Fun and Festive Holiday Cookie Ideas
Fudge is the ultimate decadent holiday treat, and this cookies-and-cream recipe from Rachel Cooks is so simple to make, you'll have tons of time left to go caroling.
Winter Mitten Cookies
Sugar cookies take on a cozy new form with these Winter Mitten Cookies, courtesy of In Katrina's Kitchen. We bet this is one pair of mittens your kids won't misplace.
Santa Hat Cookies
Leave these jolly cookies out as a treat for Santa—he won't be able to resist.
For a simpler version, dress up store-bought sugar cookies with Jackie's cream cheese frosting and strawberry design.
Wintry Toothbrush Cookies
Hani over at Haniela's made these adorable Winter Fresh Toothbrush Cookies for her family's dentist, but we think they're cute enough to keep around the house, too.
No holiday is complete without some hot cocoa, and these tasty cookies are a scrumptious way to get a new use out of the old standby.
Candy Cane Blossoms
The minty flavor of a candy cane is even better in cookie form! Kids will love the Hershey's Candy Cane Kiss on top.
Snowman Teacup Cookies
Frosty the Snowman comes to life in these Snowman Teacup Cookies, a creation by Callye over at The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle. Use teacup and snowman cookie cutters to make the pattern; then decorate in any way you like!
Hat and Mitten Cookies
Every hat must have its matching mitten set—and the same goes for the cookie version from Bake at 350.
Festive Shortbread Cookies
The pistachios, cranberries, and white chocolate chips in these shortbread cookies scream holiday season—and they make the cookies super tasty, too.
Brown Sugar Cookies
Brown sugar is the holiday-friendly superstar in these awesome Brown Sugar Roll-Out Cookies from Callye at The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle. Use the quick-and-easy-to-make cookies as a base to decorate in any festive way you decide.
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