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40+ Super Delicious Christmas Cookies: Recipes For The Holidays

Start celebrating the holidays and make some delicious Christmas cookies for your family! These Christmas cookies are not only delicious but also very festive – perfect to put you in the holiday spirit!

40+ Yummy Christmas Cookies

We’ve rounded up 40+ festive Christmas cookies to make this year, down below.

Follow the link below each picture for the full recipe and ingredients.

1. Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

These little morsels are so addicting and they’re the perfect little bit of peppermint and chocolate that melts in your mouth.

It pairs so well with this cookie recipe too.

50 Christmas Cookies: Candy Cane Kiss Cookies


2. Easy Brownie Christmas Trees

These easy chewy Christmas Brownie Trees are easy to make and add a festive touch to your holiday table!

Kids of all ages will enjoy this tasty treat!

Technically this is a brownie, but we’ll pretend it’s a cookie!

50 Christmas Cookies: Dark Easy Brownie Christmas Trees


3. Old Fashioned Soft Molasses Cookies

Old Fashioned Soft Molasses Cookies – These molasses cookies are an old-fashioned holiday favorite! Super soft and packed with the amazing, rich flavors of molasses, ginger, and cinnamon.

Just like Grandma used to make!

50 Christmas Cookies: Old Fashioned Soft Molasses Cookies


4. Chocolate Dipped Oreo Snowflakes

Chocolate Dipped Oreo Snowflakes …adorable and easy treats the whole family can help make!

‘Tis the season to be making (and eating! oh my goodness, the eating!) treats to share with family and friends.

50 Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Dipped Oreo Snowflakes


5. Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies

These easy Gingerbread cookies are made with a fraction of the butter – yet they still have the same great flavor and texture.

Perfect for your Holiday baking!

50 Christmas Cookies: Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies


6. Santa Oreos

Looking for a sweet homemade Christmas treat to take to classroom parties and other gatherings?

These darling Santa Oreos are a cinch to make (truly!), and they are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages.

50 Christmas Cookies: Santa Oreos


7. Christmas Pinwheel Sugar Cookies

Christmas Pinwheel Sugar Cookies are fun festive and incredibly easy to make.

This simple recipe will have you enjoying these tasty treats in no time.

50 Christmas Cookies: Christmas Pinwheel Sugar Cookies


8. Brownie Roll-Out Cookies

Combining the fudgy texture and deep taste of a brownie with a classic sugar cookie cut-out, these treats will bring so much chocolaty happiness to your winter baking.

50 Christmas Cookies: Brownie Roll-Out Cookies


9. Sugar Cookie Christmas Wreath

Creating a Sugar Cookie Christmas Wreath is fast, easy, and fun for everyone!

50 Christmas Cookies: Sugar Cookie Christmas Wreath


10. Soft Batch Gingerbread M&M Cookies

Soft and chewy gingerbread cookies with lots of M&Ms!

They are crackly on the outside, soft and chewy and perfectly spiced on the inside, and chock full of my all-time favorite cookie mix-in: M&Ms!!!

50 Christmas Cookies: Soft Soft Batch Gingerbread M&M Cookies


11. Peppermint Meltaway Cookies

Meltaway Cookies now in a new, special Christmas Edition – in a little more festive suit, with a touch of Peppermint Buttercream Frosting and crispy little candy cane crumbs.

And YES they DO melt in your mouth…do I need to say more?

50 Christmas Cookies: Peppermint Meltaway Cookies


12. Christmas Peppermint Patties

Christmas Peppermint Patties made easy with few ingredients!

Perfect fun & festive dessert for holiday parties & gifts. They taste so much better homemade!

50 Christmas Cookies: Christmas Peppermint Patties


13. Soft Christmas Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Super soft cut-out sugar cookies decorated with an easy icing.

These Christmas Cut-Out Sugar Cookies are so fun to decorate and perfect for the holidays!

50 Christmas Cookies: Soft Christmas Cut-Out Sugar Cookies


14. Stained Glass Cookies

Cookie and candy all in one! Learn how to make stunning stained glass cookies with this detailed tutorial.

Perfect for holiday cookie exchanges or hanging on your tree!

50 Christmas Cookies: Stained Glass Cookies


15. Andes Mint Cookies

Andes Mint Cookies are a soft-baked chocolate cookie loaded with Andes Mint pieces and spread with an extra layer of mint goodness.

They’re amazing straight from the oven.

