One of our family’s Christmas traditions is making a big platter of cookies and handing out small plates filled with goodies to our neighbors. Here are 75 Cookie Recipes We Adore!
Delicious Chocolate Cookie Recipes
The kids LOVE it and even though it is several weeks away they are already planning on the types of cookies they want to make. That is why we have compiled this GIANT list of Christmas Cookies Recipes that we love.
You’ll never run out of cookie recipe ideas with our list here. Your family will be surprised where on earth you got those yummy ideas!
Well, let’s get started with the recipes and choose your first cookie recipe!
1. Chocolate Amaretti Cookie Recipe
Yum! These Chocolate Amaretti Cookies, from Food and Wine, are tasty and gluten-free!
2. Deep Dish Chocolate Cookie Recipe
These Deep Dish Chocolate Cookies from Chocolate Covered Katie are delish!
3. Flourless Fudge Walnut Cookie Recipe
Food & Wine‘s Flourless Fudge Walnut Cookies are almost good for you!
4. Yummy Turtle Cookies Recipe
The Kitchen Is My Playground‘s Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies are just that–insanely delicious!
5. Triple Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe
Why does mint make me think of Christmas? Live, Love & Sugar‘s Triple Mint Chocolate Cookies are a tasty addition to a Christmas cookie platter!
The Best Chocolate Cookies Recipes
Of course, everyone loves chocolate cookies! Here’s the list for you to check out!
6. Dark Chocolate and Cream Cookies Recipe
Dessert Now Dinner Later‘s Dark Chocolate and Cream Cookies were inspired by the Hershey’s bar–and they won’t disappoint!
7. French Chocolate Coconut Slices Recipe
Fashion Edible‘s French Chocolate Coconut Slices consist of a loaf that’s easy to make, cut, and serve!
8. Raspberries and Chocolate Cookies Recipe
Raspberries and Chocolate cookies are perfect for Valentine’s day!
9. Awesome No-Cook Mint Bars Recipe
Are you making tons of cookies for Christmas and running out of oven space? Real Housemom‘s No-Cook Mint Bars are tasty and don’t require baking!
10. Chocolate S’mores Cookies Recipe
Real Housemom‘s Chocolate S’mores Cookies are the best of both worlds, chocolate, and toasted marshmallows!
Classic Cookie Recipes
They say nothing beats the classic, so we gathered the classic cookie recipes you can try for your family!
11. Tasty Dipped Gingerbread Cookies Recipe
12. German Chocolate Cake Cookie Recipe
Dash of Sanity‘s German Chocolate Cake Cookies is so delicious! I just love the gooey topping!
13. Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Cookie Recipe
We love how all the flavors in Flour de Lis‘s Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Cookies come together!
14. Chocolate Dipped Choco-Chip Cookies Recipe
HGTV‘s Chocolate Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies are a fun twist on a classic.
15. Tasty Cookie Butter Recipe
Use leftover cookies or cake crumbs to make this tasty Cookie Butter. It’s so yummy on a bagel! What a fun and creative addition to Christmas breakfast!
The Best Cookie Recipes
This list contains the best cookie recipes for me. Simply delicious!
16. Gooey Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Recipe
HGTV‘s Gooey Chocolate Crinkle Cookies look terrific on a Christmas Cookie platter. They’re also easy to make!
17. Pineapple Upside Down S’mores Recipe
These Pineapple Upside Down S’mores are a lot of work, but oh, are they tasty!
18. Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies Recipe
How pretty are Cook Eat Delicious‘ Chocolate Pinwheels?
19. Double Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies Recipe
You can’t go wrong when you double it all! Add Ingredients, Inc.‘s Double Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies to your Christmas baking!
20. Coconut Macaroon Cookies Recipe
Mom of Uku For 2‘s Coconut Macaroons is one of our family’s staples, year-round.
Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes
Next on the list is our beloved peanut butter cookies. Yum!
21. Inside Out Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
Chocolate Covered Katie‘s Inside Out Peanut Butter Cookies are what dreams are made of! They are so creamy, they will melt in your mouth.
22. Peanut Butter and Nutella Sandwich Cookies Recipe
Peanut Butter and Nutella Sandwich Cookies are the perfect rainy day cookie because you probably already have everything you will need to make them! Check out Buns in My Oven for the recipe!
23. Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
24. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites Recipe
Chocolate Covered Katie‘s No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites are protein-packed cookies that are great as an after-school snack!
25. Easy Bar Cookies with Peanut Butter Cups Recipe
Use Peanut Butter Cups (or really, any similar type of candy) in Inspired Taste‘s Easy Bar Cookies with Peanut Butter Cups!
26. Chocolate-Filled Snickerdoodles Recipe
Rachel Schultz On Homemaking‘s Chocolate-Filled Snickerdoodles offers a fun surprise inside– a roll!
27. Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Recipe
These Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies, from Buns in My Oven, are a fun new way to enjoy a classic sandwich!
28. Peanut Butter Chai Cookies Recipe
Combine a classic cookie with a treasured coffeehouse drink! We are loving these Peanut Butter Chai Cookies from Real Housemoms! You can substitute another nut butter, like sunflower seed butter, or cashew butter, in place of the peanut butter, too!
29. Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
These Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies, from Strength & Sunshine, are made with just 3 ingredients, and they are also vegan, grain-free, and sugar-free!
30. Cookie Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe
Add a little peanut butter cookie to any cookie recipe, with this yummy Peanut Butter Frosting, from Sprinkle Some Sunshine!
Classic Christmas Cookies
How about some classic Christmas cookies recipe? Check out this list!
31. Pecan Cake Balls Recipe
Your family and friends will enjoy these sugared Pecan Cake Balls this holiday season.
32. Mint Thumb Prints Recipe
Add a chocolate kiss to the center of mint sugar dough to make this Mint Thumb Prints recipe for a festive cookie!
33. Fat Cow Fudge Recipe
This holiday Fat Cow Fudge tastes so rich you will be amazed.
34. Filled Linzer Cookies Recipe
Filled Linzer Cookies is a traditional German recipe that just screams Christmas to me.
35. Filled Thumbprint Cookies Recipe
Your kids will love making these Filled Thumbprint Cookies. Get a variety of jams to make your plate colorful.
36. White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Bites Recipe
White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Bites are the perfect winter cookie. Love the variation on the traditional chocolate chip cookie.
37. Classic French Macarons Recipe
These colorful Macarons treats are the perfect cookie to add to a plate.
Mix and Match Cookie Recipes
Tweak and experiment with your traditional cookie recipes. Here’s a list for you to try!
38. Red Velvet Cookie Recipe
You just need a box cake of Velvet Cake to make Red Velvet Cookies. So easy!
39. Soft Yin-Yang Cookies Recipe
To make these Soft Yin-Yang Cookies, mix two types of cookies together. It’s perfect for the person of indecision who can’t pick which cookie recipe to bake!
40. Double Cookie Gooey Bar Recipe
This Double Cookie Gooey Bar mixes the best of the brownie and cookie worlds. You can make bar cookies from a cake mix and a box of Oreos.
41. Mint-Filled Homemade Oreo Cookies Recipe
You can make this Mint-Filled Homemade Oreos from What’s Cooking America in any shape or size!
No-Guilt Healthy Cookies
Have a guilt-free snack with these amazing cookie recipes!
42. Healthy Apple Cookies Recipe
To make Healthy Apple Cookies, cut slices of apple and top them with peanut butter, raisins, and nuts. Yum.
43. 2-Ingredient No-Sugar Cookies Recipe
2-Ingredient No-Sugar Cookies are a great breakfast option!
44. Yummy Breakfast Bites
Know what? Almonds, Cranberries, and Coconut are part of these tasty Breakfast Bites cookies.
45. Nutty Cookie Balls Recipe
Nutty Cookie Balls have no sugar and they can be adapted easily to be gluten-free.
Gluten (and Some Sugar) Free Cookie Recipes
46. Fruity Pizza-by-the-Slice Recipe
This Fruit Pizza-by-the-Slice from Fashion Edible looks great on a plate, tasty, and gluten-free.
47. Bean Cookies and Beet Cookies Recipe
This Bean Cookies and Beet Icing recipe from Super Healthy Kids will make you go “Don’t knock it till you try it!” These cookies taste yummy, are all-natural, dye-free, and good for you!
