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Best Christmas Cookies of the Season Snowman Cookies Starbucks recipe Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Christmas Cookies Chocolate Covered Ritz Cracker Cookies Easy Christmas Tree Cookies Christmas Shortbread Bell Cookies Savory Cheddar Rosemary Christmas Shortbread Cookies Chocolate Covered Christmas Tree Cookies Cute Gingerbread Cookies Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies Decadent Hot Chocolate Cookies Eggless-Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cookies Peppermint Bark Shortbread Cookies White Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread Cookies Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies Christmas Sugar Cookie Truffles Santa Kiss Cookies Buttery Walnut Snowball Cookies Peppermint Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars Brown Butter Pecan Cookies Mexican Chili Chocolate Snickerdoodles White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies by Just so Tasty Gingerbread Cookies by Gimme Some Oven Sprinkle Stocking Sugar Cookies by Sprinkle Bakes Grinch Cookies by The Recipe Critic Grinch Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies Christmas tree sugar cookies by Dessert for Two Snowman Sugar Cookies by Sallys Baking Addiction Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies | source Peanut Butter Mini Snowman Cookies by Sweetopia Christmas Wreath Sugar Cookie Santa Sugar Cookie Christmas tree cookies Christmas Holly Tree Sugar Cookies Grinch on a Christmas Tree Cookie Oreo Peppermint Crunch Cookies by Inside BruCrew Life White Chocolate Peppermint Covered Oreos by Karas Party Ideas Chocolate Crinkle Cookies By Savory Nothings Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies by Cooking Classy Whipped Shortbread Cookies by Just so tasty Christmas Wafer Cookies by The Kitchen is my Playground Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies by Crazy for Crust Lemon Shortbread Cookies BY An Italian in my Kitchen Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies by Liv for Cake Peppermint Mocha Cookies by Sallys Baking Addiction Ginger Molasses Cookies by I Heart Naptime Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies by The Recipe Critic White Chocolate Thin Mints by The View from Great Island Sugar Cookie Bites by Two Sisters Crafting Peppermint Meringues by Love bakes Good Cakes Hot Chocolate Cookies by Love From the Oven Peppermint Meltaway Cookies By Cooking Classy Christmas Blossom Sugar Cookies by Princess Pinky Girl Make sure you also try: Best Christmas Cookies of the season INGREDIENTS Notes FAQs

These are the best Christmas Cookies of this holiday Season. Choose your pick and make the best holiday cookies for your friends and family.

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There is nothing that says Christmas as much as these adorable Christmas cookies of the season. Seriously guys! they are the BEST.

There is certainly nothing more amazing than the aroma of cookies being baked in the oven. Your home feels like a small bakery! And, guess what? Santa Loves this smell! 🙂

Those warm gingerbread spices, molasses, chocolate chips, candy canes, peppermint... Everything makes Christmas time the best time of the year.

Baking cookies is the easiest and most effective way to use up your time before the holidays. I know, there are tons of things that you gotta do for the holidays, but trust me, baking Christmas cookies is the most relaxing, comforting, and satisfying thing of all!

Best Christmas Cookies of the Season

Snowman Cookies Starbucks recipe

We love Starbucks Snowman Cookies. Time to make it at home. These easy instructions will help you making it a total breeze.

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Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Christmas Cookies

These shortbread cookies are dipped in chocolate and then you have christmas sprinklers sprinkled on top. Could it be more festive?

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Chocolate Covered Ritz Cracker Cookies

Ritz Cracker Cookies stuffed with your favorite peanut butter and then covered in dark chocolate. Surprises like peanut butter makes christmas cookies so much better. right?

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Easy Christmas Tree Cookies

These magical and festive Christmas tree shortbread cookies are just what you need to let the christmas miracle unfold.

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Christmas Shortbread Bell Cookies

Chewy, Buttery Shortbread Cookies with a hint of peppermint extract is delicious with a capital D.

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Savory Cheddar Rosemary Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Bored of sweets? Try this traditional Cheddar Rosemary Shortbread Christmas Cookies.

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Chocolate Covered Christmas Tree Cookies

I am in love with chocolate. And therefore, I couldn't resist myself from making these adorable chocolate covered christmas tree cookies.

