Popular Christmas Cookies Recipes

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a big platter of holiday cookies for dessert. Choose from shortbread, sandwich cookies, or rolled and dropped cookies for a spectacular dessert assortment.

Almond Wreath Cookies

If you enjoy the flavor of marzipan, these cute wreaths will quickly become your new favorite Christmas cookies!

From Better Homes and Gardens

Almond Wreath Cookies

Almond Chocoroons

From Family Circle

Almond Chocoroons

Hanging Stocking Sugar Cookies

Hang these sweet stocking sugar cookies on a mug of hot chocolate or a cool glass of milk.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Hanging Stocking Sugar Cookies

PB&J Thumbprints

Top refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough with a spoonful of your favorite jelly flavor for a brown bag lunch-inspired dessert.

From Better Homes and Gardens

PB&J Thumbprints

Dipped Chocolate Cookie Sticks

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sticks are ideal for dunking in coffee or scooping up ice cream.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Dipped Chocolate Cookie Sticks

Coconut Spritz Cookies

These rich and crisp coconut cookies look stunning stacked into a Christmas tree shape and dusted with powdered sugar!

From Better Homes and Gardens

Coconut Spritz Cookies

Macadamia Nut Cranberry Shortbread

Tart cranberries and salty, crunchy macadamia nuts are a match made in cookie heaven!

From Better Homes and Gardens

Macadamia Nut Cranberry Shortbread

Reindeer Palmiers

These ultra-crispy puff pastry cookies are coated in raw sugar and warm, seasonal spices including cinnamon and nutmeg.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Reindeer Palmiers

Triple Chocolate Cookie Balls

From KRAFT Foods

Triple Chocolate Cookie Balls

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Who needs flour? Peanut butter, sugar and egg combine for a tender and tasty gluten-free dessert option.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Classic Cup Cafe's Christmas Cookies

Orange peel, dried cherries, and pistachios pack these holiday cookies.

From Midwest Living

Classic Cup Cafe's Christmas Cookies

Cinnamon-Spiced Wreaths

From Better Homes and Gardens

Cinnamon-Spiced Wreaths

Butter Cookie Cutouts

This basic cookie recipe is made with both butter and cream cheese. Use it to make cookies in all your favorite shapes.

From Midwest Living

Butter Cookie Cutouts

Spiced Chocolate-Pistachio Cookies

Bright green pistachios and spice give this buttery chocolate cookie plenty of personality. It's like shortbread, perfect for pairing with a cup of coffee.

From Midwest Living

Spiced Chocolate-Pistachio Cookies

Peanut Butter Rudolph Reindeer

Candy coated chocolate, pretzels, and chocolate chips turn these peanut butter cookies into Santa's reindeer. Kids love them!

From Ladies' Home Journal

Peanut Butter Rudolph Reindeer

Spritz Blossoms

Simple and delightful, these traditional cookies are a favorite for Christmas or any other holiday.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Spritz Blossoms

Raspberry Sticks

Kids love these fun-to-eat raspberry and apricot cookie sticks.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Raspberry Sticks

Peppermint Meringues

From Parents

Peppermint Meringues

Bittersweet Chocolate Biscotti

Need a chocolate fix? Serve this double-chocolate biscotti with a piping hot mug of mocha.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Bittersweet Chocolate Biscotti

Spearmint Dips

These two-toned spearmint dips are great for entertaining. Individually dip each minty triangle into white baking chocolate, add green sprinkles, and place on a tray for your guests to enjoy.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Spearmint Dips

White Chocolate, Cornmeal, and Almond Mini Biscotti

These mini biscotti cookies are delicious with morning coffee or evening cocoa. Glazed with white chocolate and sprinkled with jimmies, they're a sweet treat made for dipping.

From Better Homes and Gardens

White Chocolate, Cornmeal, and Almond Mini Biscotti

No-Bake White Chocolate-Almond Butter Balls

Prep these no-bake treats in just 30 minutes. Made with almond butter, baking chocolate, and candy coating, they can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

From Better Homes and Gardens

No-Bake White Chocolate-Almond Butter Balls

Brown Sugar-Hazelnut Spirals

Next time you throw a party, bake a batch of these brown sugar-hazelnut spirals. Arrange in a festive shape for a playful and delicious centerpiece.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Brown Sugar-Hazelnut Spirals

Molasses Spice Stars

Cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg add spice to these dark brown cookies. Frost them in blue icing to make them look like stars.

From Parents

Molasses Spice Stars

spicy walnut bars

These bar cookies will remind you of an old-fashioned spice cake complete with walnuts and a yummy cream cheese frosting.

From Family Circle

spicy walnut bars

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