Satisfy all your family and friends with these Top 60 Christmas Cookies for every taste!
Christmas cookies are one of the most important parts of the holiday, so it stands to reason why this ultimate list of The Greatest Christmas Cookies Ever would be my biggest list yet!
I did the work for you, so you don’t have to sift through dozens of cookie recipes to find your favorites.
With these amazing cookie recipes, you’re sure to find perfect recipes your friends and family will love! Plus, they make wonderful gifts and are perfect for cookie exchanges!
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Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread is filled with the seasonal flavors of cranberry and orange for a wonderfully simple Christmas cookie.
Just one bite of these tender shortbread cookies will surely have sugarplums dancing in your head this Christmas.
Also called Russian Teacakes or Mexican Wedding Cookies, these Snowball Cookies are buttery with plenty of walnuts and vanilla for a rich and flavorful melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookie – and never dry like some recipes!
Also includes a gluten free option!
Cute little cookie bites are sure to be a hit this season and much easier to make than they appear.
Super moist pudding cookies feature one of the most popular tastes of the season with Andes Peppermint Crunch Chips.
Upgrade fun and festive peppermint cookies with a thick layer of peppermint buttercream frosting!
Like a thinner soft and chewy cookie? Try this sugar cookie recipe dipped in sweet frosting and sprinkled with seasonal peppermint pieces.
The holidays are all about tradition. Here’s an old fashioned cookie recipe that will help you keep those special memories alive in your family.
If you make mini cookies, you can have more, right?!
Soft batch cookies are made with a combination of butter and cream cheese, which makes them extra rich and delicious!
I like to make mine using a combination of chocolate chips and chunks, or you can use M&M’s instead!
Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies are a homemade classic recipe that are easy to make – a total crowd pleaser for the holidays.
Slightly sweet shortbread-style cookies filled with a deliciously tart raspberry filling, these Raspberry Linzer Snowflake Cookies are the perfect balance for those who love the not-so-sweet desserts!
This traditional thumbprint shortbread cookie recipe is filled with sweet red raspberry preserves and drizzled with a tasty almond flavored glaze.
It’s not Christmas without Classic No-Bake Cookies!
These All-Butter Peanut Butter Blossoms are perfection! Soft, chewy and studded with a solid milk chocolate candy for that classic cookie everyone loves.
Colorful Christmas cookie sprinkles add a festive twist to a holiday favorite.
With classic desserts, lots of different recipes abound, but you really only want to put your time and effort into making the best.
Here’s a tried and true sugar cookie cutout recipe that tastes great on its own and is perfect for decorating.
If you want a simple soft, chewy vanilla sugar cookie, then this quick and easy, no-chill recipe is perfect for you!
Kolachy Cookies are a traditional Hungarian Christmas cookie made with a cream cheese dough and stuffed with fruit.
You can use just about any filling you like, including nuts, poppy seed, or your favorite fruit preserves.
This batch is filled with pineapple and cream cheese and red raspberry preserves and topped with powdered sugar for a delicious cookie you’ll want to make every year!
Rugelach are miniature crescent-rolled pastries with sweet filling. A classic Polish dish, it is both delicious to eat and fun to make!
This recipes is truly authentic with plenty of sweet anise flavor. The thinnest, lightest, most crisp pizzelles ever!
Vanilla Almond Crescent Cookies make a great addition to any cookie plate because they are lovely to look at, easy to make, and delicious to eat.
All best features in a cookie you can make again and again.
This is my favorite Gingerbread Cookie recipe! It makes perfectly soft and chewy cookies with just the right amount of spices and rich molasses flavor.
These cute gingerbread men make the perfect homemade gift!
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Super soft and full of cinnamon – this Snickerdoodle Cookie recipe is sure to be a hit!
Brown Butter Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles are made with brown butter and have a caramel surprise in the center.
If you like classic snickerdoodle cookies, you will LOVE this snickerdoodle recipe. They are amazing!
If you are in the mood for a great tasting, delicious cookie, these Soft, Chewy Molasses Cookies will fit the bill. So soft, chewy, and delicious!
These White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies are perfect for gifting or Christmas parties.
They’re easier to make than you’d think, and they have the most delicious gingery favor and a perfectly chewy texture.
For the holly decoration you can also simplify it by using holly sprinkles.
Simplify cookie making with pre-packaged convenience products like Pillsbury Key Lime Cookie Mix, chocolate cookie icing, lemon Tootsie Rolls, red Pearl candies, and green Twizzler strings to make these fun evil Grinch cookies.
