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33+ Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes

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Don’t worry if you need an easy holiday cookies recipe for that annual cookie exchange that you forgot about, lol. Or as a sweet ending to your Christmas dinner. These cookie recipes will not disappoint.

There is nothing more fun in the winter than to break out all the delicious traditional cookie recipes! Sharing a plateful full of soft and warm cookies with family is always the best, especially during the holidays.

Mini Chewy Honey Cookies

These mini chewy honey cookies are made with all whole grains and natural sweeteners. They turn out so light and sweet no one ever knows they have less sugar! These cookies are just the right size for kids. Get Recipe Here.

Moms Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

My mom’s chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are some of the best cookies you may possibly ever be privileged enough to eat. These cookies took me from a young awkward middle schooler in the youth group to being famous. Seriously. Get Recipe Here.

Easy Chewy Snickerdoodles Recipe

 You can easily make the BEST, classic, chewy Snickerdoodle recipe, and you’ll learn the science behind why it works too! Get Recipe Here.

Russian Tea Cakes

Our secret Russian Tea Cakes recipe is never dry. It’s always declared to be the best snowball cookie they have ever eaten! Get Recipe Here.

Homemade oreo cookies

Wayyyyy better than the store-bought version, these Homemade oreo cookies are out of this world tasty! Get Recipe Here.

Gingerbread Cookies

These classic Gingerbread Cookies are a great holiday treat and making them is a fun way to get your family into the holiday spirit! Spend a little time together tonight icing these cute little cookies next to the Christmas tree! Get Recipe Here.

Coconut Macaroons

Crunchy and covered in melty chocolate, these Coconut Macaroons are a classic baked treat that you have got to try out at your next party, they are as easy to make as they are to sell to your guests! Get Recipe Here.

Double Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate lovers everywhere are going to want to pay attention to this delicious cookie recipe! These Double Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are packed full of chocolate goodness in every bite! Get Recipe Here.

Spritz Cookies

As colorful and tasty as a holiday cookie recipe gets, these Spritz Cookies are almost too pretty to eat! Get Recipes Here.

Perfectly Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

If you love peanut butter and chocolate as we do then these super yummy Perfectly Soft Peanut Butter Cookies are going to be a huge hit! Get Recipe Here.

These Peppermint Snowballs are so easy to make and tasty that you are going to want to make two batches so you have something to share with your guests! Get Recipe Here.

Easy Twix Cookies

So much better than store bought candy bars of the same name, these Easy Twix Cookies are out of this world tasty! Get Recipe Here.

Swirl Shortbread Cookies

These yummy Swirl Shortbread Cookies are so cute! They are super tasty and plus you get to decorate with them too! You may find a few little ones chewing on your tree after you hang these so keep an eye out! Get Recipe Here.

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

With a healthier twist to them, these Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies come out perfect every time! This twist on a classic cookie recipe is sure to be a huge hit! Get Recipe Here.

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Pumpkin Buttercream

With a tasty Fall flavored twist, these Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Pumpkin Buttercream are going to blow you away when you take your first bite! Get Recipe Here.

Elf Poop Cookies

Loaded with all the tastiest part of the holiday, these Elf Poop Cookies are sure to be the little one’s favorite thing on the snack table! Get Recipe Here.

Cranberry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

These delicious Cranberry Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies are the perfect mix of sweet and tart! Yummmm! Get Recipe Here.

Viennese Whirls

These Viennese Whirls are buttery and sweet and the perfect companion to a nice cup of hot chocolate! Get Recipe Here.

Browned Butter and M&M Pretzel Cookies

Chewy and crunchy, these Browned Butter and M&M Pretzel Cookies are the perfect mix of snacks in one amazing cookie! Get Recipe Here.

Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms Recipe

With the perfect little holiday twist, these Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms are a great way to get into the holiday spirit! These yummy cookies are a perfect gift too! Get Recipe Here.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

A tasty classic, these Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are the chewy treat you will always want around once you try them! Get Recipe Here.

Chocolate Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies

If you love chocolate and peppermint like we do then this super tasty holiday cookie recipe is going to be a huge hit! Your family is going to go crazy over these Chocolate Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies tonight! Get Recipe Here.

Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies

Butterscotch lovers are going to flip over these yummy Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies! This tasty cookie recipe is going to have your family reaching for another treat over and over again tonight! Get Recipe Here.

Butter Cookies Recipe

These cute little Butter Cookies are as easy to make as they are to get rid of! Your family and friends are sure to flip over this yummy cookie recipe! Get Recipe Here.

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Don’t bother going to the grocery store to get your favorite sweet cookie recipe! These delicious Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies are out of this world! Get Recipe Here.

Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

Everyone can enjoy these Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Cookies! These easy cookies are so tasty and chewy you are going to need a second batch ready! Get Recipe Here.

Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Cookies

Sweet and tart, these Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Cookies are as great a holiday gift as they are a tasty snack to put out on the snack table! This sounds like one of the best cookie recipes out there! Get Recipe Here.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Healthy and delicious is the perfect combination to come together in these Banana Oatmeal Cookies! Get Recipe Here.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

With just a little added Fall flavor to the recipe, these super tasty Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are going to be a new favorite around your house! We can’t get enough of these yummy cookies! I love these cookie recipes. Get Recipe Here.

Healthy Walnut Cookies with Olive Oil and Honey

As far as healthy cookie recipes go, this is the top of the food chain! These Healthy Walnut Cookies with Olive Oil and Honey are so tasty you are going to forget all about the rest of the snack table! Get Recipe Here.

Chocolate Drop Cookies

These crazy good Chocolate Drop Cookies are sooooo delicious! Your glass of milk just found its new best friend! Making wonderful cookie recipes is one of our favorite winter activities! Get Recipe Here.

Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

A classic simple to make a treat, these Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies are a staple of any holiday get together and they have never been easier! Get Recipe Here.


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Hi I'm Holli! My background is in baking and pastries. I love a good coffee, anytime of the day. I also love to tend my garden and explore the world with my husband and four growing daughters. I co-authored Stress Free Camping, a 120+ page cookbook on making epic food in the woods.

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