These gluten-free gingerbread men help you get into the holiday spirit with flavors like nutmeg and molasses. These fragrant little cookies are a family favorite that also work perfectly for Santa's cookies before Christmas.
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Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men

We love to pair these sweet and spiced gluten-free gingerbread men with homemade eggnog and hot cocoa for a truly delectable treat. They will no doubt have you dreaming of sugarplums!
Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time4 hrs 12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gingerbread men recipe, gluten free gingerbread cookies, gluten free gingerbread men
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 192kcal
Author: Chandice Probst


  • 2/3 C brown rice flour
  • 2/3 C sorghum flour
  • 2/3 C almond flour
  • 1 C tapioca starch
  • 1 C potato starch
  • 2 T coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 6 T butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 C molasses
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp. xanthan gum OR baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 T allspice
  • 1/4 tsp. Real Salt


  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • In a bowl, beat butter and sugar
  • Mix in molasses, egg, and vinegar
  • In another bowl, combine dry ingredients
  • Gradually add the dry mixture to the creamed mixture
  • Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours and up to overnight
  • On a white rice or gluten-free starch floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thick
  • Dust your gingerbread cookie cutters with gluten-free flour or starch
  • Cut the cookies into shapes
  • Using a gluten-free floured or starched metal spatula, gently place the cookies on a silicone mat lined or greased baking sheet at least 1 inch apart
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 12-14 minutes


Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 129mg | Potassium: 354mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.3mg