50 Christmas Cookies: Andes Mint Cookies


16. Santa’s Cookies (Double Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies)

Santa’s favorite cookies! Soft and chewy double chocolate chip pudding cookies with M&M candies.

The ultimate holiday cookie!

50 Christmas Cookies: Santa’s Cookies


17. Snowflake Cookies

Snowflake sugar cookies decorated with blue and white icing make a sweet holiday display.

50 Christmas Cookies: Snowflake Cookies


18. Chocolate Drizzled Christmas Cookie Sticks

These Chocolate Drizzle Christmas Cookie Sticks are pretty and festive, and they are so easy to make!

They start with a simple chocolate chip cookie dough. But the magic happens when you roll them out and cut them into little strips.

50 Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Drizzled Christmas Cookie Sticks


19. Stuffed Snowballs

The Snowball just got stuffed! These Stuffed Snowballs are filled with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups!

If you’re looking for an easy Christmas cookie, look no further!

50 Christmas Cookies: Stuffed Snowballs


20. Christmas Peanut Blossom Cookies

Classic Peanut Blossoms all decked out for Christmas. Make Reindeer, Santa Hats & Christmas Trees by adding a few simple decorations.

50 Christmas Cookies: Christmas Peanut Blossom Cookies


21. Oreo Christmas Pudding

These make the most perfect little Night Before Christmas cookies for Santa…or as sweet snacks between opening gifts on Christmas morning.

50 Christmas Cookies: Oreo Christmas Pudding


22. Red Velvet Christmas Cookies

Red Velvet Christmas Cookies are buttery and rich, topped with cream cheese icing and holiday sprinkles to make these festive cookies irresistible!

50 Christmas Cookies: Red Velvet Christmas Cookies


23. Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

This recipe for Candy Cane Sugar Cookies uses candy canes that are ground very finely into a sugar consistency.

The candy cane sugar replaces some of the sugar usually found in sugar cookie recipes.

50 Christmas Cookies: Candy Cane Sugar Cookies


24. Snow Capped Gingersnaps

These snow-capped gingersnaps are the perfect Christmas cookies!

Chewy gingerbread cookies dipped in white chocolate and topped with crystallized ginger.

50 Christmas Cookies: Snow Capped Gingersnaps


25. Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Get in the holiday spirit with some spicy, chewy gingerbread cookies!

They keep their shape when cut with cookie cutters and they stay soft and delicious!

They’re the ultimate Christmas cookies.

50 Christmas Cookies: Chewy Gingerbread Cookies


26. Blizzard Cookies

These are made with half a brick of cream cheese in addition to butter. These winter-sprinkle infused cookies studded with white chocolate chips are super soft cookies that belong in your yearly Christmas cookie rotation.

50 Christmas Cookies: Blizzard Cookies


27. Decorating Ornament Sugar Cookies

Looking for a new way to decorate your sugar cookies this Christmas?

Try decorating ornament sugar cookies using Rolos, M&M’s and some frosting!

All you need is a simple circle cookie cutter to get started!

50 Christmas Cookies: Dark Decorating Ornament Sugar Cookies


28. Holly Cookies

It seems like the holiday season is flying by, so this year I’m trying to embrace simpler cookie designs.

Rustic wet-on-wet holly cookies look great and are sure to please.

50 Christmas Cookies: Holly Cookies


29. White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies

These White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies are the best ginger cookies around!

They’ll quickly become a new favorite holiday cookie!

50 Christmas Cookies: White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies


30. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These cookies are not only beautiful and so wintery, but they are incredibly delicious.

They’re fudgy and chewy and sweet. They’re basically a brownie in cookie form.

50 Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies


31. Christmas Lights Cookies

Christmas Lights Cookies with a small batch of royal icing and mini M&Ms as Christmas Lights.

50 Christmas Cookies: Christmas Lights Cookies


32. Peppermint Mocha Cookies

Thick and chewy Peppermint Mocha Cookies are the ultimate Christmas Eve treat!

Because who doesn’t need an extra caffeine boost, right?!

50 Christmas Cookies: Peppermint Mocha Cookies


33. Reindeer Oreo Balls

Oreo balls are the perfect Christmas treat because they only require 3 ingredients, along with being very simple no-bake treats that anyone can make!

They’re perfect for you to make for a Christmas party you’re holding or attending, or to package up and take to your neighbors as a holiday gift.

