8 Decorated Christmas Cookie Recipes With Pictures

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Snowy Tree Cookies
Create a winter wonderland of snow-covered evergreens by stacking green tinted cookie stars with yummy icing.
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Rudolph Cookies
Chocolate-covered pretzels and edible pens help create Rudolph. Speed up your decorating even more by substituting a round candy for his signature red nose instead of the fondant used here.
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Sparkly Ornament Cookies
These colorful, glittery ornaments are easy to make and will brighten any tree.
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Candy Cane Cookies
Take a decorating shortcut to update these classic Christmas cookies. Simply snip licorice lace to make the candy cane stripes.
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Personalized Stocking Cookies
Edible pens make customizing cookies as easy as writing a name.
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Wreath Cookies
All of the decorating is done when these pretty wreaths come out of the oven. Simply add food coloring to your dough, twist and bake.
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Present Cookies
Turn plain, square cookies into Christmas presents by adding strips of store-bought fondant.
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Peppermint Cookies
For Christmas party favors, wrap these cookies in cellophane and tie at both ends for a cookie version of peppermint candies.
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