Baking is one of those holiday traditions that the whole family can enjoy and, let’s face it, it’s not possible to get through the holidays without enjoying some delicious Christmas cookies. They also make the perfect presents and are great to bring to work potlucks or to your child’s class party.
To help you make the best cookies ever, we’ve complied six of the most delicious Christmas cookie recipes that you will love. If you plan to give them away as gifts, make sure to bake an extra batch because these will disappear before you even have a chance to wrap them up.
Chocolate Chip Cookies are a classic but it’s hard to find the perfect recipe–one that balances the right amount of sweetness with softness and chewiness. Believe it or not, this one has it all. Once you try it, you’ll wish you had made a triple batch.
Snickerdoodles bring back childhood memories and this holiday version, Eggnog Snickerdoodles, will be a hit at any holiday party you bring them too.
Shortbread cookies are amazing. The fact that they are made mainly of butter and sugar helps with that. However, they are also quite simple to make. This specific recipe gives you the option to add in your favourite ingredients, whether it’s chocolate, nuts or dried fruit, to make them even more divine. Just be ready for some uncontrollable taste-testing as you bake.
It’s just not Christmas without gingerbread. Make it a family project to bake, decorate, eat and share these homemade gingerbread cookies. ‘Tis the season.
For those who can’t or don’t have the time to bake, this is the recipe for you. All you need is a box of cake mix, a few other ingredients and voila, homemade cookies that’ll have everyone asking for more.
And our last, but definitely not least, favourite Christmas cookie recipe is the one for Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies. You know that cookie exchange you agreed to be part of but you have no idea what to make? These cookies are perfect for that or any other holiday gathering you are going to. They are simple to make, and when you get peanut butter and chocolate together, you know it’s going to taste great.