Christmas Cookie Recipes

Staff Picks

Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
Nothing makes a house smell more like Christmas than the sweet and spicy aroma of a freshly baked pan of old fashioned gingerbread.

Brown Sugar Cookie Stars

A touch of brown sugar gives this sugar cookie a deeper, richer taste than the traditional recipe.

Christmas Wreath Pastry

This pastry can be a decadent addition to your Christmas morning tradition.

Cream Cheese Christmas Cookies Recipe

It's the most wonderful time of the year, which means it's the most wonderful time of the year for Christmas cookies!

Strawberry Truffles

Rating: 2.5 stars 3
A new spin on the usual chocolate-covered strawberries.

Cornflake Wreath Christmas Cookies Recipe

You might have the most beautiful Christmas wreath on your front door this season, but we're more interested in these sweet wreaths we can eat.

Santa's Kitchen-Sink Cookies

Rating: 5 stars 2
Keep the kids busy for a while with these fun and easy-to-make cookies.

Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

If you have a neighborhood cookie swap or church social on your calendar this season, these sandwich cookies are sure to be a hit.

Peppermint Divinity Recipe

Rating: 5 stars 1
We've tweaked our usual old fashioned divinity recipe by swapping out the nuts for crushed peppermint candies.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chocolate-Peppermint Crackle Cookies Recipe
Rating: 5 stars 1

For the best "crackle" effect, reroll balls in powdered sugar just before baking to cover any exposed dough.