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Ultimate List of Best Christmas Cookies You Need To Bake These Holidays

It’s Holiday season which means ’tis the season to Bake!

We have done all the hard work for you and collected the best Christmas cookies from some of our favorite sites. This ultimate list of Christmas cookies has it all! From Christmas sugar cookies to easy Christmas cookies and everything in between.

So whether you are making them for your Holiday gathering or handing them out as delicious homemade Christmas gifts we are sure you will find the perfect Christmas cookies recipe. 

Be sure to Pin this post for next time you need some Christmas cookie ideas.

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Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies

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These cute Rudolf are a great way to start off our recipes for Christmas cookies. Head over to Cincy Shopper to find out how to make your own batch.

Decorated Christmas Cookies

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These reindeer sugar cookies from The Best Ideas For Kids are nearly too cute to eat! They would make great class gifts.

Christmas Reindeer Cookies

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If you don’t have time to bake there is still plenty of ways to make some special Christmas cookies. I love this idea from The Parent Spot.

Melted Snowman Decorated Christmas Sugar Cookies

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Saving Dollar and Sense shows you how to make Christmas sugar cookies. I love how simple these are but they are so much fun. They’re sure to be a hit with children.

Cute Christmas Cookies

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These gorgeous snowmen cookies from The Monday Box may take a little time to create but they are still an easy Christmas activity and look amazing.

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Christmas Cookie Frosting

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Anyone would love to be served these snowman pretzels from Edible Crafts.

Santa Christmas Cookie Recipe

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These cute Santa hat cookies from Baking Beauty are made with strawberries and Oreos!.

Santa Sugar Christmas Cookies

Christmas Theme cookie pops

Instead of a normal cookie how about creating a Christmas cookie pop? These Santa cookie pops from A Worthey Life look fantastic.

Christmas Tree Cookies

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These Christmas Tree cookies from Freebie Finding Woman are easy to make and will definitely bring some Christmas cheer to the table.

Christmas Sugar Cookies With Icing

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The Anthony Kitchen shows you how to make these gorgeous Christmas sugar cookies.

The best way to get icing perfect is to use piping bags and piping tips. Find the best priced piping sets here.

Kids Christmas Cookies

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If your kids love Elf on the Shelf as much as mine, they will love this Elf Cookie recipe from This Mama Loves.

Bear Christmas Cookie Designs

Bear christmas cookie designs

Try these cute Polar Bear cookies with cinnamon by Baking Beauty.

Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

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It can be hard to find gluten-free Christmas cookie recipes, but these Candy Cane Cookies from The Cookie Writer look so tasty.


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Peppermint Christmas Cookies

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If you are wondering how to decorate Christmas cookies if you don’t feel very creative how about these super cute Peppermint Christmas cookies from Cincy Shopper?

Peppermint Cookie Recipes for Christmas

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Preppy Kitchen has added white choc chips to this peppermint cookie recipe.

Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe

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These sugar cookies have a fun eggnog twist. Get the recipe over on The Bewitchin Kitchen.

Peppermint Christmas Cookies Recipe

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Moneywise Moms has created this peppermint cookie recipe that will go down a treat this Holiday season.

Holiday Christmas Cookies

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These Peppermint mocha cookies from Baking Beauty only take 20 minutes from start to finish. Perfect for unexpected Christmas guest.

Peppermint Macarons

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These Peppermint Macarons from What The Fork are a fun Christmas macaron to make this Holiday season.

Gingerbread Homemade Christmas Cookies

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These simple gingerbread cookies from Frugal Living NW are so tasty and she has some great tips to help you make the perfect cookie.

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Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas

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How amazing are these gingerbread cookies you can dunk from Tikkido!


Gingerbread Man Easy Christmas Cookies

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Cincy Shopper has created a super easy homemade gingerbread recipe.

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Keto Christmas Cookies

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Even on a low carb diet, you can enjoy keto Christmas recipes like these sugar-free Christmas cookies from Wholesome Yum. 

On the Keto diet? Try some more of our delicious keto recipes here. 

German Christmas Cookie Recipe

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These soft German Gingerbread Cookies are called Lebkuchen.  Try this recipe from Leelalicious to try a Traditional German Christmas treat.