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Cute Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas without Gingerbread man or Gingerbread woman is so not christmas.

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Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies

Candy canes are the heart of christmas. These chewy, buttery, peppermint candy cane cookies are gorgeous.

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Decadent Hot Chocolate Cookies

Decadent Hot Chocolate cookies with marshmallows in the center is just so tasty! Perfect for the Holidays.

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Eggless-Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cookies

For those of you who are looking for some eggless and flourless cookies these are for you. Don't worry! Eggless cookies tastes really good.

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Peppermint Bark Shortbread Cookies

Need a shortbread cookie recipe that gets ready in a matter of minutes? Try this!

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White Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

When White Chocolate marries peppermint the result is something that leaves you speachless.

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Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies

Chewy Gingerbread cookies with crinkly top and warm spices is the world's best holiday cookie.

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Christmas Sugar Cookie Truffles

Combine Sugar Cookie Crumbs and cream cheese. Coat them in white chocolate. Sprinkle christmas sprinkles and you have the most adorable sugar cookie truffle.

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Santa Kiss Cookies

These freezer-friendly santa kiss cookies are stuffed with Hershey's kisses and white chocolate.

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Buttery Walnut Snowball Cookies

Snowball cookies are a trademark of the holidays. I just have to make them every year for myself and my kids.

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Peppermint Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars

I know they don't qualify technically in the list of cookies. But, they are so good and I really want you to try them.

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Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

Buttery Pecan Cookies are so festive and perfect for fall and Thanksgiving.

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Mexican Chili Chocolate Snickerdoodles

Craving something sweet and spicy? You can make Mexican Chili Chocolate Snickerdoodles.

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White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies by Just so Tasty

Talking about Christmas Cookies take a look at these White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies. I am sure they taste amazing. Fiona from Just so Tasty makes the best cookies and these are beyond delicious.

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Gingerbread Cookies by Gimme Some Oven

Well, we cannot even think of Christmas without Some Gingerbread Cookies! Can We? Well Certainly NOT. These cutest little gingerbread cookies are something that would make Santa fall in love with your home!

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Sprinkle Stocking Sugar Cookies by Sprinkle Bakes

Don't they look absolutely gorgeous? The Sprinklers on sugar cookies give these Christmas Cookies an adorable, colorful, and glitzy look. I am so gonna try this.

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Grinch Cookies by The Recipe Critic

One of the easiest Christmas cookie recipe but a No-Fail Recipe! These grinch cookies with Red and Green M&M's are surely gonna be a HUGE hit for your Christmas party!

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Grinch Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies

These cute little Grinch Christmas tree cookies look so Christmassy! They are just perfect for the occasion and they are so creative!

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Christmas tree sugar cookies by Dessert for Two

Another cute Christmas tree sugar cookie that looks absolutely delish. This is the cutest Christmas tree that I have seen in my life. And it looks so perfectly set on the sugar cookie!

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Snowman Sugar Cookies by Sallys Baking Addiction

Talking about Christmas, How can we forget our best Friend - the Snowman! Well, here you go! One of the cutest Snowman Sugar Cookies for Christmas!!!

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Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies | source

Christmas is all about the Christmas tree. And If you got a Christmas tree-shaped cookie cutter then you can use it to make these Christmas tree sugar cookies and decorate it with royal icing.

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Peanut Butter Mini Snowman Cookies by Sweetopia

Bored of Sugar Cookies, try these Peanut Butter cookies which have the cutest snowman frosting over them. These cute cookies are almost too cute to be eaten 🙂

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Christmas Wreath Sugar Cookie

This is the easiest Sugar Cookie recipe. All you need is a wreath shaped cookie cutter and press the center out to make a hole. Decorate with white royal icing on top. And once it sets, decorate with green and red royal icing frosting.

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Santa Sugar Cookie

This Adorable Santa Sugar Cookie is just so cute. I love baking Sugar Cookies, especially at this time of the year and these are surely the best of all.

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Christmas tree cookies

My Christmas Cookie baking spree is surely incomplete without these Christmas tree Sugar Cookies. These are cut in Christmas tree shape and decorated with green royal icing frosting.

