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THE MOST LEGENDARY GLUTEN-FREE GIFTS FOR THE FOODIE IN YOUR LIFE

Flour Shop Vegan and Gluten-Free Vanilla Rainbow Explosion Cake
Flour Shop’s Vegan and Gluten-Free Vanilla Rainbow Explosion Cake

Go into most grocery stores and restaurants and you’re likely to see gluten-free foods on the shelves and gluten-free dishes on the menu. Gluten-free foods are those that do not have gluten, a protein found in grains like wheat.

There are many foods that are naturally gluten-free like fruits, veggies, meats, and eggs. However, many of the foods we like to gift, like cakes, pastries, breads, and pies, contain gluten. Thankfully, a growing number of chefs are creating gluten-free versions of their famous foods.

What was once a diet solely for sufferers of celiac disease has become a personal diet choice for many. The gluten-free diet was discovered in the 1940s and in 2010s, gluten-free foods became more prevalent.

Now, anyone regardless of dietary restrictions, can enjoy gluten-free foods that are so delicious you may wonder why you ever ate gluten before. Check out our favorite gluten-free gift ideas that make the best food gifts.

What Popular Items Are Gluten-free?

The most popular gluten-free foods are those that taste as amazing as their ingredients. The best gluten-free foods are flavorful, not bland, and have palate-pleasing texture and taste. 

Examples of popular gluten-free foods include pizza, pasta, and baked goods. Goldbelly has the most popular gluten-free foods, including:

Sweet Gluten-Free Food Gifts

Looking for something sweet to gift your favorite food lovers? These treats are so sweet, they won’t notice they’re gluten free!

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Famous Brownies Gluten Free

Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s Famous Brownies

Not only are Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s Famous Brownies gluten free, but they are also dairy free too. 

These rich and gooey brownies are made with cocoa, eggs, gluten-free flour, and sugar. They’re super chocolatey and irresistible. Betcha can’t eat just one!

Grand Traverse Pie Company’s Gluten-Free Mini Pies

We’re obsessed with minis! But don’t let the mini size of Grand Traverse Pie Company’s Gluten-Free Mini Pies fool you. 

Each made-from-scratch small apple or cherry crumb pie is big on taste. Each flaky, fruity pie is made with locally-sourced ingredients sourced near the bakery’s Traverse City, Michigan, pie shop.

Grand Traverse Pie Company Gluten-Free Mini Pies
We Take the Cake Gluten-Free Birthday Celebration Golden Butter Layer Cake

We Take the Cake’s Gluten-Free Birthday Celebration Golden Butter Layer Cake

Don’t just wish for a delicious gluten-free birthday cake for your birthday. Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s We Take the Cake’s Gluten-Free Birthday Celebration Golden Butter Layer Cake brings the party on a plate. 

This 6-inch, 4-layer vanilla cake is made with gluten-free flour. It’s expertly frosted with buttercream and comes with a Happy Birthday plaque and 12 candles.

Stan’s Donuts’ Gluten-Less Donuts

Doughn’t you know Chicago’s Stan’s Donuts makes its old school donuts gluten-free too? Stan’s Donuts’ Gluten-Less Doughnuts come packed in a cute pink box. This one dozen assortment includes 6 blueberry and 6 chocolate donuts that are fried in a mix of soy and palm oil.

Stan's Donuts Gluten-Less Donuts Assortment
Ladurée Intemporel Box of Macarons

Ladurée Paris’ Intemporel

Who better to turn to when you need a quick sugar fix than Paris’ luxury pastry shop Ladurée, the inventor of the macaron? The French patisserie has been making its iconic colorful macarons since 1862. 

Treat yourself to a box of these naturally gluten-free sandwich cookies made with macaron shells filled with ganache. Get the Intemporel – Box of 28 Macarons in flavors like, blackcurrant violet, caramel, chocolate & more!

Mini Melanie’s Gluten Free Black and White Layer Cake

Brooklyn bakery Mini Melanie has taken simple ingredients and transformed them into a perfect piece of cake. Sisters Diana and Melanie Moss, a former pastry chef at Tarrytown, New York’s Blue Hill at Stone Barns, use Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-free Flour, butter, buttermilk, cocoa powder, eggs, heavy cream, milk, semisweet chocolate, sugar, and vanilla to make a memorable Black & White layer cake. 

Each Gluten Free Black and White Layer Cake features 3 layers of vanilla cake and 2 layers of brownie cake. Each is frosted with alternating layers of vanilla buttercream and chocolate buttercream. It’s topped with cookie crumbs and chocolate ganache.

