Do you love to relish those yummy Oreo cookies? But your favorite snack is not vegan. They are not gluten-free dairy-free either. Thus Oreos are off-limits for people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. Can you have gluten-free Oreos?
Yes. You can have a fun and easy snack you feel good about serving up – gluten free and vegan!
- Are Oreos Gluten-Free?
- Delicious Gluten-Free Oreos
- Goodie Girl Chocolate Crème Sandwich Gluten-Free Cookies
- Bake It Up! Two Gluten-Free Oreo Recipes
- Frequently Asked Questions
Are Oreos Gluten-Free?
No, Oreos are not gluten-free. These cookies contain wheat flour that is the main source of gluten. Does it mean gluten-sensitive individuals cannot relish these chocolate sandwiches? Fear not you cookie lovers; we have tracked down some gluten-free Oreos that will knock off your socks!
Bonus: You can bake some gluten free Oreos in your kitchen!
These five brands offer the gluten-free chocolate sandwiches foodies need:
Delicious Gluten-Free Oreos
Glutino Chocolate Vanilla Crème Cookies
Glutino is a widely available brand in many grocery stores and supermarkets. They offer a wide selection of gluten-free products and snacks from cookies to muffins to bread to a bagel. Glutino markets gluten-free, casein-free and wheat-free cookies that people who can’t eat gluten can enjoy.
A few of their products are vegan too. Check the ingredient list or label before you buy any from the shelf. Pack these delicious crème cookies in a lunch or enjoy them at tea time.
Trader Joe’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Vanilla Crème Cookies
Trader Joe’s gluten-free Oreos are tasty alternatives widely available in stores near you. You get to try different flavors from vanilla to peppermint in these cookie sandwiches. They are all gluten-free making them a perfect mid-day snack for gluten-sensitive people. During holiday season be sure to snag a pack of gluten-free peppermint version from the popular Candy Cane Joe Joe’s.
KinniToos Chocolate Vanilla Sandwich Crème Cookies
KinniToos are yummylicious chocolate cookies that are a gluten-free version. Coming from the famous gluten-free brand Kinnikinnick Foods, these cookies are certified as gluten-free, dairy-free, peanut and tree nut-free and even kosher. These crème biscuits are readily available online however; you may find it hard to find them in retail grocery stores.
Goodie Girl Chocolate Crème Sandwich Gluten-Free Cookies
Goodie Girl Chocolate Crème Sandwich is peanut-free, egg-free, gluten-free, and kosher certified. However, it is produced in a faculty that uses tree nuts. People with tree nut allergy should be careful while consuming these products. These are the most readily available Oreo alternative on this list. They do not contain any artificial flavors or ingredients.
Chocolate Fancy Gluten Free Palace Cookies
A fun twist in classic Oreo sandwiches – Chocolate Fancy Gluten Free Palace Cookies! These biscuits are gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free and certified kosher products. It’s a one-stop solution for various gluten-free products. Two vanilla cookies filled with chocolate crème and drizzled with choco syrup on top make them a gourmet sweet treat.
Bake It Up! Two Gluten-Free Oreo Recipes
Can’t wait to bite into those yummy cookies? Do you love baking? Then give one (or both) of these recipes a try. The below recipes of delectable gluten free Oreos will savor your sweet tooth.
Vanilla/Peppermint Homemade Gluten Free Oreos Recipe
Chocolate sandwich! So crisp and snappy! Wow, you can make them at home using traditional vanilla or peppermint filling.
Gluten Free Chocolate Wafers
- 1 cup + 3 tablespoons gluten-free oat flour
- 1 cup + 3 1/2 tablespoons superfine blanched almond flour
- 1/4 cup + 2 1/2 tablespoons sweet rice flour (mochiko)
- 3/4 cup + 1 1/2 tablespoons baking cocoa
- 1/4 cup + 3 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 cup + 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
- 3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
- 1 cup + 1 tablespoon ultrafine baker’s sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon chocolate extract
Vanilla Or Peppermint Cream Filling
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract (for vanilla version, replace with 1/2 teaspoon more vanilla extract)
- Pinch kosher salt
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the oat flour, almond flour, sweet rice flour, cornstarch, baking cocoa, baking soda, and kosher salt. Keep aside.
