15 best Christmas cookie recipes

Best Christmas cookie recipe ideas

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Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without some delicious home made cookies. This year, if you are looking to try out some new recipes, why not take a look at my 15 favourite Christmas Cookie recipes.

From classic gingerbread, traditional sugar cutouts to superb chocolate creations, you’re sure to find your next favourite cookie recipes below.

15 Fabulous Christmas Cookie Recipes

15 Best Christmas cookie recipes:

Christmas cookie recipes

Italian Fig Cookies

ou may know these fruity and cake-y cookies as Sicilian fig cookies or cucidati. And if you don’t recognize the name, you’ll certainly recognize the sweet-and-sour taste, thanks to the fresh lemon zest in this recipe!

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Traditional Christmas cookies

Traditional Cutouts

Everyone needs a good cut-out cookie recipe, and this one’s super simple. Once they’re cool, frost, glaze and decorate to your heart’s content. Or, keep ’em plain (they taste just as great!).

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Christmas lights cookies

Christmas Lights

Smashed candies, sprinkles, and sanding sugar light up these icy blue and mint bulb cookies.

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Santa's trash cookie

Santa’s Trash

These sweet-and-salty cookies are seriously naughty, in a good way!

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Gingerbread tree Christmas cookie

Gingerbread Trees

Mint and cream icing swirls make the perfect snowy scene on gingerbread trees.

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Christmas cookies

Drop Style Christmas Cookies

These soft, chewy, and sprinkle loaded drop style Christmas sugar cookies are made with only 8 ingredients. No rolling pin or cookie cutters required!

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Melting snowman

Melting Snowman

I almost feel bad for these melting snowmen, but not bad enough to stop us from gobbling them up in one sitting.

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Christmas tree cookies

Christmas Tree Stacks

Ask yourself, would you rather decorate a real tree, or a sugar cookie Christmas tree?

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Christmas cookie recipes

Eggnog Snickerdoodle

Everyone loves a good ol’ snickerdoodle, especially when it’s flavored to taste like eggnog. Can you spike a cookie, too? Asking for a friend.

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

Hot Chocolate Cookies

hese unique little hot chocolate cookies are the perfect remedy for a cold winter day! Sliced marshmallows are partially melted on the cookies, giving them a hot cocoa look and taste.

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Red Velvet Crinkles

These red velvet crinkles cookies are an updated version of everyone’s favorite chocolate crinkles. The vibrant red colour makes this variation the perfect treat for Christmas.

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Christmas Cookie Recipes

Double Pecan Thumbprints

These buttery frangipane-filled pecan buttons are decadent without being fragile, and they make excellent cookies for boxing up and giving as gifts.

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Danish Christmas cookies

Danish Butter Biscuits

This fantastic vaniljekranse recipe from Sally Abé shows what a snip it is to whip up these delicious Danish Christmas biscuits. Tie the biscuits with some ribbon to make a brilliant edible gift.

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Candy cane kisses

Candy Cane Kisses

These little morsels are so addicting, they’re perfect little bits of peppermint and chocolate that just melt in your mouth.

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Austrian Christmas cookies

Austrian Linzer Cookies

These classic Austrian Linzer cookies originated in the Austrian city of Linz. While they may look intricate and complicated, even baking novices can bake up a beautiful bunch if you follow our step-by-step guide.

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So there you have it, 15 of the best Christmas cookie recipes. I hope some of these ideas have inspired you to get baking. If so, let me know in the comments below.

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Louise XX

15 Fabulous Christmas Cookie Recipes

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