The best Christmas cookies that are perfect for your holiday baking! With over 50 cookie recipes, you will find every holiday cookie you might want for any occasion!
Christmas cookies are one of the best parts of the holidays and Christmas baking! These Christmas cookie recipes are perfect for a cookie exchange, Christmas movie night, holiday party, or gifting to your friends and neighbors.
We’ve got over 50 amazing Christmas cookie recipes for you. There are so many good Christmas cookie options, from peanut butter blossoms, snow ball cookies, sugar cookies, ginger cookies, and more! And every one of them is delicious.
These cookie recipes all come from our own blog, or our blogging friends that we trust, so that we can cross our fingers that you don’t have any holiday baking fails this season!
What are your favorite Christmas cookies?
Ginger Molasses Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The best soft and chewy ginger molasses cookies, with a perfect crunchy sugary coating, and the best spiced flavor in every bite. These are the ultimate holiday cookie.
Spritz Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The perfect melt in your mouth cookies, these are buttery, crispy, soft and so delicious! Did I mention they’re adorable?
Chocolate Covered Oreos // Like Mother Like Daughter
The easiest Christmas cookie there ever was. They’re only 3 ingredients, and can be decorated however you want!
Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The cutest tree cookies there are, these Christmas tree sugar cookies are the perfect soft and sweet sugar cookies, topped with mimi m&ms for Christmas lights.
Peppermint Bark Chocolate Chip Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
These peppermint bark chocolate chip cookies are loaded with peppermint bark and chocolate chips in every bite! The perfect minty chocolate cookie.
White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The best ginger cookies dipped in white chocolate and covered with sprinkles for the perfect cute and sweet addition!
Orange Zest Chocolate Chip Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Delicious thin and chewy chocolate chip cookies topped with orange zest and sea salt for the perfect citrus burst.
Santa’s Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
These fun cookies are delicious and so cute! The recipe only makes 8 cookies so it’s the perfect small batch to set out for Santa.
Reindeer Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
A delicious chocolate cake mix cookie decorated to look like reindeer – and perfect for kids and adults alike!
Hot Chocolate Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
These cookies are like a cup of cocoa in cookie form. They’re soft, rich, and topped with melted chocolate and a melty marshmallow!
Peanut Butter Blossoms // Like Mother Like Daughter
These are one of my go to Christmas cookies. You can’t beat the combination of peanut butter and chocolate all wrapped up in a small three bite cookie!
Gingerbread Men Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The perfect gingerbread men cookies. They are soft, and a bit chewy, with a great level of spice. So adorable decorated with a little icing.
Chocolate Turtle Thumbprint Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Rich chocolate cookies coated in crunchy pecans and topped with gooey, melted caramel and a drizzle of chocolate.
Peppermint Kiss Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Soft cookies filled with crushed candy cane and white chocolate chips and topped with a peppermint kiss. So cute and delicious!
German Chocolate Cake Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The same great flavors of a slice of German chocolate cake all wrapped up in a soft and chewy cookie. With the best coconut pecan frosting on top!
Grinch Christmas Tree Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Cute sugar cookies colored and decorated to look like droopy snow capped Christmas trees from the Grinch.
Reeses Peanut Butter Cookie Cups // Like Mother Like Daughter
Two ingredients, for the cutest bite sized cookies, that everyone will love!
White Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Sugar Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Drop style sugar cookies that are soft and chewy and covered with white chocolate and peppermint candies!
Gingerdoodle Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The best combination of snickerdoodle cookies and ginger cookies, these are perfectly spiced, and soft and chewy, and so cute with the swirls.
Hershey Kiss S’mores Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
These cookies are so cute, with a graham cracker filled cookie, gooey marshmallow, and hershey kiss top! I love these all year long.
Homemade Peppermint Oreos // Like Mother Like Daughter
Homemade Oreos with a peppermint twist. Two chocolate cookies sandwiched together with the best minty cream cheese frosting in the middle!
Classic Shortbread Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
The best buttery melty in your mouth shortbread cookies!
Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Chocolate Snickerdoodle cookies with a spicy twist. They’re like a cup of Mexican hot cocoa in a cookie!
Cinnamon Chip Pretzel Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Delicious salty, sweet, cinnamon cookies – with the perfect crunchy pretzel bites!
