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.

Oatmeal and More Cookies

Chocolate and coconut turn oatmeal cookies into an even sweeter dessert.

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Oatmeal and More Cookies

Caramel Apple Cookies

Gooey caramel frosting finishes these apple-filled cookies.

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Caramel Apple Cookies

Hudson Bay Bread

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Hudson Bay Bread

Chocolate-Orange Hazelnut Baklava

Hazelnuts and cocoa powder are layered between phyllo dough and sweetened with and orange syrup in this twist on classic baklava.

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Chocolate-Orange Hazelnut Baklava

Chewy Cherry Almond Bars

Sliced almonds, cherry preserves, and rolled oats gives these Christmas bars a chewy, crunchy texture. Use orange preserves to make a Halloween cookie recipe.

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Chewy Cherry Almond Bars

Ultimate Bar Cookies

With walnuts, macadamia nuts, milk chocolate, and white chocolate, these bars can't help being anything but absolutely delicious.

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Ultimate Bar Cookies

Cookie Truffles

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Cookie Truffles

Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

These cookies combine soft and crunchy textures for a delicious treat. Pretzel pieces mixed in with chocolate dough make for a sweet and salty snack.

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Chocolate Pretzel Cookies

Nutter Butter Reindeer

Use candy and melted chocolate to craft these festive reindeer cookies-on-a-stick with the kids.

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Nutter Butter Reindeer

Maple-Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

A bit of maple syrup gives these cookies a deeply sweet flavor. Oats and raisins add hearty texture—and add nutritious value to boot.

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Maple-Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Oreo Snowmen

Move over cake pops, cookie pops are the newest way to celebrate the season with sweets. Chocolate frosting and candies help these treats come together quickly.

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Oreo Snowmen

Almond Lace Cookies

Paper-thin but intensely flavorful, these dainty lace cookies are a snap to make. Simply combine five ingredients, mix in sliced almonds, and bake.

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Almond Lace Cookies

Macarons

Make fancy French-style macarons at home with this easy recipe. Almond flour is often called almond meal, so look for either at your market.

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Macarons

Rugalach

These cookies, with their chocolate and cinnamon filling, are a favorite at the holidays.

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Rugalach

PB Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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PB Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Strawberry Cheesecake Tartlets

This recipe is a perfect Christmas treat for family and friends! A filling of yummy strawberry preserves crown the top of each of these bite-size cheesecake cookies.

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Strawberry Cheesecake Tartlets

Almond Cookie Bites

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Almond Cookie Bites

Easy Lemon Sugar Snaps

Need to make cookies fast? Try this recipe, which uses a lemon cake mix to save time.

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Easy Lemon Sugar Snaps

Peppermint Candy Canes

Make these delightful "cookie canes" with either red- or green-tinted dough, or combine the two colors in one cane.

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Peppermint Candy Canes

Ginger Shortbreads

Piquant candied ginger pleasantly cuts the richness in these shortbread cookies.

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Ginger Shortbreads

Gone Bananas Biscotti

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Gone Bananas Biscotti

Peppermint Cream Bites

These chocolate and mint layered dessert bars are cut into shapes after they're baked. Choose circles, squares, or even stars!

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Peppermint Cream Bites

Vanilla Spritz

This big-batch vanilla spritz cookie recipe makes about 84 tender cookie bites. Use a cookie press to form shapes, then sprinkle cookies with quick vanilla sugar for a party-perfect platter of treats.

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Vanilla Spritz

Saffron Snickerdoodles

Up the ante when you add saffron to your traditional snickerdoodle recipe. Sweet and complex in flavor, saffron smells wonderful and gives cookies a gorgeous golden hue.

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Saffron Snickerdoodles

Dulce de Leche Snappers

Make these unique Dulce de Leche cookies in less than 30 minutes. Press dough into pecans, walnuts, or almonds for a dessert that suits your taste.

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Dulce de Leche Snappers

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