48. No-Flour, No-Sugar, No-oil Fudge Cookies Recipe
This No-Flour, No-Sugar, No-oil Fudge Cookies recipe from the Smoothie Lover does not get any better! Or tastier!
49. No-Bake Cashew Cookies Recipe
These No-Bake Cashew Cookies from Super Healthy Kids are a great healthy alternative for families who are sugar-wheat-free.
50. Hot Fudge Lara Bars Recipe
Hot Fudge Lara Bars from Chocolate Covered Katie is not technically a cookie, but they taste as good and are better for you!
51. Yummy Chia Power Balls Recipe
These Chia Power Balls from The Honour System are great on the go. Made with honey.
The After School Cookies Recipe
Serve some yummy cookies to your kiddos after school!
52. Brown Sugar Bars Recipe
These Brown Sugar Bars from Real House Moms are easy to make double the cinnamon for extra spice.
53. Almond Butter Cookies Recipe
With coconut, these Almond Butter Cookies from Beauty through Imperfection are a delicate and perfect companion to a cup of tea.
54. Gingersnoodle Cookie Recipe
Gingersnoodle from Budding Baketress is a perfect cookie mash-up recipe. It is part gingerbread cookie, part snickerdoodle.
55. Easy Sandwich Cookie Recipe
You can make Buns in my Oven’s Sandwich cookies with anything, including cream cheese, peanut butter, and/or jelly.
56. Oreo-Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Oreo Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie from Family Fresh Meals is the best of both worlds. Can’t wait to dunk these in some milk.
57. Whole Grain Ginger Cookies Recipe
Sweetened with Molasses, these Whole Grain Ginger Cookies from Super Healthy KIds are the best whole grain soft ginger cookie out there.
Easy and Colorful Cookies Recipes
58. Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
These Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies from Fashion Edible are a childhood favorite family recipe.
59. Easy Cherry Shortbread Cookie Recipe
With white chocolate, these Cherry Shortbread Cookies are pretty and yummy.
60. Lemonade in a Cookie Recipe
These Lemonade drop cookies have a delicate taste. Feels like summer.
61. Colorful Unicorn Poop Cookie Recipe
These baked Unicorn Poop goodies are a blast to make. Use colored dough and add sprinkles.
62. Easy Sparkler Cookie Recipe
To make some Sparkler Cookies from Family Fresh Meals, dip wafer cookies in chocolate and add sprinkles for a fun colorful treat.
63. Ginormous Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
The bigger the better. These Ginormous Chocolate Chip Cookies from Jornie are tasty and cook evenly even when huge.
64. Colorful Funfetti Cookie Recipe
All you need to make these Your Modern Family’s Funfetti Cookies are three ingredients!
65. Easy Thumbprint Christmas Cookies
This classic Thumbprint Christmas cookie from Amanda’s Cookin’ is easy enough for the kids to help create with you. Build memories baking.
66. Italian Anisette Cookie Recipe
For those of you who aren’t huge fans of anise, this Italian Anisette Cookies recipe from Amanda’s Cookin’ has an almond variation. So colorful!
67. Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies Recipe
These Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies from The Nerds Wife are easy to make and they look stunning! Perfect for a cookie platter.
68. Moist Pudding Cookie Recipe
The secret to making these Moist Pudding Cookies from Kraft Recipes so soft is the pudding. Yum!
69. Yummy Cookie Dough Recipe
These Cookie Dough from Wishes N Dishes aren’t quite cookies, but bars of egg-free cookie dough. You can eat it!!
70. Easy Peasy Chocolate Cookie Recipe
Easy Peasy Chocolate Cookies from Eat Well 101 look great too. Just dust them with powdered sugar.
71. Chocolate Pecan Bars Recipe
My grandmother has made these Chocolate Pecan Bars from Delish for family gatherings. So GOOD!
72. Big Brownies Cookie Recipe
Make these Eclectic Emily’s Big Brownies, because everything that is bigger is better!
Want a fun way to gift cookies?
Create a cookie basket from a paper plate! You won’t believe how easy this hack is!
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What is your favorite Christmas cookies recipe? Share in the comments!