Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Christmas Cookies Recipes

Christmas Cookies

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


Gooey Butter Cookies

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

Dolly's Chocolate Snowballs

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

Thumb Print Cookies The Ultimate best!

By Deb Crane
This is the only Thumb print cookie recipe I will ever use. They turn out delicate...

Orange Blossom Balls

By Mary Ann Thompson
My mother always made these at Christmas when I was a kid and for wedding/baby showers....

Oatmeal Carmelitas

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

Caramel Nut Squares

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

Sugar Cookies

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

Festive Ginger Molasses Cookies

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

Christmas Wishing Cookies

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

Pecan Pie Cheesecake Cookies

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

The Ultimate Butter Cookies

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

Snowballs (Russian Tea Cakes)

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

Snickerdoodles

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

Pinulada (Honey Balls)

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

Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

By Nicole P.
Great with a nice tall glass of cold milk :)

Christmas Peanut Butter Coconut Cherry Balls

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

Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Cookies

By Debi McMurray
This came from my son's second grade class cookbook. He is now in law school. I...

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...

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...

Snowball Surprise

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

Christmas Cherry Balls

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

Butter Cookies (Swedish)

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

The Ultimate Chocolate Mint Cookie

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

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

By Tambi Heines
One bite wonders! I made the truffles ahead of time and then placed 3 truffles in...
32 Leftover Turkey Recipes

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Leftovers are one of our top 5 favorite things about Thanksgiving! From sandwiches to casseroles to soups, turkey leftover recipes are a delicious tradition we love partaking in. Don’t settle for the same boring ideas. Check out these 32 turkey leftover recipes that might just be better than Thanksgiving dinner.

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats

12 Adorable Thanksgiving Treats


Looking for a family-friendly kitchen activity? Or, do you just want to amp up the adorableness of your Thanksgiving desserts? From brownie bite and chocolate apple turkeys to acorn donut holes, try one of these Pinterest-perfect creative Thanksgiving treats. We think they’ll be a big hit at the dinner table. They’re almost too cute to […]

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

20 Holiday Stuffing and Dressing Recipes


We don’t care if you call it stuffing or dressing, Thanksgiving isn’t Thanksgiving without this delicious holiday side dish. While we love mom’s classic recipe, we also can’t wait to try these twists and changes to the stuffing we’ve always known. These dressing recipes will have you coming back for seconds and even thirds!