15 Christmas Cookies for the Holiday

Make these 15 Christmas cookies for the holiday. Cookies are the all time favorite dessert and snack of the season. There really is nothing like sitting and eating cookies that you have baked and drinking hot chocolate and being with family!

15 Christmas Cookies for the Holiday

This is the time of the season where our family gets together and has a family cookie baking day! We just spend the whole day baking our favorite Christmas cookies, singing Christmas songs, decorating the sugar cookies and of course eating all the Christmas cookies that we bake!

We sit on Pinterest and pin Christmas cookies all season long and every year we have a different cookie recipe that want to try, along with our all time favorite cookie recipes. Once we all have collaborated together to pick the perfect mix of cookies we make a list, do our shopping and get to baking!

We thought we would share with you some of our 15 Christmas cookie favorites for the season!

We must start with of course the all time favorite…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

We just want to thank Crisco because the is the ultimate all time favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe! These cookies bake up soft with just the best hint of crunch and you can even add extra chips or even M&M’s. A definite MUST for cookie baking day!

Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookies
via Crisco

Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter cookies

This cookie consists of Ritz crackers and peanut butter on the inside and then you dip the cookie in melted chocolate chips, white chocolate chips and butterscotch chips for the perfect outside coating!

Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter Christmas Cookie
via Meg is Well

Easy Reindeer Sugar Cookies

These cookies are round sugar cookies decorated with Chocolate icing and red M&M’s for the nose. These cookies are the staple sugar cookie with a cute twist.

Easy Reindeer Sugar Christmas Cookies
via One Little Project

Christmas Lights Sugar Cookies

One more twist on the Christmas sugar cookie is this Christmas light cookies! And yes once again we use M&M’s to be our lights! You just ice the cookie with white icing run your stringer with brown or black icing and string your M&M’s to look like lights! The kids absolutely love these!!

Christmas Lights Sugar Christmas Cookies
via Fireflies + Mud Pies

Peppermint Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

This peppermint cookie twist had just the best hint of peppermint taste as the cookie melts in your mouth! The red and white dough twists right up to look like a candy cane.

Peppermint Candy Cane Christmas Cookies
via Number 2 Pencil

Buckeye Balls

This is the classic peanut butter balls dipped in dark or white chocolate. This is a easy no bake recipe that the whole family will love!

Buckeye Balls Christmas Cookies
via Dinner at the Zoo

Homemade Peppermint Patties

This is one of our favorite treats! These are so cute, delicious and just absolutely perfect for the holidays! These homemade peppermint patties are so easy to make and easy to decorate up for a great holiday gift.

Homemade Peppermint Patties Christmas Cookies
via Mels kitchen Cafe’

Frosted Peppermint Brownie Cookies

These are the softest cookies you will eat for the holidays. They have just the most perfect taste of fudge and the top of the cookie has just the right amount of peppermint to top it off!

Frosted Peppermint Brownie Cookies
via Cooking Classy

M&M’s Christmas Cookie Bars

Once again our all time favorite add-in M&Ms…This recipe is perfect for holiday baking, because these bars are just so easy to put together. They are also a cookie that is great for gift giving too!

M&M's Christmas Cookies Bars
via Number 2 Pencil

Peppermint Oreo Truffles

This recipe is absolutely delish! And it can also be made in advance J Who doesn’t love Oreo’s!!

Peppermint Oreo Truffle Christmas Cookies
via Two Twenty One

No Bake Coconut Snowballs

These cookies are made of coconut and covered in chocolate and taste just like candy! We used them at a family gift exchange this year and they were a big hit!

No Bake Coconut Snowball Christmas Cookies
via For the Family

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

This cookie is an absolute staple for any day. The old fashioned peanut butter cookie is one that will be around forever and the if you crave peanut butter with just a tad bit of sugar taste then this one is for you!

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies
via Cooking on the Front Bunrner

3 Easy Christmas Cookies

These are the cutest cookies of the season! These no bake cookies are made of Nutter Butters cookies and covered in chocolate and add pretzels, candy eggs and M&M’s for a nose.

3 Easy Christmas Cookies

Christmas Tree Meringue Cookies

These are the cutest melt in your mouth cookie. They are made out of meringue with almond extract and are so easy and delicious.

Christmas Tree Meringue Christmas Cookies
via This Silly Girls Kitchen

Sticky Paws

These cookies don’t require that you turn oven at all. Another great no bake cookie for the holiday. These cookies are made with almonds and caramel and covered in chocolate. They definitely are a staple for every year!

Sticky Paws Christmas Cookies
via The First Year Blog

We hope that you enjoy your family cookie baking day as much as we do! Do you have a favorite?? Let us know which cookie is your favorite!

If you are looking for a holiday cake look no further…This mint chocolate Grasshopper Cake is the perfect cake for your holiday.

We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


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