30+ Best Christmas Cookies Recipes

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The wonderful smell of fresh-baked cookies will bring any child running to the kitchen to find delicious holiday treats. See the best Christmas cookies recipes along with our old favorites.

It’s the only time that I have this many sweets in the house. We always do the sugar cookies so that the kids can decorate them too. Although they’re just as delicious to eat, it’s the decorating that’s the fun part.

We do a lot more baking around the holidays and it’s always a treat to find new recipes that we can add to our regular rotation.

Mouth watering list of 30+ best Christmas cookies recipes to try this holiday season and add a new recipe to your family favorites.

Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

You can’t go wrong with Nutella, now use it in a cookie too to add a new twist to those thumbprint cookies.

Nutella thumbprint cookies

Christmas Tree Gingerbread Cookies

You can’t go wrong with these festive Christmas cookies, your kids will have a blast decorating them.

Christmas Tree Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Double Chocolate M&Ms Christmas Cookies Recipe

Who doesn’t love chocolate and by using the green and red M&Ms you now have a melt in your mouth Christmas cookie.

Double Chocolate M&M Christmas Cookies

The Grinch Cake Mix Cookies – iHeart Naptime

A perfect treat to go along with the Grinch movie or book, we just read and watched both of those, what a fun day.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Cool Whip Cookies – Cherished Bliss

Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookies – Stunning Collections

I love how cake mix cookies add a different texture to your regular cookies and changes things up.

Peppermint Meltaway Cookies – Cooking Classy

A perfectly delightful cookie with a peppermint twist, I love the colors of this cookie.

Cocoa Crinkle Cookies – Hershey’s Kitchen

A simple cookie with chocolatey goodness, you’ll want to taste these!

Buckeye Brownie Cookies – Tastes of Lizzy T

How can you go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter, look at this mouth watering goodness.

Christmas Candy Cane Cookies Recipe – Home Cooking Memories

A colorful candy cane treat that would make a wonderful gift too.

Norwegian Christmas Cookies – It is a Keeper

Simple yet delicious, a party for your tastebuds.

German Chocolate Cake Cookies – The Gracious Wife

A bit more work but well worth it.

Brown Sugar Pecan Cookies Recipe – The Recipe Rebel

If you’re a fan of pecans, you have to try this!

Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies – Sally’s Baking Addiction

I love a good thumbprint cookie, these are perfect for the holidays.

Turtle Thumbprint Cookies – Tastes Better From Scratch

Just like the Turtle’s chocolates, these look heavenly and taste even better.

Salted Peanut Butter Blossoms – Your Homebased Mom

Beautifully decorated, the perfect treat for the holidays or as a gift for friends.

Oatmeal Kiss Blossoms – Yellow Bliss Road

I love that these are made with oatmeal to give you a healthier option for cookies.

Black Bottom Butterscotch Cookies – Something Swanky

You’ll love this cookie that has a touch of chocolate.

Thin Mint Christmas Cookies – Made to be a Momma

Mint and chocolate, enough said.

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles – Two Peas & Their Pod

You can’t talk about the holidays without a good snickerdoodle cookie.

Butter Almond Snowball Christmas Cookies – Adventures of Mel

A delectable treat for your taste buds.

Fruitcake Cookies – Amy’s Healthy Baking

Chocolate Cookies n Cream Marshmallow Cookies – Le Creme De La Crumb

Jam packed with ooey gooey goodness for your mouth.

Raspberry Bow Tie Cookies – Beyond the Chicken Coop

These look so pretty, great holiday cookie to try with your family.

Whoville Cookies – Midget Momma

A colorful cookie for when you’re watching the Grinch movie during the holidays.

The Ultimate Christmas Cookie – The Bewitchin’ Kitchen

3-Ingredient Buttery Shortbread Cookies – Chew Out Loud

A simple yet moist shortbread cookie you won’t regret trying.

Mint Chip Sugar Cookies – Little Dairy on the Prairie

A new twist to your regular sugar cookie.

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies – Creative, Clever and Classy

Hot Chocolate Cookies – Love from the Oven

I love these! Perfect for a cold winter’s day.

Mom’s Russian Tea Cake Cookies – Crazy For Crust

These look like a delectable tea time cookie.

Soft Batch Christmas M&M Cookies – Gonna Want Seconds

Love a good M&M cookie, especially when it’s decorated for the holidays.

More Cookies Recipes

Pink Sugar Cookies Recipe

Magic Unicorn Cookies

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