50+ Fun and Festive Christmas Cookies!

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While yesterday was the last recipe in the 2016 cookie palooza, today is the official last day (sad!!). But it’s all good because we have so much cookie baking ahead of us these next 2 weeks. Today I’ve gathered 50 more Christmas cookie recipes for you, both from around the web and some of my own favorites.

Let’s gather in the kitchen with our loved ones and spend time creating delicious sugary creations from scratch. Here are plenty of cookie ideas to inspire you from festive and simple to ooey gooey and melt-in-your-mouth irresistibility.

Super Festive Christmas Cookies

  1. Chewy Christmas sprinkle cookies on Namely Marly
  2. Red velvet sugar cookies on Wine and Glue
  3. Maple cinnamon stars (oh the flavor!)
  4. Brown butter sugar cookies (I repeat, oh the flavor!)
  5. Slice ‘n’ bake Christmas tree cookies on Mom Loves Baking
  6. Spritz cookies on Rasa Malaysia (love these!)
  7. Cranberry orange linzer cookies on Jessica Gavin
  8. Candy cane kiss cookies
  9. Gingerbread Cookies
  10. Stained Glass Window Cookies
  11. Soft-baked white chocolate chip cranberry cookies
  12. Peppermint snowball cookies on Mom on Timeout
  13. Magic 5 cookies aka white chocolate, cranberries, coconut!
  14. Hot chocolate cookies (!!!) on Love From The Oven

Chocolate to the Max

  1. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
  2. Nutella stuffed deep dish gingerbread cookie on Cafe Delites
  3. Chocolate cherry blossom cookies
  4. Chocolate toffee cranberry cookies on Taste and Tell
  5. Mexican hot chocolate snowball cookies on Love & Olive Oil
  6. Butterscotch toffee chocolate fudge cookies
  7. Chocolate gooey butter cake cookies on Dessert for Two (the real deal from my St. Louis living friend!)
  8. Chocolate dipped almond biscotti
  9. Flourless (GF) dark chocolate almond butter cookies
  10. Chewy chocolate chip cookies
  11. Salted caramel dark chocolate cookies
  12. Salted chocolate pistachio shortbread

Minty Goodness

  1. Oreo peppermint crunch cookies on Inside BruCrew Life
  2. Peppermint white chocolate cookies
  3. Soft peppermint sugar cookies on Chelsea’s Messy Apron
  4. Homemade thin mint cookies
  5. Oreo stuffed peppermint cookies on I Am Baker
  6. Andes mint chocolate chunk cookies
  7. Peppermint candy cane Christmas cookies on Number 2 Pencil
  8. Peppermint meltaway cookies on Cooking Classy
  9. Mocha mint chocolate chunk cookies

Totally Easy Christmas Cookies

  1. No-bake chocolate peanut butter and oatmeal cookies on Brown Eyed Baker
  2. Red velvet whoopie pies (surprisingly simple and quick!)
  3. Classic peanut butter blossoms
  4. Butter almond meltaways on Back for Seconds
  5. Pumpkin spice thumbprints on Pass The Sushi
  6. Crisp molasses cookies
  7. Coconut macaroons (also gluten free!)
  8. Old-fashioned sugar cookies on The Domestic Rebel
  9. Soft & chewy chocolate chip cookie bars – easier than baking cookies and you can use red and green M&Ms instead of chocolate chips! on SBA
  10. Rugelach – love this stuff and I promise it’s so simple!

Iced & Frosted

  1. Slice and bake vanilla bean cookies with whipped buttercream on Half Baked Harvest
  2. Frosted chai spice snickerdoodles (I LOVE THESE.)
  3. Cream cheese sugar cookies (cream cheese in dough changes everything!)
  4. Soft frosted eggnog cookies on Life Made Sweeter
  5. Perfect sugar cookies on Happy Food, Healthy Life

Don’t forget the dogs!

  1. Soft peanut butter carrot dog treats 

Have a great weekend and let me know if you have any questions about my cookie recipes.

6 Comments

  1. Yay! Where do I even start? Thanks for the round up.

  2. This is a great list of cookies, Thanks for compiling the list for the rest of us!

  3. Thank you so much for this great list, Sally!!! 

  4. Yummy. Thanks so much for sharing.

  5. Wow, these all look so incredible! I don’t know which to make first!

  6. Carolin Eichholz says:

    What a wealth of cookie recipes to try! Thank you for this compilation. I was just looking for something cute to make for the cookie sale at my little one’s playschool and I will def go for the Funfetti cookies. Who does not love sprinkles?!

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