‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.