Our favorite easy and delicious Christmas Cookie recipes. These festive cookies are a wonderful way to celebrate the season!
Are you ready for holiday baking? These are some of our favorite festive cookie recipes, perfect for the Christmas season. They are beautiful AND delicious, which is very important when it comes to cookies!
Each post has lots of tips and tricks to ensure success when decorating the cookies. We also have more classic cookies like molasses, peppermint and butterscotch, so there's something for everyone. A few of these recipes have free printable labels that we are happy to send to you. We just ask that you leave a comment on each individual post that you are interested in. Happy baking!
Ridiculously Easy Salted Caramel Shortbread Bites
These crazy delicious Salted Caramel Shortbread Bites look fancy but come together quickly with a one-bowl shortbread dough and the easiest caramel ever!
French Shortbread Cookies (Sablés Bretons)
These crisp, buttery French Shortbread Cookies are crazy delicious. They look and sound quite fancy but, in reality, they're super easy with just one bowl and no mixer needed!
Copycat Crumbl Christmas Sugar Cookies
Everyone falls in love with the first bite of these Copycat Crumbl Christmas Sugar Cookies. The melt-in-your-mouth, buttery cookies with a cloud of sweet Christmasy buttercream are irresistibly delicious!
Christmas Wreath Shortbread Cookies
Beautiful, easy and delicious, these buttery Christmas Wreath Shortbread Cookies are a one-bowl, no-mixer recipe with an easy, fun decorating technique.
Easy Molasses Ginger Cookies
If you love baking and sharing delicious cookies but don't have a lot of time to fuss with fancy recipes, these Easy Molasses Ginger Cookies are for you. Me too!
Christmas Shortbread Cookies
With a super simple decorating technique, these fun, festive and super delicious Christmas Shortbread Cookies look like they came from a fine baking shop!
Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies
Easy, whimsical and eye-catching, these incredibly delicious cookies have a buttery shortbread base and a sprinkle coating, topped with a Hershey's candy-cane kiss.
Easy Candy Cane Chocolate Chip Cookies
With lots of chocolate chips and crushed peppermint both inside and as a pretty topping, these cookies will disappear like hotcakes!
Red Velvet Kiss Cookies
These Red Velvet Kiss Cookies just might be the most fun, delicious and festive cookies that you'll ever have the pleasure of meeting!
Sugar Plum Fairy Shortbread Bites
These buttery, melt-in-your-mouth Sugar Plum Fairy Shortbread Bites are super easy to make with no rolling or cutting out and make a delicious, quite magical gift with the free printable labels!
Christmas Tree Shortbread Cookies
These one-bowl, no-mixer Christmas Tree Shortbread Cookies are not only delicious but the pretty decorating technique is super simple!
Crinkly Crackly Butterscotch Cookies
With a crisp, crinkly, crackly exterior and a chewy, intensely butterscotch interior, these one-bowl, easy-to-put-together cookies always bring rave reviews. And the free printable labels make these delicious Butterscotch Cookies perfect for gifting!
Thought for the day:
Day after day, in the temple courts
and from house to house,
they never stopped teaching and
proclaiming the Good News...
that Jesus is the Messiah.
What we're listening to for inspiration:
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I can’t wait to make these adorable cookies for my granddaughters for Christmas. Thank you for the recipe, and I would love to have the labels. I love your recipes…everything I’ve made has been outstanding and yummy.
Chris Scheuer says
Thank you, Sandra! We are happy to send the labels, just leave a comment on each post you are interested in.
What beautiful, fanciful cookies are the Sugar Plum Fairy Shortbreads. I would appreciate the label as I plan to make a batch or two for gifts. Thank you!
Chris Scheuer says