With help from a heart-shape cookie cutter, you can bring Rudolph and all his friends to your cookie plate this Christmas. There's no better snack for a Christmas movie marathon!
For an extra-special breakfast on Christmas morning, or an adorable dessert during the holidays, dress up plain cake donuts to look like furry friends from the North Pole. Have your kids help with the decorations, or present these polar bears as an extra surprise on Christmas morning.
Your kids might miss Santa when he comes down the chimney, but they can still catch a glimpse by helping with these jolly Christmas cookies—whether they help with decorating, or just by snacking on them when they come out of the oven.
Instead of braving the snow outside, have your little ones help build snowmen in the kitchen! These stacked marshmallow snowmen are just as cute (and a lot less messy) than the real thing—plus, you can taste-test them once you're finished building.
No doubt, penguins are some of the cutest cold-weather creatures around. Instead of imagining them at the South Pole, bring them to your cookie plate by creating these peppermint-flavored treats.
Doubling as a last-minute gift and a Christmas dessert, this holiday bark is made much cuter by topping with decorated sandwich cookies. Have everyone in your family join the fun and decorate their own personalized cookie ornament.
Now there's no need to choose between cake and cookies. To create cuteness overload, decorate each gingerbread cutout before placing it on the cake to make a Christmas gingerbread scene.
Clearly the best cookie to pair with your cocoa, these mini chocolate cookie cups can match your favorite mug. Or, if you're making hot cocoa for a crowd, whip up a batch of these super-cute cookies as a snack for everyone.
If our frosty friend has to melt, he might as well do it on a cupcake! A vanilla wafer and some warmed frosting create his dripping head, while a peanut butter cup and chocolate-covered Oreo fashion his top hat.
Take a break from traditional gingerbread and make this super-cute confetti cookie house for Christmas. Don't worry, your gingerbread men and women won't mind calling this over-the-top candy creation home.
Perched on a pile of coconut, these Christmas red cardinals will add an elegant pop of color to any dessert tray.
These have to be the cutest sugar cookies we've ever seen. Plus with their chocolaty fur coat and pretzel antlers and legs, these reindeers are a sweet-and-salty treat.
This too-cute creamy cocktail is actually super easy! Plus, it's a sweet Christmas treat that adults can save all for themselves.
These cake pops will impress guests for two reasons: One, they deliver the spiced taste of gingerbread in a totally new way. And two, their intricate Christmas berry design is super festive.
Dip a peanut butter sandwich in almond bark and it's no longer just a cookie—it's a snowman! Then decorate the cute treat however you like.
These easy treats are a gift to your crazy holiday prep routine. Actually though, these "presents" are sandwich cookies covered in melted candy—super sweet and super easy.
Almond ears, sprinkle eyes, and licorice tails bring these little guys out to play. Catch one while you can!
Cream cheese and crushed cookies make easy, yummy cookie balls. Coat in almond bark and decorate to look like festive snowmen! Mess up? Make it look intentional by turning your mistake into a melting snowman.
A red (hot) nose isn't the only thing that makes Rudolph glow. His trendy ombre coat—piped with hues of holiday red icing—steals the spotlight on this year's Christmas cookie tray.
Cookies on a plate? Not this year! Surprise Santa with stocking-inspired cookies hanging from an icy glass of milk. Those fireplace stockings don't stand a chance.
These wow-worthy confections may look like pie, but there's no crust-rolling involved. Instead, classic flavors like cherry, pumpkin, and pecan top yellow cupcakes.
Frosty, Rudolph, Santa—the crew's all here! Give the whimsical Christmas characters some sugary swag with red hots, gum drops, icing, and pretzels.
These winter cakes may look too cute to eat, but one bite will make you glad you did! Underneath the crunchy almond coating are forkfuls of sweet Christmas bliss: vanilla bean cake with cinnamon-spiked cream cheese frosting.
Bundle your snowy cupcake friends in cozy winter wear using frostings, sprinkles, candies, and other Christmas snacks. From licorice bows to pretzel pipes, your snowmen will be the coolest crew around.
You'll never show up on the naughty list when you serve a cupcake like this. Help showcase the big guy's iconic hat with simple piping tools, lots of frosting, and some good ol' decorating fun.
Turn a package of frozen puff pastry into Santa's trusty delivery team with curled-up antlers and sweet friendly faces. One tip we learned the hard way: If guests will fight over the red-nosed reindeer, you can make them all that way!
A touch of Jack Frost (aka powdered sugar) gives this gingerbread cookie forest its snow-dusted shimmer. Homemade royal icing doubles as both adhesive and decor.
Make cutout cookies come alive with dapper decorating. Red hots, festive icing, and sprinkles give these candy couture models their Instagram-worthy look.
Deck the halls with wreaths of cookies. These jolly stunners are made with almond paste and resemble the worldly flavor of marzipan. The secret to their shape? A doughnut cutter!
No mittens needed here. Thanks to easy vanilla batter and a few drops of green food coloring, you can roll your way to a gorgeous batch of snowball tree cookies.
Forget the plate of cookies—Santa wants a cake this Christmas! Use fresh strawberries to craft the perfect rosy-cheeked face, eyelashes included.
These carol-inspired tree treats get their flawless shape from ice cream cones and some swift green frosting. Stud them with pearl candies for sophisticated shine.
Whether it's a silent night in or a party night out, these pretzel-winged angels are sure to evoke some oohs and ahhs. This girly's gone all out with gold shoes and a star-studded coat.
Frosty's house is cooler than yours. With chocolate everything inside and icy white frosting on the outside, it's no question this snowman is living in a marshmallow world this winter.