With Christmas , and holiday fever in full swing, how can we miss Christmas cookies? We were able to gather the top 20 festive Christmas cookies for you all to try and make at home.
You can simply use your holidays to try new designs, and tastes and also gift a few jars to your near and dear ones.
Christmas Cookies Are The Reason For Celebration!
Yummy! These tasty cookies are of many type and kinds.You don’t get a single reason to stop and overlook anyone of them. Let us see how many ways are there to cook these delicious Christmas cookies! You just need below items to get started, like:
- Designing and Styling Mode
- Cookie cutter
Peanut Butter & Chocolate Christmas Cookies
Take a fresh bowl. Add cream, butter, and sugar – mix them well. Use an electric beater to get a fluffy texture.
You need only 2 cups of all-purpose flour. Use a 3/4 cup peanut butter. Add 1/2 cup Chocolate Spread , along with 1/4 cup of peanut butter. Also add 1 tea-spoon of baking soda, and mix 2 eggs in the mixture. Beat and mix 1/3 cup cocoa powder with 1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips. Use softened butter 1 cup, to get that velvety touch to your cookies.
Now, add 1 cup of peanut butter chips into 3/4 cup of white sugar. Use 10 regular-sized peanut butter cups cut into pieces. Microwave 1 cup mini peanut butter cups, along with 3/4 cup packed brown sugar. At last, add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to get taste elevated.
Royal Gingerbread Christmas Cookies
Gingerbread usually refers to a broad and vast category of baked goods. These are typically flavored, and have ginger, cloves, nutmeg or cinnamon within them. Later, you may add honey for a sweetened taste. Though, you may use sugar or molasses if you are not a big fan of honey.
Take a large bowl. Add and beat butter and brown sugar until they give-out a fluffy look. Now, add and mix molasses and egg in the same mixture. Then, add some:
- Baking soda
Then mix the complete materials as one or just until, a dough forms the shape. Let your dough to cool and set for a few hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and get your dough ready to bake. Once done, cut-out gingerbread shapes, and transfer to parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake the shapes until they are firm.
Let it bake for 10 to 15 minutes. You may let the cookies to cool-off completely on baking sheets. Once done, decorate them USING white icing and sprinklers.
Death-By-Chocolate Christmas Cookies
Aha!, these are the yummiest, and you will love them more than anything. Just mix 1 cup of all-purpose flour , with 1/4 cup of cocoa powder. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon baking powder
along with 1/8 teaspoon salt.
Preheat, some 8 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips in microwave. Add 2 large eggs , then add 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract. Beat the mixture to a perfect fineness. Add 5 tablespoons of butter, at room temperature, then add 3/4 cup of light brown sugar to add more taste.
After mixing all the ingredients, add 1/4 cup of granulated sugar, along with, some 1/2 cup of bittersweet chocolate chips. now, add 1/2 cup of milk chocolate chips, along with 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. Beat all ingredients together.
Use baking sheets to roll-in the cookies, set the dough and bake for 10 minutes. Let the cookies cool-off before adding them to the cookie-jar.
The Christmas Spice Cookies!
These are the tastiest, easiest, and yummiest. You can make them by simply combining a few ingredients, like:
After you let all materials ready, then beat the butter and sugar in a bowl. Keep beating all ingredients, till the foam turns-out to be white and creamy. Add-in eggs and vanilla, stir again, to let the mixture sit.
Let your dough sit-in for a few hours, and to get a better taste and shape, you must wrap-up the dough in a plastic sheet. To let it better sit, refrigerate the dough for 1 hour.
Now preheat your oven to 350°. Gather all of your cookie cutters to get each and every type of cookie shape. Just to avoid getting stuck material on your cutters, use a nonstick cooking spray, and thank us later.
Take out the cookies from their molds. Let them bake for 15 minutes. Store your cookies at room temperature.