Gluten-Free Black & White Layer Cake
Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Pie

Kermit’s Key Lime Shop’s Gluten Free Key Lime Pie

There are few desserts that will put you in a vacation state of mind. Kermit Carpenter’s Key West, Florida’s Kermit Key Lime Shoppe’s 9-inch Gluten Free Key Lime Pie is one of them. 

Each tart and tasty Key lime pie is a citrus-y explosion of Key lime pie made with fresh Key lime juice nestled on a gluten-free cookie crust and topped with luscious whipped cream.

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Monica’s Gourmet Cookies’ Signature Gluten Free Mixed Cookie Gift Box

Monica Mitidieri has been baking her soft and delicious cookies since 1991. She now makes 45 different flavors of cookies, literally handcrafting each one by placing each chip, nut, or raisin onto each cookie. 

Monica’s Gourmet Cookies in Grand Rapids, Michigan, applies these labor intensive methods to their gluten-free cookies too. Monica’s Gourmet Cookies’ Signature Gluten Free Mixed Cookie Gift Box includes gluten-free flavors like:

  • Chocolate chip
  • Iced Almond
  • Iced Lemon
  • Peanut Butter dipped in chocolate
Monica's Gourmet Cookies' Signature Gluten Free Mixed Cookie
William Greenberg Desserts Famous Giant Gluten-Free Black and White Cookies

William Greenberg Desserts’ Famous Giant Gluten-Free Black and White Cookies

When it comes to NYC’s iconic Black & White Cookies, are you team chocolate or vanilla? New York City’s William Greenberg Desserts takes these famous cake-like cookies topped with half dark chocolate half vanilla icing and makes them gluten-free. 

Enjoy one dozen of William Greenberg Desserts’ Famous Giant Gluten-Free Black and White Cookies. Each 5-inch cookie is individually-wrapped, making it easy to gift.

Read More: Black and White Cookies: What Are They?

Shortbread Society’s Cadbury Cream Egg Shortbread Tray

Masterchef’s “Scottish Francis” Legge and his wife are so obsessed with baking proper shortbread that they started a ghost kitchen in Jersey City, New Jersey, devoted to turning out the best shortbread. 

Each season, Shortbread Society whips up festive shortbread trays like their Cadbury Cream Egg Shortbread Tray. Each shortbread slice has a dark chocolate shortbread base made with King Arthur Gluten-Free Flour, cream filling made with condensed milk, and a milk chocolate layer topped with festive sprinkles and a Cadbury Creme Egg.

Shortbread Society Cadbury Cream Egg Shortbread Tray

Savory Gluten-Free Food Gifts

Go ahead. It’s okay to be salty and gift your loved ones savory gluten-free food gifts. America’s top food makers are shipping their sensational savory gluten-free food gifts nationwide.

Nom Wah Gluten-Free Chive Pork & Shrimp Dumplings

Nom Wah’s Gluten-Free Chive, Pork & Shrimp Dumplings

Who doesn’t love a little dim sum? Dip and dunk dumplings with all the taste and without the gluten. 

New York City’s oldest dim sum parlor, Nom Wah, hand wraps their gluten-free Chive, Pork & Shrimp Dumplings. Each package contains 1.5 lbs. of these juicy, tasty dumplings.

Read More: What Are Dumplings?

Chef Ming Tsai’s Vegan Bings

James Beard Award-winning Chef Ming Tsai used the pandemic to get creative, launching MingsBings in 2020. Known for his East-meets-West cooking, these gluten-free and vegan patties follow that tradition.

Each of Chef Ming Tsai’s Vegan Bings veggie-filled patties is encased in a brown rice wrapper that comes in fun flavors like:

  • Buffalo Cauliflower: Buffalo cauliflower with savory vegan cheese
  • Cheeseburger: UNCUT® plant-based meat plus vegan cheddar
  • Fiesta: Taco-inspired with UNCUT® plant-based chorizo
Chef Ming Tsai Vegan Bings
Blue Ribbon Gluten-Free _The Coop_ Fried Chicken Dinner

Blue Ribbon’s Gluten-Free “The Coop” Fried Chicken Dinner

Blue Ribbon’s legendary crispy fried chicken is now made with a gluten-free recipe that retains all its famous flavor. Each drumstick, thigh, wing, and breast is dredged in a proprietary spice blend. They are then dunked in egg whites, coated in matzo meal crumbs, and fried to super-crispy-crunchy perfection.

