17 Best Recipes for Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies Desserts

We’ve collected 17 most popular recipes for Christmas Cookies.

The recipes are all easy to make and delicious, so please try and make it for yourself.

*Christmas Cookies in the top image was made by me. 😋 The tree cookies are cocoa flavored.

Christmas Cookies Best Recipes & Ideas

Let me recommend you some of my best Christmas Cookies recipes.

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CHECKIn this article, only the main ingredients are listed and basic seasonings are omitted.
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Soft Christmas Cookies

Soft Christmas Cookies
These are soft cut-out sugar cookies that I have made for years.

Rating: 4.5 ★★★★★ (1,557)

INGREDIENTS3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
baking powder
1 cup margarine, softened
2 eggs
vanilla extract

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MINT CHRISTMAS COOKIES

MINT CHRISTMAS COOKIES - Family Cookie Recipes
Mint Christmas Cookies made from a buttery shortbread cookie dipped in chocolate & topped with h...

Rating: 4.6 ★★★★★ (‎34)

INGREDIENTS1 cup butter softened (2 sticks)
mint extract
2 cups flour
baking powder
10-15 drops green food coloring
2 cups melting chocolate*
festive sprinkles

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Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe (With Icing!)

Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe (With Icing!)
The BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe with an easy to make cookie frosting. These cookies don't spread, ...

Rating: 4.8 ★★★★★ (‎321)

INGREDIENTS1 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature (226g)
vanilla extract
1 large egg
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (315g)
baking powder
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted (375g)
3-4 Tablespoons milk
light corn syrup

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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies
Perfect for decorating! These classic sugar cookies are great for cookie-cutting and decorating duri...

Rating: 4.4 ★★★★☆ (10,971)

INGREDIENTS1 ½ cups butter, softened
4 eggs
vanilla extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
baking powder

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How to Make the Most Delicious Christmas Butter Cookies

Santa Won't Come Until You Make These Christmas Bu...
The butter is in your court.
INGREDIENTS1 c. butter (no substitutions)
1 large egg
vanilla extract
3 c. all-purpose flour
baking powder
Assorted colored granulated sugars for decorating

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Christmas Sugar Cookies with Easy Icing

Christmas Sugar Cookies with Easy Icing - Sally's ...
These Christmas sugar cookies with easy icing are so simple and festive for Christmas! Use a squeeze...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (9)

INGREDIENTS3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, slightly softened to room temperature
1 large egg
vanilla extract
almond extract (optional, but makes the flavor outstanding)
2 and 1/4 cups (281g) all-purpose flour (spoon and leveled)
baking powder
1 and 1/2 cups (180g) confectioners’ sugar
pure vanilla extract
light corn syrup

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Gluten-free Christmas Cookies Recipe

Gluten-free Christmas Cookies Recipe (low FODMAP +...
Gluten-free Christmas cookies recipe - the PERFECT baking project for the festive season. It's ...

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★ (6)

INGREDIENTS100g butter, softened
1 large egg, beaten
vanilla extract
270g gluten-free plain flour
xanthan gum
500g royal icing sugar
food colouring gels
any extra sprinkles

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Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Gluten-free Sugar Cookies
This easy recipe for gluten-free sugar cookies is great to use year round for all your holiday cooki...

Rating: 4.9 ★★★★★ (‎54)

INGREDIENTS½ cup butter, softened
1 large egg
water or milk
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
½ teaspoon xanthan gum (omit if your all-purpose flour has it)
2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling/dusting

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1-Bowl Vegan Sugar Cookies

1-Bowl Vegan Sugar Cookies
I'm not a negative person, but I do often expect the worst in order to safeguard myself from le...

Rating: 4.8 ★★★★★ (‎133)

INGREDIENTS1/2 cup vegan butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
pure vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
cornstarch or arrowroot powder
baking powder
baking soda
non-dairy milk
1/2 cup vegan butter
2 1/2 – 3 cups powdered sugar
Splash non-dairy milk

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The Best Vegan Sugar Cookies

The Best Vegan Sugar Cookies
The Best Vegan Sugar Cookies, ever! Classic cut-out sugar cookies that no one would ever guess are v...

