The Ultimate Collection of 85 Christmas Cookie Recipes (2024)

Can you believe that Christmas is just over a month away!? This fall has gone by fast and I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to all the goodies and cheer that comes with this time of year. One of my favourite holiday traditions is baking Christmas cookies. I love making a few different varieties, because lets be honest, when it comes to cookies who doesn’t enjoy trying a few different kinds.

I’ve put together a collection of 75 different cookie recipes for you to try this holiday season. Think of the faces of your friends and family and how they’ll light up when you present them with a box of homemade cookies. Of course, if you just wanna make a batch and enjoy them during a Netflix marathon, I won’t tell! Add some sugar and spice to your holiday baking with these must try Christmas cookie recipes.

Click each of the links for the full instructions to each cookie recipe. I’ve grouped them into categories to help you find what you’re looking for and make for easier browsing

Reindeer Cookies

Upside Down Gingerbread Man Reindeer Cookies from Crystal and Co

Reindeer Cookiesfrom Thrifty Northwest Mom

No-Bake Rudolph Noses CookiesfromHomemaking Hacks

Peanut Butter Pretzel Reindeer Cookiesfrom Thifty Jinxy

Reindeer Sugar Cookiesfrom Me and My Inklings

Another kind of Reindeer CookiesfromSmart Party Planning

Santa Cookies

Letter to Santa Butter Cookiesfrom The Nerd’s Wife

Santa Suit Cookie Popsfrom Raining Hot Coupons

Santa Nutter Butter CookiesfromRaining Hot Coupons

Santa’s Belly CookiesfromThe Country Chic Cottage

No Bake Santa Cookies from Crystal and Co

Santa’s Cheese Cakesfrom In The Playroom

Snowman Cookies

Melted Snowman Cookiesfrom Smart Party Planning

Snowman Oreo CookiesfromLiving Sweet Moments

Iced Snowman Cookies from Crystal and Co

Nutter Butter Snowmen from Your Modern Family

Chocolate Cookies

Hot Chocolate Marshmallow CookiesfromCarmela POP

Chocolate Dipped Chrismas Oreo Cookie PopsfromFlour on My Face

Hershey’s Cocoa Kiss Chocolate Cookiesfrom Thrifty DIY Diva

Chocolate Blossom Cookiesfrom Living Sweet Moments

Santa’s Cookies – Double Chocolate Chip M&M COokiesfromLe Creme de la Crumb

Chocolate Vanilla CookiesfromCarmela POP

Double Chocolate Christmas CookiesfromSweet and Savory Food

Chocolate Covered Oreos Christmas VersionfromHappy Deal Happy Day

German Chocolate Cake CookiesfromThe Jenny Evolution

Chocolate Crinkle Cookiesfrom Frugal Living NW

Mint Chocolate Chip Christmas CookiesfromSmart Party Planning

Chocolate Nutella Thumbprint CookiesfromAmanda’s Cookin

The Ultimate Rocky Road from In The Playroom

Giant Choc Chip Pizza Cookie from Happy Hooligans

Peppermint Cookies

Double Chocolate Peppermint CookiesThrifty DIY Diva

Pink Peppermint Christmas CookiesfromMidwestern Moms

Peppermint Kiss CookiesfromThrifty Northwest Mom

Peppermint Snow CookiesfromThe Frugal Navy Wife

Santa Hat Peppermint Cheesecake Barsfrom Simplee Thrifty

Candy Cane CookiesfromAnne’s Entitled Life

Peppermint Twists CookiesfromCoffee With Us 3

Candy Cane Chocolate Dipped WafersfromCoffee With Us 3

Peppermint Chocolate cake Mix CookiesfromJust Us Four Blog

Peppermint Meringue CookiesfromThe Classy Chapter

Ginger Cookies

Soft Gingerbread Maple Cookies fromSweet and Savory Food

Homemade Gingerbread Cookiesfrom Frugal Living NW

Gingerbread Cookies with a Special IngredientfromRaining Hot Coupons

Gingerbread Cookies CupsfromJust Us Four Blog

Soft Gingerbread Cookies with Chocolatefrom Amanda’s Cookin

Big Soft Ginger Cookiesfrom Happy Hooligans

Homemade Gingersnap CookiesfromAmanda’s Cookin

Nut Cookies (including Peanut Butter)

Cran-Pistacio CookiesfromThe Girl Who Ate Everything

Walnut Snowball CookiesfromLiving Sweet Moments

Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Oatmeal CookiesfromFrugal Living NW

Hazelnut Cutout CookiesfromHomespun Seasonal Living

Potica Cookies(Serbian Nut Cookies) fromHomespun Seasonal Living

Pecan Pie CookiesfromOrganized 31

Hershey Drop Stuffed Peanut Butter CookiesfromAmanda’s Cookin

Nutella Chocolate Peanut Butter BarsfromAn Italian in My Kitchen

Fruity Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal CookiesfromJust Us Four Blog

Cherry Cordial CookiesfromAnne’s Entitled Life

Sneak-a-Peek Cookies with Spiced JamfromThe Jenny Evolution

Amaretti – Italian Macaron CookiesfromThe Good Hearted Woman

Cranberry Orange Spiral CookiesfromAmanda’s Cookin

Cherry Chocolate Kiss CookiesfromFlour on My Face

Jammy Dodger Cookiesfrom In The Playroom

White Choc Chip and Cranberry Cookies from Happy Hooligans

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog CookiesfromHome in the Finger Lakes

Eggnog CookiesfromTastes Better From Scratch

Healthy Christmas Cookies

Whole Wheat Shortbread CookiesfromFrugal Living NW

Low Sugar Flourless Chocolate CookiesfromKaylyn’s Kitchen

More Christmas Cookies

Red and Green Pinwheel Cookie Recipefrom Crystal and Co

Homemade Sugar CookiesfromFrugal Living NW

Sprinkle Cookiesfrom Carmela POP

White Snowflake CookiesfromA Spark of Creativity

Bakery Style Thick Chewy M&M CookiesfromThe Pinning Mama

Grinch Crinkle Cookiesfrom Raining Hot Coupons

Shortbread CookiesfromAn Italian in My Kitchen

Spritz Butter CookiesfromRaining Hot Coupons

Red Velvet Cheesecake CookiesfromSmart Party Planning

Christmas Cornflake WreathsfromTastes Better From Scratch

Meringue Christmas TreesfromRaining Hot Coupons

Turtle Thumbprint CookiesfromTastes Better From Scratch

Thumbprint CookiesfromAmanda’s Cookin

Santa Sugar CookiesfromRaining Hot Coupons

Italian Anise Cookiesfrom A Grande Life

Whipped Shortbread CookiesfromThe Bewitchin Kitchen

M&M Sugar Cookie BarsfromFlour on My Face

Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookiesfrom The Nerd’s Wife

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