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Christmas Cookie Recipes for Every Baker
Christmas Cookie Recipes for Every Baker

Christmas Cookie Recipes for Every Baker

‘Tis the season for Christmas trees, Christmas lights, Christmas shopping and you guessed it—Christmas cookies. Whether you’re looking for the perfect Christmas cookie recipe for a cookie exchange or easy Christmas cookies to make for your holiday get-together, we’ve got what you need.

1. Gingerbread People

Gingerbread People

Grab the seasonings and try out this Gingerbread People recipe. With ginger, ground cinnamon, brown sugar and butterscotch pudding, this recipe is everything you already love about gingerbread cookies and more.

2. Sugar Cookies from Scratch

Sugar Cookies from Scratch

Sugar cookies are a staple throughout the holidays and this Sugar Cookies from Scratch recipe is your go-to. With a buttery and crisp finish, this classic dessert will be a hit with the whole family.

3. Chocolate Mint Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Mint Truffle Cookies

These Chocolate Mint Truffle Cookies are something new to try for your next cookie exchange. Soft, chocolatey cookies topped with crushed candy canes is everything you can ask for in a Christmas cookie recipe.

4. Caramel Alfajores Cookies

Caramel Alfajores Cookies

With just five ingredients, this Caramel Alfajores Cookies recipe is an easy Christmas cookie recipe that sure packs a punch. Based on traditional Alfajores de dulce de leche, these cookies will add a touch of Central and South American flavor to your table.

5. No-Bake Holly Cookies

No-Bake Holly Cookies

Don’t even bother pre-heating the oven with these No-Bake Holly Cookies. Made with corn flakes, marshmallows and topped festive color, these holiday cookies are almost too cute to eat.

6. Strawberry Jam Cookies

Strawberry Jam Cookies

Pick up a jar of jam and try out these easy Strawberry Jam Cookies this holiday season. The sweet strawberry jam and buttery log is a match made in heaven!

7. PHILADELPHIA Sugar Cookie Cutouts

PHILADELPHIA Sugar Cookie Cutouts

If you’re looking for a smooth and creamy cookie to add to your Christmas dessert buffet, these PHILADELPHIA Sugar Cookie Cutouts are just what you need. With cream cheese, butter and a just few more ingredients, these easy Christmas cookies will be a recipe passed on for generations.

8. Slice and Bake Chocolate Cookies

Slice and Bake Chocolate Cookies

Our Slice and Bake Chocolate Cookies are the double-chocolatey goodness everyone wants in a chocolate cookie. Whip up the dough, shape it into logs and pop them in the fridge until you’re ready to slice and bake!

9. Pecan-Cream Cheese Shortbread Cookies

Pecan-Cream Cheese Shortbread Cookies

If you’re a fan of shortbread, these Pecan-Cream Cheese Shortbread Cookies are for you. Cream cheese, butter and pecan pieces make up these sweet, crunchy and festive treats.

10. Chocolate-Raspberry Thumbprints

Chocolate-Raspberry Thumbprints

Our Chocolate-Raspberry Thumbprints are a chocolate-raspberry dream. These chocolate cookies filled with a sweet raspberry jam will add the perfect touch of holiday color to your cookie platter.

11. Stained Glass Cookies

Stained Glass Cookies

Get a little artsy with these Stained Glass Cookies. Simply fill in the centers of cutout cookies with crushed hard candies and voilà—you’ve got unique, festive cookies to bring along to your Christmas party. The kids love helping out with these, too!

12. Italian Lemon-Ricotta Cookies

Italian Lemon-Ricotta Cookies

Try something new with these Italian Lemon-Ricotta Cookies. These cookies are soft, fluffy and topped with a sweet lemon glaze. Don’t be surprised if you’re asked to make them year after year.

13. BAKER’S GERMAN’S Sweet Chocolate Chunk Cookies

BAKER’S GERMAN’S Sweet Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Take German chocolate cake to a new level with our BAKER’S GERMAN’S Sweet Chocolate Chunk Cookies. Add chocolate chunks, toasted coconut and pecans to a sweet chocolate dough and you’ve got yourself the most popular dessert on the table!

14. Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Say “I do” to these Mexican Wedding Cookies. With just five ingredients and 20 minutes of prep time, this Christmas cookie recipe is simple, delicious and a guaranteed hit with the entire family.

15. White Chocolate-Peppermint Pudding Cookies

White Chocolate-Peppermint Pudding Cookies

These White Chocolate-Peppermint Pudding Cookies pair perfectly with a cup of hot cocoa next to a warm fireplace. With white chocolate, vanilla pudding and topped with crushed peppermint candies, you may want to hide a stash of these for yourself.

16. Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

Colorful Thumbprint Cookies are a classic! Fill them up with your choice of preserves, like apricot or strawberry, and take them along to your holiday party.

17. Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms

These Peanut Butter Blossoms are another holiday staple that your guests can’t wait to get their hands on. You can even the kids by having them unwrap the chocolate pieces while you prepare the cookie dough. Be sure to serve them warm while the chocolate is still soft!

18. Chocolate Chunk Magic Cookie Bars

Chocolate Chunk Magic Cookie Bars

With graham cracker crumbs, condensed milk, coconut, pecans and chocolate, these Chocolate Chunk Magic Cookie Bars are a true holiday treat. Layer the bars in a festive container, put a bow on top and give the gift of magic this Christmas!

19. COOL WHIP Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe

COOL WHIP Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe

Put a spin on a classic with this COOL WHIP Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe. These easy Christmas cookies require just five ingredients with only 15 minutes of prep time!

20. Pastel JELL-O Cookies

Pastel JELL-O Cookies

Add some fun color and flavor to your holiday cookies with our Pastel JELL-O Cookies. Pick out your favorite green and red JELL-O flavors and you’ve got festive treats everyone will enjoy.

At My Food and Family, we believe the holidays just aren’t the same without cookies, so grab those mixers and get to baking! For more inspiration, be sure to check out our other Christmas desserts and festive recipes.

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