Rating: 4.9 ★★★★★ (‎63)

INGREDIENTS3/4 cup vegan butter (earth balance preferred), slightly softened
unsweetened almond milk
cornstarch
vanilla extract
almond extract (optional, but so good)
2-2 1/4 cups all purpose flour, divided
baking powder
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
vanilla extract
light corn syrup (can omit, but it makes the icing very shiny)
unsweetened almond milk

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Holiday Butter Cookies

Holiday Butter Cookies
Crisp butter cookies, perfect for rolling and cutting out.

Rating: 4.6 ★★★★★ (‎231)

INGREDIENTS18 tablespoons (255g) salted butter
1 large egg yolk
1/4 teaspoon Fiori di Sicilia, or flavor of your choice
2 3/4 cups (326g) King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
2 1/4 cups (283g) confectioners’ sugar
light corn syrup
1 1/2 tablespoons, or up to 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon milk
Food coloring, optional
1 cup coarse sparkling sugar or colored sugar, for decorating, optional

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Easy Christmas Butter Cookies

Easy Christmas Butter Cookies - Ready in 20 Minute...
These easy Christmas butter cookies are perfect for the holiday season! Ready in only 20 minutes! Di...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (8)

INGREDIENTS1 ⅔ cup cake flour (200g)
10 Tablespoons unsalted butter (140g) – ½ cup plus 2 Tablespoons, softened at room temperature
1 large egg (60g)
vanilla extract (1g)
4 oz bar of bittersweet chocolate
½ cup heavy cream

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Christmas Butter Cookie Cutouts

Christmas Butter Cookie Cutouts
This recipe is a classic that came out of the Betty Crocker Test Kitchens a while ago, but in our bo...

Rating: 4.5 ★★★★★ (‎33)

INGREDIENTS3/4 cup butter, softened
1 egg
finely grated lemon peel
lemon juice
2 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
baking soda
3 cups powdered sugar
meringue powder
Betty Crocker™ colored sugars
Betty Crocker™ candy sprinkles

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Chocolate Cutout Cookies

Chocolate Cutout Cookies
I love gingerbread cookies, but my grandchildren don't like the ginger flavor. Now I use chocol...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (6)

INGREDIENTS1 cup butter, softened
2 large eggs, room temperature
vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup baking cocoa
baking powder
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
meringue powder
cream of tartar

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Cinnamon Cookies

Cinnamon Cookies Recipe - Food.com
These are one of the best cookies I have ever eaten. They make up easily, and they disappear fast. I...

Rating: 5.0 ★★★★★ (‎429)

INGREDIENTS1⁄2 cup butter
1 large egg
vanilla
flour
cinnamon
baking powder

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Christmas Butter Cookies Recipe with Powdered Sugar Icing

Christmas Butter Cookies with Powdered Sugar Icing...
Christmas Butter Cookies with Powdered Sugar Icing are a MUST for the holidays. Simple iced cookies ...

Rating: 4.7 ★★★★★ (‎17)

INGREDIENTS1 c. Butter – unsalted room temperature (226 grams)
1 Egg
Lemon or Orange Zest optional
Vanilla Extract
Almond Extract
2 1/4 c. Flour 295 grams
4 cups powdered sugar confectioner’s sugar
white corn syrup divided
almond extract divided
Food Coloring – Soft Gel Paste food color works best

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Egg-Free Sugar Cookie Recipe

Old-Fasioned Cut-Out Sugar Cookie Recipe Without t...
These delicious, buttery sugar cookies are egg-free and can be made dairy-free. These cookies can be...

Rating: 4.0 ★★★★☆ (‎446)

INGREDIENTS1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter (at room temperature)
vanilla extract
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
3 cups all-purpose flour
baking powder
Optional: cookie decorations such as frosting, sprinkles and sanding sugar

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