yum! So many delicious Christmas cookie recipes to choose from here you'll be spoilt for choice!

30 Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes Santa (and your family) will Go Crazy Over!

Whether you’re taking part in a cookie exchange or just making some festive treats for your family to enjoy you’ll be spoilt for choice with these festive Christmas cookie recipes!


yum! So many delicious Christmas cookie recipes to choose from here you'll be spoilt for choice!

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Hands up if your favourite part of the Holiday season is munching away on a cookie or three?

Well today is your lucky day because I’ve rounded up 30 of the most festive Christmas cookie recipes I could find. And they are all super delicious!

You can bake them for your cookie exchange, send them off to family and friends as edible Christmas gifts, or just eat them all yourself.

Don’t forget to record your favorite recipes in your Holiday recipe journal so you can make them again next year!


Loving all of these yummy Christmas cookie recipes! They're perfect for a cookie exchange and festive gifts too!

Cranberry Cookies Recipe

Cranberry Cookies RecipeThese cranberry cookies are the perfect cookie recipe for Christmas this year! They’re moist, delicious, and full of that perfect holiday flavor.

Cranberry Cookies Recipe by Crayons and Cravings

Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Chocolate Chip Biscotti These Chocolate Chip Biscotti are a delicious cookie that is sure to become a favorite to bake and share for Christmas. They are sturdy enough for shipping to friends and relatives!

Chocolate Chip Biscotti by Miss in the Kitchen

Low Carb Keto Gingerbread Cookies

Low Carb Keto Gingerbread CookiesDon’t let keto fool you – these keto gingerbread cookies will be loved by all. A super yummy gingerbread cookie perfect for the holidays

Low Carb Keto Gingerbread Cookies by Kimspired DIY

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe“Molasses cookies have been a holiday staple for generations. Make this easy old fashioned Christmas cookie for your loved ones this year.

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe by Mom Foodie

The Only Gingerbread House Cookies Recipe You Need

The Only Gingerbread House Cookies Recipe You Need“These gingerbread house cookies are a fun and tasty twist on traditional gingerbread houses.

The Only Gingerbread House Cookies Recipe You Need by Saving Dollars and Sense

Peppermint Snickerdoodles

Peppermint SnickerdoodlesThis recipe for Homemade Peppermint Snickerdoodles is very simple and easy! They are delicious and adorable, the BEST Christmas Cookie for Holiday Dinners or Cookie Swaps.

Peppermint Snickerdoodles by When is Dinner?

Double Caramel Stuffed White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Caramel Stuffed White Chocolate Chip CookiesThese ooey-gooey double caramel stuffed white chocolate chip cookies taste as good as they sound! If you want, you can make the cookie batter ahead and freeze. Then bake them fresh for the holidays.

Double Caramel Stuffed White Chocolate Chip Cookies by Less Time Cooking More Time Living

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies with Pretzels

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies with PretzelsLooking for the perfect salty and sweet combo?! Check out these Peanut Butter Cup Cookies loaded with mini peanut butter cups and pretzels for a delicious flavor combination.

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies with Pretzels by Edhardts Eat

Stacked Christmas Tree Cookies – Holiday Trees with Frosting and Star!

Stacked Christmas Tree Cookies – Holiday Trees with Frosting and Star!Stacked Christmas Cookie Trees. Three layers of cookies stacked with layers of delicious frosting between them.

Stacked Christmas Tree Cookies – Holiday Trees with Frosting and Star! by Srappy Geek

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog CookiesIt’s not truly the holiday season until you’ve whipped up a batch of these delicious Eggnog Cookies! With a soft cake-y texture and rich eggnog and spice frosting, you’ll find yourself handing out the recipe time and time again!

Eggnog Cookies by Shaken Together Life

Peppermint Brownie Cookies

Peppermint Brownie CookiesPeppermint Brownie Cookies. Simple and delicious cookies for your holiday parties!

Peppermint Brownie Cookies by Scrappy Geek

Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

Chocolate Peppermint BlossomsA unique taste on a holiday classic, these chocolate peppermint blossoms may look like peanut butter blossoms but with a chocolate cookie and candy cane mint Hershey’s kiss, making them the perfect holiday cookie.

Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms by Chisel and Fork

Christmas Cookie Sticks Recipe

Christmas Cookie Sticks RecipeIf you’re looking for a Christmas cookie recipe that’s as fun as it is versatile, these Christmas Cookie Sticks might be just what you’re looking for! When you think about it, the decorating possibilities are almost endless.

Christmas Cookie Sticks Recipe by Ottawa Mommy Club

Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies

Christmas Gooey Butter CookiesSave time by using a cake mix to create these easy, festive, and delicious Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies. They are sure to become a new holiday fave!

Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies by Dear Crissy

Peppermint Meringues- Vegan Aqufaba Recipe

Peppermint Meringues- Vegan Aqufaba RecipeThese vegan peppermint meringues are light and sweet with just the right amount of sharp, peppermint flavor. A treat for the holidays!

Peppermint Meringues- Vegan Aqufaba Recipe by Vintage Kitty

Heavenly Hot Cocoa Cookies

Heavenly Hot Cocoa CookiesThese delicious chewy chocolate cookies have a melted marshmallow center and chocolate drizzle and taste better than hot cocoa!

Heavenly Hot Cocoa Cookies by The Soccer Mom Blog

Coca-Cola® Cake Mix Cookies

Coca-Cola® Cake Mix CookiesThese easy cake mix cookies turn out perfect every time and are only a couple of ingredients. They are a hit with everyone from Santa to Grandpa!

Coca-Cola® Cake Mix Cookies by Two Kids and a Coupon

Sweet Candy Cane Cookies

Sweet Candy Cane CookiesThese candy cane cookies give a good twist (no pun intended!) on the traditional sugar cookie. They’re just perfect for the holidays!

Sweet Candy Cane Cookies by Fabulous Habits

Serinakaker Norwegian Butter Cookies

Serinakaker Norwegian Butter CookiesNorwegian butter cookies are a simple Christmas cookie with a rich tradition. Made in Norway for hundreds of years, these butter cookies bring back memories for Scandinavian families.

Serinakaker Norwegian Butter Cookies by Adamant Kitchen

Fresh Cranberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe For The Holidays

Fresh Cranberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe For The HolidaysThis festive fresh cranberry shortbread cookie recipe uses fresh cranberries instead of dried. I promise you won’t miss the extra sugar.

Fresh Cranberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe For The Holidays by Heath and Vine

Honey Gingerbread Cookies

Honey Gingerbread CookiesChocolate dipped Honey Gingerbread Cookies are chewy cookies with lots of honey flavour warmed with cinnamon and ginger. These cookies are made with an easy-to-work-with dough that makes using a cookie stamp or mould a breeze!

Honey Gingerbread Cookies by The Monday Box

3D Hidden Surprise Ornament Cookies

3D Hidden Surprise Ornament CookiesTake cookie making to the next level with these 3D Hidden Surprise Ornament Cookies!

3D Hidden Surprise Ornament Cookies by Jamonkey

Gingerbread Holly Cookies

Gingerbread Holly CookiesThese Gingerbread Holly Cookies are so easy to make and are loaded with tasty ginger.

Gingerbread Holly Cookies by The Flying Couponer

Oil-Free Vegan Sugar Cookies

 Oil-Free Vegan Sugar CookiesCookies with no butter or oil? Oh yes! These scrumptious Oil-Free Vegan Sugar Cookies are perfect to cut and bake for your holiday treats!

Oil-Free Vegan Sugar Cookies by A Plantiful Path

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Bark CookiesTis the season for peppermint everything. With the holidays on the horizon these Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies are a perfect addition to your Christmas baking.

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies by Just Bake the Cookies

Christmas Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Christmas Candy Cane Cookies RecipeThis festive Christmas Candy Cane Cookies recipe will become a family-favorite cookie that creates sweet holiday memories.

Christmas Candy Cane Cookies Recipe by Home Cooking Memories

Peppermint Biscotti Recipe

Peppermint Biscotti RecipeThis Peppermint Biscotti Recipe with White Chocolate Drizzle is a delicious holiday twist on traditional biscotti, a classic Italian cookie that is twice-baked.

Peppermint Biscotti Recipe by Home Cooking Memories

Delicious Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies

Delicious Peanut Butter Christmas CookiesThese delicious peanut butter Christmas cookies are a peanut butter lovers favorite cookie and perfect for cookie exchanges. Decorate with chocolate, sprinkles, peanut butter cups, and more!

Delicious Peanut Butter Christmas Cookies by Kindly Unspoken

Best Soft Sour Cream Cookies with Buttercream Frosting

Best Soft Sour Cream Cookies with Buttercream FrostingThese are seriously the best kind of cookies for the holidays! So pillowy soft, and lightly sweetened, these bakery style Best Soft Sour Cream Cookies iced with tantalizing Buttercream Frosting make these the bestest sugar cookies in the land!

Best Soft Sour Cream Cookies with Buttercream Frosting by The Baking Chocolatesss

Chocolate Fudge Cookies with White Chocolate

Chocolate Fudge Cookies with White ChocolateYou really cannot go wrong with these chocolate fudge cookies drizzled with white chocolate. Not only are they festive, but they’re also sophisticated. But, really, they’re just delicious and a no-fail recipe!

Chocolate Fudge Cookies with White Chocolate by Whispered Inspirations