12 Christmas Cookies Recipes

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It’s that time of year again to begin thinking about your favorite Christmas Cookies Recipes. This list has 12 truly delicious options on it, but you may have even more you prefer.
From classic cookies to fun new twists, this list is going to satisfy your taste buds!

12 Amazing Christmas Cookies Recipes

Christmas cookies recipes like these are ideal for hosting a cookie exchange party this holiday season.

Simply wrap up the cookies and place in a decorative container, or even toss into a fun cellophane bag and tie off with a holiday-themed ribbon!

These are all great cookies for your next cookie exchange. See our tips for a successful exchange at the end of this post.

Red Velvet Milky Way Cookies

Do you love Red Velvet Cake? These Red Velvet Milky Way Cookies look amazing.

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Melted Snowman Gingerbread Cookies


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Cranberry Pistachio Cookies

Cranberry Pistachio Cookies look festive and sound delicious.  They are definitely one of my personal favorite Christmas cookies recipes.
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Easy Peppermint Cookies

Easy Peppermint Cookies would make a great addition to your line up of tasty treats this year.

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Pecan Tassies

If you like pecans, you have to try these Pecan Tassies. Talk about heavenly!

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Greek Christmas Cookies

These Greek Christmas Cookies are seriously delicious with honey drizzled over these mountains of dough fritters.

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 Pecan Meltaway Cookie

These Pecan Meltaway Cookies are easy to make and taste delicious. Perfect for a holiday get-together or, honestly, any time of year.


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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Stuffed Christmas Cookies

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Stuffed Christmas Cookies? What else is there to say but Yum?

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Eggless Tutti Fruit Cookies

Eggless Tutti Fruit Cookies look great and would be perfect for all of those times I want to bake and realize I don’t have enough eggs.

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Sparkly Vanilla Bean Macaroons

Sparkly Vanilla Bean Macaroons are almost too pretty to eat.  They really are the best Christmas cookies recipes to create and gift since they are so gorgeous!

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Peppermint Crunch Christmas Cookies

Santa wants you to leave him Peppermint Crunch Christmas Cookies this year.


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Grandma’s Snickerdoodle Cookies

Grandma’s snickerdoodle cookies have been my favorite cookie since childhood. Hopefully you’ll love them just as much.

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I hope these 12 Christmas Cookies recipes inspire you to try something new this year and to share one of your favorite recipes with a friend.  Create gorgeous cookies and gift your friends and family with them this year as a unique hand-crafted gift everyone will enjoy.

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