It’s always a good idea to have a few cookie recipes you can rely on during the holiday season. We like to think that these are those recipes. Once you have a few cookie basics down and learn a couple of handy tips the rest is simple, especially with this collection of festive recipes that are perfect for bakers of all skill levels.
Let’s add some recipes to get the season started easy Christmas cookie recipes
Try these sweet-and-spiced treats that taste just like a cup of Yuletide cheer!
Get the Recipe: Eggnog Blossoms
Eggnog Meltaway Cookie
These powdery snowball-shaped treats that melt in your mouth create a sugary mashup of nutmeg, rum, and bourbon. Yum!
Get the Recipe: Eggnog Meltaway Cookies
Holiday Swirled Sugar Cookies
A vibrant twist to your standard sugar cookie: The elegant icing swirls and smooth glossy finish will remind you of a peppermint candy cane.
Get the Recipe: Holiday Swirled Sugar Cookies
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Is there any way to make this chocolate delight any better? This one is packed with aromas of espresso and snowy, crackled powdered sugar!
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Chewy Sugar Cookies
Cream your butter and sugar until they’re very light and fluffy to get a great consistency for these quick-cooking sugar cookies.
Get the Recipe: Chewy Sugar Cookies
Ultimate Ginger Cookie
These cookies are filled with spices: cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, plus chopped crystallized ginger. A coating of sugar before baking gives them a crinkly crust.
Get the Recipe: Ultimate Ginger Cookie
Chocolate Coconut Balls
All you need is six ingredients to make Alton’s macadamia and coconut balls.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Coconut Balls
Who wouldn’t love a cookie that’s set with a good dose of cinnamon-sugar but still nice and soft in the center?
Get the Recipe: Snickerdoodles
These golden wreaths give the perfect amount of holiday spirit with their sweet taste and playful appearance.
Get the Recipe: Cornmeal Wreaths
Crispy cookies with butterscotch and walnut fillings are the best way to treat yourself on a cold winter day!
Get the Recipe: Butterscotch-Walnut Cookies
Choose a Fun Way to Countdown to Christmas. How are you going to countdown to Christmas this year? Here is a suggestion…. You can choose a different cookie recipe each week and bring in the family, it’s a wonderful way to get everyone involved.
Thank you, Connie
Stay tuned for next week’s pro tips, on more holiday cheer.