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Besides decorating the house and wrapping endless presents, the holidays are all about indulging. And right after you’ve forked into that last bite of herb-roasted Turkey or juicy brisket, you know you’ll need a sweet bite to end the night. That’s why I’ve rounded up a list of the most fun holiday cookies on the internet that you and your kids will enjoy baking together.
DISCLAIMER: As with any recipe you can alter the ingredients to your needs. Just Google to make sure you get the ratios right. I always make my cookies vegan/vegetarian and gluten-free they don’t always turn out but I am always up for a challenge.
From coconutty Santa’s Whiskers to chai-sprinkled-snowmen to oversized ginger cookies, you’ll want to try your baking skills at these irresistible holiday cookies. Whip out the cookie cutters and baking aprons and get to decorating!
Snowmen bodies are molded with snickerdoodles and topped with a chai-scented eggnog frosting. Enlist the kids’ help to craft the snowmen’s hats out of mini Reese’s cups. The best part? They’re ready in just a half hour.
Think of this confection as devil’s food cake meets Starbucks‘ peppermint mocha latte. The decadent cocoa base makes for a tasty foundation for crushed peppermint candies and sweet white chocolate.
Spruce up your tried-and-true chocolate chip cookie recipe with white chocolate chips and holiday sprinkles. This recipe begins with a quick and easy Betty Crocker mix, so you know you won’t be spending too long in the kitchen.
Get the recipe from Lil’ Luna.
With a crunchy shell that houses gooey, oozing fudge, these will be a hit at any holiday party. They’re super indulgent and chocolatey, so you’ll want to pair them with a tall glass of milk.
The ground cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg lend this dessert a warm and robust flavor while scenting your home with the most comforting aromas. These decorative cookies benefit from orange zest, which pairs perfectly with cinnamon.
You may remember this line from the 1996 film, “Well, in Whoville, they say that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day.” Dyed green and heart-shaped, these creative cookies might as well be the edible embodiment of Christmas spirit.
Rather than sipping on eggnog during Christmas dinner, why not bake up the dessert version of this creamy beverage? The holiday-staple-turned-cookie is crafted with a delicious combo of nutmeg, cinnamon, butter, eggs, vanilla, and—you guessed it—real eggnog.
Get the recipe from Lil’ Luna.
This green-and-red-studded confection may look holiday-esque, but it tastes like the ultimate tropical retreat. These rounds are rolled in coconut flakes and peppered with chopped maraschino cherries and almond.
Whether you’re baking something up for a holiday potluck or looking to leave Santa something a little extra special, these ginger cookies go a long way. Drizzle the cookies in a thick sugar glaze, or try dipping one half in melted chocolate for a festive flair.
Who doesn’t love a good maple-infused dessert? These traditional sugar cookies get a double dose of holiday flavors with gingerbread spices laced into the dough and a rich maple glaze.
Nutter butter cookies make up Santa’s face while white chocolate and sprinkles make for Mr. Claus’ hat and beard. Semi-sweet chocolate chips and M&Ms act as the eyes and nose. Too cute!
A rich chocolate cookie is coated in peppermint white chocolate for a truly mouthwatering treat that can be served on both Hanukkah and Christmas tables alike. Consider these thin mint’s prettier and more fun cousin.
These fluffy, six-ingredient cookies are laced with chopped pecans and dusted with a generous helping of powdered sugar. Not only do they melt in your mouth thanks to the butter, but they boast a nice crunch due to the sweet nuts.
Get the recipe from Lil’ Luna.
Transform your favorite wintry beverage into a portable, post-dinner treat. These four-ingredient cookies start with Pillsbury cake mix and swap traditional frosting with a toasted marshmallow. You can even add some crushed graham crackers to the cake mix for an s’mores twist.
Get in a festive spirit with these butter cookies stuffed with orange and chocolate. The added citrus pairs perfectly with the subtle-tasting butter base and complements the cocoa. The dough bakes to a delicious crumble, while the ganache boasts a velvety richness.
Get the recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction.
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