50 Christmas Cookies: Reindeer Oreo Balls


34. Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

A delightfully easy cookie recipe that yields sensational results!

Make sure to add these easy shortbread cookies to your holiday baking list this season!

50 Christmas Cookies: Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies


35. Grinch Christmas Cookie Recipe

It’s cookie season! Delight your kids by serving Grinch Christmas Cookies with this ultra fun and adorable “3 sizes too small” green heart cookies.

50 Christmas Cookies: Grinch Christmas Cookie Recipe


36. Marble Sugar Cookies

These marble cookies look amazing and taste great too!

You will need sugar cookie dough and some food coloring.

50 Christmas Cookies: Marble Sugar Cookies


37. Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Kiss Cookies-decadent chocolate cookies rolled in sprinkles and topped with a chocolate kiss.

A fun cookie for the holidays or any occasion!

50 Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Kiss Cookies


38. Eggnog Cheesecake Cookie Cups

These eggnog cheesecake cookie cups are the best treat for the holidays!

Chewy gingerbread cookie cups filled with a fluffy eggnog cheesecake.

50 Christmas Cookies: Dark Eggnog Cheesecake Cookie Cups


39. Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

These festive Peppermint Shortbread Cookies are the perfect addition to your holiday cookie trays this year!

With only five ingredients, they are quick and easy to make and look so gosh darn pretty!

50 Christmas Cookies: Peppermint Shortbread Cookies


40. Soft Batch Christmas Sprinkle Cookies

Soft Batch Christmas Sprinkle Cookies are a super easy holiday sugar cookie – no rolling the dough required!

Packed with red and green sprinkles, perfect for the holidays!

These sprinkle sugar cookies are the best, easiest, Christmas cookies around!

50 Christmas Cookies: Soft Batch Christmas Sprinkle Cookies


41. Christmas Wreath Cookies

No bake Christmas wreath cookies made with corn flakes and marshmallows!

These only take 20 minutes to make!

50 Christmas Cookies: Christmas Wreath Cookies


42. Marshmallow Roll Cookies

Marshmallow Roll Cookies. Easy, no-bake & freezer friendly!

These cookie confections will be popular with all ages, especially around the Christmas season.

50 Christmas Cookies: Marshmallow Roll Cookies


43. Eggnog Frosted Chai Snickerdoodle Snowmen

If there was ever a cookie that screamed Christmas, it’s these Eggnog Frosted Chai Snickerdoodle Snowmen.

50 Christmas Cookies: Dark Eggnog Frosted Chai Snickerdoodle Snowmen


44. Hot Chocolate Meltaway Cookies

Buttery, Hot Chocolate Meltaway Cookies topped with chocolate ganache, mini marshmallows, and crushed peppermint sticks!

Everything you love about hot chocolate in a melt-in-your-mouth cookie!

50 Christmas Cookies: Hot Chocolate Meltaway Cookies


45. Eggnog Gooey Butter Cookies

Melt-in-your-mouth Eggnog Gooey Butter Cookies at their finest and from scratch.

Buttery, light and tender-crumbed, sweetened just right and full of the classic eggnog flavors of rum or bourbon and nutmeg with a whisper of cinnamon.

There’s no need to add eggnog to this particular cookie recipe as the cream cheese and extra egg yolk provide ample creaminess.

50 Christmas Cookies: Eggnog Gooey Butter Cookies


46. Snowman Top Hat Christmas Cookies

I’m so excited to share these adorable Snowman Top Hat Cookies.

I just love how cute they turned out and they are such a fun Christmas cookie!

50 Christmas Cookies: Snowman Top Hat Christmas Cookies.


47. Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

The classic combination of chocolate and peppermint make these dark chocolate candy cane cookies the perfect treat for the holidays!

50 Christmas Cookies: Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies


48. Gingerbread Cookies

This recipe makes perfectly soft and chewy cookies and they have the perfect amount of gingery molasses flavor.

50 Christmas Cookies: Gingerbread Cookies


49. Buckeye Balls (Peanut Butter Balls)

This recipe for buckeye balls is the classic peanut butter balls dipped in dark or white chocolate.

An easy no-bake holiday dessert!

50 Christmas Cookies: Buckeye Balls


50. Reindeer Poop Cookies

What is more fun than making Christmas cookies with your kids?

How about making a NO BAKE Christmas cookie? Wouldn’t your kids love making a cookie and pretending it was Reindeer Poop?

50 Christmas Cookies: Reindeer Poop Cookies


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