Delight your guests and celebrate this holiday season with 35 of the best Christmas cookie recipes on Pinterest!
1. 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!
2. Buckeye Brownie Cookies
Brownies and buckeyes, what a combination! If you love buckeyes, but don’t like taking the time to dip them in chocolate, you’ll love this recipe!
3. Crackle Brownie Cookies
These Chocolate Crinkle Brownie Cookies are going to be great for a Christmas Cookie or a favorite all year round. They are soft, chewy, and fudgey just like a brownie. You can make them with your favorite brownie mix.
4. Christmas Lights Cookies
Christmas Lights Cookies with a small batch of royal icing and mini M&Ms as Christmas lights!
5. Chocolate Mint Christmas Cookies
Mint Christmas Cookies made from a buttery shortbread cookie dipped in chocolate & topped with holiday sprinkles. Mint flavored Christmas Cookies perfect for cookie exchanges and gift plates!
6. Chocolate Peppermint Ganache Cookies
Chocolate Peppermint Ganache Cookies-chocolate cookies dipped in chocolate ganache and sprinkled with candy cane pieces. The perfect holiday cookie!
7. Peanut Butter Blossoms
Simple, classic and iconic, these peanut butter blossoms are Christmas baking at it’s best! They are soft & chewy (and stay that way!), coated in crackly, sparkling sugar, and have a chocolate Hershey’s Kiss in the center of each cookie. They are one of our all-time favorite Christmas cookies!
8. Cake Mix Sugar Cookies
Cake mix sugar cookies are a quick & sweet treat for Christmas! Only 5 ingredients, no rolling, no chilling time and you’ve got super soft cookies that kids will love to frost and put sprinkles on. Takes just minutes to mix up the dough in just one bowl!
9. Chocolate M&M Christmas Cookies
Chocolate M&M Christmas Cookies are festive, super delicious, easy to make and perfect for a holiday party or a Christmas cookie exchange!
10. Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies
After you’re finished discovering how to make these delicious sugar cookies, you’ll want to make them every year! These Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies are delicious and although they look rather impressive (insert pat on the back here) they are actually really simple!
11. Soft Frosted Eggnog Cookies
Perfectly Soft Frosted Eggnog Cookies are the perfect festive cookies for the holidays. Best of all, loaded with holiday spices, eggnog topped with a creamy frosting and festive sprinkles.
12. Kris Kringle Crinkles
Kris Kringle Crinkles are light and fluffy on the inside and sweet and crunchy on the outside. A yummy homemade Crinkle cookie recipe that is not made from cake mix.
13. 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. One of my favorite holiday treats!
14. 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!
15. Cinnamon Roll Cookies
Cinnamon Roll Cookies are fun to make, taste like cinnamon buns, and… the best part of all… they’re itty bitty adorable. There’s ALWAYS room for mini cookies.
16. Turtle Cookies
The classic flavors of turtle candy … chocolate, pecans, and caramel … in soft and insanely delicious Turtle Cookies.
17. Peppermint Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
These Peppermint Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies are so easy, delicious and super freezer friendly. You will need some peppermint kisses though so start keeping your eyes open for those. They do go fast this time of year.
18. Gingerbread Cookies
This classic gingerbread cookies recipe is easy to make, totally delicious, and perfect for decorating!
19. Christmas Tree Cookie Cups
Turn sugar cookie dough and buttercream frosting into these adorable and unique Christmas Tree Cookie Cups for the holidays.
20. Peanut Butter & Jelly Jam German Christmas Cookies
Healthy peanut butter jelly Christmas cookies to get this Christmas bakery started!
21. The Grinch Crinkle Cookies
Let’s whip up a batch of Crinkly, Cranky, Grinch Cookies in The Grinch’s honor and devour them! Sound good? I think so too!
22. Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Frosting
Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting is an old family recipe that only gets better with age (and they taste just like pumpkin pie!)
23. Coconut Butterscotch Poinsettia Cookies
Some of my favorite Christmas cookies – these buttery cookies are full of coconut and butterscotch chips and topped with maraschino cherries.
24. 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.
25. Eggnog Snickerdoodle
If you love snickerdoodles and you love eggnog, wait until you try these incredible eggnog cookies! Packed full off eggnog flavor, but with the delicious simplicity of snickerdoodles, these eggnog cookies need to make their way onto your holiday baking list!
26. Apple Pie Cookies
Apple Pie Cookies – sticky and chewy, bite sized caramel apple pies.
27. Coconut Dipped Macaroons
These Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons are definitely one of my favorite cookies! These get a nice crunchy toasted exterior with a chewy soft inside. And the little toasty coconut “arms” are so fun to break off and nibble!
28. Apricot Kolaches Hungarian Christmas Cookies
Sweet, crispy and addicting, these Apricot Kolaches are sensational! The apricot filling is just the right amount of sweet to set off the flakey, buttery pastry.
29. Hungarian Cookie Treasures
30. Pecan Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies
Something different this year – shortbread cookies dipped them in chocolate and sprinkled on crushed pecans. It’s a nice little change to a holiday favorite, and they sure do look pretty!
31. 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.
32. Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies
These are one of my favorite cookie flavor combinations ever. There’s something just so magical and irresistible about the combination of bright, tart cranberries with sweet, smooth white chocolate.
33. Grinch Cookies
Despite their name, these Grinch Cookies are just about as festive and holiday-friendly as can be! These soft and chewy cookies are colored Grinch-green and decorated with milk chocolate candy pieces.
34. Peanut Butter Cut-Out Cookies
A little twist on the usual holiday cut-out cookie, they pair nicely with vanilla royal icing and are ideal for decorating and gifting (Not to mention just snacking!).
35. Christmas Coconut Cookies with Raspberry Jam
Coconut and raspberry cookies that are perfect for Christmas Eve!
36. White Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cookies
These White Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Cookies make the perfect holiday dessert. This classic recipe is so easy to make and encompasses all the best flavors of Christmas!