Christmas cookies add magic to Christmas. My girls love to bake Christmas cookies, decorate them and share them with their friends in the neighborhood and at school. Unique Christmas cookie recipes are great for cookie exchanges, gift baskets, and sharing at Christmas parties. Have you started baking Christmas cookies? If you are looking for Christmas cookie recipes, try one of these best Christmas cookies recipes, you are sure to be a favorite your family and friends will request year after year.
I rounded up the best Christmas cookie recipes from a few of my favorite bloggers. This collection has some fun cookies like Grinch Cookies, Peanut Butter Rudolph Cookies, Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees, Christmas Tree Peanut Butter Blossoms, and more… Find your favorite cookies or a few news favorites to try.
Christmas Cookies Your Family and Santa Are Sure to Love
Don’t let the Grinch steal your Christmas. Make these fun and easy Grinch Cookies by Smart Mom Smart Ideas.
Make your simple peanut butter cookies a cut Rudolph with these Peanut Butter Rudolph Cookies by Cincy Shopper.
Here’s a classic shortbread cookie that is perfect for cookie exchanges, party plates, and gift giving. Try Lemon Shortbread Cookies by The Wicked Noodle.
For easy sugar cookies made festive with Christmas cookie cutters try Mom’s Sugar Cookies by Mama Likes to Cook.
Do your kids love the Elf on the Shelf hunt every year? Try making these fun Elf Christmas Cookies by Smart Mom Smart Ideas.
For a simple, yet classic Christmas cookie recipe try Christmas Shortbread by Ally’s Sweet and Savory.
Here’s a fun twist on Rice Krispie treats by making Rice Krispie Treat Christmas Trees by Frugal Living NW.
Chocolate and peppermint are a delicious cookie combination. Check out these Chocolate Peppermint Cookies by Beauty Through Imperfection.
Red Velvet Cake is a Christmas classic. For the cookie version, try these Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies by Hot Eats Cool Reads.
Here’s a twist on a classic cookie, Christmas Chocolate Chip Cookies by Smart Mom Smart Ideas.
A simple peanut butter cookie, but so cute your kids will love making these Christmas Tree Peanut Butter Blossoms by Freebie Finding Mom
You might also like: 10 Christmas Traditions to Make Your Christmas Memorable
Another fun recipe making a snowman face with Snowman Cookies by the Joy of Boys.
It’s always fun to make Christmas fudge and share it with friends and family. Try this Easy Christmas Fudge by Tweenhood.
Here’s a yummy treat that looks fancy, but isn’t hard to make – Chocolate Ganache Filled Sugar Cookies by Happy Deal Happy Day.
Here’s a special Christmas cookie with cranberry cookies with white chocolate – A Real Christmas Cookie Recipe by My Heavenly Recipes.
Enjoy Christmas music by Elvis? Try this cookie inspired by Elvis, it’s a cookie with peanut butter banana filling Elvis Inspired Cookie Cups by Snappy Gourmet.
Make a beautiful plate of fudge for your Christmas party or to give as gifts with this Snowflake Fudge by The Monday Box.
Cute and easy Santa cookie recipe your younger kids will want to try – Nutter Butter Santa Cookies by Moms Who Save.
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Which Christmas cookie recipe will you try? Do you already have a family favorite Christmas cookie recipe?
Edith Freislich says
Thanks for all these goodies.
I hope you have a great Christmas, and a wonderful new ahead.
I am going to try the lemon shortbread cookies, that will be enough sweets eats in our household because my son and his wife are not sugar eaters, but his wife’s parents are, so they will like them.
Lots of love and gratitude from me,