Eggnog Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Little bite sized eggnog flavored cookies, they’re small, soft, chewy and so delicious. Perfect for eggnog lovers.
Double Chocolate Chip Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
These cookies are perfect for chocolate lovers. Chocolatey cookies filled with chocolate chips, they’ll be calling your name again and again!
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Chocolate crinkle cookies are a Christmassy classic. Such a soft and fudgy, chocolate cookie all coated in powdered sugar!
Snickerdoodles // Like Mother Like Daughter
The best soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies, with a cinnamon sugar coating. These cookies are a classic and so delicious.
Chocolate Mint Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Chocolate cookies filled with mint chips, these cookies are such a yummy way to have the flavors to mint and chocolate together!
Lemon Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
Lemon can be a great wintery flavor, with it’s fresh tanginess – these cookies are sweet and so yummy!
Peppermint Bark Cookies // Like Mother Like Daughter
These cookies are such a good chocolate cookie dipped in a minty white chocolate and covered with candy canes. So perfect for the holidays.
Chocolate Covered Oreo Reindeer // Like Mother Like Daughter
These Oreos are turned into reindeer so cutely when you add some eyes, a red nose, and some pretzel antlers!
Christmas Wreath Cookies // Dinner at the Zoo
Delicious no bake marshmallow cereal treats made into adorable wreaths! I just love these!
Peppermint Meringue Cookies // High Heels and Grills
Light, melt in your mouth meringues turned peppermint. These are adorable and so delicious!
Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies // Sally’s Baking Addiction
The perfect jam thumprint cookies, these cookies are pretty and filled with raspberry jam for the perfect burst of berry taste in a cookie.
Nutella Cookies // Plated Cravings
If you love Nutella you will love these cookies. They are cookies made with nutella and filled with more nutella. So delicious.
Peppermint Bark Brownie Cookies // Chelsea’s Messy Apron
The perfect fudgy and chocolatey cookies, these cookies are like a mint brownie meets a cookie. So much melty chocolate goodness.
Cutout Cookies with Neat Edges// Baking a Moment
The perfect cookies when you want those crisp edges, they don’t spread too much so it’s the perfect way to make cute shapes to decorate.
Pfeffernusse Spice Cookies// My Sequined Life
With similar tastes to a ginger cookie, these cookies have a few yummy additions. They’re a traditional German cookie and so delicious!
Stained Glass Window Cookies // Cooking Classy
Stained glass cookies are always so beautiful, and they’re also delicious. With a beautiful candy filled center that looks like a stained glass window.
Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies // Creme de La Crumb
Soft thumbprint cookies filled with a white chocolate center and peppermint kiss. They’re delicious and so adorable.
Madeleines // Sugar Spun Run
These light and airy madeleines are like little cakes, they’re beautiful, and lovely, and definitely a must make.
Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies // Mom on Timeout
Perfect shortbread cookies with a cranberry and orange twist, they’re flakey, buttery, and so delicious!
Black and White Cookies // Dinner then Dessert
Adorable cake like cookies coated in a chocolate and a vanilla glaze, these are beautiful and so yummy.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Sticks // Sugar and Soul
These cookies are a fun twist on traditional chocolate chip cookies, making them perfect for dipping in milk, or extra chocolate!
Flourless Chocolate Peppermint Cookies // Major Hoff Takes a Wife
Chewy chocolate cookies without any flour. Perfect if your gluten free or not!
Twix Cookies // This Grandma is Fun
Twix candy bars turned cookie, these have a layer of shortbread, then caramel and chocolate.
Chocolate Orange Ricotta Cookies // Taste and Tell
I love the combination of chocolate and orange together and these cookies are soft, moist, cakey, and so delicious!
Peppermint Meltaways // The Recipe Critic
These cookies practically melt in your mouth, they’re the best Christmas cookies ever, and you won’t be able to stop at one!
Candy Cane Blossoms // Cupcake Diaries
These blossom cookies are soft, adorable, and delicious.
Peppermint Candy Cane Cookies // Self Proclaimed Cookies
These cookies taste like peppermint, and are colored and shaped like peppermint. They’re so cute, and so good!
Snowball Cookies // Spend with Pennies
These are one of those Christmas must make cookies. Buttery, nutty, practically melt in your mouth!