40 Christmas Cookie Recipes You’ll LOVE

Recipe By Tessa Arias
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December 14th, 2018
Filed Under: Christmas | Cookies

Celebrate the season with 40 Christmas Cookie Recipes You’ll LOVE from your favorite trusted bloggers. From sugar cookies to gingerbread and peppermint, there’s something for everyone! Click here to download my top 10 Favorite Christmas Cookies in a free printable guide!

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?

Top 40 Christmas Cookies

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

40 Easy Christmas Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

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

Chocolate Cookies

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

My favorite Christmas cookie recipes

Festive Christmas Cookies

Turtle Thumbprint Cookies from Handle the Heat

Gingerdoodle Cookies from Handle the Heat

Butter Pecan Cookies from Baker by Nature

Chewy White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Soft Molasses Cookies from Live Well Bake Often

Snowball Cookies from Live Well Bake Often

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies from Two Peas & Their Pod

Peppermint Cookies

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

Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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 Cookie Baking Tips:

How to Freeze Cookie Dough (& bake from frozen!) from Handle the Heat

The Best Baking Pans for Cookie Baking from Handle the Heat

How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party (with free printables!) from Handle the Heat

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About Tessa...

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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  1. #
    Sabrina — December 20, 2018 at 7:27 pm

    a very helpful set of categories, thank you, peppermint gets it’s own, and tips too, much appreciated plus even allergen friendly

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