Christmas Cookie Recipes

It isn’t Christmas without dozens and dozens of cookies coming out of the oven to take to friends, to give as gifts, and share at the table around the holidays. Find your new favorite here!

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Stack pf Peanut Butter Cup Cookies on a Plate
Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Pile of Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies on a Baking Sheet
Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Lemon buttercream macarons set on top of each other on a plate.
Lemon Macarons
Double chocolate macarons stacked on a white background.
Chocolate Macarons
Overhead view of French macarons with raspberry buttercream filling and whole raspberries next to them.
Raspberry Macarons
Platter of gingerbread cookies filled with lemon frosting with two cups of tea behind the platter.
Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies with Lemon Filling
Tender chocolate butter cookies stacked on a ceramic plate.
Chocolate Shortbread
Overhead view of a plate of almond shortbread cookies
Marzipan Shortbread Cookies
Overhead view of holiday chocolate and peppermint shortbread on a platter with crushed peppermint around it.
Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread
Overhead view of black and white cookies on a piece of parchment.
Black and White Cookies
Jam filled sandwich cookies on a plate with additional cookies and jam set around the plate.
Linzer Cookies
Gingerbread Man Cookies
Gingerbread Cookies
Mexican Wedding Cookies
Mexican Wedding Cookies
Royal icing for sugar cookies decorated and set on a cooling rack.
Royal Icing
Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Chocolate-Covered Pretzels
Classic thumbprint cookies on a platter.
Thumbprint Cookies
Pecan Meringue Cookies
Pecan Meringue Cookies
Overhead shot of magic cookie bars ready to eat
7-Layer Magic Bars
Overhead view of a baking sheet with crinkles on it.
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
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Butterscotch Cookies
Holiday Pinwheel Cookies
Holiday Pinwheel Cookies
Rum Balls
Peanut butter blossoms in a wide ceramic bowl.
Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies
Homemade Amaretti Cookies
Amaretti Cookies
Overhead view of a plate of Chinese almond cookies and a mug.
Chinese Almond Cookies
Overhead view of crescent cookies on parchment paper in a pan.
Almond Crescent Cookies
Overhead view of powdered sugar cookies piled on a plate with the top one cut in half to show the interior.
Walnut Snowball Cookies
Side view of roca candy piled on a plate.
Homemade Almond Roca
Best Pfeffernüsse Spice Cookies
Pfeffernusse Spice Cookies
Molasses Spice Cookies
Molasses Spice Cookies
A plate of thin and crispy gingersnap cookies
Gingersnap Cookies
Chocolate Rugelach with Cranberry
Chocolate Cranberry Rugelach
Chocolate Florentine Cookies
Chocolate Florentine Cookies
Cinnamon Snap Cookies
Cinnamon Snap Cookies
Overhead view of Butterhorn Cookies Filled with Walnut Meringue in a pink bowl.
Hungarian Butterhorn Cookies
Stained Glass Cookies on a Plate
Stained Glass Cookies
Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
Chewy, Brownie Peppermint Bark Cookies
Peppermint Bark Chocolate Cookies
Ginger Almond Biscotti
Ginger Almond Biscotti
Finished Candy Cane Cookies on Baking Pan
Candy Cane Cookies
Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
Almond Shortbread Cookie
Almond Shortbread Cookies
Mini Easy Ginger Lemon Cookies placed in a footed serving bowl.
Ginger Pennies
Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies on Mesh Baking sheet
Simple Soft Sugar Cookies
Egg Nog Cookies
Eggnog Cookies
Giant Ginger Cookies with ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and molasses
Giant Ginger Cookies
Gingerbread Bars frosted and decorated with festive sprinkles and set on a rack.
Gingerbread Cookie Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
holiday sugar cookies
Christmas Sugar Cookies
Peppermint Meringue Cookies
Peppermint Meringue Cookies
Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Chocolate Orange Shortbread Cookies
Slice and Bake Pistachio Butter Cookies
Slice-and-Bake Pistachio Butter Cookies
white chocolate cranberry cookies on plate
White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies
peppermint lofthouse cookies
Peppermint Lofthouse Cookies
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