Overhead view of funfetti cookies with extra colored sprinkled on top of each cookie.

Gluten-Free Funfetti Cookies

Fun and festive, these Funfetti Cookies will make any party extra colorful and delicious! Made gluten-free with a dairy-free option and made with less sugar, they’re a tasty sweet for all to enjoy. Perfectly crisp on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. 

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 12-14 minutesTotal: 35 minute
Servings: 24 cookies 1x


  • 1 stick unsalted butter (for dairy-free use plant-based stick butter)
  • ½ cup cane sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose gluten-free flour blend (200g)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of fine salt
  • ¼ cup rainbow sprinkles, plus more for sprinkling


  1. In a mixing bowl or bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter, cane sugar, and brown sugar. Add the egg and vanilla and stir until combined.
  2. Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir until combined. Fold in the sprinkles. 
  3. Cover the dough and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour to chill.
  4. Preheat oven to 350℉ and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Scoop out cookie dough in 1 ½ – 2 tablespoon sized balls and place on the baking sheets. Sprinkle each dough mound with a few sprinkles and press in slightly. 
  6. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until light golden brown on the bottom and edges.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
  8. Store cookies in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 5 g
  • (Sat Fat: 3 g)
  • Sodium: 60 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 15 g
  • (Fiber: 0 g
  • Sugar: 7 g)
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 18 mg


© The Real Food Dietitians
Recipe By: Ana Ankeny

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