The Christmas countdown is ON and if you haven’t made multiple batches of Christmas cookies yet, what are you waiting for?!
I’ve compiled some of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes from the Handle the Heat archives and from my favorite trusted bloggers all below. I’ve organized the cookies by flavor or ingredient themes to make it easy to find just what you’re craving.
So whether you’re finding a recipe to bring to a potluck or party, a new family favorite, or cookies from Santa, you’ll definitely finding something delicious below.
For even more Christmas recipes, be sure to visit my Christmas Headquarters here.
Which cookie recipe will you make first?
Christmas Sugar Cookies
Easy Cut Out Sugar Cookies with Icing from Handle the Heat
Chai Sugar Cookies from Handle the Heat
Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies from Baking a Moment
Stained Glass Cookies from Cooking Classy
Sugar Cookie Turtle Pudding Bites from Chelsea’s Messy Apron
My Go-To Gingerbread Cookie Recipe from Handle the Heat
Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies from Handle the Heat
Gingersnap S’mores from Handle the Heat
Frosted Gingerbread Cookies from Baker by Nature
Gingerbread Linzer Cookies from Broma Bakery
Hot Cocoa Cookies from Handle the Heat
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from Handle the Heat
Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies from Handle the Heat
German Chocolate Cookies from Handle the Heat
Soft Batch Double Chocolate Cookies from Handle the Heat
Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies from Handle the Heat
Slice n’ Bake Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Cookies from Half Baked Harvest
Chocolate Espresso Thumbprint Cookies from Half Baked Harvest
Easy Christmas Cookies
No Bake Cookies from Two Peas and Their Pod
Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies from Live Well Bake Often
Easy Slice n’ Bake Vanilla Bean Christmas Cookies from Half Baked Harvest
Festive Christmas Cookies
Turtle Thumbprint Cookies from Handle the Heat
Gingerdoodle Cookies from Handle the Heat
Cookie Cutter Red Velvet Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting from Handle the Heat
Butter Pecan Cookies from Baker by Nature
Soft Molasses Cookies from Live Well Bake Often
Snowball Cookies from Live Well Bake Often
Homemade Milano Cookies from Handle the Heat
Peppermint Mocha Cookies from Baker by Nature
Peppermint Crinkle Cookies from Broma Bakery
Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies from Two Peas & Their Pod
Peppermint Meltaway Cookies from Cooking Classy
Soft Peppermint Sugar Cookies from Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Healthy & Allergen Friendly Christmas Cookies
Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies (dairy free) from Handle the Heat
Peppermint Mocha Crinkles (Gluten Free & Vegan) from Heather Christo
Paleo Gingerbread Cookies from Ambitious Kitchen
Healthy Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies from Baker by Nature
Healthy Christmas Sugar Cookies from Fit Foodie Finds
Bonus! My Best Cookie Baking Tips:
How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party (with free printables!)
Also, did you know I’m writing a COOKBOOK all about cookies that will be available summer 2020?
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I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I'm a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!)
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