Celebrate the holiday season with these 21+ sweet treats and these best holiday cookies. Melt in your mouth and warm your heart!
Who's participating in a holiday cookie exchange this year? I, personally, am participating in receiving cookies 🙂 I really do love to bake, though, especially for special occasions like the holidays.
There's just something about festive desserts that really gets me going. I rounded up 21+ cookie recipes that would be perfect for your holiday cookie swap! (Or just to eat alone in your kitchen--no judgment here).
This is the best time of the year! We love making cookies throughout the year, but there is something so special about making cookies during the holidays this makes it so fun!
The kids and I love to bake cookies, assemble cookie platters, and then deliver them to neighbors and friends is one of our favorite traditions.
This time of year gets me giddy to grab the chocolate chips, candy canes, festive sprinkles, and a cookie tin and get baking your favorite recipes!
Best Christmas Cookie Recipes
Grab a baking sheet and these easy Christmas cookie recipes and get baking. Which are your favorite Christmas cookies? Check the recipes below and decide which ones are the best Christmas cookies!
Marble Sugar Cookies - Two Sisters CraftingI'm kicking this list off with these adorable and easy marble cookies! And who doesn't like a sugar simple cookie?! These Christmas sugar cookies are easy Christmas cookies full of holiday cheer.
Snowflake Oreos - Cake Whiz. These are so extremely easy, you can have the kids help out!
Pecan Snowballs - Southern Bites Just looking at the making of these babies is making me all warm inside in the best way. This is a classic Christmas cookie recipe that you are sure to love.
Brown Sugar Pecan Cookies - The Recipe RebelMmmm, this pecan recipe looks delicious!
Hot Cocoa Cookies - Hot Cocoa in cookie form! Yum! These chocolate cookies are chocolate crinkle cookies with a hot cocoa twist. Definitely some of my favorite cookies.
White Chocolate Dipper Ginger Cookies - Cooking Classy. Cooking Classy shared this super cute recipe. A twist on gingerbread cookies with a dipped side... I'll take a dozen please!
3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie - Made with HAPPY. You can never go wrong with this easy peanut butter cookie recipe.
Turtle Thumbprint Cookies - These things are COVERED in nuts. Love it! Thanks for sharing, Tastes Better From Scratch.
Christmas Wreath Cookies - The Barefoot Baker. This super festive recipe comes from The Bearfoot Baker.
Cinnamon Roll Cookies - The Recipe Critic. I love these Cinnamon rolls might be my favorite food group...
Red Velvet Sugar Cookies - Creme de la Crumb. These red velvet cupcakes are always a hit, so why not turn them into cookies?!
Apple Pie Cookies - Passion for SavingApple Pie is so popular all year-'round! These look so delicious!
Peppermint Bark - Baked by RachelNot exactly a cookie but it totally works! And how cute is the snowflake shape?
Coffee Cake Cookies - Cookies & CupsOoooh, these look yummy. Thanks, Cookies & Cups!
Andes Mint Cookies - Two peas and Their Pod. EASIEST RECIPE. MUST TRY.
Grinch Cookies - In Katrina's Kitchen. These bad boys are made from a cake mix!
These are one of my all time favorite cookie and in my opinion the perfect holiday cookie!
Vanilla Cardamom Shortbread Snowflake Sandwich Cookies with Espresso Buttercream Filling - Pineapple Coconut. These shortbread cookies are some of my favorite things! It's a COOKIE SANDWICH too! YUM!
Confetti Cake Batter Cookies - Sally's Baking Addiction shared this fun & EASY recipe!
Eggnog Cookies - Chef in TrainingDon't worry, it's not all baked out. The eggnog is in the frosting, too!
Chunky Chewy Snickerdoodles - Tablespoon. This isn't just your average Snickerdoodle recipe. It has a twist!
Peppermint Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting. You had me at "Cream Cheese Frosting." This one is also from Cooking Classy.
Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies - Making Thyme For Health. For the molasses fans! This one's for you!
Okay, these aren't technically cookies but they really fun Christmas trees that the kids love to make. No bake trees are fun and full of holiday spirit. Bring on the Christmas Season!
Of course, we HAVE to share our very own post from last Christmas with you!
Other Sweet Treats You'll Enjoy
- CHRISTMAS CACTUS COOKIES
- DESSERT SUSHI
- RAINBOW CHEESECAKE RECIPE
- THE BEST RAINBOW RICE CRISPY TREATS
- MINI S'MORE PIE RECIPE
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