One of our family's Christmas traditions is making a big platter of cookies and handing out small plates filled with goodies to our neighbors.
The kids LOVE it and even though it is several weeks away they are already planning on the types of cookies they want to make. That is why we have compiled this GIANT list of Christmas Cookies Recipes that we love.
Let's get baking Christmas cookies!
Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! Cookies!
No-Bake Truffles “ I love them and they are terrific cookies to gift. Here is a trusty truffle recipe.
Triple Mint Chocolate Cookies “ Why does mint make me think of Christmas? These are so tasty on a Christmas plate of cookies.
Chocolate Cookies are my FAVORITE
Dark Chocolate and Cream “ These cookies were inspired by the Hershey's bar and they won't disappoint.
NO-Cook Mint Bars “ Are you making tons of cookies for Christmas and running out of oven space? These are tasty and do not need to be baked.
Make Cookie Classics New
Sure to WOW Cookies
Nut Butter Cookies
Peanut & Macadamia Nuts “ Mixing these nuts together makes the perfect cookie! Substitute with sunflower seed butter if you have a peanut allergy.
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites “ These protein packed cookies are great as an after-school snack.
Candy Bar Cookies “ You can use Peanut butter cups (or really, any similar type of candy) in this bar cookie snack.
Chocolate Filled Snickerdoodle “ This is a fun variation to the snickerdoodle “ Stuff a rolo inside your batter.
Peanut Butter Chia “ You can substitute another butter in place of the peanuts love how the spice adds a bit of zing to these cookies.
The Classic Cookie Recipes
Filled Thumbprint Cookies “ Your kids will love making these cookies. Get a variety of jams to make your plate colorful.
White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Bites “ These are the perfect winter cookie Love the variation on the traditional chocolate chip cookie.
Mix and Match Cookie Recipes
Soft Yin-Yang Cookies “ Mix two types of cookies together “ it's perfect for the person of indecision who can't pick which cookie recipe to bake!
Double Cookie Goey Bar – This mixes the best of the brownie and cookie worlds. You can make bar cookies from a cake mix and box of oreos.
No-Guilt Healthy Cookies
Gluten (and Some Sugar) Free
Bean Cookies and Beet Icing “ Don't knock it till you try it! These cookies taste yummy, are all-natural, dye-free and good for you!
No Bake Cashew Cookies – These are a great healthy alternative for families who are sugar-wheat-free.
The After School Cookies
Sandwich cookies – You can make sandwich cookies with anything, including cream cheese, peanut butter and/or jelly.
Whole Grain Ginger Cookies “ Sweetened with Molasses, these are the best whole grain soft ginger cookie out there.
Ginormous Chocolate Chip Cookies “ The bigger the better. These cookies are tasty and cook evenly even when huge.
Thumbprint Cookies “ This classic Christmas cookie is easy enough for the kids to help create with you. Build memories baking.
Italian Anisette Cookies “ For those of you who aren't huge fans of anise, this recipe has an almond variation. So colorful!