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Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes

Easy Christmas cookie recipes you will love. From peppermint to gingerbread and everything in between it will keep you busy baking this December!

Christmas cookie recipes

Seriously, I am ALL about baking easy Christmas cookie recipes once it hits December 1st every year!! From gingerbread to peppermint and everything in between I love baking with my girls. Here are a bunch of holiday cookies I know you’ll love too. (originally published 11/16)

So you have your tree up (ours goes up literally the day after Thanksgiving), lights up, and now it is time for some holiday cookies to fill your house full of wonderful smells.

I remember baking with my Grandma making the annual batch of lebkuchen (spice cookie) and every time I smell that scent it brings me back to my childhood.


Now that I am a parent to 3 girls myself I like to integrate a few new ones each year, but they have to be easy. Anything made in the microwave works like our chocolate peppermint bark and fudge.

I am all about baking that requires just a few ingredients like these cake mix gingerbread cookies.

gingerbread men cookies

Christmas cookie recipes

  1. Crinkle cookies recipe can be made red and green for Christmas
  2. Egg nog cookie cups are so fun to make and delish

Snickerdoodle hot chocolate cookies are fun and a great twist on a few favorite holiday flavors.

  1. Hazelnut cookies are festive and something different to try
  2. The Best Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe Ever!
  3. Pecan snowball cookies
snowball cookies
  1. Spice Cookies – Lebkuchen
  2. Cocoa Peppermint Thumbprint Cookies
  3. Red Velvet Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
  4. Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies
  5. Snowflake Pretzel Pops
  6. Easy Snowflake OREO Cookie Balls

If you love all of these easy Christmas cookie recipe ideas you should try making our Christmas tree cupcakes…super easy and a great activity to do together!

christmas tree cupcakes
  1. Pecan Tassies
  2. Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
  3. The Ultimate Christmas Cookie
  4. Nutter Butter Santas and Reindeer
  5. Last Minute Christmas Cookies
  6. Easy peppermint bark recipe and Instant Pot peanut clusters aren’t cookies, but fun Christmas desserts you don’t have to bake.

Then make Christmas tree sugar cookies.

Want to see a few of my favorite things you might want to write on your Christmas list this year??!! 😉 Take a peek and see how many you might already have…twinsies!

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