13 Recipes for Easy Christmas Cookies
These recipes will fill you with cheer.
Christmas Mice Cookies
At least some mice will be stirring before Christmas if you include these too-cute treats on your holiday cookie platter.
Nutty Orange Snowballs
These nutty, buttery cookies melt in your mouth, leaving a trace of orange flavor. For the amateur chefs, these recipes are almost as easy as boiling water.
Poppy Seed Thumbprints
A dollop of raspberry preserves on top makes these shortbread-flavored treats festive for the holidays.
Slice & Bake Orange Spice Wafers
Since they stack well, these cookies are a great gift. Ginger and orange merge into an interesting sweet-and-spicy taste.
Lara’s Tender Gingersnaps Recipe
Cloves, cinnamon and ginger blend into a signature flavor of the season — and this version has an unusual tender texture.
Chocolate Reindeer Cookies
These whimsical treats are a great way to get kids involved in your holiday baking.
Peppermint Puff Pastry Sticks
These chocolate-covered cookies evoke the kind of sweet you’d find in a European bakery (but with only three ingredients, they’re way easier to make).
Slice ‘n’ Bake Lemon Gems
Rolled in colorful sprinkles, these melt-in-your-mouth cookies are pretty enough for a party.
Triple-Chocolate Peppermint Treats
Minty and chocolate-y — what’s not to love about these rich seasonal treats?
Nice ‘n’ Soft Sugar Cookies
Like a candycane, but delicately soft.
Mint-Topped Chocolate Cookies
A box of devil’s food cake mix forms the foundation of these rich treats.
Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
It takes only five ingredients to pull together these cookie-plate classics.
The spicy aroma will fill your kitchen when these are in the oven, and they’ll be filling your family’s mouths once they’re out!