These cookies are sure to put the jingle in the bells. With 13 delicious cookie recipes, your Christmas cookie trays have never tasted so good.
It’s the time of year when holiday baking is in full swing. Many people go on baking marathons, whipping up dozens and dozens of cookies to gift to friends, party hosts, neighbors, co-workers and more. Here’s a bakers dozen of ideas.
Sprinkles are always a good thing during the holidays. White chocolate decorated ginger crinkles from Love and Confections are full of fun and festive sprinkles. Ginger is a popular holiday flavor so these are sure to be a hit, especially with the addition of white chocolate.
Chocolate chip cookies are always a fan favorite. Books n Cooks adds graham cracker crumbs for graham cracker chocolate chip cookies to add another depth of flavor to the classic.
Sometimes you’re pressed for time and just can’t get to baking from scratch. That’s when having a cookie recipe that starts with a cake mix comes in handy. Alex’s double chocolate white chip cookies from Family Around the Table are full of chocolaty goodness.
Peppermint and Christmas go hand in hand as do peppermint and chocolate. Rolled peppermint chocolate Christmas cookies from Sugar Salt Magic are creamy and delicious.
Another easy cookie if you’re pressed for time is a no-bake cookie. Cooking with Carlee makes an adorable no bake Christmas tree cookie that is easy enough for kids to get in on the fun.
It just isn’t Christmas without gingerbread men. A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures made the cutest cookies that will bring smiles to everyone’s face. Decorate them or leave them plain, either way they are delicious.
More Christmas flavors in cranberries and walnut cookies from Lisa’s Lemony Kitchen. The hint of red peeking through melt in your mouth cookie make for a festive addition to a cookie tray.
Wedding cookies are always popular around the holidays. They are known by other names too such as Russian tea cakes or Italian wedding cookies. Sometimes they are made with pecans but Soulfully Made makes a pistachio wedding cookie that is festive because of the light green color.
Kitchen Hoopla shares a recipe for Lebkuchen which is a traditional German Christmas cookie. Adding it to your cookie tray will give it an international flair.
Wow your friends with peppermint candy cane cookies from Karen’s Kitchen Stories look more difficult than they are. Truly an impressive cookie for the Christmas season.
So much yummy goodness in chocolate marshmallow meltaways from Jolene’s Recipe Journal. Just the right amount of sweetness intros cookie. The red, white and green sprinkles add that something special.
Crinkle cookies are another cookie often associated with the holidays. Chocolate crinkle cookies from the cookbook review of Easy Homemade Cookie cookbook here on Yumgoggle are a fun cookie the kids can help make.
This chocolate mint thumbprint cookie from Marsha’s Baking Addiction combines a creamy mint ganache with a chocolate cookie. A fun holiday take on the classic thumbprint cookie.