Anyone in the mood for Christmas cookies? I sure hope so, because we’ve rounded up the best holiday cookie recipes around for you! The holiday season is fast-approaching and we couldn’t be happier about it. Snow-covered trees, cozy nights reading by the fire, and endless amounts of hot chocolate: this time of the year is always so comforting and magical.
Most importantly, holiday celebrations are all about the meals and desserts. Close your eyes and imagine this: the scent of nutmeg, the feeling of chocolate melting in your mouth, the spicy and sweet flavors of gingerbread cookies, and the satisfaction of gulping down an entire glass of eggnog. Are you in the holiday spirit yet? One thing’s for sure, our baking game is always on point during this time of the year. We’re always ready to take on some of the season’s most classic recipes and of course, we’re always up for trying new ones!
25+ Delicious Christmas Cookies That Santa Will Love
This year, we’re placing a large focus on cookies because they’re easy to share, easy to gobble up, and so fun to decorate. Cookies can come in a variety of flavors, sizes and shapes. The sky’s the limit with these sweet treats so we found 25 awesome holiday cookie recipes for you to try out.
- Double Dipped Chocolate Shortbread Cookies | themondaybox.com
- Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread Cookies | themondaybox.com
- Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies | moneywisemoms.com
- Brown Sugar Shortbread Recipe | chaosisbliss.com
- Nutmeg Logs Christmas Cookie Recipe | chaosisbliss.com
- Melted Snowman Cookies | savingdollarsandsense.com
- No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies | savingdollarsandsense.com
- Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Recipe | centsablemomma.com
- Holiday Butter Cookie Recipe | annsentitledlife.com
- Reindeer Graham Cookie Recipe | annsentitledlife.com
- Chocolate Turtle Cookies | snappygourmet.com
- No Bake Reindeer Cookies | thriftynorthwestmom.com
- Peppermint Kiss Cookies Recipe | thriftynorthwestmom.com
- Coconut Snowballs | trialandeater.com
- Paleo Hazelnut Cookies | cookeatpaleo.com
- Double Chocolate Christmas Cookies | sweetandsavoryfood.com
- Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies | housewivesoffrederickcounty.com
- Chocolate Christmas Cookies in a Jar | freebiefindingmom.com
- A Real Christmas Cookie Recipe | myheavenlyrecipes.com
- Chilled Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies | myheavenlyrecipes.com
- Candy Cane Cookies | whoneedsacape.com
- Ginger Snaps That Aren’t So Snappy | coffeewithus3.com
- Sugar Cookie Bars | sometimes-homemade.com
- White Chocolate Molasses Crinkles | thebakingfairy.net
- Thumbprint Cookie Recipe with Buttercream Icing | gardenmatter.com
Still need MORE Christmas cookies? Here are a few of ours that taste absolutely amazing (if we do say so ourselves!).
Our Honey Christmas Cookies put a healthier spin on the traditional sugar or butter cookies. They’re easy enough for the kids to help with and make a fabulous homemade gift idea!
Chewy, Delicious Oatmeal Raisin Coconut Cookies Recipe: while not technically a Christmas cookie recipe, these will be right at home amidst your other tasty treats on the cookie platter!
A Different Christmas Cookie Recipe for kids: What makes them so different? Guess you’ll have to read to find out! Here’s a hint: you can use the same cookie dough/batter for your breakfast the next morning!
29 thoughts on “25+ of the Most Delicious Christmas Cookie Recipes Around”
Cookies are my favorite holiday activity lol. This looks like a great list so I’m going to be checking out some of these recipes.
I love this cookie round up! I think that they all look amazing. I need to make cookies for a cookie swap this week so I will be trying a few of these out!
I’m so excited for Christmas this year. I’m already planning activities I will be doing with the kids. My daughter is excited to bake for Santa.
We bake a lot of Christmas cookies over the school holidays. I want to try all 25+ of these, lol. They look and sound amazing.
Ohh I’m getting ready to start planning holiday baking and this will help SO MUCH! Thank you!!
Omg these all look so amazing. I wish I could make them all! The peppermint ones look to die for!
I can’t wait to try some of these out, especially the honey sugar cookies! Cookies are my favorite part of the holidays!
So many great recipes! Every year I would like to bake something other than sugar cookies and this is perfect! Thank you!
These all sound amazing. I’m so ready for the holidays! I love to bake this time of year. I certainly will be giving many of these a try this year.
Tis the season for cookies!!!!! I love the peanut butter cookies with the chocolate candies pushed in the middle! My grandma also makes a lot of Norwegian cookies that are fun!
Oh, my goodness! Now, I’m drooling. I can’t wait to bake some cookies with my daughter. Thanks for sharing!
Mmm, these look incredible. I am going to bookmark so I can try to make as many of them as I can over the holidays.
These are all awesome Christmas cookie recipes. Holiday Butter Cookie recipe is one I am going to make for sure. We love butter cookies in my home. Thanks for sharing all these cookie recipes.
OMG, so many delicious looking cookies. The holidays kill me. I love baking, but I need to cut back on eating junk food. Although in my book cookies aren’t junk food. But my hips and thighs say otherwise.
Cookies are one of my absolute favorite things about Christmas. I can’t get enough of chocolate and gingerbread. And sprinkles. You can never have enough sprinkles.
Wow! Love this list! There are so many cookies that I want to try, especially the Chocolate Turtle Cookies! They sound amazing! Favoriting this post so that I can refer back to it!
These all look amazing. I’m so ready for holiday baking this year!
I love making Christmas cookies but hate the pounds that I gain from eating them. My favorite Christmas cookie is a “Snowball.” These are great recipes.
I love this time of year and all the cookies!!! These all sound like amazing cookies for Christmas this year!!
well I’m going to have to save this post to try a bunch of these… making Christmas cookies is super fun to do with the kids… I have fond memories of doing this as a child with the family and friends (my favorite part is eating them … one for you, three for me when you’re not looking… love it!) thanks!
AHHH! I love this! Christmas cookies are my favorite. They’re always so festive looking and delicious. I can’t wait to try these.
Oh gosh, I just didn’t realized that it’s all Christmassy now… these are awesome sets of Christmas Cookies. If only I can be good with baking, lol!
Oh my! I want to make all of these right now! They all look SO good how can you only pick one to make? Well there goes the diet! 😉
Woo hoo! I love you so much right now! Cookies are one of my favorite things about Christmas. I cannot wait to make ALL of these!
I am a cookie monster so this is a very dangerous post for me to find! I don’t even know where to begin on deciding which ones are a must have.
I am starting my Holiday baking this weekend. Thanks for the great list of cookies to try. I will have to start with the Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies.
This is perfect timing. My husband was asking me to make some chrstmas cookies and I needed some inspiration. Thanks!
These are some amazing suggestions. I do want to try some new cookies this year. I’ve been making the same Christmas cookies for the last 20+ years.
Oh my word thank you for this! I love Christmas and cookies. I cannot wait to check out all of the recipes (and make them and eat them lol!) So many cookies so little time!