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!

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Let’s Make cookies today!

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!

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Well, let’s get started with the recipes and choose your first cookie recipe!

Yum! These Chocolate Amaretti Cookies, from Food and Wine, are tasty and gluten-free!

These Deep Dish Chocolate Cookies from Chocolate Covered Katie are delish!

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

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Decadent, sweet, and just perfect cookies

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 holiday cookie recipes like gingerbread cookies, chocolate pecan cookies, turtles cookie recipes and chocolate dipped chocolate chip cookies recipe
Classic is just so good!

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

This Dipped Gingerbread recipe, from Tanni Everett, is a classic that tastes even better when dipped in white or dark chocolate!

Dash of Sanity‘s German Chocolate Cake Cookies is so delicious! I just love the gooey topping!

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.

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!

75 of the best cookies that includes peppermint and chocolate crinkle cookies
The cookie recipe list goes on and on!

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!  (link unavailable)

20. Coconut Macaroon Cookies Recipe

Mom of Uku For 2‘s Coconut Macaroons is one of our family’s staples, year-round.

10 peanut butter cookies collage of 4 different peanut butter cookie recipe ideas
Peanut butter cookies are next!

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! 

Mix peanuts and macadamia nuts together to create the Ultimate Peanut Butter Cookie, with this recipe from Through the Cooking Glass. Substitute sunflower seed butter if you have a peanut allergy.

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! 

Add a little peanut butter cookie to any cookie recipe, with this yummy Peanut Butter Frosting, from Sprinkle Some Sunshine

Classic Christmas Cookies

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How about some 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.

Collage of cookie recipe ideas like red velvet cookies and black and white chocolate chip cookes
Colorful cookies!

Tweak and experiment with your traditional cookie recipes. Here’s a list for you to try!

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!

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

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Healthy cookie variations!

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.

Nutty Cookie Balls have no sugar and they can be adapted easily to be gluten-free.

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Gluten-free cookies are here!

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

Collage of cookie recipes that are great for packing in lunch or eating after school
Serve some yummy cookies after school!

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.

Gingersnoodle from Budding Baketress is a perfect cookie mash-up recipe.  It is part gingerbread cookie, part snickerdoodle.

You can make Buns in my Oven’s Sandwich cookies with anything, including cream cheese, peanut butter, and/or jelly.

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

75 Cookie Recipes We Adore - collage of cookies on platters ready to be served.
Colorful and fun cookies!

Can’t get enough of these yummy, colorful, and easy cookie recipes!

58. Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies from Fashion Edible are a childhood favorite family recipe.

With white chocolate, these Cherry Shortbread Cookies are pretty and yummy.

These Lemonade drop cookies have a delicate taste. Feels like summer.

These baked Unicorn Poop goodies are a blast to make. Use colored dough and add sprinkles.

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.

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.

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!

75 Cookie Recipes We Adore
Yummy cookies!

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.

The secret to making these Moist Pudding Cookies from Kraft Recipes so soft is the pudding. Yum!

These Cookie Dough from Wishes N Dishes aren’t quite cookies, but bars of egg-free cookie dough. You can eat it!!  

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!

Make these Eclectic Emily’s Big Brownies, because everything that is bigger is better! (link unavailable)

Want a fun way to gift cookies?

Create a cookie basket from a paper plate!  You won’t believe how easy this hack is!

What is your favorite Christmas cookies recipe? Share in the comments!

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