Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Christmas Cookies Recipes

Christmas Cookies

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


Nov 13, 2020

Snowballs

By Sandra McGrath
This cookie has been called by many names... Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies. My mother...
Sep 29, 2020

Sugar Cookie Frosting-Annette's

By Annette W.
Sugar cookies are great when left plain but aren't they even better when frosted with some...
Sep 5, 2020

Oatmeal Carmelitas

By Sarah D.
This is an irresistible bar that joined our Christmas Cookie list a few years ago. Thanks...
Aug 8, 2020

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies

By Tammy Brownlow
One of my favorite things at Christmastime is homemade hot chocolate with a candy cane and...
Aug 8, 2020

Festive Ginger Molasses Cookies

By Elizabeth Lancaster
The Christmas season is in full swing already! We are having our Christmas party a week...
Jul 4, 2020

Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs

By Rosemarie Zub
This recipe was from my mom. I would watch her as a child make these cookies...
Mar 28, 2020

Gooey Butter Cookies

By Vonna Pauls
These cookies are so easy to make and everybody loves them. It's fun to experiment...
Feb 1, 2020

Pinulada (Honey Balls)

By Roberta Savio
This is a great hostess gift! My mom would use festive holiday bowls and bring to...
Jan 31, 2020

Christmas Cherry Balls

By Val Paris
Another traditional Christmas cookie recipe. They're good for any time of year, but they are a...
Nov 21, 2019

Chocolate Stuffed Snickerdoodles

By Ilean Maite Benvenuti
Snickerdoodles with a little chocolate twist!
Nov 15, 2019

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

By Tambi Heines
One bite wonders! I made the truffles ahead of time and then placed 3 truffles in...
Nov 2, 2019

Butter Cookies (Swedish)

By Wendy Levier
These were a staple of holiday cookies at my childhood. My great grandmother, grandmother, mom &...
Sep 2, 2019

Virginia's Molasses Cookies- Recipe 100 Years Old

By Family Favorites
My grandmother, Virginia, was a culinary instructor until her passing at over 100 years. This recipe...
Nov 29, 2018

The Ultimate Butter Cookies

By Cosette Khoryati
These cookies are so ridiculously easy and so very good! They are extremely buttery and crumbly...
Nov 14, 2018

Snowballs (Russian Tea Cakes)

By Sea Sun
My grandmother used to make these every Christmas and, since then, I have made them every...
Nov 8, 2018

Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

By Nicole P.
Great with a nice tall glass of cold milk :)
Dec 4, 2017

Snowball Surprise

By Lynn Socko
This is a classic cookie recipe found in most cookbooks, but with a little "Lynn" twist.
Oct 24, 2017

Christmas Peanut Butter Coconut Cherry Balls

By Lynelle Caldwell
My mother made these every year for Christmas. She would make them and freeze them...
Oct 3, 2017

Pecan Pie Cheesecake Cookies

By Tammy Brownlow
I wanted to create a new cookie - something that had never been done before. ...
Sep 8, 2017

Snickerdoodles

By Joyce Newman
Snickerdoodles are my daughter's favorite cookies and one of mine as well. These light and buttery...
Oct 25, 2016

The Ultimate Chocolate Mint Cookie

By Cathy Nunn
These cookies I made sort of by accident and realized I had made the best tasting...
Dec 8, 2015

Snowballs (White chocolate cookie butter balls)

By Cathie Valentine
I have recently discovered that I am allergic to peanut butter (and maybe all nuts-which kills...
Oct 21, 2014

Caramel Nut Squares

By Deanna Ogle
These bars have a rich, buttery shortbread crust with a creamy caramel nut filling and a...
Oct 21, 2014

Christmas Wishing Cookies

By Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin
Ok, I admit it... There were Christmases, when I just didn't have the time to bake...
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