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Christmas isn’t Christmas without cookies! Today, I’m sharing a list of FIFTY Christmas Cookie Recipes that are popular on my site and perfect for the holidays. From shortbread to ginger to chocolate chip, we have a little something for everyone! Whether you’re baking for others or yourself, I recommend ALL of these Christmas Cookies.
50 Christmas Cookie Recipes to Try This Season!
I thought I’d pull together a list of 50 Christmas Cookie Recipes from my site that are 100% amazing and festive for the holidays! As we get closer and closer to Christmas, we are all scrambling to find the right recipes for family, friends, neighbors, and Santa! There is bound to be one or two recipes that will give you sweet dreams.
That’s right, 50 Christmas Cookie Recipes to enjoy all season long! Happy Baking 🙂
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Ginger Cookies aka Gingerdoodles!
These soft-baked Ginger Cookies, or Gingerdoodles, are the quintessential Christmas cookie! Chewy, buttery, and full of warm spices that everyone will love.
These Sandwich Cookies are a Ginger Cookie-Snickerdoodle mix that are soft, chewy and so delicious! Filled with Cinnamon Buttercream!
If you’re planning on making treats for neighbors or loved ones this holiday season, these soft and chewy Gingerbread Bars, are perfect.
Get perfect Shortbread Cookies every time with this buttery, yet sweet Shortbread Cookie Recipe. Just in time for Christmas Cookie exchanges!
These festive Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies are turned into wreaths and topped with powdered sugar and a candied cherry!
These Vanilla Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies are sweet and tender. The vanilla extract complements the jam and the optional glaze is gorgeous!
These Christmas Shortbread Cookies are so easy and delicious! Fill the middle with anything from strawberry jam to Nutella! Enjoy!
These Peanut Butter Cookies are soft, chewy, and what dreams are made of! Sweet and a little salty too, you will never need another peanut butter cookie recipe.
Salted Nutella Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies are warm peanut butter cookies, stuffed with Nutella and sprinkled with a little salt.
Peanut Butter Toffee Cookies are so soft and chewy with little hints of toffee and chocolate throughout! You will absolutely LOVE these!
Peanut Butter Blossoms are the quintessential cookie for the holidays! They are the perfect combination of sweet, soft, and peanut buttery goodness!
This Cut Out Sugar Cookie Recipe is easy to cut out, holds its shape after baking, and yields soft and chewy sugar cookies. Perfect for Christmas, Easter, Halloween, or any party, especially when paired with this simple buttercream frosting. It really is the best sugar cookie recipe!
Create a beautifully decorated pan of Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars that will feed a crowd! They look fancy, but couldn’t be easier!
Need a quick and easy cookie fix? Try these super simple chewy Sugar Cookies! Only a few pantry ingredients and 10 minutes are needed. You’re just one small pot away from the chewiest, sweetest, and most amazing sugar cookies EVER!
These Soft Frosted Sugar Cookies are just what you’re looking for! Bakery-style cookies topped with frosting and sprinkles.
I love these big, thick, soft sugar cookies! Pressed down with a glass, softly baked then topped with a light pink buttercream, you too will fall in love with these cookies!
You’ll never need another Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe after this one! Slightly crispy edges with big chewy centers, just how they should be. Snickerdoodle heaven.
These Butterscotch Cookies are soft baked, sweet, and comforting. Plus they’re so simple and easy to make, all cookies should be this good!
These Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cream Pies are easy to make and so much better than store-bought! Soft baked Oatmeal Cookies sandwiched with a simple marshmallow buttercream filling. So sweet, comforting, and classically delicious. You will love these.
Monster Cookies are like three cookies all rolled into one(Oatmeal Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies, and Double Chocolate M&M Cookies)! Filled with oats, peanut butter, and M&Ms, these will have you coming back for more. All the goodies we love about cookies in one glorious sweet treat!
This is the best recipe for chocolate chip cookies! Soft baked, extra sweet with two kinds of chocolate, and nearly impossible to ruin.
Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies are oh so gooey and so good! Bite into a perfect mix of sweet, salty, and chocolatey!
If you like chocolate chip cookies, you will die over Salty Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. They’re soft and chewy and delicious. Our of all the Christmas cookie recipes on this list, this is one of the most popular.
Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies are simple yet so magical. Eat warm with a cold glass of milk and enjoy yourself!
If you like a lot of goodies in your cookies, then these chewy Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies are perfect!
Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies are laced with tons of dark chocolate which takes them right over the top! They are similar to my Chocolate Chip Cookies but with brown butter and chocolate chunks instead of chips. So good, make a double batch!
Soft and chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars recipe! Filled with mini chocolate chips, chocolate chunks, and walnuts. Basically Chocolate Chip Cookies but way easier!
This Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe is also known as the chewiest chocolate cookies made in a pot on the stove!! The easiest recipe ever!!
I’m not sure there’s any better cookie than these Chewy Chocolate Snickers Cookies! A simple chocolate cookie dough with lots of candy bar pieces stirred in and gently baked to give you big, fat, chewy decadent Snickers cookies! You’re gonna love them!
These Chocolate Fudge Cookies are everything that is right in the world. Soft, sweet, so easy to make (made with cake mix)!
This No Bake Cookies recipe has been in my husband’s family for the last 50 years! You only need one pot and ten minutes to make them. A sweet dessert everyone loves!
Chewy, double chocolate cookies with a hint of coffee flavor. These Mocha Cookies will knock your socks off.
These Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies are a classic, soft-baked chocolate cookie with lots of peanut butter chips folded in and pressed into the cookies before baking. Chewy, salty and sweet, these cookies have it all!
These Triple Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies are the perfect Christmas Cookie! Soft, chewy, extra pepperminty, and laden with lots of chocolate! Totally decadent dessert for the holidays.
These Cranberry Orange Cookies are a new holiday favorite! Simple to make in one bowl, soft-baked to perfection with the perfect amount of tang and chewy sweet goodness.
Red Hot Cookies are sweet, spicy, chewy, basically perfect cookies. Great for gifting and/or hoarding!
Sweet Potato Cookies are soft and lightly spiced cookies make with mashed sweet potato, topped with homemade streusel and powdered sugar.
Reese’s Pieces Cookies are made in one pot, baked soft, and feature peanut butter, chocolate, Reese’s pieces, and a Butterfinger bar. So festive for Fall!
Incredibly soft, these Cake Mix Cookies are easy to make and even easier to eat! Only 4 ingredients are needed to whip up a batch with endless flavor combinations. The sky is truly the limit when it comes to these cookies! Delicious with crockpot hot chocolate or eggnog for the holidays!
This easy Coconut Macaroons Recipe is perfectly soft and chewy on the inside while crisp and toasty on the outside. Chocolate is optional.
Merry Christmas, friends!!