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Christmas Holly Tree Sugar Cookies

Oh wow! These are so delicious. Gingerbread cookies decorated with Royal Icing. All you need is cookie-cutter of leaf and the round shape and do the frosting with red and green colored royal icing.

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Grinch on a Christmas Tree Cookie

Whenever it's Christmas, I bake these Grinch-themed Sugar Cookies. These look adorable!

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Oreo Peppermint Crunch Cookies by Inside BruCrew Life

These Oreo and Peppermint Crunch Cookies are so delicous. The crunch of Oreos and the hint of Peppermint makes everything feel so festive 🙂

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White Chocolate Peppermint Covered Oreos by Karas Party Ideas

This is probably the cutest Peppermint Oreos of the season. These Oreos covered with White chocolate and topped with Peppermint candies are so adorable.

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies By Savory Nothings

Of course. Christmas without Chocolate Crinkle Cookie just doesn't feel like Christmas right!

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Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies by Cooking Classy

These adorable Thumbprint Cookies filled with Raspberry jam is so delicious.

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Whipped Shortbread Cookies by Just so tasty

I love Whipped Shortbread Cookies and these cutest Cookies made by Fiona at Just so tasty is just so good.

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Christmas Wafer Cookies by The Kitchen is my Playground

This is the cutest Christmas Treats of the season.

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Chocolate Chip Snowball Cookies by Crazy for Crust

Buttery Snowball Cookies with Chocolate Chips is just the best. I love Snowball Cookies and these filled with chocolate chips are seriously, beyond delicious.

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies BY An Italian in my Kitchen

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Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies by Liv for Cake

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Peppermint Mocha Cookies by Sallys Baking Addiction

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Ginger Molasses Cookies by I Heart Naptime

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Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies by The Recipe Critic

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White Chocolate Thin Mints by The View from Great Island

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Sugar Cookie Bites by Two Sisters Crafting

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Peppermint Meringues by Love bakes Good Cakes

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Hot Chocolate Cookies by Love From the Oven

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Peppermint Meltaway Cookies By Cooking Classy

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Christmas Blossom Sugar Cookies by Princess Pinky Girl

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So, these were some of the best Christmas Cookies. I hope you liked these and shall make some of these for the holidays.

Make sure you also try:

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  • Crockpot Christmas Candy
  • Antipasto Skewer - Christmas Antipasto Wreath Food
  • Christmas Crumb Cake
  • Orange Spiced Eggnog Muffins - Easy Christmas Breakfast Muffins

Best Christmas Cookies of the season

These are the best Christmas Cookies of this holiday Season. Choose your pick and make the best holiday cookies for your friends and family.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes minutes

allow the cookies to rest: 20 minutes minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes minutes

Servings: 12 cookies

Author: Anjali

INGREDIENTS

  • flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • unsalted butter softened
  • sugar
  • eggs
  • pure vanilla extract
  • almond extract

Royal Icing

  • powdered sugar
  • lemon juice
  • egg whites

Christmas Cookie decoration

  • M&Ms
  • Hersheys Kisses
  • crushed candy canes

Notes

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FAQs

What is the number 1 Christmas cookie? ›

Based on this data from General Mills, Peanut Butter Blossoms are the most popular Christmas cookie in the country; it's the most-visited cookie recipe in seven states, which means it's the most common favorite cookie in the U.S. That's a pretty high honor!

What is the least favorite Christmas cookie? ›

On the naughty list of cookies, Americans gave the lowest win records to anise cookies, which only won 29% of its matchups.

How early should you make Christmas cookies? ›

If you want to make Christmas cookies in advance, make sure that you are timing them so they won't go stale. Aim to make them about two weeks in advance if you keep them at room temperature. Making them one week or a few days in advance is even better if you are going for the freshest possible cookies.

Why are cookies popular on Christmas? ›

The practice of putting out cookies for Santa began in the 1930s during the Great Depression, when parents were trying to instill a sense of thankfulness in their children. Leaving goodies, perhaps in a sweet cookie jar, continues to be a way of sharing the holiday bounty.

