Every year I make a point to find new Christmas cookie ideas. See, holiday baking is a tradition in my house and I’m always on the hunt to add a new recipe to my cookie arsenal. I want cute variations on classic gingerbread and chewy candy cane concoctions. Of course, a few no-bake Christmas cookie ideas always come in handy when PTA meetings or impromptu neighborhood holiday parties arise in the middle of all of the craziness. Christmas cookies make wonderful gifts, and cookie baking and decorating is a great way to get the kids involved in the festivities.
Looking for some amazing Christmas cookie ideas for your next party or cookie swap? I gathered together all the important Christmas cookie recipes you need to get through this season. I’m talking shortbread, sugar cookies, gingerbread, and lots of peppermint.
Shauna Younge is a dessert table designer, craft stylist, and writer. As the macaron-addicted editor of Sweet Tooth, she blogs about dessert tables, sweet DIYs, and all things candy. She's also the co-founder of party-centric DIY site, Confetti Pop. She's happily married and happily mama and living in the Twin Cities with her husband and two girls. You can follow her sugar-laced antics on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter.