Holiday Desserts: 18 Christmas Cookie Recipes
Season's Greetings! Gearing up for the holiday season can be a stressful time of year. From shopping for presents to traveling all over the country to family parties; it can be a bit hectic. We've decided to lend a helping hand in one area that shouldn't be considered a headache or leave you in the ba humbug spirit. We're going to help you with your holiday cookie recipes. It wouldn't be a cheerful Christmas without sweet Christmas cookie recipes. There are so many good ones to choose from every festive season that we thought we would bring you this collection of Holiday Desserts: 18 Christmas Cookie Recipes. It's our little present from us to you.
Christmas cookies make a great gift for friends and families that you can give anytime during the holiday season. Treat them to a delicious chocolate chip cookie that will put them in a merry mood. Or if they aren't a fan of chocolate, there is always the age old classic, the sugar cookie. Our collection of Christmas cookies will make you Santa's little helper by spreading holiday joy to everyone. Without delicious Christmas cookie recipes there would be nothing to leave out for Jolly Old Saint Nick. Bring your cookies to a party or just hand them out to friends. These cookie recipes will be a big hit. And don't forget to have them with a glass of milk. Happy holidays!
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Traditional Rolled Sugar Cookies - Sugar cookies are Christmas favorites; decorate these with festive holiday colors. The buttery, creamy flavor of traditional sugar cookies is wonderfully offset by this recipe's addition of zesty grated lemon peel.
Big Soft Sugar Cookies - A classic recipe that the family will eat up.
Sweet Heart Cookie Puzzle - This is the recipe of love. Make your sweetheart a sweetheart cookie. Adding M & M's to this recipe is one delicious treat.
Pattern Sugar Cookies - Create a pretty winter mosaic atop these Pattern Sugar Cookies. This recipe is sure to be a big hit with kids, who will love creating designs with colored sugar!
Brown Sugar Shortbread Puffs - This recipe is simple, but it packs a punch. Give Brown Sugar Shortbread Puffs a try.
Flourless Dark Chocolate Cookies - These delicious cookies have a crunchy outside that contains a rich and gooey dark chocolate center. Gluten-free cookie recipes never tasted so good.
Winter Cat Cookies - The dough for these memorably-named cookies is chilled, rolled into a log, and baked. Winter Cat Cookies are a delicious and unforgettable holiday dessert!
Chewy White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies - Soft and delicious, you can't go wrong with what we consider to be one of the best cookie recipes.
Chocolate Pillows - The name doesn't lie; these cookies are bursting at the brim with chocolate! Kids - or anyone with an extreme sweet tooth - will love this sweet, gooey recipe.
Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookies - You read it correctly, cookies made in your slow cooker. You gotta try it.
White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies - Creamy white chocolate cuts the sharp taste of cranberries in this holiday cookie recipe.
Basel Chocolate Spice Cookies - Basel Brunsli's use of unsweetened chocolate gives it a subtler flavor than that of its rich, nut-filled counterpart, Basel Leckerli.
Austrian Chocolate Balls - This Austrian dessert is a delightful melange of chocolate, nuts, and vanilla. It must be stored in an airtight container, but that shouldn't be a problem because the whole batch will be gone before you know it!
Very Rich, Very Thin Christmas Lace Cookies - They say that you can never be too rich or too thin, and this recipe proves it. These chocolate wafers are just as delicious as the store-bought variety.
German Chocolate Sandwich Cookies - Containing a full cup of cocoa, these cookies are deliciously chocolaty, and pecan and coconut add a sweet crunch.
Filled Chocolate Madelines - These tiny treats are sure to be a hit at your holiday party - they're filled to the brim with chocolate!
Giant Double Chocolate Chip Cookies - Double the chocolate. Double the fun.
Semi Sweet Triple Chocolate Cookie - With semi-sweet chocolate chips, Hershey Kisses and cocoa, you can make a great batch of cookies.
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