16 Gluten-Free Halloween Recipes

Trick or treat? These gluten-free recipes are sure to please!
Last Updated
March 8, 2024
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Planning on hosting a gluten-free Halloween party this year? We’ve got you covered with these spooktacularly delicious gluten-free recipes. From creepy crawlers to ghostly goodies, we’ve got everything you need to make your party a success.

Serve up some fun and frightfully tasty treats at your next Halloween party with these recipes!


The 16 Best Gluten-Free Halloween Recipes

Your guests will love them – and they won’t even know they’re eating gluten-free! Read on to get started on your next gluten-free Halloween party!

Bloody Eyeball Brownies

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Bloody Eyeball Brownies are a Halloween-themed dessert that is made by combining brownies with red frosting to create the appearance of bloodshot eyes. The brownies can be made from scratch or using a boxed mix, and the frosting can be either store-bought or homemade.

To make the eyes, pipe two small circles of frosting on top of each brownie, then use a toothpick to swirl them together to create the illusion of an eyeball.

Bloody Eyeball Brownies are a fun and easy way to get into the Halloween spirit, and they can be served as part of a party spread or simply enjoyed as a late-night snack.


Oven Fries

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Oven fries are a popular dish that is made by baking potato wedges in the oven. They are often seasoned with salt, pepper, and other herbs or spices. Oven fries can be made from any type of potatoes, but they are most commonly made from russet potatoes.

The name “oven fries” is derived from the fact that they are baked in an oven. This gives them a crispy outer crust and a fluffy interior.

Oven fries can also be cooked in a deep fryer, but they will not have the same crispy texture if they are cooked that way.


Autumn Vegetable Mash

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Autumn Vegetable Mash is a dish made of mashed vegetables. The vegetables used vary but often include carrots, potatoes, and parsnips. The mash can be served as a side dish or appetizer.

Autumn Vegetable Mash is a healthy alternative to traditional potato dishes, as it is high in fiber and low in fat. It can also be made vegan by using vegetable broth in place of milk or butter.


Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones are a dessert that is popular during the fall season. They are made with pumpkin puree, gluten-free flour, sugar, butter, eggs, and spices.

The ingredients are mixed together to create a dough that is then shaped into scones and baked in the oven.

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Scones are a great dessert to serve at Halloween or Thanksgiving, or any other gathering.


Creamy Pumpkin Hummus

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Pumpkin hummus is a great fall snack that is both healthy and flavorful. It is made from garbanzo beans, pumpkin puree, olive oil, tahini, garlic, and spices.

The combination of these ingredients gives the hummus a creamy and earthy flavor that pairs well with crunchy vegetables like carrots or celery or with warm pita bread.

Hummus is a good source of protein and fiber, and the pumpkin in this recipe adds some vitamins and minerals to the mix.

Plus, it’s easy to make at home – just put all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.


Air Fryer Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs

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This is a dish that is chicken thighs that have been cooked in an air fryer. The chicken thighs are marinated in lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and herbs mixture.

They are then cooked in the air fryer until they are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.

This dish is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal. It is also healthy and flavorful. The best part about this dish is that it only takes a few minutes to prepare and cook.

So, if you are looking for a quick and easy meal for Halloween, then this is the dish for you.


Pumpkin Juice

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Pumpkin juice is a beverage that is typically made from pumpkins. The pumpkins are peeled, seeded, and then juiced. The juice can be consumed fresh, or it can be stored in a refrigerator.

Pumpkin juice is often used as a mixer with other beverages. It can also be used as a base for smoothies.


Butternut Squash Burrito Bowls

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Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl is a delicious, healthy meal that you can make at home. It is made with butternut squash, black beans, rice, and salsa.

The ingredients are all healthy and nutritious, and the burrito bowl is a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables.

Butternut squash is a winter squash that is high in fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Black beans are a good source of protein and fiber. Rice is a complex carbohydrate that provides energy. And salsa is a good source of antioxidants.


Healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

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Healthy Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies are a delicious and healthy way to enjoy your favorite cookies. They are made with oatmeal, dried cranberries, and honey, which makes them a good source of fiber and antioxidants.

These cookies are also low in sugar and calories, making them a healthy choice for those looking for a snack or dessert.


Vegan Pumpkin Pasta

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If you’re in the mood for a creamy, delicious pasta dish, look no further than vegan pumpkin pasta. This dish is easy to make and can be enjoyed all year round.

Simply cook your favorite pasta and mix it with a pumpkin sauce made from vegetable broth, canned pumpkin, olive oil, garlic, and salt.

You can add any other herbs or spices that you like, such as sage, thyme, or nutmeg. This dish is perfect for a winter meal when you want something warm and comforting.


Easy Vegan Pumpkin Brownies

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Vegan pumpkin brownies are a variation of the classic chocolate brownie that replaces the traditional eggs and butter with vegan substitutes.

They are made with pumpkin puree, flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and oil. These ingredients are combined to create a dense and fudgy brownie that has a slight pumpkin flavor.

In order for these brownies to be considered vegan, all dairy products must be replaced with vegan alternatives like soy milk or almond milk.

Additionally, eggs must be replaced with an egg replacer such as a flaxseed meal or chia seeds.


Gluten-Free Vegan Halloween Ghost Cake

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This gluten-free, vegan Halloween ghost cake is perfect for anyone with dietary restrictions. The cake is made with a combination of gluten-free flour and almond meal, making it both gluten-free and vegan.

It’s also dairy-free and egg-free, making it a great option for those with food allergies. The cake is frosted with a delicious chocolate frosting and decorated with ghosts made from melted chocolate.


Mummy Rice Krispie Treats

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Mummy Rice Krispie Treats are one of the easiest Halloween treats to make. They are simply Rice Krispie Treats with white chocolate and almond bark “bandages” wrapped around them.

These treats are perfect for a classroom party or for a quick and easy Halloween dessert.


Double Chocolate Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

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Double Chocolate Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies are delicious and easy-to-make cookies. These cookies are made without flour or any other leavening agent, so they’re perfect for people with gluten sensitivities.

The recipe calls for just a few simple ingredients: peanut butter, sugar, eggs, and cocoa powder. It takes less than 30 minutes to make from start to finish. These cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan.

The cookies are rich and chocolatey, with a subtle peanut butter flavor, and studded with dark chocolate chips. They’re best when freshly baked, but they can also be frozen for later use.

Best of all, they’re super easy to make – just mix all the ingredients together in one bowl, bake, and enjoy!


Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

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It is a pie that is made without gluten or dairy. It is perfect for people who have food allergies or sensitivities to those ingredients. The pie is also vegan, meaning it does not contain any animal products.

It can be made with a variety of different flour substitutes, such as rice flour or almond flour. The filling is typically made from pumpkin puree, sugar, spices, and a thickener.

The crust can be made from various types of dough, such as a gluten-free pie crust mix or a homemade recipe.


Citrus Cider Punch

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If you’re looking for a delicious beverage that’s perfect for autumn and holiday get-togethers, look no further than Citrus Cider Punch! This refreshing punch recipe is our go-to for visitors at our Halloween party.

It’s sure to impress with its blend of apple cider, orange juice, lemonade, and of course, a splash of citrus-flavored soda. The combination of tangy and sweet flavors is simply irresistible!

It’s easy to make in large batches, giving you plenty to share with friends and family. Give it a try and get ready for everyone to be asking for the recipe!





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