These cookies are everything you love about 7-Layer Bars, or Magic Bars, in a neat little cookie.
Full of graham crackers, butterscotch, chocolate and coconut, they are a delicious sweet treat.
Even plain they are fantastic, but drizzle on some chocolate and add a few sprinkles, and they’re downright amazing!
Traditional sugar cookies are given extra natural, earthy sweetness with pure maple syrup in the cookie batter and in the thin layer of frosting spread on top.
Have some fun with the kids with these dramatic melting snowman cookies!
Here’s another simpler version of the fun and festive melting snowman theme.
These tender, buttery cookies are sweetened just right and spiked with the traditional eggnog flavors of rum or bourbon, nutmeg, and cinnamon for a fantastic Christmas treat!
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Unlike the recipe above, these eggnog cookies use eggnog in the mix, so you can decide if you want to make them boozy or non-alcoholic.
Pecan Pie Cookies have a thin flaky crust with a layer of the amazing nutty, caramel-y pecan pie filling we love so much!
These are the perfect cookies for any occasion!
These Brown Sugar Pecan Cookies are soft, buttery, brown sugar cookies topped with brown sugar frosting and more pecans.
Perfect for Christmas baking or any day of the year!
These Cheesecake Cookies are so creamy and tender. It’s a delicious cookie recipe that’s not too sweet, but totally addictive!
You’ll love the sweet and salty contrast of this shortbread cookie filled with pretzels, chocolate chips, and toffee bits.
Here’s another cookie recipe featuring our favorite talking rodents!
Cover Oreos in white candy and decorations to make these fun little polar bears.
Orange and chocolate is one of those flavor combinations that just screams Christmas to me.
Probably because I used to get that Chocolate Orange in my stocking as a kid.
Here’s a much tastier take on the classic combo – chocolate chip cookies with orange zest added in the mix.
Prefer a sweet taste? Substitute dried cherries for the cranberries for a slightly sweeter – yet still pleasantly tart – taste!
These Chocolate Toffee Cranberry Cookies are packed with chocolate chips, toffee pieces, and dried cranberries for a cookie that will leave you craving more.
If you are a fan of chocolate and cherries (and who isn’t?!), you gotta try these Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies.
Fudgy, brownie-like cookies with a sweet cherry peeking through a drizzle of cherry infused chocolate frosting – a must-try cookie for Christmas!
These Dark Chocolate Brownie Cookies are rich and decadent and full of deep chocolate flavor.
Andes Mint Cookies are a soft-baked chocolate cookie loaded with Andes Mint pieces and spread with an extra layer of mint goodness.
They’re amazing straight from the oven.
These Chocolate Crackle Brownie Cookies are going to be great for a Christmas cookie or a favorite all year round.
They are soft, chewy, and fudgy just like a brownie, and you can even make them with your favorite brownie mix.
Like Rolo candies? You gotta try these rich chocolate cookies filled with Rolo caramel goodness!
Hot Chocolate Cookies are rich chocolate cookies with melted marshmallows stacked on top, chocolate glaze drizzle, and sprinkles to finish them off.
If you like Twix candy bars, you’ll love these shortbread Twix cookies!
The classic combination of chocolate and peppermint make these Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies the perfect treat for the holidays!
This ultra fudgy cookie is loaded with seasonal goodness like milk chocolate chips, Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark Milk Chocolate Bar pieces, and optional white chocolate chips and crunchy peppermint pieces.
Do you like York peppermint patties?
Make a better-tasting homemade version with this easy recipe you can keep stashed in your fridge for a cool treat any time.
Wow, say that name five times fast, right?!
There’s so much going on with these cookies, but all these separate flavors meld together into one fantastic sweet treat you’ll love.
Enjoy rich hot chocolate taste in chewy cookie form with these intensely chocolatey cookies with gooey marshmallow filling and chocolate drizzle topping.
This recipe looks super impressive, but is actually super easy to make!
These cookies are mega soft, decadently chocolaty, and about to become your new favorite cookie.
German Chocolate Cookies feature a homemade ultra soft, chewy, and gooey double chocolate cookie loaded with a flavorful coconut pecan topping. Amazing!
Let the kids join in on the fun decorating these super easy Disney themed cookies.
These Christmas Cookies are sure to please all your guests and everyone on your gift list this holiday season.
Need extra money for Christmas? Make and sell some of these Amazingly Delicious Christmas Cookies to earn some fast cash this holiday season!
Share what you think of these Perfect Christmas Cookies Everyone Will Love in the comments below. Did we miss any of your favorites? Let us know!
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