13 of the Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without spending time with friends or family, or that delicious spread of Christmas cookies tempting you to have yet another hot chocolate or hot tea!

Christmas cookies are so fun to make during the holidays and a great way to spend some fun, quality time with the kids or with close friends and family.

One of the best ways to spend Christmas together is having everyone around the table baking cookies for the holidays.

You could also make some homemade Christmas cookies to give as gifts or just to have in the car for all to enjoy as you head out to look at some Christmas lights.

These 13 festive Christmas cookie recipes are delicious and easy to make. They are perfect for the holiday cookie jar or to send to friends and family. Have fun baking - and eating!

13 of the Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

Red, white, and green, these festive Christmas coloured peppermint pinwheel cookies are easy to make and taste delicious!

These easy Christmas cookies are full of cinnamon and vanilla flavour.

They are thick enough to hang on the tree, and look great iced and packaged up as gifts.

Gingerbread cookies are a staple at Christmas time and these fun reindeer cookies will be a hit, especially because they are so cute!

These melting snowman cookies are so cute!

You can use homemade cookies or store-bought cookie dough, then top with icing and a marshmallow to make it look like a melting snowman.

This  is a big batch recipe so you can be sure you have enough for everyone as, believe me, these delicious cookies will go fast!

Walnut and chocolate makes a great flavour combination, perfect for Christmas.

These soft and chewy almond macaroons are an easy and delicious Christmas cookie that everyone will love.

These adorable little Christmas cookies are shaped and decorated like a baby's onesie.

If you have a new baby in the family, these cookies will be a cute addition to the cookie table or a delightful gift for new parents!

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

The ultimate Christmas cookie, these snickerdoodle cookies are flavoured with a delicious eggnog frosting that makes them even more delicious.

These delicious cookies are gluten free and full of chocolate and almond deliciousness.

The perfect cookies for packing as Christmas gifts for teachers, grandparents or neighbours, everyone will love these sweet treats.

These M&M cookies are a delicious Christmas treat.

M&M candies are used instead of chocolate chips to give them fun red and green colours.

You could also use the festive colours in this yummy M&M Cookie Bars recipe.

Fun melt in your mouth cookies that have a subtle almond flavour, these Christmas cookies are delicious and fun.

These Grinch themed cookies are easy and fun.

They only take a few minutes to decorate and are perfect for Christmas parties.

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