17 Christmas Cookies Around the Web


Christmas CookiesMaking Christmas cookies is a vital part of holiday tradition. Whether your part of a cookie exchange or you just like baking with your kids, you’re in luck! We’ve rounded up a collection of recipes featuring the best homemade Christmas cookies of 2012 (and possibly of all time!). Add a few of these sweet treats to your holiday recipe repertoire and you’re sure to have happy holiday guests!



3D Christmas Tree Cookies

This simple & ingenious twist on the traditional sugar cookie cookie will brighten any holiday gathering. These make a perfect gift—who wouldn’t love to receive a colorful stack of yummy homemade cookies?
via SheKnows
Christmas Cookies - 3D Xmas Trees

Gingerbread Snowflake Cookies

We all dream of a white Christmas. These gingerbread snowflakes are a super sweet way to capture the nostalgia and warm the hearts of your holiday guests.
via Chasing Delicious
Christmas Cookies - Gingerbread Snowflakes

Salty Chocolate Caramel Butter Cookies

Any recipe that calls for salted caramel is sure to be a big hit. Add a little chocolate to the mix and you’ve reached culinary nirvana. Yum!
via Tracey’s Culinary Adventures
Christmas Cookies - Salty Caramel

Star Mint Meringue Cookies

These sweet little puffs of peppermint are destined to be the highlight of any holiday gathering. Simple yet super impressive!
via BHG
Christmas Cookies - Mint Meringues

Christmas Cookie Garland

Create a family tradition your children will love with this dainty & colorful little garland. All holiday decorations should be this sugary sweet!
via Hello Naomi
Christmas Cookies - Cookie Garland

Peppermint Bark Cookies

The addictive crunch of these yummy cookies will keep everyone coming back for more. Make sure to have plenty on hand!
via Annie’s Eats

Christmas Cookies - Peppermint Bark

Magical Peanut Butter Cookies

Box up a dozen of these yummy cookies as a gift and you’ll surely win the hearts of your family and friends. Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned peanut butter cookie? The recipe came straight out of Paula Deen’s cookbook, so you know it’s good 🙂
via Food Network
Christmas Cookies - Peanut Butter Cookies

Spiced Cider Meltaways

Spiced like a mug of hot cider and covered in snowy powdered sugar, these melt-in-your-mouth cookies are perfect to leave for Santa (and eat after the kids go to bed!).
via Momtastic
Christmas Cookies - Cider Meltaways

Homemade Peppermint Patties

What’s better than biting into a York Peppermint Patty? Biting into a homemade peppermint patty! Now you can make everyone’s favorite classic candy in your own kitchen.
via Blue-Eyed Bakers
Christmas Cookies - Peppermint Patties

Dachshund Santa Cookie

The dog lovers in the family will completely fall for these adorable little cookies. They’re made from two molasses sugar cookies sandwiched together with frosting. Yummy!
via SheKnows
Christmas Cookies - Dog Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossoms

A classic Christmas cookie you can make with kids!
via Momtastic
Christmas Cookies - Peanut Butter Blossoms

Chocolate Peppermints

The contrasting colors of these lovely little cookies provide a subtle hint of the sweet surprise waiting for you with the first bite. This simple dessert recipe delivers such beautiful results.
via She Wears Many Hats
Christmas Cookies - Chocolate Peppermints

Cookies and Cream Cookies

Cookies made with crushed Oreos in the batter… does it get any better than this?
via My Kitchen Journey

Christmas Cookies - Cookies and Cream

Homemade Oreos

If you can’t fight them, join them! The package of Oreos in the cupboard is guaranteed to be left untouched as long as a plate of these delicious cookies is around.
via My Kitchen Addiction
Christmas Cookies - Homemade Oreos

Peppermint Buttercream Cake Mix Cookies

Yet another take on the peppermint cookie, this time with the yummy taste of cake mix! A perfect way to satisfy everyone’s desire to stick their fingers in the cake mix while you’re baking the holiday goodies this year.
via In Katrina’s Kitchen
Christmas Cookies - Peppermint Buttercream Cookies

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Cookies

The picture of these cookies alone leaves your mouth watering. Imagine what it must be like to see them on a plate, right before your very eyes!
via Ambitious Kitchen
Christmas Cookies - Snickerdoodles

Blueberry Buttermilk Cookies

This recipe takes everything that’s great about blueberry muffins and combines it with the pleasures of a cookie. Absolute genius.
via Savory Simple
Christmas Cookies - Blueberry Buttermilk Cookies

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