20 Insanely Delicious Christmas Cookies

Coconut Lime Shortbread Cookies
Step up your cookie exchange game with these delicious Christmas cookie recipes from our favorite bloggers. Put these sweets on your holiday wish list and get baking! We're sharing mouthwatering recipes for chocolate cookies, fruit cookies, peppermint cookies, and more! Plus, every cookie is easy bake so you have more time for cookie swapping and (our favorite!) cookie eating.

Apple Walnut Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Glaze

These delicious (and good for you!) cookies from The Little Epicurean are filled with our favorite fall ingredients -- apples, walnuts, and oats. The rich maple glaze takes them over the top! 

Glittering Nutella Sandwich Cookies

Have the prettiest cookies at the exchange. These stunning sweets from Just A Taste are bite-sized beauties. They're sure to go quick -- who can resist buttery sugar cookies and rich nutella?! 

Flourless Hot Chocolate Cookies

These rich cookies are topped with milk chocolate chips and mini marshmallows -- hello hot chocolate! Plus, this decadent recipe from The Cookie Rookie is ready in just 25 minutes, perfect for holiday chocolate cravings. 

Peppermint Checkerboard Sandwich Cookies

These stunning holiday cookies are almost too pretty to eat -- almost! Sprinkle Bakes shows you how to create these delicious peppermint sandwich cookies and it's easier than you think! 

Chewy Chai Bars

Leave it to Dessert For Two to transform our favorite coffee house drink into an ooey-gooey dessert. These rich bars are filled with flavors like ginger, cardamom, and black pepper and topped with spiced sugar. 

Snow Capped Gingersnaps

What could make chewy gingersnaps better? White chocolate and candied ginger! Liv For Cake is giving our holiday favorite a delicious twist. 

Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Why didn't we think of cheesecake stuffed cookies?! Melanie Makes proves the way to our heart is through chocolate and cheesecake.  

Soft Ginger Cookies

A double dose of ginger means these soft, chewy cookies are filled with spice. Baking A Moment added seasonal favorites like cinnamon, molasses, and cloves for a delicious take on a holiday classic. 

Salted Caramel Molasses Cookies

Bite into these gingerbready molasses cookies and you'll find the most decadent filling - chocolate salted caramel. Crazy For Crust is stuffing classic cookies with our favorite candy for this season's richest treat! 

Pumpkin Butterscotch Cookie Sandwiches

Fluffy caramel frosting sandwiched between chewy pumpkin cookies -- yes, please! These decadent treats from Blahnik Baker are filled with the seasonal flavors we love like caramel, pumpkin spice, and butterscotch! 

Nutella Chip Cookies

If you're like us, you put Nutella on everything! Sugar and Soul put it in cookies and we can't think of anything more delicious! 

Mint Brownie Cookies

If you love brownies (and who doesn't!) then these fudgy cookies are for you! Chelsea's Messy Apron topped brownie mix cookies with a luscious mint frosting and a mint chocolate ganache. Swoon. 

White Chocolate Cranberry Orange Cookies

For these fruity cookies, Beyond Frosting starts with a snickerdoodle cookie and fills it with zesty orange and cranberries. Just when we thought they couldn't get more delicious, she finishes them off with a white chocolate drizzle. 

Almond Snowball Cookies

These melt-in-you-mouth cookies from Natasha's Kitchen are flavored with almonds and orange zest. A fluffy cloud of powdered sugar finishes them off. 

Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies

Does it get any better than chocolate + mint? We don't think so! These soft, chocolaty cookies from Cupcake Diaries are made with chocolate pudding, chocolate cocoa powder, and mint chips. Yum! 

Mapledoodle Cookies

We love snickerdoodles but these mapledoodles from I Heart Eating are our new holiday favorite. For extra maple flavor, use maple flavor and pure maple syrup! 

Double Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies

The secret to these mouth-watering cookies? Peppermint extract in the cookie and a rich peppermint glaze on top! Hip Food Mom finishes them with crushed peppermint candies -- we'll take three please! 

Butterscotch Toffee Pudding Cookies

The secret to these seriously delicious cookies? Browned butter. Sprinkle Some Sugar makes these cookies extra yummy with pudding mix, toffee bits, and butterscotch chips! 

Brown Sugar Pecan Blondies

Does it get better than a blondie? Yep! The Recipe Rebel is adding chopped pecans and a brown sugar glaze for the most decadent blondies we've ever seen. 

Coconut Lime Shortbread Cookies

These buttery shortbread cookies are topped with a sweet lime glaze and fresh lime zest. Gimme Some Oven is baking shredded coconut right into the dough for even more tropical flavor! 

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