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25 Delicious Christmas Cookie Recipes

25 delicious christmas cookie recipes

It’s time to start planning your holiday baking schedule. There will be parties, school events, cookie swaps and more. Get ready with this amazing list of 25 Christmas cookie recipes. They are sure to please everyone on your list. Happy baking!

Red Velvet Melting Snowman Cookies From I am Baker

These red velvet cookies are made with 4 easy ingredients and topped with a cream cheese frosting that helps to create the “melting snowman”! This cookie is one I call a “kid favorite” because they love the beauty and mystery behind a melting snowman. Or should I say, my littlest was sad at first, but after her first bite she was just fine!

Hot Cocoa Cookies From Glorious Treats

These Hot Cocoa Cookies are my new favorite cookie!  They’re chewy, chocolaty and cute too!  You could use different sprinkles for different holidays, or to match a color theme… easy peasy!

Candy Cane Blossoms From Recipe Diaries

Candy cane blossoms are like the famous peanut butter blossom cookie. A basic sugar cookie dough is used and a Candy Cane Hersey’s kiss is placed on top. You can roll the cookie dough in some festive red and green sugar if you desire for the Holidays. Very versatile to switch up for other Holidays as well.

M&M Holiday Mint Chocolate Cookies From Blogging Over Thyme

Chewy M&M mint chocolate cookies. This mint chocolate cookie recipe is perfect for the holiday season! 

Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Cookies From Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Fun and delicious sugar cookies with a shortcut! Add a fun twist to the classic sugar cookie and spend more time having fun decorating and devouring these traditional holiday treats!

 Vanilla Sugar Cookies From Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

These Vanilla Sugar Cookies make a great holiday cookie, they’re perfect for adding icing and candy but are also delicious plain.

 Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies From Thrifty DIY Diva

These Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are the perfect Christmas cookie! Soft, gooey and just the right amount of peppermint so it’s not too overpowering. Bake a batch of these and remember to save some for Santa!

 Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies From Center Cut Cook

Soft peanut butter cookies get rolled in festive red and green sugar, then baked until golden brown and topped with a Hershey’s Kiss. Peanut Butter Blossom’s are a classic Christmas Cookie recipe that is very easy to make!

 Mint Chocolate Blossoms From Life Love Liz

These Mint Chocolate Blossoms are just so pretty and festive. 

 Peppermint Twists Cookies From Coffee With Us 3

Peppermint Twists are a yummy cookie that combines the flavors of chocolate and peppermint.

 Rudolph Nose Cookie Balls From Homemaking Hacks

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday! If you need some last minute ideas, I have one last recipe for ya! How about No Bake Rudolph Noses Cookie Balls? Tasty little red bits of goodness and fun for the kiddos!

 German Chocolate Cake Cookies From The Jenny Evolution

Do you like chocolate? Oh who am I kidding. Everyoneloves chocolate! And if you like German chocolate cake, you will absolutely love these German chocolate cake cookiesbecause their taste is reminiscent of the famous coconut and chocolate cake popular during the holidays.

 Cherry Cordial Cookies From Ann’s Entitled Life

A sinfully decadent chocolate cookie surrounds a cherry surprise in the middle! These easy to make cookies are fun and delicious. Your friends and family will love these tasty cookie treats!

 Candy Cane Chewy Cookies From My Turn For Us

These Christmas Candy Cookies a  peppermint candy cane cookie. These Candy Cane cookies using crushed candy canes and are the best of all peppermint cookies that we have.

 Tea Cake Christmas Cookies From Intelligent Domestications

Although the name alludes to a cake, these are actually thin little sugar cookies, much like a short bread cookie. They are not too sweet, just exactly right and perfect for Christmas cookie decorating.

 Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups From Occasionally Crafty

To be honest, I love mint chocolate all year around- but it’s especially festive at Christmas time!  Today I’m sharing my recipe for Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups.  You will absolutely want to add these to your holiday baking lineup!

 Snowflake Sugar Cookie From Momma DJane

Whether you are baking for the holiday family get together, your child’s school party or to give to your neighbors – these delicious snowflake sugar cookies will be a hit this winter!  Easy to make yet beautiful to serve.

 Christmas Tree Cookies From Somewhat Simple

These Christmas tree cookies are one of my absolute favorites!  Not only is this recipe super easy to make but these shortbread cookies are amazing!  Your family and friends will absolutely love them.  The only thing left to decide is if you want to eat them all yourself or share. I have nothing against sharing, but it might hard to do with these little guys.

 Four Ingredient Christmas Cookies From Bombshell Bling

There are only four ingredients, and they come together at lightening speed!  However, they are NOT the best warm.  Weird, I know.  They are definitely tasty warm, but they are even better after they cool and sit for just a bit so that they get all gooey and chewy.  Yum, yum, yummer.

 Snowman Cookies From Julie’s Eats & Treats

Snowman Cookies ~ Nutter Butter Cookies Dressed up as Cute Little Snowman for your Holiday Cookies!

 Chocolate Cut Out Cookies From Easybaked

These easy-to-make chocolate cut-outs can be used to create so many wonderful Christmas treats.  Here, I used Christmas Linzer Cookie Cutters to make fun Christmas sandwich cookies.  These rich, cocoa-flavored cookies just might be your family’s new favorite cookie!

 Butter Cookies From Buns In My Oven

These butter cookies are perfect. The recipe uses an entire pound of butter so the flavor just shines right through. They are like a little taste of my butter filled dreams.

 Sugar Cookies with Almond Buttercream From Boys Ahoy

Everybody needs these Unforgettable Sugar Cookiesin their life! Like, now. These are my go-to sugar cookies for every holiday or anytime we’re just craving sugar cookies! A co-worker of mine, Sher, shared the recipe with me years ago and I’ve been making them ever since. 

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