34 Easy Gluten-Free Easter Desserts

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Assortment of gluten-free Easter desserts

It’s Easter time, friends! What better way to enjoy this springy occasion than with shareable sweet treats? To celebrate, we’ve rounded up our favorite spring-inspired gluten-free desserts including no-bake bites, decadent bars, tasty cookies, kid-friendly candies, decadent cakes, and MORE! Satisfy your sweet tooth and find a new favorite below!

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No-Bake Bites

Raw Carrot Cake Bites resting on a cake platter
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No-Bake Carrot Cake Bites
Tender, naturally sweetened carrot cake bites with dates, carrots, walnuts, cinnamon, and coconut flour! So simple, delicious carrot cake flavor, and the perfect healthier snack or dessert! Just 30 minutes, 9 ingredients, and 1 food processor required.
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Blue bowl filled with a batch of our vegan Lemon Donut Holes
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No-Bake Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Donut Holes
Tender no-bake donut holes infused with lemon juice and zest and speckled with poppy seeds! A 30-minute naturally sweetened, easy-to-make snack or dessert!
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Plate of gluten-free vegan no-bake sugar cookie bites
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No-Bake Sugar Cookie Bites
No-bake sugar cookie dough bites that are naturally sweetened and infused with vanilla! Just 1 bowl and 6 ingredients required. A deceptively healthy, quick, and easy dessert!
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Setting a Vanilla Cake Bite covered in coconut onto a wood cutting board
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No-Bake Vanilla Cake Bites
Energy-packed date and walnut cake bites infused with vanilla and coconut. The result is an easy-to-make, tender snack bite that tastes like vanilla cake! Just 6 ingredients and 1 food processor required!
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Holding a almond joy stuffed date on a plate
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Almond Joy Stuffed Dates
Incredible Almond Joy stuffed dates with just 6 ingredients required! All of the flavors of coconutty Almond Joys stuffed into a medjool date and dipped in dark chocolate. Naturally vegan and gluten-free and SO delicious.
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Bars

Stack of strawberry cheesecake bars on a plate
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Strawberry Cheesecake Bars (Vegan + GF)
The decadent flavors of tangy cheesecake and fresh strawberry swirled together into gluten-free, vegan-friendly bars! Oat-almond crust, naturally sweetened, 10 ingredients required!
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Squares of chocolate mint brownie bars
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No-Bake Mint Chocolate Brownie Bars
Incredible No-Bake Mint Chocolate Brownie Bars! Layers of no-bake brownie, creamy coconut mint, and chocolate ganache create the ultimate dessert for chocolate-mint lovers. Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required. Naturally vegan and gluten-free.
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Tray stacked tall with homemade Vegan 7-Layer Bars
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Vegan 7 Layer Bars
Decadent vegan 7-layer bars with an almond-oat crust, date caramel, coconut butter and flakes, chocolate chips, and peanut butter! Easy to make, gluten-free, and insanely delicious!
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Batch of Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars topped with lemon slices and powdered sugar
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Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars
Creamy, naturally sweetened vegan lemon bars made with 10 simple ingredients and a delicious gluten-free crust.
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Squares of our delicious Key Lime Pie Bars recipe
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Creamy Lime Pie Bars
Creamy lime pie bars with an almond-oat crust and creamy, cashew-based filling! Perfectly tart, naturally sweetened, and so delicious! 10 basic ingredients required.
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Cookies

Sliced gluten free shortbread cookies on a stack of more cookies
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Vegan Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies (1 Bowl)
Easy, crispy shortbread cookies that are undetectably vegan, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened! Made in 1 bowl with just 7 ingredients.
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Homemade peanut butter patties on a plate
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Easy Peanut Butter Patties (AKA Tagalongs!)
Homemade Peanut Butter Patties (a.k.a. Tagalongs) that taste like the real thing! Undetectably vegan and gluten-free, simple to make, and SO satisfying!
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Tray and bowl with our Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Cookies alongside a glass of dairy-free milk
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Perfect Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Perfect vegan chocolate chip cookies made with simple methods and 9 ingredients. Tender, sweet, studded with chocolate, and undetectably gluten-free.
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Plate with three Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Healthier Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (GF & 1 Bowl!)
Healthier 1-Bowl Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies made without butter or oil. Perfectly chewy, salty-sweet, and studded with chocolate chips!
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Batch of Vegan Vanilla Wafer Cookies resting on a vintage scale
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Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Wafers
Easy-to-make, fluffy vegan vanilla wafers that are also gluten-free! Simple ingredients, minimal prep time, and perfectly crisp and sweet. The perfect snack-sized cookie to enjoy with hot drinks or add to desserts!
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Stack of Vegan Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies
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Fluffy 1-Bowl Sugar Cookies (Vegan + GF)
Fluffy, perfectly sweet sugar cookies made in 1 bowl! Roll out and cut into shapes or roll into easy circles. Entirely vegan and gluten-free, and perfect for the holidays and beyond!
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Candies

