Baking Christmas cookies is one of those home traditions that fills up a kitchen with fun, brings a feeling of nostalgia to the soul and leaves your tummy feel full of love. Here is a roundup of cookies you may find helpful whether you are baking for Santa or for a holiday cookie exchange. Enjoy!
I am pretty sure Sugar Cookies are the official holiday cookie. From sprinkles to frosting, there are countless ways to give these little sugary bites a fun and unique holiday look.
Salty Caramel Butter Cookies
Rumor on the internet is that this salty sweet recipe is the secret to cookie nirvana.
Melted Snowmen Cookies
This recipe may or may not have been the impetus for the writers at Buzzfeed starting Pinterest Fail listicles. If you can nail this recipe the outcome is simply adorable.
Here’s what is SHOULD look like…
Here is what the typical Pinterest fail looks like…
Cream Cheese Cookies
These are my ALL TIME favorite cookies. This was my grandma’s specialty and when I take a bite I am brought back to my childhood. Fun Fact: it is impossible to eat just one.
No-Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Oatmeal Cookies
Any recipe that doesn’t require turning a stove on is worth a try!
via Food Network
Cherry Sugar Cookie Macaroons
You can feel good about eating these because they have fruit in them. It’s basically like eating diet cookies
Peppermint Christmas Cookies
Colorful + Minty Fresh = YUM!
via Pamela (Food.com)
PB&J Linzer Stars
Since my nickname is Linz, I couldn’t resist leaving out this sweet treat.
Bonus: I’ve heard Santa’s reindeer LOVE peanut butter!
Chocolate Chip Cookies
It doesn’t matter what day of the year it is, this cookie staple is always a crowd pleaser.
Confetti Cake Batter Cookies
What do you get when you mix confetti sprinkles and cookies? A Christmas party in your mouth!
Wishing you a sweet Christmas! Have a favorite Christmas cookie recipe to share? Leave it in the comment section below.