Blue Ribbon’s Gluten-Free “The Coop” Fried Chicken Dinner for 4 comes with 8 pieces of the New York City restaurant’s award-winning fried chicken plus:

  • Chicken gravy
  • Collard greens sautéed in brown butter
  • Creamy mashed potatoes
  • Habanero hot sauce

Campo’s Philly Cheesesteaks’ Gluten Free Philly Cheesesteaks – 4 Pack

Go ahead, get cheesy with an ooey, gooey Philly cheesesteak on a perfectly toasted gluten-free roll. Philadelphia deli Campo’s Philly Cheesesteaks has been making its legendary Philly cheesesteaks for 70 years.

 Each Campo’s Philly Cheesesteaks’ Gluten Free Philly Cheesesteak is piled high with thinly sliced rib-eye steak on fresh, locally baked gluten-free bread. Add fried onions, banana peppers, and “Wiz” or provolone and you have perfection.

Read More: The Best Philly Cheesesteaks That Ship Nationwide

Campo's Philly Cheesesteaks Gluten Free Philly Cheesesteaks
The Meatball Shop's Bucket of B'alls Family Pack

The Meatball Shop’s Bucket of B’alls Family Pack – Chicken Meatball (Gluten Free)

Be a baller with The Meatball Shop’s Gluten-Free Chicken Meatballs. New York City’s The Meatball Shop makes its moist meatballs with ground chicken thigh meat, gluten-free breadcrumbs, eggs, chili, salt — and no gluten. 

The Meatball Shop’s Bucket of B’alls Family Pack – Chicken Meatball (Gluten Free) includes 20 Gluten-Free Chicken Meatballs and a choice of sauce.

Pop’s Bagels’ Gluten Free Bagels – 1 Dozen

The secret to Pop’s Bagels is quality ingredients: flour, organic barley malt, yeast, and local water. They are also dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and vegan. Zach Liporace’s Los Angeles bagel shop makes its gluten-free bagels fresh in flavors like everything, plain, and sesame.

Pop’s Bagels Gluten-Free Bagels are soft and chewy. They are pre-boiled and par baked, so all you have to do is toast them. They perfectly pair with Pop’s homemade cultured buttermilk cream cheese and vegan coconut cream cheese.

Read More: The Best Bagels in NYC

Pop's Bagels's Gluten Free Bagels
Honest Biscuits' The Giant Pike Place Biscuits

Honest Biscuits’ The Giant Pike Place Biscuits – Gluten Free

Honestly, these are the most amazing gluten-free biscuits ever. Art Stone has been making huge biscuits since he was a toddler. He opened Honest Biscuits in Seattle in 2015 and the rest is delicious history.
Honest Biscuits’ The Giant Pike Place Biscuits – Gluten Free includes heaps of Beecher’s signature Flagship Cheese for the perfect cheesy biscuit for sandwiches or solo snacking.

Read More: What’s the Difference Between a Biscuit and a Scone?

Linda’s Gourmet Latkes’ Bite Sized Gluten Free Latkes

Linda’s Gourmet Latkes stole Oprah Winfrey’s heart back in 2014 when they made her famous O List. Now, there’s a crispy, golden brown gluten-free version. 
Los Angeles’ Linda’s Gourmet Latkes’ Bite Sized Gluten Free Latkes are kosher latkes made with hand shredded potatoes, baking powder, eggs, onions, pepper, potato starch, sea salt, and soybean oil.

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Nonna Dora's of I Trulli Gluten-Free Garganelli Dinner Kit

Nonna Dora’s of I Trulli’s Gluten-Free Garganelli Dinner Kit

Bring a (gluten-free) taste of Italy home with New York City’s Nonna Dora’s of I Trulli. Restaurateur Nicola Marzovilla opened the space in 1994 and Marzovilla’s pastas and specialties from Puglia, Italy, quickly became a hit. 

Nonna Dora’s of I Trulli’s Gluten-Free Garganelli Dinner Kit comes with four servings of gluten-free pasta made by Addolorata Marzovilla (“Nonna Dora) and three sauces:

  • Bolognese with beef, cheese, garlic, and tomato
  • Broccoli Rabe with broccoli and olive oil
  • Tomato & Basil with basil, garlic, and tomato

Joyland’s Gluten-Free Impossible Joyburger Kit

James Beard Award-winning Chef Sean Brock specializes in classic American fast food at Joyland in Nashville, Tennessee. Opened in 2020, Joyland makes an unbelievable gluten-free hamburger.

Joyland’s Gluten-Free Impossible Joyburger Kit includes everything needed to make 4 or 8 Gluten-Free Impossible Joyburgers:

  • Impossible Beef Patties
  • Gluten-Free buns
  • American cheese slices
  • Red onion
  • Pickles
  • Creamy Joy Sauce
Joyland's Gluten-Free Impossible Joyburger Kit

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