint Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies

Lavender Shortbread Cookies


Cashew Freezer Fudge

Orange Matcha Holiday Bark

Sweet Potato Ginger Bliss Balls


AIP Coconut Pumpkin Panna Cotta

Peppermint Pie

a mug of hot chocolate surrounded by a pine tree branch, pinecone, holiday cookie, chocolates and a spoonful of cinnamon
Holiday treats for Every Special Diet



Dairy-free Grinch Cookies

Lemon Coconut Macaroons

Soft & Chewy Vanilla Butter Cookies


3-Ingredient Dairy-free Fudge

Dairy-free and Gluten-free Toffee Squares

Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Clusters


Raw Dairy-free Hot Chocolate

Whole Wheat Gingerbread Cinnamon Rolls



Almond Spritz Cookies

Gluten-free Almond Flour Crescent Cookies

Gluten-free Peanut Butter Blossoms

Gluten-free Pecan Pie Cookies

Gluten-free Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

Gluten-free Sugar Cookies

Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Molasses Cookies with Maple Cream Filling

Peppermint Macarons with Chocolate Ganache


Fool-proof Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Cherry Balls


Easy Gluten-free Vegan Pumpkin Coffeecake

Gluten-free Vegan Chocolate Torte

Honey Gingerbread Cake

All kinds of macaroons stacked together
Holiday Treats for Every Special Diet



Almond Flour Keto Shortbread Cookies

Easy Keto Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Frosted Keto Christmas Cookies


Keto Easy Chocolate Almond Bark


Keto Candied Pecans

Keto Christmas Rum balls

jam-filled christmas cookies on a white plate, tied up with a holiday ribbon
Holiday Treats for Every Special Diet

Low Fodmap


Cocoa Crinkle Cookies

Double Chocolate Cranberry Pecan Cookies

Eggnog Snickerdoodles

Low Fodmap Soft-frosted Sugar Cookies


Chocolate Hazelnut Cups


Cinnamon Pecan Truffle Chocolate Ganache Tart

hot chocolate with a snowflake cookie, a glass dish of gingerbread cookies and a few gold ball ornaments
Holiday Treats for Every Special Diet



The Best Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Big & Chewy Paleo Gingerbread Cookies

Paleo Cinnamon Snowflake Cookies

Paleo Gingerbread Donut Holes


5-minute Easy Peppermint Fudge

Paleo Almond Joy


Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

Paleo Apple Crisp with Coconut & Pecans

two chocolate trifles, plated with berries as garnishes.
Holiday Treats for Every Special Diet



Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Gingerbread Stained Glass Cookies

Vegan Sugar Cookies

Vegan Danish Butter Cookies

Vegan Thin Mints

Vegan Viennese Whirls


3-Ingredient Healthy Vegan Rice Crispy Treats

5-Ingredient Vegan Peanut Butter Truffles

Easy Vegan Peppermint Patties


Chocolate Orange Tart

Cranberry & Citrus Tart with Hazelnut Crust

a glass dish of holiday cookies and some silver star decor
Holiday Treats for Every Special Diet

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  1. This is fantastic! I have a gluten-free child, a dairy-free child, and I’m paleo! SO, I am very excited to fins this list! Thanks!

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