Baking cookies any time of year is a fun activity for kids, but at Christmas you can really go that extra mile by making them festive and magical.
Here we wanted to share our favorite Christmas cookie recipes to get you in the festive spirit!
Pecan pie is a favorite for many this time of year, but how about getting your pecan fix in the form of pecan pie cookies this season instead of the traditional pie?
Instead of a baking boring Gingerbread men, why not mix up the classic cookie with a Rudolf twist this year… these reindeer shaped cookies look incredible.
This fun recipe for Santa hat Oreo cookie balls from Endlesslyinspired.com is for those creative bakers out there, great if you have older kids who like to experiment with the decoration!
We have never seen these Holiday chalkboard sugar cookies before, and we think they look incredible! They are perfect if your kids like to work (play) with fondant icing!
If your kids have been naughty this year, why not tease them by baking these lump of coal cookies and putting them in their stockings?
With only 4 ingredients, this recipe for Christmas M&M cake mix cookies couldn’t be simpler! They look simply scrumptious!
Packed full of Christmas treats like Hershey s kisses, candy canes and sprinkles, a freshly backed batch of candy cane kiss cookies these will make your family extremely happy!
Who doesn’t like cheesecake? This cookie incorporates both a cookie and a cheesecake, which sounds perfect to us, check out the recipe here.
Snickerdoodles get a Christmass make-over with this brilliant recipe for Christmas snickerdoodles from Betty Crocker!
Whoville cookies are meant to be left out for the Grinch on Christmas Eve, so he doesn’t steal Christmas. A fun and magical treat your kids will love making!
Calling all chocoholics – these rolo double chocolate chip Christmas cookies look so pretty and festive, you really couldn’t put more chocolate into recipe if you tried!
Okay, so these aren’t technically cookies, but, we couldn’t not include a peppermint pattie recipe into this round-up. This recipe for easy Christmas peppermint patties is great if you have little kiddies wanting to help!
If you are looking for a healthy cookie option, then these no bake coconut snowball cookies are perfect for you. No baking involved either, so it’s a safe recipe for little kids!
Red velvet snowflake cookies are so simple to make and look incredible! Follow the recipe over at Createdby-diane.com for all the instructions!
Peppermint, chocolate chunks and Oreo’s all star in these Oreo peppermint crunch cookies from Insidebrucrewlife.com, a truly festive treat!
If you have limited supplies in your baking cupboard, don’t worry just head to the cereal box and make these Christmas cornflake wreaths.
This claims to be the world’s best sugar cookie recipe, and who are we to argue…soft and tasty, perfect for decorating and they come out perfect every time!