Irresistible and Easy Christmas Cookies

Yummy No-Bake Bars
Need a last-minute treat to bring to your cookie exchange or holiday gathering? These simplified versions of Christmas sugar cookies, decorated Christmas cookies, and cookie bars come together quickly with prep time of 30 minutes or less. Try one of our easy Christmas cookie recipes this holiday season.

Pretty Package Cookies

Just a few quick and easy frosting techniques turn simple toasted-almond cookies into pretty holiday gift packages. Try different color combinations to fit your holiday mood: green and red, gold and silver, or blue and white.

Oatmeal Jam Bars

Forgot to make cookies for Santa this year? No worries. Our Oatmeal Jam Bars combine the rich flavors of brown sugar, fresh raspberry preserves, crumbly oats, and cream cheese for an easy, last-minute Christmas cookie fix.

Easy Spritz Christmas Cookies

Make picture-perfect Christmas spritz cookies in less than 20 minutes with the help of a holiday-theme cookie press. Glitzy sprinkles and refreshing peppermint extract glam up the four-ingredient holiday favorites.

How do you know when your no-bake cookie batter is ready? We'll show you the visual cues that ensure delicious cookies every time.

Christmas Cookie How-To: No-Bake Cookies

Get the secrets to making the perfect no-bake cookies this Christmas season.

Sugar Cookie Christmas Trees

Festive cookie cutters, colored frosting, and decorative sugars turn delicious sugar cookie dough into holiday treats. Use a variety of Christmas tree designs to make your own edible forest.

Holiday 7-Layer Bars

Seven delicious layers go to work in these so-easy Christmas cookie bars. Hints of chewy fruit, creamy white chocolate, and a nutty crunch fill every bite.

Peppermint-Cream Bites

In this easy Christmas cookie recipe, the crunchy chocolate cookie crumb crust is topped with rich layers of peppermint cream and chocolate fudge. Store in the fridge for up to two weeks or freeze for up to three months for a taste of the holidays even when they're over.

Black Forest Cookies

You don't have to tell anyone the base of this easy cherry-topped Christmas cookie is store-bought -- it'll be our secret. The flavor is enhanced with cherry preserves mixed with chocolate frosting and optional cherry-flavor brandy.

Red Hot Sugar Cookies

Cinnamon candies add pizzazz to this easy, eight-ingredient Christmas cookie recipe. Use candy cane or Christmas tree cookie cutters to fit the holiday.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Dedicate your oven to cooking the holiday meal: These no-bake truffles are deliciously easy and delectable thanks to an irresistible melted-chocolate drizzle.

Christmas Blondies

Why eat fruitcake when all the best ingredients of the Christmas classic -- brandy, candied cherries, and walnuts -- can be enjoyed in our bite-size Christmas cookies. Give the cookie bars as gifts, or prepare them for your next Christmas cookie exchange.

Easy Mallow Cookies

Any dessert that's topped with a maraschino cherry beckons to be devoured. And when these candy-coated bites are so easy to make, you'll have to keep 'em coming.

Snickerdoodle Sandwiches

A simple filling of cream cheese, cinnamon, golden raisins, and honey is sandwiched between classic cinnamon-sugar cookies. These holiday cookie sandwiches will satisfy any Christmas guests.

Chocolate Allspice Thumbprints

These cozy chocolate cookies feature a deliciously rich white chocolate filling. Best of all, the spiced Christmas cookies bake in just 9 minutes.

Coffee-and-Cookie Brownies

It's a tradition in many parts of the world to end a meal with a cup of coffee and a little something sweet. Serve your post-holiday-meal java in cookie bar form to enjoy them both at once!

Yummy No-Bake Bars

Topped with a creamy layer of chocolate, these fuss-free peanut butter bars are the ideal no-bake choice for a last-minute Christmas cookie exchange invitation. Simply prep, chill, and slice -- that's it!

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