Well, if you haven’t already done so, it is time to do your holiday baking!! This is one of my favorite things about Christmas. I just love homemade cookies!! Plus, I love to try new recipes. Really this is the only time of year that I bake cookies. Then I always end up making too many, lol!
I scoured the internet in search of some different Christmas cookie recipes. I can’t believe how many there are!! It was hard to narrow my list to 15 believe me. I found a variety of soft and chewy cookies, meltaway cookies, crunchy cookies, no-bake cookies, easy cookies, and so many more! Cookies, cookies, and more cookies, lol! But who doesn’t love cookies??!
So, hopefully, if you’re stuck making the same old cookies this year, this list will help you find something new to try out.
15 Must Make Christmas Cookies
These are the cutest cookies ever!! They great for decorating with the kids, and there are only a few ingredients. Even better, they only take 20 minutes to make! This recipe makes 24 servings.
The cookies this recipe makes aren’t just for Christmas. Take a look at the page to see all the variations you can make for any time of year. They take 30 minutes to make and makes 2 dozen or more cookies.
There are only 7 ingredients in these cookies and they sound yummy! This recipe makes 6 dozen cookies and only take 25 minutes. They seem really simple to make too.
These cookies are soft and chewy and will make a great holiday treat! It takes a total of 27 minutes to make and makes 24 large cookies.
This recipe only has 7 ingredients, including white chocolate pudding. It only takes 20 minutes to make these yummy cookies and the recipe make 4 dozen.
These yummy cookies are made with eggnog in the dough and a splash of rum extract. Then, they are rolled in a cinnamon and nutmeg mixture. It takes a total of 20 minutes to make and it makes 36 servings.
Triple chocolate cookies are perfect for any chocolate lover (like me). You can pop them into the microwave for a molten lava cookie! It takes a total of 55 minutes to make these and the recipe makes 24 cookies.
There only 5 ingredients to this cookie and you can make many variations for any time of year! It only takes 20 minutes to make these and it makes 24 servings.
These are yummy chocolate cookies that are rolled in sprinkles and topped with a Hershey Kiss! This recipe makes 25 cookies and it takes a total of 25 minutes to make them.
These mouthwatering cookies are chewy around the edge and soft in the middle. It takes about 3 hours to make these, the dough has to chill in the fridge. The recipe yields about 24 medium/large cookies.
These sugar cookies are soft, thick, and melt in your mouth. The total time for making these cookies is 5 hours, the dough has to be chilled in the refrigerator. This recipe makes 20-30 servings depending on the size and thickness you make them.
I often wondered what Santa’s favorite cookie was, now I know! These easy pudding cookies are filled with brown sugar and Christmas candy! These cookies take a total time of 30 minutes to make, with an additional 30 minutes in the fridge to chill the dough. You will get 24 yummy cookies from this recipe!
These ginger cookies and soft and chewy with a bit of crisp around the edges. The total time to make these is 30 minutes and the recipe makes 30 cookies.
I don’t know about you but I love red velvet desserts! I bet these cookies are scrumptious! It takes a total of 1 hour and 40 minutes to make and makes 2 dozen cookies.
These would make great gifts! The total time to make these is 3 hours and the recipe yields 18.
- always use real butter
- if the recipe calls for the butter to be room temperature, that means it needs to be room temperature
- always use real vanilla extract
- use large or extra large eggs
I’m hoping this list inspires you to do your holiday baking. If you have any recipes that you would like me to list just let me know in the comments!