Looking for the perfect Christmas cookie? We’ve got you covered. From buttery shortbread to chocolate gingerbread, here are 15 amazing Christmas cookies to try this festive season.
Christmas is here! So it’s time to get baking 💕
And nothing makes the house smell like Christmas, quite like a freshly baked batch of cookies. So I’ve rounded up 15 of my all-time favourite Christmas cookies for you to bake this holiday season.
From buttery shortbread to chewy gingerbread, these cookies are sure to bring on the Christmas cheer!
1 Cranberry Shortbread Cookies
Want an easy make-ahead cookie? Try my Cranberry Shortbread Cookies. These slice and bake cookies are stuffed with dried cranberries and dark chocolate. You can make the dough ahead of time and place it in the fridge or freezer to bake at a later date. When you’re ready, just slice and bake!
2 Christmas M&M Cookies
Soft and chewy Christmas Cookies packed with M&M’s, two types of chocolate chips and roasted macadamias. These thick and chunky cookies are a just little bit special and make for great Christmas gifts.
3 White Chocolate macadamia Cookies
Buttery White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies perfect for the holidays. These golden cookies are packed with big chunks of white chocolate and crunchy macadamias, and finished with a sprinkling of sea salt.
4 Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Love peppermint and candy canes? Try my Chocolate Peppermint Cookies. These soft and chewy double chocolate cookies are dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with peppermint candy canes.
5 Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies
You’ll love these Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies. Soft and chewy, with crisp edges, these cut-out Gingerbread Cookies are perfect for decorating and giving away as Christmas gifts. You can cut them into any shape you like!
6 Spiced Gingerbread Men
Soft and chewy Gingerbread Cookies made completely from scratch. Filled to the brim with holiday spices and decorated with a simple 2-ingredient icing, these cookies are the ultimate holiday treat. Perfect for baking with the kids!
7 Chocolate Molasses cookies
If you love regular gingerbread cookies, you’ll fall head over heels for these Chocolate Molasses Cookies. Flavoured using molasses, ginger and cinnamon (and plenty of chocolate) these cookies are a flavour sensation. Add plenty of chocolate chunks for a special treat.
8 Snickerdoodle Cookies
Amazing Snickerdoodle Cookies made from scratch. These soft and chewy cookies are rolled in sweet cinnamon sugar and baked until golden. Made using just a handful of pantry ingredients, they’re quick and easy.
9 Chocolate crinkle cookies
You’ll love these amazing Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. Boasting a soft, fudgy brownie-like centre and a crisp white shell, they’re perhaps the most festive Christmas cookie of all.
10 maple cookies
Who knew adding maple syrup to cookie dough could be such a delicious thing?! These golden Maple Cookies are filled with pecan nuts and chunks of white chocolate. They’re thick, chewy and oh-so-irresistible!
11 Super Thick Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you love super thick cookies, you’ll adore these Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies. They’re super chunky and loaded with chocolate. The best part? No chilling the dough!
12 Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
The most AMAZING Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies ever. These thick and chewy chocolate cookies are swirled with buttery peanut butter chunks and stuffed with chocolate.
13 Gingerbread Christmas Trees
Love gingerbread? Try my Gingerbread Cookie Bars! These spiced cookies are decorated with M&M’s and pretzel to look like little Christmas trees. A great activity for the kids!
14 Corn Cookies
You’ll love these amazing Cornmeal Cookies. Made with polenta and honey, these sweet cookies are buttery and soft. You won’t be able to stop at just one!
15 brownie Cookies
Soft and chewy Brownie Cookies for the win. These gorgeous cookies are made with real chocolate and boast a deliciously fudgy brownie-like centre.