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28 Easy Christmas Cookies

‘Tis the season to begin your holiday baking plans and this collection of 28 Easy Christmas Cookies. This roundup will launch you forward into the Christmas baking season with style. I firmly believe that baking projects don’t have to be intimidating or labor intensive to be delicious. After putting the love into baking cookies for the holidays, the smiling faces of the recipients makes it all worthwhile.


28 Easy Christmas Cookies for Holiday Baking

Prepare to be inspired as you browse colorful pinwheels, chocolate dipped nut bars, biscotti, German Chocolate cookie bars, caramel Twix cookies, frosted cashew cookies, lemon snow drops, chocolate chip cranberry walnut cookies, gingerbread Christmas trees, red velvet candy cane cookies, thumbprints and much more. So grab some flour, sugar, eggs and a handful of sprinkles and make some gifts this year to show your loved ones you appreciate them with every sugar coated bite.


Helpful Tips for Planning Holiday Cookie Baking with this Collection of 28 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes:

  • Choose the recipes you want to make and make a comprehensive list. For example, do you need special flour such as cake flour or self rising flour along with all purpose flour. What seasonal sprinkles, baking chips or candies will you need to make the recipes Christmas cookies you’ve chosen.
  • Start with fresh ingredients. Fresh flour, salt and leavenings.
  • Make a list of supplies that you’ll need and take stock of what you already have on hand. Do you have granulated sugar, light brown sugar, powdered sugar, vanilla and flavorings on hand that you’ll need.
  • Check the dates on baking chips and mix-ins like shredded coconut or marshmallows to confirm they’re fresh.
  • Will you need specific food colorings or jimmies for decorating.
  • Check the expiration dates on baking powder and baking soda and toss them if they’re out of date.
  • Make sure you have all of the proper kitchen tools already on hand to make the recipes you’ve chosen. For example, confirm if you’ll need sheet pans, mixing bowls, piping bags, tips and supplies and containers for freezing or storing the cookies.
  • Get the whole family involved and bake some memories. That’s what it’s all about.
  • Scroll down for links to the recipes in each image. The link is under the corresponding cookie picture.

Candy Cane Cookies from Cooking with Curls


Caramel Twix Cookies from Swanky Recipes


Chocolate Peppermint Cookies from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen


Chewy Lemon Snowdrop Cookies from Wholefully


Chocolate Nut Bars from Bread Booze Bacon


Christmas Crinkle Cool Whip Cookies from Bread Booze Bacon

Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Chip Cookies from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

Christmas doodles

Christmas Doodles from Persnickety Plates


Classic Sugar Cookies from The Love Nerds


Cranberry Orange Pinwheels from Cooking on the Front Burner


Cranberry Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

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Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti from She Wears Many Hats


Frosted Cashew Cookies from Home.Made.Interest.


German Chocolate Cookie Bars from Love and Confections


Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream from What the Fork


Italian Ricotta Cookies from Love Bakes Good Cakes


Nutella Pinwheels from White Lights on Wednesday


Pasta Frolla Christmas Jam Cookies from A Family Feast

Cutout Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Cutout Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen


Peppermint Meringue Cookies from Living Sweet Moments


Pfeffernusse (Spice Cookies) from My Sequined Life


Red Velvet Candy Cane Kiss Cookies from Delightful E Made


Salted Caramel & Pecan Thumbprint Cookies from Real Housemoms


Snowy Gingerbread Christmas Trees from Bob’s Red Mill.


Toasted Coconut & Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from Something Swanky


Toffee Almond Snowball Cookies from Cupcakes & Kale Chips


White Chocolate Macadamia Coconut Cookies from Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

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