Christmas Star Cookies

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Happy Foods Tube shares a family recipe with these spiced Christmas Cookies.

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Christmas Cookie Ornaments

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This Gingerbread Wreath from Little Sunny Kitchen would make a great centre piece for your next Holiday gathering.

Dutch Holiday Cookies

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These traditional Speculoos or Dutch Windmill cookies from Upstate Ramblings are full of delicious spices.

Traditional Christmas Cookies

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Bring back some Christmas tradition with these cute Figgy Pudding Cookies from Tikkido.

Christmas Cookies For Kids

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Fun Money Mom shows a fun Christmas baking idea with these cookies.

Hot Cocoa Cookies

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Everything you love in hot cocoa in a cookie! The Baking Fairy has added chocolate and marshmallows to these cookies and they’re sure to be a huge hit at home.

Snowflake Cookies for Christmas

Snowflake Cookies for Christmas

These may look complicated but they are made with only 3 ingredients! Head over to The Monday Box to find out how to make them.

Christmas Snowball Cookies

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These easy snowball cookies from Cincy Shopper not only taste great but you can bake them for last minute guests as you are sure to have the ingredients already in your pantry.

Christmas Butter Cookies

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I love the pecan twist in these Snowball cookies from Small Town Woman.

Shortbread Christmas Cookies

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I love this Christmas Shortbread recipe with a twist. Try Evolving Motherhood’s salted dark chocolate and caramel shortbread here.

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

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Recipes From A Pantry has created a Christmas Shortbread recipe with some of our favorite Holiday flavors.

Spiral Christmas Cookie Ideas

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Carolines Cooking made these delicious Cranberry and Pomegranate shortbread cookies for a cookie swap party. I bet they were a huge hit.

No-Bake Christmas Cookies

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Sometimes we have the very best intentions in the Holiday season but life gets busy. I love these no-bake cookie dough truffles from What Mommy Does as a quick but festive treat.

Lemon Favorite Christmas Cookies

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From Playdates To Parties has created three different lemon cookie recipes to suit every taste. I love the lemon curd version. As a kid we always had lots of lemon curd treats at Christmas time so it always brings back so many beautoful memories.

Blue Crinkle Cookies

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The kids will have so much fun making these crinkle cookies from Not Quite Susie Homemaker.

Brownie Mix Cookies

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Everyone loves brownies and cookies, right? The Baking Fairy has put two things we love togther to create these yummy Christmas cookies.

Red Velvet Holiday Cookies

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Get into the festive season with these Red Velvet Cookies from Upstate Ramblings.

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Looking for a Christmas cookie recipe the adults will love? Try this Cranberry and White chocolate cookie from My Heavenly Recipes.

Pecan Christmas Cookies

Almond cookie recipe

You need to try this Christmas sugar cookies recipe with almond filling from MomNoms.

Chocolate Christmas Cookies

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How good do these Cranberry and Chocolate Cookies from The Wicked Noodle look?

Nutmeg Unique Christmas Cookies

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Nutmeg is such a special Christmas flavor. Try these yummy Nutmeg logs from Chaos is Bliss.

Healthy Christmas Cookies

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Artsy Craftsy Mom has made these delicious mixed berry cookies that everyone will love.

Low Carb Christmas Cookies

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Made with almond flour, these Holiday cookies are low carb and great if you are the Keto diet. Find the recipe at Wholesome Yum.

Paleo Christmas Cookies

Paleo Christmas Cookie Recipe

Leelalicious has experimented until she found just the right recipe to get soft paleo shortbread.

Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies

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Low Carb Yum has created these cream cheese cookies which are a great low carb Christmas treat. You can also freeze the dough so you canpre-preparee for the busy silly season ahead.

Vegan Christmas Cookies

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Christmas doesn’t have to be about food that’s bad for you. Try this vegan cookie recipe from Going Zero Waste.

Vegan Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Would you believe these healthy Christmas Cookies are made from Black Beans! Healthy Slow Cooking shows you how to bake these mint double chocolate vegan cookies.

Vegetarian Christmas Cookies

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I will be trying these Caramilk stuffed snickerdoodles from The Cookie Writer as Christmas gifts this year.

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