Looking for a new Christmas cookie recipe? I have 55 different options from some of the best bloggers around. You’re bound to find a new family favorite! Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie recipe? I’d love to try it out. Tell me about it in the comments below!
55 Of the Best Christmas Cookie Recipes
Mint and chocolate are a perfect pairing for Christmas cookies. The bright green color is a total show-stopper.
These are a delicious mocha version of your favorite sandwich cookie. To make them even more Christmassy, you could roll the sides in colored sprinkles.
Want cookie with that’s rich and chocolately? Then try out these chocolate cheesecake cookies. You won’t be disappointed.
These sugar oatmeal cookies are a family favorite in our house. It’s my Grandma’s recipe from years ago. These cookies are soft thanks to the oatmeal.
I wish I had these guys at my Christmas coffee bar. The flavors and colors make these the perfect festive coffee sidekick.
Kiss cookies are a traditional favorite for many families at Christmas. Tracey changes the recipe up by changing the cookie dough to a chocolate dough base.
Even if your family isn’t Greek, they’ll still love these cookies that are similar to a shortbread. They can be cut into fun shapes and are decorated with a sugar coating.
Has your family ever made spritz cookies? They are a great traditional cookie for a reason – they are simple and yummy.
Finding a go-to sugar cookie recipe can be difficult – especially if you want to make rolled sugar cookies. Check out Rebecca’s recipe for cookies just like Grandma used to make!
If you’re looking for a kid-friendly cookie, these are it. These no-bake cookies are the perfect recipe to get your little ones involved this holiday season.
These unique cookies will look extra special at on your cookie platter this year. The cranberry and orange pair so well together with this simple dough.
These super soft cookies are made festive with colorful sprinkles. They’re topped with a simple sugary frosting to make them even tastier.
Could these cream cheese sprinkle cookies be any cuter? They’d look adorable in a tin as a gift this holiday season.
If you love chocolate and peppermint, you’ll love these delicious cookies. The cookie itself is similar to an Oreo but with a peppermint twist.
These cookies are such a fun twist on traditional fruitcake. Instead of cake, all of the flavors are bundled up in a cookie package.
These rich chocolate cookies are filled with a sweet white chocolate mint ganache. The soft chocolate cookies are mint-infused as well.
Kruschiki is a traditional Polish cookie. They are slightly sweet and light, airy and crispy. This recipe has a special place in my heart because my Dad grew up in Poland.
Aren’t these cookies adorable? Kids (and adults) will love these adorable winter cookies.
These cookies have not only peanut butter but Biscoff biscuits (cookie butter if you can’t find the actual biscuits) as well. The best part about these cookie truffles is they’re no bake making them super easy and great to make with kids.
If you’re looking for an easy cookie this holiday season, you’ll love these semi-homemade cookies. They start with a storebought cookie mix and end with a fun frosting using peppermint mocha coffee creamer.
These meringue cookies are easy to make and have a fun little surprise inside. While they look pillowy soft, they’re actually a crunchy cookie.
These festive cookies are a show stopper. They’re elegant and look much more complicated than they actually are (which always impress the guests!)
These kid-friendly cookies (okay, almost all cookies are kid-friendly but these really are), are simply adorable. Create a cute and simple Rudolph that Santa would love to receive on Christmas night.
These cookies are a little more adult-friendly than the last ones. They’re a fun combination of salty and sweet. Believe it or not, these are gluten and dairy free.
Can you tell what cookie cutter Kristen used to make these cookies? I’ll give you a hint, they’re not meant to be reindeer. If you’re still having trouble, try turning your phone (or computer…although that’s a bit harder) upside down.
These cookies are almost too pretty to eat. They’d make such a beautiful gift wrapped carefully in tin. The cookie dough itself is a simple sugar cookie.
That center looks amazing – don’t you just want to bite into this one? Tracey even shows you on video how to make these delectable cookies.
Getting snickerdooles just right can be so hard – and it seems like people either want them soft and chewy or crunchy. These chai spice snickerdooles are a unique twist on a classic (often forgotten about), Christmas cookie.
Yep, with this recipe, you can make your own fudge stripe cookies. You don’t need the Keebler’s elves on this one, you can make them easily at your home with this delicious recipe.
Are you a chai lover? These simple and crunchy cookies are paired perfectly with a cup of chai tea (or any hot beverage for that matter).
Looking for a chocolately cookie that doesn’t have peppermint in it? This cookie totally fits the bill. It’s a rich fudgy cookie that will make any chocolate lover happy.
This delicate cookie is dipped in melted chocolate, making them extra special. They’d be beautiful packaged up as a gift.
This cookie would be a unique addition to any holiday cookie tray. Heads up, this cookie takes two days to prepare because the dough has to set up in the fridge (they’re worth the wait).
Are you looking for a vegan cookie recipe that will please your guests? You definitely don’t want to miss this one.
I love that these spritz cookies are flavored with cinnamon. It adds a little extra flavor to a traditional holiday recipe.
Looking for a peanut-free alternative to peanut butter blossom cookies? Then look no further. These almond butter blossoms are a great alternative to the traditional recipe.
Aren’t these cookies adorable? I love her tutorial for how to decorate the elf (by tracing a printed copy of him). I have to admit, mine would probably turn out more like chucky dolls.
Aren’t these cookies darling? These swiss-style cookies will definitely be a crowd pleaser.
Have you ever made graham crackers at home before? I can’t wait to try to make these myself instead of purchasing them store-bought.
These cookies look straight out of a bakery. The glossy jam makes them perfect for Christmas.
If you’re looking for a nontraditional cookie this year, check out this recipe. It’s full of special flavors.
These colorful cookies would be adorable on your cookie tray this Christmas. You could even dye the white cookies green if you want to bring some green into the mix.
These cookies are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. It’s a nice twist on a traditonal chocolate chip cookie.
Do you remember the famous line from It’s a Wonderful Life when he’s talking to Mary about what she wants (he says he’d lasso the moon for her)? These cookies would be great for a It’s a Wonderful Life movie night.
Sandwich cookies are so much fun – especially when they’re filled with a festive peppermint frosting. They’d be extra cute with some sprinkles around the edges.
These cookies take only about 10 minutes to put together – which means they’re perfect for the busy holiday season. Even better is they’re no bake so your kids can easily get involved.
These buttery sweet cookies are a traditional holiday favorite. If you’re looking for a new go-to shortbread cookie, definitely check this one out.
These cookies have a rich, dark chocolate flavor. They’re paired with sweet peppermint for a perfect holiday cookie.
Macarons can be intimidating but Sharon really walks you through the process. I love how she uses crushed peppermint on the edges for an easy and festive touch.
These cookies are so cheery for Christmas – I love the deep red color. They’d be great wrapped in a rustic kraft paper or placed in a green container as a gift. The best part is that they are semi-homemade and start with a boxed cake mix.
Jen takes a traditional crispy cookie recipe and transforms the cookie into a delicate, soft cookie instead. These flavorful cookies are a nice change from the storebought variety.
These cookies are absolutely adorable. The addition of the powdered sugar makes them look ethereal. And believe it or not, these sweet cookies are vegan.
Looking for something a little different for your cookie tray? Or you maybe you love pecan pie but are in need of a cookie version? These sweet cookie bars are so satisfying and the perfect end to a holiday meal.
Oh my goodness, how cute are these cookies? They are such an adorable cookie that would be great for a Christmas movie night or a holiday class party.
My family makes a version of these chocolate crackers every year. I first had the chocolate crackers at a friends party and I was instantly hooked. If you’ve never tried them, you have to at least. They are so addicting – you won’t be disappointed.