Santa Claus Butter Christmas Cookies
These are one of the yummiest cookies we have for Christmas. Kids just love them. They also are one of the easiest-ones to be made. You need the Santa shape cutter available. You need piping and flood icing in bold colors of your choice. For creating the winter effect, take white flood icing for the polka dots. You can use the green piping icing for the stems and leaves, and grass. Apply white piping icing or candy sugar pearls for the mistletoe berries decoration.
Use as many colors as you want. The traditional dressing colors will be red, green, and white. The only important thing you need to remember, is that you need to be careful. Let your cookies dry before doing any elaborated decoration on them!
Nut-Filled Christmas Cookies
Winter is all about nuts and munches. So, a nut-filled cookie is all you need to warm-up your mornings, and tea breaks. You need:
- 1.5 ounce of sugar cookie mix
- 3.4 ounce nut-filled pudding mixture
- 1/4 cup of flour
- 1/2 cup of melted butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup of chopped nuts your choice
- 1/2 mug of dried blueberries
Now, preheat oven to 350° F only. Aline 2 baking sheets with parchment paper on top of your baking dish. Mix all ingredients together. Keep a thorough movement of mixing, and don’t worry much about clumps, as they will not be there for long.
For a better mix, use an electric mixer to get a combined mixture. 3 minutes will be more than enough.
You may use a rubber spatula to fold in the dry mixture of nuts and blueberries. Just bake for 12 minutes. If you see that the edges are of very light golden brown, then stop the baking procedure. Let your cookies cool on a wire rack. Enjoy them with tea, coffee or milk!
Ice-cream Filled Christmas Cookies
We all love ice creams, don’t we? So, how can we have Christmas without one! Here is what you need to make these simple-tasty cookies.
- 14 Ice Cream Scoops of your favorite ice-cream flavor
- 14 Fresh Chocolate Chip refrigerated dough
- Chocolate syrup or Candy Coating
Most of the kids love the chocolate coating from CandiQuik, according to our readers. So you may use it for the perfect tasting allure.
Freeze the scoop of ice cream until they are extremely hardened. Lightly flatten chocolate chip dough with a rolling pin, don’t be too hard on the roll. Now, place a single scoop of hardened ice cream on each of the chocolate chip dough. Don’t take too long, or your ice-cream may melt away.
Then, wrap, and mold the cookie dough around the ice cream scoop lightly, so you may not crush it. After doing so, put all the made cookies in freezer. Let them sit and turn hard.
Simply melt candy coating in your microwave, before eating the cookies. Coat and re-coat
cookie balls with melted chocolate for a profound YUMMY taste.
Chocolate Star Christmas Cookies
You only need chocolate, sugar, baking powder, and yes star shaped cookie-cutters. The process is simple, just mix all the ingredients together. You will need to decide the quantity as per your guest list.Or, maybe as much as you want to eat!
make the chocolate dough after fifteen minutes of setting-up. Then, use the star shape cookie-cutter to cut shapes of the dough. Add the star cookie on the baking tray. Don’t forget to use a little light coating of cooking oil on the baking sheet. In this way, you will not break your cookies.
Once baked for 15 to 20 minutes, take them out and let them cool. Then decorate however you want. They are ready to eat!
The procedure is simple. But, yes the ingredients are similar to any other ginger bread cookies.
You just cut the shape into a house, hut or as per your liking.
Mostly, kids love the attention with colors, so make your house and decorate the area with edible food stuff in various styles.
You may add chocolate grass, floor, and snow.
Coffee-Mint & Gingerbread Treat
Take coffee, mint and Gingerbread to make these awesome spicy cookies. They are best for Christmas eve.
They take approximately 20 minutes to bake.
Mint helps in soothing aching sore throats quickly. And also help in metabolism and digestion heavy meals during Christmas time.
Strawberry-Star Christmas Cookies
For making these star cookies, you need to cut star shapes with cookie cutter. Use plain flour, strawberry extracts, vanilla filling, and coconut for dressing.
Bake for 30 minutes, and let the cookies to set for half hour before serving. Enjoy gifting home-made Christmas cookies to your friends, and families!
Lemon-Star Christmas Cookies
Take lemon extract, butter, coconut, and sugar. Add flour, and mix all ingredients thoroughly.
