Super Simple Gluten-Free Party Snacks

February 11, 2020

No matter what kind of event you're about to throw or head off to, it's always necessary to figure out what to make. What can you whip up that's both delicious and allergy-friendly? Look no further – these sweet and savory treats are sure to please even the pickiest of crowds. Here are 15 gluten-free party snacks that are perfect for your next celebration.

Keto-Friendly Chicken Bacon Ranch Poppers

Chicken Bacon Ranch Poppers by Delish

These bite-sized snacks are incredibly easy to make. Chicken and bacon, along with some seasoning, come together to create a deluxe chicken nugget. Put out some ketchup or honey mustard so everyone can dunk to their heart's content.

Spicy Carrot Hummus

Spicy Carrot Hummus by Bon Appetit

What's a party without the dip? If you love hummus, try this flavorful spin. Made with carrots, chickpeas, and your choice of spice, this hummus is customizable and works well for each guest. Serve with cut-up vegetables and gluten-free crackers on the side.

Mini New York Cheesecakes

Mini New York Cheesecakes by Texanerin Baking

Every celebration needs dessert. You don't always want to make a cake, though, so here's another option – mini cheesecakes. This treat is great for those with and without a sweet tooth. Decorate with fresh berries, and you're ready to wow the crowd.

Parmesan Crisps

Parmigiano Crisps by S. Clyve Weaver 

This recipe may be the simplest one you'll ever come across. Shredded parmesan cheese and seasoning makes these baked crisps a terrific alternative to chips and crackers. Eat them on their own or with whatever dip you please.

caprese salad skewer

Caprese Salad Skewers by Allrecipes

For a fresh and healthy bite, try these Caprese salad skewers. Grape tomatoes and mozzarella cheese are the stars of this show, while basil ties it all together. Feel free to marinate the mixture in balsamic vinegar for added taste.

Healthy Plant-based nachos

Healthy Plant-Based Nachos by Nutritionicity

For guests that don't eat meat or soy, these are a game-changer. Gluten-free corn tortilla chips topped with vegan cheese, beans, and jalapenos – what's not to like? Serve with salsa and vegan sour cream for the perfect loaded nachos.

Stuffed Greek Cucumber Cups

Stuffed Greek Cucumber Cups by Bite Sized Kitchen

This appetizer is a great way to show off your creative side. Though they're a little more complicated, the results are well worth it. Crisp cucumbers stuffed with tomatoes, feta cheese, and onions are key for any celebration. They're tasty and guilt-free, so everyone will keep coming back for more.

Thai Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Thai Mini Shrimp Lettuce Wraps by The Spruce Eats

Seafood and Asian cuisine enthusiasts alike will love you for this one. If you want to move away from heavier, fried appetizers, these are unmatched. Each mini wrap is full of Thai flavor that's sure to please each person at your party. They're also a bit more substantial than other snacks so that no guest will go hungry.

Gluten Free Meatballs

Sweet & Sour Meatballs by Celiac Mama

Meatballs aren't only for pasta. These bites are a straightforward and delicious snack that everyone will rave about. Made with a sweet and sour sauce, they're free of gluten, dairy, and nuts. You can also adjust the sauce to your liking.

Ina Garten's Pan Fried Onion Dip

Pan-Fried Onion Dip by Food Network

Not much compares to a flavorful onion dip. Seasoned to perfection, this dip pairs perfectly with vegetables and potato chips. Be sure to double this recipe for your party so that everyone can try it. No one will want to miss this!

Easy Fudgy Gluten-Free Brownies by Sweetest Menu

Brownies are another classic dessert that everyone loves. Chocolatey and chewy, this sweet snack is fit for the whole crowd. As a bonus, they're super easy to prepare. If you want, add in extras, like candy pieces or peanut butter. You can also make this recipe dairy-free if you so choose.

Gkluten-free Fried Buffalo Wings

Fried Buffalo Wings by The Cookie Rookie

You can never go wrong with chicken wings. This party snack is tossed in a mixture of gluten-free flour and then fried. The result is a nice crispy outside and juicy inside. Douse them in buffalo sauce and serve alongside ranch and bleu cheese dressings.

Sriracha and Maple Roasted Mixed Nuts

Sriracha & Maple Roasted Mixed Nuts by She Likes Food

These mixed nuts are ideal for when you want to snack lightly. They take under an hour to bake and rest so that you can carry on with the rest of your preparations. Notes of sweetness and spiciness balance each other out for the perfect combination. Use whatever nuts you like and feel free to customize the level of heat.

Mini Twice-Baked Potato Skins

Mini Twice Baked Potato Skins by Culinary Hill

Potatoes are super multi-functional, but this remains one of the best ways to prepare them. This flavorful snack is simple to make and fun to customize. A great way to serve them is to create a baked potato bar – set out sour cream, bacon bits, and other toppings so your guests can go to town.

Classic Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs by Downshiftology

Many of us think that deviled eggs are super complicated. But rest assured that this bite only takes half an hour. Tasty and not too heavy, deviled eggs are a terrific option for any celebration. Top with a sprinkle of paprika, and you have the perfect snack.

Time to Start Snackin'!

With such a wide variety of options, you can put on the best event possible. No one will even realize that what they're eating is gluten-free!