12 Cookies of Christmas

Posted in Lifestyle
on December 19, 2016

It’s the season where baking takes up our time as we bake all different types of cookies for friends, family and coworkers. I don’t know about you, but baking Christmas cookies is one of my favorite traditions during the holidays. It brings me a little extra bliss as I get into the holiday spirit. So, today I’m sharing 12 different cookie recipes you should add to your list this month.

1| M&Ms Christmas Cookie Bars


2| Sea Salt butterscotch Pretzel Cookies


3| Peanut Butter Blossoms


4| Hot Chocolate Cookies


5| Peppermint Mocha Cookies


6| Gingerbread Cookies


7| Italian Ricotta Cookies


8| Red Plaid Cookies


9| Cherry Almond Tea Cake Cookies


10| Vanilla Almond Cut-Out Cookies


11| Christmas Wreath Cookies


12| Chocolate Crinkle Cookies


What cookies do you bake every year? Are there are cookies from the list that you’ve never tried before? What recipes do you want to add to your baking list this year? Make sure to leave a comment below!

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  • Margaret Heaton

    My family doesn’t have time to fit cookie baking in before the big day, so the plan is to do it the day after Christmas. The Plaid cookies are definitely going to the top of my list as the new one to try this season.

  • Lisa W

    Okay I’m drooling!! I’ve finished my Christmas baking and I wish I had seen these recipes!! I want to try the peanut butter blossoms and the peppermint mocha cookies!! YUM!

  • I always make very basic butter cookies but damn do these all look good! I love the sea salt ones and the chocolate crinkle cookies!

  • Christmas is the one time of year that I really put forth an effort to bake. My mom and I always do an assortment of cookies. Those Sea Salt Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies sound amazing! May have to add them to our list!

  • I. Want. Them. All.
    I literally can’t decide which one looks better.

    Cristina | *janded

  • All of these cookies look amazing!!!

  • JamieSplendry

    I can’t decide which ones to make first! The almond ones might be my first try, yum!

  • Peanut butter blossoms are my favorite!! Food allergies have kept me from them the last several years, but I really need to find a version that meets my dietary restrictions because YUM!

  • Drooling over here! I love all kinds of cookies – especially this time of year!

  • Ohhh my! My mouth is watering. We always make spritz cookies with a cookie press & also magic cookie bars. You definitely have some winners in this list! Happy Holidays xoxo


  • Moe

    Ahhh mannn!!! This post has my mouth watering for some cookies now!!! These ALL look sooooo delicious! My favorite is the peanut butter blossoms I’m a peanut butter lover plus its the only one I have tried lol but the very 1st two I definitely would like to add to my baking list!! Yummmmmm! Thanks for sharing the goods 😀

  • Pineapple & Prosecco

    I just pinned this because I think I’m going to need to try EVERY recipe here! They all look soooo delicious. We usually stick to the traditional “spritz” cookies, but now I’m wanting to switch it up with these fun recipes!

    xx, Danielle | Pineapple & Prosecco

  • My mouth watered at this! I feel like I eat way more cookies during Christmas!

  • Abbey Phipps

    Those hot chocolate cookies look INCREDIBLE!!!! 😀

  • Wendie Schneider

    These are all gorgeous. I love the peppermint mocha and chocolate crinkles the best!

  • yum! all of these look amazing! hope you enjoy lots of these this holiday – wishing you a beautiful happy holiday!

  • Stephanay Jnote

    Yup! This is definitely the right time to decide what kind of cookies to leave for Santa Clause. I think I like the wreath ones.

  • Ali Mageehon

    All of those look so yummy! I especially love those hot chocolate cookies – they remind me of a cookie my grandma used to make at Christmas.

  • Trenara

    These all look great but truly yumminess over 3!

  • My friend made the butterscotch pretzel ones for our cookie exchange and they are amazeballs. *Runs off to eat more cookies*

  • My neighbor growing up always made cookie bars and even as a kid I thought they were genius! One less step than making cookies but the same enjoyable payoff.

  • I’m about to make a bunch of gingerbread tomorrow. I can’t wait!

  • Jewels Rhode

    These all look amazing! I’ve never baked before, but I definitely want to try to make some of these this Christmas!

  • Joyfully Frugal

    I wish I had seen this post before my cookie exchange at work this week! So many of these look AMAZING. I have such a sweet tooth, I’d be happy eating Christmas cookies all year round.

  • Sharon Glascoe

    Wow these all look great! I think my favorite is the M&M cookie bars. Yummm

  • I haven’t made christmas cookies yet this year, but those first three on this list look like HEAVEN! I may have to make a few tonight! haha

    Rachel | The Confused Millennial

  • I’m going to make them all next year haha. We made sugar and chocolate chip this year in my mixer and I was in heaven.

  • Oddly enough I’ve been tasked with making dessert for Christmas Eve tomorrow & have been scouring the internet to find recipes- I seriously am going to pick one of these…just have to decide which one 🙂

  • Literally just put cookies in the oven because this post made me so hungry for ’em!

    Coming Up Roses

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