- Take a bowl and hand mixer (you may use a stand mixer too) and beat together butter, brown sugar, and baker’s sugar until light and fluffy. Add chocolate extract and combine it well.
- Now slowly add dry ingredients to the butter and whisk until well incorporated and crumbly in texture.
- Divide the dough into equal halves and form two discs of 1/4 inch thickness. Chill on a parchment sheet for 15 minutes.
- Using a 2-inch fluted cutter, cut into cookies. Roll out the scraps and make more cookies.
- Chill all the cookies on the baking sheet in the fridge for around 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile preheat the oven to 350°F. Place the cookies on the baking sheet 1.5 inches apart for 10-12 minutes. When the cookies come out of the oven, use the bottom of a glass to flatten them. Let them cool for 5 minutes and then transfer on to the wire rack to cool completely. Repeat for both batches of cookies.
- Make buttercream as the cookies cool down. In a mixing bowl, whisk butter using a hand mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Slowly add powdered sugar, vanilla extract, peppermint extract (optional) and a pinch of salt. Beat until combined well. Adjust the peppermint flavor as desired.
- Fill the buttercream in a piping bag fitted with a 1/2 inch round pastry tip with the frosting.
- Pair the cookies, pipe a dollop of frosting on half the cookies and gently make chocolate sandwiches. Chill cookies for 20 minutes to set the frosting before eating.
Sugar-Free, Gluten Free, Vegan Oreo Cookies
Want to eat some real Oreos? What about making then vegan (and that you in your own kitchen)? Here is a sugar-free, gluten free, vegan oreo cookie recipe that you can relish.
- 1 cup gluten-free 1 to 1 baking flour
- 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup erythritol (or preferred granulated sweetener)
- 1 softened stick vegan soy-free butter
- 1/2 tsp pure Madagascar bourbon vanilla extract
- 1 batch of vegan sugar-free vanilla buttercream
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- In a large mixing bowl, sift together the baking flour and cocoa powder. Add the sweetener, softened butter, and vanilla extract. Mix well to form soft cookie dough.
- Divide the dough into half and roll it on parchment paper to about 1/4 inch thickness.
- Use a 2-inch round cookie cutter to cut out the cookies (re-roll the dough as needed and make more cookies).
- Transfer the parchment to a baking sheet and bake the cut-out cookies in the oven for 10-12 minutes.
- Remove from the oven, flatten a bit with a spatula and transfer them to a wire rack. Allow them to cool completely.
- Once the cookies have cooled, use a pastry bag and squeeze about 1 1/2 teaspoons of prepared buttercream on the bottom side of a cookie. Take another cookie and form n delicious Oreo sandwich.
- Repeat for the rest of the cookies. Chill the cookies in the fridge for 30 minutes to set the frosting.
Now you can snack up on these delicious, crunchy stuff more often. Vegan gluten free Oreo cookies! Like the classic Oreo biscuits! Plus you can get the bonus touch of love by making them at home. Nostalgic!
Frequently Asked Questions
No, Oreo cookies aren’t vegan. The ingredient list contains milk as a cross-contact and thus makes the biscuits unsuitable for vegans.
Yes, the classic Oreo cookies contain wheat flour that contains gluten in it. However, there are companies that have started manufacturing gluten free versions of these creamy treats.
There are many gluten free cookie brands that resemble the traditional Oreos. Here are the 5 best brands you can indulge in:
• KinniToos Gluten Free Cookies
• Glutino Gluten Free Cookies
• Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Chocolate Vanilla Crème Cookies
• Goodie Girl Gluten Free Chocolate Crème Sandwich Cookies
• Chocolate Fancy Gluten Free Palace Cookies
We recommend you to store these cookies at room temperature in an airtight container. Make sure you place them in a cool dry place. Do not freeze the cookies.