Our 10 Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

‘Tis the season to indulge! There’s no better gift than a box of homemade cookies, so it’s time to start baking to stock up for all the holiday parties you’ll be attending. If you’ve been waiting all season for your chance to bake some irresistible cookies, here are a few mouth-watering recipes that will tantalize your taste buds and fill your house with the sweet aromas only cookies can provide:


1. Are you an almond lover? Then this Almond Snowball recipe is perfect for you! It is covered completely with powdered sugar and purely nutty. (MyRecipe.com)

2. Having candy canes around the house this time of year is just as vital as this Candy Cane Kiss Cookie. It is decoratively decadent and a perfectly minty party favor. (Recipe Girl)


3. Ever had a cookie that you admired before you took a bite because it was just that much fun to look at? These Melting Snowmen Cookie Balls are definitely those cookies, and they’re worth every white chocolate bite. (Kraft)


4. Another nut-based cookie for the book is the Linzer Star, topped with raspberry preservatives and prepared with hazelnut flour and fresh pecans. (Martha Stewart)


5. It’s hard to imagine making an Oreo even better than it already is, but these Oreo-Doodle cookies are evidence that it really is possible. These little treats are the chocolate go-to cookie this season if chocolate cookies tickle your fancy. (Gimme Some Oven)


6. Nutella Crescent Cookies are the dream-come-true cookie for all you Nutella-lovers guilty of spooning the hazelnut spread straight out of the jar. (Lemon Sugar)


7. The holiday season is all about traditions, and these Ornament Shortbread cookies will have you inspired to take part in all of your favorite ones with just one delightful bite. (Taste of Home)


8. These Chocolate Batons are the perfect cookies to bake with the family. They are very easy, and children will love dipping the ends of the batons in chocolate and sprinkles. (Spoonful)


9. Sugar cookies are a necessity for any holiday celebration, and these Granny Sugar cookies are simply delightful. Simply. (Food)


10. Chocolate chip cookies take us back to the basics, but they will never get old. Best Chocolate Chip Cookies is a delicious recipe that speaks for itself. (AllRecipes.com

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