Stack of DIY peanut butter cups
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Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
The ultimate DIY peanut butter cups! We tested all the chocolates, sweeteners, and peanut butters to share the best method for perfectly salty-sweet peanut butter cups. Just 6 simple ingredients required!
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Stack of homemade Peanut Butter Chocolate Eggs for Easter
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Peanut Butter Eggs
Simple, vegan, gluten-free peanut butter eggs with just 5 ingredients and ALL the taste of the original.
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Stack of three Peanut Butter White Chocolate Bites
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White Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs
Easy, vegan peanut butter eggs coated in a white chocolate shell! 7 ingredients, naturally sweetened, perfect for Easter and beyond!
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Slices of Dairy-Free Chocolate Freezer Fudge on a small plate
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3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge (Dairy-Free)
Incredibly creamy, dreamy 3-ingredient chocolate fudge made with dairy-free chocolate, nut butter, and honey! The perfect healthier, easy-to-make dessert!
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Stack of healthy plant-based Peanut Butter Fudge
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Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge (4 Ingredients!)
Creamy, rich peanut butter fudge made with 4 ingredients! Naturally sweetened, healthy, and ready in 30 minutes! The perfect plant-based dessert.
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Cakes & MORE!

Slice of vegan gluten-free strawberry cake next to the rest of the cake
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Vegan Strawberry Cake (GF)
Fluffy strawberry cake that’s undetectably vegan and gluten-free! Infused with vibrant strawberry flavor and perfectly sweet. Just 9 ingredients required!
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Three layer Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake topped with fresh raspberries and blackberries
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake
A 1-bowl vegan gluten-free vanilla cake that’s perfectly tender, fluffy, and sweet! Delicious frosted or unfrosted and SO easy to make! 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required.
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Cake platter with half of a Vegan GF Carrot Cake topped with Cashew Buttercream Frosting
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake
Amazing carrot cake made in 1 bowl! Simple to make, insanely moist and flavorful, and undetectably vegan and gluten-free!
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Showing the fluffy texture of our vegan lemon cake
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Lemon Loaf Cake (Vegan/GF)
Fluffy, tender lemon cake made in 1 bowl! Vegan and gluten-free and topped with a stunning 3-ingredient glaze. Perfect for spring and beyond!
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Slice of chocolate ganache tart showing the three layers
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Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Ganache Tart
A luxurious yet simple vegan chocolate tart with a chocolate-date crust, bright raspberry purée filling, and generous layer of creamy chocolate ganache. Just 10 ingredients required!
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Top down shot of six vegan vanilla cupcakes topped with frosting
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Easy Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes (Gluten-Free)
Perfectly fluffy vanilla cupcakes that happen to be vegan, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened. Just 1 bowl and 10 ingredients required!
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Slices of Carrot Apple Snack Cake on a platter and parchment paper
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1-Bowl Carrot Apple Snack Cake
Hearty, vegan carrot apple snack cake made in 1 bowl! Wholesome, simple ingredients, simple to make, tender, and perfectly sweet!
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Partially eaten slice of Raw Carrot Cake resting beside the rest of the cake
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Raw Carrot Cake with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting
Raw vegan carrot cake made with 10 wholesome ingredients! Tender, 30 minutes to make, and topped with an optional cashew cream cheese frosting! 
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Ceramic baking dish filled with a batch of our Vegan Banana PB Pudding recipe
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Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Pudding
Creamy peanut butter pudding and coconut whipped cream are layered between vegan vanilla wafers and just-ripe banana slices for a salty-sweet dessert! Just 5 ingredients required in this amazing chilled dessert.
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Taking a bite of vegan and gluten-free Coconut Yogurt Cheesecake
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Vegan No-Bake Coconut Yogurt Cheesecake
Creamy, decadent vegan cheesecake made with a date-walnut crust and cashew-coconut-yogurt filling for the ultimate tangy-sweet treat. Just 10 ingredients required, no-bake, and entirely vegan and gluten-free.
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Slices of Vegan Matcha Cheesecake beside dates and matcha powder
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Vegan Matcha Swirl Cheesecake
Amazing, 10-ingredient vegan matcha swirl cheesecake that’s raw, naturally sweetened, and insanely delicious! The perfect vegan, gluten-free dessert with health perks!
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Vegan GF Banana Cream Pie topped with freshly sliced bananas
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Banana Cream Pie (Vegan + GF)
Absolutely delicious, 10-ingredient vegan banana cream pie! Crispy gluten-free crust, fluffy and silky cream center, and layered with 3 whole bananas!
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Holding up a slice of Easy Baked Vegan Cheesecake topped with lemon and raspberries
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Easy Baked Cheesecake (Vegan + GF)
Amazing baked vegan cheesecake with a simple oat-almond crust that tastes like graham crackers! Easy to prepare, requiring just 1 blender! The closest thing to “real” cheesecake I’ve ever tasted.
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  1. Elaine Moore says

    You’re welcome and I will believe in the possibility of a booklet! Thanks, and Happy Easter weekend.

  2. Elaine Moore says

    These are all amazing recipes! Have they been gathered together into one booklet? I’d love to have that, if it exists….please?

    I am blown away by the number of ever-so-easy recipes on your website and in the Fan Favorites download. Wow!!

    • Support @ Minimalist Baker says

      Aw, thanks so much, Elaine! Unfortunately we don’t have it compiled in a booklet, but we’ll add the idea to our requests list.