15 Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes Kids Can Help Make
Chocolate Gingerbread People
Cute L'il Meringue Mice
These easy Christmas cookies for kids are as simple to make as they are cute. Almond slivers make the ears, licorice forms the tail, and chocolate decorating gel is all you need to create the eyes and nose.
Sugar Cookie Carolers
Make a batch of these sugar cookie carolers to hand out as party favors. Or set up a station in your kitchen and allow your child's friends to make their own.
The simplest and sweetest way to decorate these sweet snowmen is with a glaze of powdered sugar icing, miniature chocolate chip eyes and buttons, and a gumdrop piece for a nose.
It's hard to go wrong with this classic holiday favorite—and these cookies are so simple that little fingers can easily put them together. The creamy cinnamon-and-honey filling features a delightful surprise: raisins.
Peanut Butter and Banana Drops
Two-Tone Cookie Crinkles
Sandwich rich homemade frosting between these chocolate-and-vanilla cookies. For cute mini cookies, bake and frost the cut-out centers. Let the kiddos help cut out each design!
Candy Cane Cookies
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Pinwheels
To save time, cut the chilling step of these homemade slice-and-bake icebox cookies in half by stashing the dough logs in the freezer for about 30 minutes or until they are firm enough to slice.
Holiday Cookie Pizza
A sugar cookie crust is topped with creamy frosting and an assortment of candy to create a simple dessert your kids will love. Set out bowls of candy and let the kids decorate it themselves.
Chocolate Carnutty Bars
With creamy chocolate, salty peanuts, and gooey caramel, these decadent bar cookies taste like a candy bar. Kids will love sprinkling the bars with crunchy peanuts. For an extra-special treat serve them warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Chocolaty Melting Snowmen
These melting snowman cookies are absolutely adorable! You'll love the easy cookie recipe and the kids will love decorating each treat with a chocolate candy hat, sprinkle nose, and chocolate chip eyes.