What is the #1 best selling cookie in America? ›

Oreo is the best-selling cookie in the world. It is now sold in over 100 countries. Oreo was first produced in 1912 by the National Biscuit Company, now known as Na-Bis-Co.

What is America's favorite holiday cookie? ›

Among those who can make a single choice, frosted sugar cookies lead the list (32%), with gingerbread (12%) and chocolate chip (11%) rounding out the top three. Snickerdoodles (6%) come in fourth place, followed by butter (4%), peanut butter (4%), and chocolate (4%) tying for fifth.

What Christmas cookies stay fresh the longest? ›

Shortbread cookies and spritz cookies are real holiday troopers, lasting a bit longer than the rest. These buttery and crumbly cookies are a great option for a holiday cookie. Shortbread is known for its rich flavor, while spritz cookies are often made with a cookie press.

What are the top 5 favorite cookies? ›

Some of the most popular cookie flavors include:
  • Chocolate chip.
  • Peanut butter.
  • Peanut butter blossoms.
  • Double chocolate chip.
  • Snickerdoodle.
  • Sugar.
  • Shortbread.
  • Pumpkin.

What is the most popular cookie left for Santa? ›

Chocolate Chip cookies

You can never go wrong with these classic, delicious cookies. Santa himself lists these as his favorites, and he prefers them soft and gooey with lots of chocolate chips. If you decide to leave these out for him, make sure there's a glass of cold milk nearby!

How do you keep Christmas cookies from getting hard? ›

Keep Them Sealed

The key to keeping cookies fresh and soft is to seal them in an airtight container, like a resealable freezer bag. And here's a nifty little trick: add a piece of bread to the bag.

Should you refrigerate Christmas cookies? ›

Bakery or homemade cookies can be stored at room temperature two to three weeks or two months in the refrigerator. Cookies retain their quality when stored in the freezer for eight to 12 months.

How do you keep Christmas cookies crispy? ›

How do you store cookies to stay crisp? To keep crispy cookies crisp, you need to keep them away from moisture. Always store different types of cookies separately—soft cookies can cause crispy cookies to soften due to their extra moisture. Place crispy cookies in an airtight container, but don't completely seal it.

What are the most Googled Christmas cookies? ›

Italian Christmas Cookies grow as top cookie

Zoom in: Italian Christmas Cookies were the top cookie in 13 states, more than double the six states from 2022, Google Trends curator Katie Seaton told Axios. Seaton said the Italian cookies dominated the East Coast both this year and last year.

What was the first Christmas cookie? ›

1) Gingerbread

During medieval times, gingerbread cookies shaped like different subjects were a staple at fairs in Germany, England, France, and Holland. In the late 17th century, gingerbread became associated with Christmas. Gingerbread houses were introduced nearly 200 years later.

How many Christmas cookies does the average person eat? ›

Hidden or not, during the holiday season, respondents will eat an average of 26 cookies — whether store-bought or homemade — 25 pieces of candy or chocolate and 12 slices of pie.

What is the most popular cookie for Santa? ›

Chocolate Chip cookies

You can never go wrong with these classic, delicious cookies. Santa himself lists these as his favorites, and he prefers them soft and gooey with lots of chocolate chips. If you decide to leave these out for him, make sure there's a glass of cold milk nearby!

What is the most popular Christmas candy? ›

According to America's Favorite Christmas Candy by State Report, a comprehensive study by research firm HubScore that delved into a survey of the top 20 favorite Christmas candies, Kit Kat ranked top in 13 states followed by a tie between Skittles and candy canes, both ranked top in six states.

What was the first cookie associated with Christmas? ›

Gingerbread has existed in some form since sugars and spices were brought back to Europe, from soldiers in the Crusades. However, it was not until Queen Victoria and Prince Albert included it with a variety of other German Christmas traditions that the gingerbread cookies became primarily associated with Christmas.

Which Christmas cookies last the longest? ›

Shortbread cookies and spritz cookies are real holiday troopers, lasting a bit longer than the rest. These buttery and crumbly cookies are a great option for a holiday cookie. Shortbread is known for its rich flavor, while spritz cookies are often made with a cookie press.

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