Here are some of the best gluten free winter squash recipes you need to try this fall! Delicious autumn squash recipes from breakfast all the way to dessert! Whether you are looking for savory or sweet ways to use winter squash, there is an option for everyone!

If you love squash as much as we do, you don’t have to limit yourself. I have tons of yummy gluten free squash recipes on the blog for you to try.

Sweet and Savory Winter Squash Recipes

Do you love winter squash? It is one of my favorites because of the sweet, earthy flavors! Let’s not even consider how great these ideas are for hiding vegetables! Hopefully, your family will love choosing which of these winter squash recipes you make next.

If you are like me, you like to add nutrition to your baking. My kids can’t tell if some of these recipes have squash inside!!

And what better way to sneak in some nutrition than to add sweet winter squash to your baking and cooking? Squash cookies, cakes, and brownies! There are so many cooked squash recipes worth trying!

What are the different types of winter squash?

  • Spaghetti Squash is a fun, oval-shaped yellow squash. When this squash is cooked, the insides are fibrous. Run a fork over the flesh, and it scrapes up, looking like spaghetti. It makes a delicious paleo substitute for pasta!
  • Butternut Squash is one of my favorites for dessert and savory dishes. I review several different cooking methods for this squash in the recipes below. Also, keep looking for a cute heirloom variety called Honeynut Squash. I found it at Trader Joe’s last year; it is all the rage! Check out the breakfast recipe with honeynut below!
  • Acorn Squash is another versatile squash that works in savory and sweet dishes!
  • Kabocha Squash is a large squash that resembles a dark green pumpkin. It makes a beautiful centerpiece for a vegan Thanksgiving!
  • Delicata Squash is another sweet, smaller squash I have recently used to make delicious recipes. You will never know this squash is the star ingredient in my gluten free brownies recipe!
  • Kuri Squash is a funny pear-shaped red winter squash that occasionally appears at our farmer’s market. I think it is perfect for soups!
  • Pumpkins…you all know this winter squash pretty well if you follow my blog. I love using pumpkin throughout the fall for both sweet and savory recipes!

The Best Winter Squash Recipes:

Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread
Sandi Gaertner
Everyone will love this easy, moist gluten free pumpkin bread recipe. This gluten free pumpkin bread is light and fluffy and freezes well.
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A close up of a slice of pumpkin bread on a plate.
Gluten Free Pumpkin Scones
Sandi Gaertner
These delicious flaky gluten free pumpkin scones are topped with a creamy cinnamon icing.
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Baked pumpkin scones on a baking sheet.
Gluten Free Pumpkin Cheesecake
Sandi Gaertner
A deliciously creamy gluten free pumpkin cheesecake that is perfect for the holidays.
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A whole gluten free pumpkin cheesecake on a table.
Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie Bars
Sandi Gaertner
Delicious homemade gluten free pumpkin pie bars. These pumpkin bars have a shortbread crust, creamy pumpkin pie middle, and then are topped with a sweet crumb topping!
Check out this recipe
A pumpkin pie bar on a small white plate.
Gluten Free Iced Pumpkin Cookies
Sandi Gaertner
Soft, delicious gluten free iced pumpkin cookies recipe.
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A stack of four iced pumpkin cookies on a plate.
Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Biscuits
Sandi Gaertner
These flaky soft gluten free pumpkin biscuits are the perfect combination of sweet and savory!
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Gluten free pumpkin biscuits on a baking tray.
Roasted Acorn Squash Soup with Homemade Croutons
Sandi Gaertner
An easy vegan roasted acorn squash soup recipe with crunchy homemade pumpkin spice croutons.
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A bowl of roasted acorn squash soup topped with croutons.
Easy Garlic Thyme Roasted Butternut Squash
Sandi Gaertner
A quick and Easy Garlic Thyme Roasted Butternut Squash, a perfect Fall or Winter Side dish.
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A white baking dish with roasted butternut squash.
Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Soup
Sandi Gaertner
You will love this quick and easy creamy butternut squash soup. It is both gluten free and vegan, and it is ready in just 20 minutes.
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Gluten Free Maple Ginger Butternut Squash Tart
Sandi Gaertner
Easy to follow gluten free maple ginger butternut squash tart recipe.
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Stuffed Kabocha Squash
Sandi Gaertner
A kabocha squash roasted and stuffed with corn, tomatoes, black beans and chiles.
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Lifting the top off a roasted stuffed kabocha squash.

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16 Comments

  1. Hi – thanks for these recipes. I am looking forward to trying a couple of them. When I clicked on the recipe for GLUTEN FREE CARAMEL CAKE BUTTERNUT SQUASH BARS – just a photo came up, no recipe. Wondering if this is meant to happen? Thanks again.

  2. Squash always brings me to a lot of surprises. I love all of your recipes! Actually, I have one secret squash recipes is stir-fried squash with pork that my grandmo used to cook when I was a child. It is the BEST! I hope I will have some more freetime so that I can share this recipe ๐Ÿ™‚
    – Natalie

  3. Thanks Sandi. I always enjoy your recipes. I am not familiar with Kabocha or Kuri squash. If we can not find them where we live can we substitute butternut squash?

  4. Great collection of winter squash recipes, Love the soup,brownies, scones, I need to give it try. Normally I make soup and curry with it. Never tried any dessert with it. I will now

  5. What a great collection of squash recipes! I love them all but I definitely have my eye on the stuffing-stuffed butternut squash! Yum!

  6. This is such a handy resource – I love winter squash so will be checking out these recipes.