Christmas Cookies Recipes

Find your favorite cookie recipe for holidays filled with the sweetness of the season.

An assortment of decorated Gingerbread Cookies.

Gingerbread Cookies

This is a cookie that says Christmas. I increased the amount of ginger and cinnamon ...

Pfeffernusse (Pepper Nuts)

Pfeffernusse (Pepper Nuts) "The German Christmas Cookie"

This is a VERY spicy version of this cookie! If you like less spice, start ...

Platter of Almond Gingerbread Cookies.

Almond Gingerbread Cookies

For the ginger lovers in your life -- a little 'twist' on traditional gingerbread.

A plate of Gingerbread Sugar Plum Kisses.

Gingerbread Sugar Plum Kisses

When I think of Christmas I think of sugar plums and sugar and berries and ...

A plate of Linda's Drop Gingerbread Cookies.

Linda's Drop Gingerbread Cookies

Inexpensive and heavenly cookie. Originally given to me in a holiday cookie assortment gifted by ...

Decorated Italian Christmas Sugar Cookies.

Italian Christmas Sugar Cookies

I can't even remember where I learned this recipe, I have been making them every ...

Peppermint Topped Shortbread

Peppermint Topped Shortbread

After a night of failed cookie attempts, a combination of ingredients produced these gems.

Decorated Cinnamon (or Cardamon) Butter Cookies.

Cinnamon (or Cardamom) Butter Cookies

This is my grandmother's recipe. She made them every Christmas. These little cookies just melt ...

A platter of Nana Rose's Butter Fingers.

Nana Rose's Butter Fingers

This recipe comes from my grandmother. She started making these at Christmas time back in ...

A plate of Cranberry Eggnog Cookies With Orange Dream Glaze.

Cranberry Eggnog Cookies With Orange Dream Glaze

These cookies are among my most requested for the Christmas holidays - they are Christmas ...

A stack of Chewy Rum Sugar Cookies.

Chewy Rum Sugar Cookies

I love these. They are delicious!!!! Give em a try. Light fluffy ...

Hertzog Cookies with a glass of milk.

Hertzog Cookies

These cookies or jam and coconut tartlets are known as Hertzog koekies in South Africa ...

Ganache Filled Coconut Macaroons on a cooling rack.

Ganache Filled Coconut Macaroons

I bake for a lot of people and when they try this cookie they all ...

A platter of Mom's Molasses Cookies.

Mom's Molasses Cookies

This is my mother's recipe. I've never come across anything better for a molasses cookie. ...

A platter of Coconut-Pecan Cookies.

Coconut Pecan Cookies

This is one from one of my grandmothers, Dorothy Wadkins. She baked these for a ...

Orange Butter Cookies on a plate and platter.

Orange Butter Cookies

A great cookie for rolling out and cutting your favorite holiday shapes.

A platter of Ginger Cream Molasses Sandwich Cookies.

Ginger Cream Molasses Sandwich Cookies

I LOVE molasses cookies. Was trying to come up with a way to make them ...

Moreish Cookies With Jam on a cooling rack.

Moreish Cookies With Jam

These lovely shortbread-like biscuits (cookies in the US) have a wonderful light texture and basically ...

Dark Chocolate Truffle Cookies on a plate with a glass of milk.

Dark Chocolate Truffle Cookies

If you love dark chocolate, this is the recipe for you.

A platter of Christmas Wishing Cookies.

Christmas Wishing Cookies

There were Christmases when I just didn't have the time to bake loads of cookies. ...

Rainbow Cookie cut into squares.

Rainbow Cookies

A good friend gave me this recipe and I make these every Christmas. Everyone loves ...

A platter of Sugar Cookies.

Sugar Cookies

This is a family favorite. These cookies are always a "hit" whenever I bake them ...

Thumbprint Cookies on a plate with a cup of coffee.

Thumbprint Cookies The Ultimate Best!

This is the only thumbprint cookie recipe I will ever use. They turn out delicate ...

A plate of Oatmeal Raisin Maple Cookies.

Oatmeal Raisin Maple Cookies

The maple glaze is so delicious on this oatmeal raisin cookie. It is a step ...