December is my absolutely favorite baking month! WE ARE BAKING ALL THE THINGS. Today, I’m sharing with you some of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes. Why not make a bunch of these recipes and have your own cookie exchange with your family?
Snowball cookies are such a classic and they are my dad’s favorite holiday cookie. I can’t remember a holiday without these easy-to-made, delicious, nutty, powdery cookies in the house. This Classic Snowball Cookies recipe from The Many Little Joys will give you and yours much joy this holiday.
Classic Snowball Cookies
Call them whatever you like–Mexican wedding cookies, Russian tea cakes, snowball cookies–these bite-sized cookies are the perfect addition to a holiday dessert plate, cookie exchange, or for enjoying by yourself snuggled next to the Christmas tree.
Looking for a fun and easy Christmas treat to make for your holiday festivities? Give these Christmas White Chocolate-Dipped Sugar Wafers a try! They're an easy, adorable, kid-friendly, crowd-pleasing festive treat that can even be made last minute if need be. Adored by both kids and grown-ups alike, a platter of these beauties will disappear in a flash.
These No-Bake Salted Caramel Coconut Macaroons by Imperial Sugar are so very easy that they may just become your go-to Christmas cookie recipe when you need something fast. Sweet coconut gets stirred into gooey caramel to form macaroons.
No Bake Salted Caramel Coconut Macaroons
These No-Bake Salted Caramel Coconut Macaroons are so very easy that they may just become your go-to cookie recipe when you need something fast. Sweet coconut gets stirred into gooey caramel to form macaroons – then everything gets dipped and drizzled in chocolate. That's a lot of happiness to share!
Sweet, salty, buttery, and chocolatey, these chocolate peanut butter Ritz cookies are the sweet and salty treat you’ve been dreaming of! With just four ingredients and no baking, they’re super-easy and great fun to make.
Just the name of these cookies remind me of sitting by a fire during the holidays. These Hot Cocoa Cookies from Love from the Oven are everything you want in a holiday and they tasted exactly like a cup of hot cocoa. Don’t believe me. Make them and try for yourself.
Hot Cocoa Cookies
Hot Chocolate Cookies are perfect Christmas cookies and are great cookie for cookie exchanges.
My kids love a fun pinwheel Christmas cookie and if you change the colors, they work for any holiday. This step-by-step recipe guide from the Slow Roasted Italian will show you exactly how to make these Christmas Pinwheel Cookies.
Christmas Pinwheel Cookies
Christmas Pinwheel Cookiessteal the show every time – and you can see why! They’re colorful, mouthwateringly sweet, delicate and soft, and just beautiful to look at! Pinwheel Christmas cookies can be made with your own homemade or store-bought dough. Talk about easy!
This is a twist on the traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe. Add peppermint candies and it brings out the holiday in everyone. ThesePeppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies by Lemons and Zest is a perfect cookie to remind you that it’s the holiday.
Now, these are not all my favorite holiday cookie recipes, of course, but it should get you started if you haven’t already started baking. Not to overwhelm you but you can check out more cookie recipes here, here, or here.