These cookies are the best of the best. And we must say, nothing compares to the warm smell of delicious, gooey cookies wafting from the kitchen. Christmas cookies are guaranteed to spread holiday cheer at any festive holiday event. So, we encourage you to take your Christmas cookies to the next level with these recipes from some of the internet’s best bakers!
We all know that tiny marshmallows are an essential part of any balanced diet. But did you know that 9 out of 10 Americans don’t get enough? Now there’s an easy way to increase your tiny marshmallow intake: hot cocoa cookies.
Why mess with something as classic as the holiday sugar cookie? Because chocolate.
TheSweaterStore.com is based in Minnesota, home to America’s best state fair, where you can get almost anything on a stick. So we were delighted to discover this recipe for gingerbread men — on a stick! Why didn’t we think of that?!
4. Red Velvet Black and White Cookies from Joy the Baker
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You know those big decisions in life, like whether to use cream cheese frosting, or chocolate frosting? So stressful! But don’t worry, we have the answer. It’s called a red velvet black and white cookie.
Quite possibly the prettiest cookies on this list. Give them as a gift! Or eat the whole batch yourself while watching A Christmas Story. We won’t judge you.
“I know that people are very specific/loyal/devoted to their favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes, and you may be thinking to yourself, does the world really need another chocolate chip cookie recipe? The answer is a resounding yes.” – Yossy Arefi
Tired of the baking the same old gingerbread men? Try gingerbread heads for a more creative cookie! With careful sprinkle placement, a steady hand, and a touch of love, you can create these adorable little gingerbread heads.
Walnut butter. What more could you ask for?
We know what you’re thinking. Does the world need another chocolate chip cookie recipe? Yes, actually, because this one has sea salt and bacon.
Get the best of both worlds with this inventive cookie that combines a peppermint bark topping on a shortbread cookie base. Two treats in one!
“I love shortbread cookies for Christmas because they’re deliciously buttery, keep so well, make a great gift and look so Christmassy covered in the lightest dusting of powdered sugar.” – Butter Baking
Generally we’re not huge fans of fillings, but these caramel and peanut butter filled oatmeal cookies won us over. Best served fresh out of the oven, but you can remelt the caramel by popping these in the microwave for 10 seconds.
After a long night of delivering presents, Santa will love these eggnog cream cheese iced butter cookies.