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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Heart-Shape Chocolate Cream Puffs
To make plain cream puffs, reduce flour to 1 cup and omit the cocoa and sugar. Don't stress over the heart shape, it only requires a cookie scoop or spoon to create.
Maple Cutout Cookie Kit
Turn this delicious cookie recipe into a cookie kit. It makes the perfect gift to help count down the days until Christmas.
Salted Caramel Gingerbread Cake with Orange Buttercream
Time to hit the sweet spot! Serve this decadent cake as the stunning centerpiece to your holiday dessert spread.
Oatmeal Pie
During the Civil War, pecans were scarce, so pie makers tried using oatmeal instead. Molasses or sorghum was added to give the pie intense flavor, but we like the richness of maple syrup instead. Adding coconut, walnuts, and spices may remind you of the taste of oatmeal cookies.
Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cookies
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Meyer lemons are believed to be a cross between a lemon and an orange. It's thinner, smoother-skinned, and less acidic than a traditional lemon. It adds herbal and floral notes to these delicious cookies.
Gingerbread Cookie Bars
Instead of spending the time to make a few trays of gingerbread cookies, make this easy holiday cookie bar recipe instead. They're the perfect balance of sweet and spicy.

More Christmas Cookies

Triple Chocolate Cream Pie Bars
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If you love chocolate and cream pies, wait until you try this dreamy dessert mash-up. The rich, sweet chocolate bars will be the perfect addition to your holiday dessert spread.
No-Bake Browned Butter Cookie Dough Bars
If you love to eat the cookie dough before baking, just wait until you try these no-bake bars. Enlist the help of the little chefs in your home to make these kid-friendly cookie bars.
Zesty Lime Sandwich Cookies
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Brighten the flavor of this shortbread-like cookie with in-season limes. Lime zest in the cookie dough and in the buttercream filling add nice citrus notes to this Christmas cookie.