Christmas Cookies

We have a wide variety of Christmas cookie recipes you're sure to love, from classic sugar cookies and creative gingerbread houses to cookie exchange favorites and decorating ideas. Get step-by-step instructions to make your best batch of holiday cookies ever!

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Santa Sugar Cookie Cutouts

Sure, you could make just a big batch of Santa bellies for the Christmas cookie tray, but we love the idea of pairing them with cookies cut as the letter H for a special Ho Ho Ho sugar cookie cutout idea.
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Eggnog Dream Bars

Eggnog isn't just for drinking as this Christmas cookie recipe proves. There's no actual eggnog in it, but it's got the milk, nutmeg, and rum (if you like) among its ingredients.
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Chocolate-Pistachio Whirligigs

A homemade pistachio paste is the key element to the wonderful nutty flavor complementing the chocolate cookie. Of course, the pistachio coating adds even more to the flavor, while also adding a bit of crunch.
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Tahini Blossoms

Don't let the classic look of these cookies fool you, there's a secret ingredient inside--tahini! Tahini is a sesame seed paste that tastes wonderful in baked goods such as these unique cookie recipe.
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More Christmas Cookies

The Best Sugar Cookies

Leave it to this classic sugar cookie recipe to make your holiday season special. Not only are these Christmas cookies delicious, but sugar cookies are perfect for decorating to match any event. No party should be without these easy sugar cookies!
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Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

This quintessential American dessert is bursting with pleasantly tart apples and is perfectly spiced.
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Malted Butter Riches

The name of this cookie recipe really conveys it all. If you like malt flavor and desserts with ample butter, these rich cookies are right up your alley. The sweet elements of malted milk balls and malt flavor are balanced by a just barely salty browned butter frosting.