Let the shapes be of the type of cookie cutter you plan to use. Try dressings of your choice, and enjoy with coffee or tea.
Butter-Crunch Christmas Cookies
Now, for this one, just take simple flour, butter, and cookie cutter and bake any shape you like.
Add in flavor of crunch of your choice, like maybe try nuts.
You can use the fillings, and dressings as per your liking! Also crush peanuts, or cashew nuts to add more crunch.
Christmas Whoopie Pies Cookies
These tasty Whoopie Pies take 1 hour to be made. And, about 30 minutes to prepare their recipe.
Take a fresh container. Add in 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour. Then add 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa into the container. Now, mix 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, baking powder.
Now, mix-in light-brown sugar, unsweetened applesauce, confectioners’ sugar, and unsalted butter. You may use, either of the two – Orange nonpareils or sanding sugar for decoration afterwards.
Warm oven up-to 375 degrees. Drop the dough by layering tablespoons. And, let them bake for 15 minutes, or till they look hard enough. In the meantime, make filling in a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat vanilla and the 1/2 mug of butter. Keep mixing until wispy and fluffy.
Now, slowly add confectioners’ sugar, and keep beating the mixer. Smear bottom of half the cookies with 1 table-spoon filling, for each. And, sandwich with the remaining cookie pieces. All this while you have to keep pressing them gently. This will let the filling to stay put. And, it will not ooze.
For decorating your cookies, just sprinkle bare filling with nonpareils. Also, let the decoration rest for 15 minutes to set on the cookies. Your Christmas cookies delight is ready to give you yummy taste.
Here, its all about coconut, chocolate, and yummy Christmas cookies. The dough needs to be prepared as usual, and then you need to add coconut.
Fill-in the cookies with your own decoration, and enjoy the winter treat with your loved-ones!
Yeah, don’t forget , that preheating should be for 15 minutes maximum. And then let the cookies cool-off.
Preserve in a tin or air-tight jar. Your coconut cookies are mouth-flatteringly tasty.
Chocolate-chip Christmas Cookies
Christmas is all about satisfying your dark chocolate cravings. It is all for something dark with chocolate-filled cookies. You can do your own version of decoration on them. Like add some dotted, orange and black candy-glazed chocolates.
However, here is how you can make these splendid Christmas cookies, use:
- 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour.
- Add 3/4 mug of unsweetened cocoa.
- Now mix-in 1 teaspoon of baking soda.
- Add-and-mix 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
- Quickly bring-in about 12 tablespoons of unsalted butter.
- Then, add nearly 1 1/2 cups of crushed sugar.
- Beat-in 2 large eggs.
- Mix the mixture, with 1 1/2 teaspoons of pure vanilla extract.
- As the last step, add 1 1/4 cup of black and orange mini candy-covered chocolates.
You can also make you chips of chocolate, or buy some from the market. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Do use racks in the upper and lower thirds.
Also use two baking sheets with parchment paper. Mix all the ingredients at once. Use a big container so that no lumps are formed.
Now, your dough is ready. You just pick it by the tablespoon. Add the dough onto the baking sheets in the form of cookies. In the end, add 1/4 cup of black and orange mini candy-covered chocolates into the top of every cookie.
Let them bake for 10 minutes max, and serve whenever, wherever you want.
Candy-Corn Christmas Cookies!
These are mostly loved by kids. The shapes and taste, is something they love to eat or share with their friends.
You need 30 minutes to bake them in that perfect shape. And approximately, 15 minutes to prepare the ingredients. And, here is how the TO-DO part. Take 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter.
Then, use crunched sugar, and you will need only 1/2 cup. Take 1 large egg yolk. About 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Now add 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder, with 1/4 teaspoon of salt. In this mixture, you will now add 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour,
Always level the spoons while taking ingredients in powder form. You don’t want to over-do them.
Mix all ingredients in uniform look, and texture. Bake them with shapes, and once you get them out, add candy-crunch, chocolate and colors of your choice.