75+ Favorite Homemade Christmas Cookie Recipes You Have To Try! (2024)

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Christmas Cookie Ideas FAvorite Homemade Christmas Cookie Recipes Chocolate Christmas Cookie REcipes We Love 1. Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe 2. Chocolate Chip Pie Cookies Recipe 3. Chocolate Turtle Cookies Recipe 4. Double Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe Quick and Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes 5. Shortbread Cookies with a Chocolate Secret Recipe 6. Chocolate S’Mores Cookies Recipe 7. Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe 8. Chocolate and Cream Cookies Recipe 9. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cookies Recipe 10. Italian Biscotti Cookies Recipe 11. No-Bake Mint Bar Cookies Recipe Traditional Christmas Cookie Recipes with a Twist 12. Dipped Gingerbread Recipe 13. German Chocolate Cake Cookies Recipe 14. All The Flavors Together Cookies Recipe 15. Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe 16. Leftover Cookie Butter Recipe Sure to WOW Christmas Cookie Recipes 17. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Recipe 18. Christmas Swirl Cookies Recipe 19. Candy Cookie Pops Recipe 20. Fruit S’Mores Cookies Recipe 21. Chocolate Pinwheels Recipe 22. Peppermint & Chocolate Cookies Recipe 23. Candy Cane Cookies Recipe 24. Coconut Macaroons Recipe Nut Butter Christmas Cookie Recipes 25. Peanut Butter & Nutella Sandwich Cookies Recipes 26. Inside Out Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe 27. Almond Butter Cookies Recipe 28. PB & J Cookies Recipe 29. No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies Recipe 30. Easy Bar Cookies with Peanut Butter Recipe 31. Chocolate Snickerdoodles Recipe 32. Peanut Butter Chai Cookies recipe 33. Peanut Butter Cookie Frosting Recipe 34. Penguin and Polar Bear Cookies Recipe Classic Christmas Cookie Recipe Recipes 35. Pecan Cake Balls Recipe 36. Mint Thumbprint Cookies Recipe 37. Christmas Fudge Recipe 38. German Cookies Recipe 39. White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies Recipe 40. Macaroons Recipe Mix and Match Christmas Cookie Recipes Perfect for Giving 41. Red Velvet Cookies Recipe 42. Cookie Brownie Mashup Recipe 43. Oreo Stuffed Cookies Recipe 44. Gingersnoodle Cookies Recipe 45. Sugar Cookie Cheesecake Bars Recipe 46. Grinch Crinkle Cookies Recipe 47. Mint Wafers Recipe Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes That Taste Good 48. No-Bake Orange Cookies Recipe 49. Apple Cookies Recipes 50. No-Sugar Cookies Recipes 51. Oatmeal Cookies Recipes 52. Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Bunch of Other Ingredients Recipes 53. Nutty Cookie Balls Recipes Gluten-Free (and Some Nut-Free and Sugar-Free) Christmas Cookie Recipes 54. Christmas Kiss Cookies Recipe 55. Amaretti Cookies Recipe 56. Fruit Pizza Recipe 57. Bean Cookies recipe 58. Cashew Cookies Recipe 59. Hot Fudge Larabars Recipes 60. Chia Power Balls Recipe After-School Christmas Cookie Recipes 61. Brown Sugar Bars Recipes 62. PB & J Sandwich Cookies Recipes 63. Whole Grain Ginger Cookies Recipes Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes Never Go Out Of Style! 64. 2x Chocolate chip Cookies Recipes 65. White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Recipes 66. Lemon Cookies Recipes 67. Rainbow Cookies Recipes 68. Giant Oatmeal Cookies Recipes 69. Funfetti Cookies Recipes 70. Italian Anisette Cookies Recipes Amazing Homemade Christmas Cookie Recipes 71. Red Velvet Cookies Recipes 72. Pudding Cookies Recipes 73. Chocolate Cookies Recipes 74. Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars Recipes 75. Easy Applesauce Cookies Recipes 76. Mrs Fields Cookies Recipes 77. Hot Cocoa Cookies Recipes 78. Classic Gingerbread Cookie Recipe Check Out Some Of Our Favorite Cookie Making Items! More Homemade Cookie Recipes from Kids Activities Blog FAQs References

Making favorite Christmas cookies together is one of the best things about the holidays.Not only is it great fun making homemade Christmas cookie recipes with kids, but sharing cookies with friends and relatives is a gift to yourself as well. Whether you like spiced cookies, chocolate cookies, almond cookies, or something else…We have Christmas cookie recipes for everyone. Plus, for a lot of these recipes you don’t have to be a professional baker! Everyone can make most of these Christmas cookies!

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Christmas Cookie Ideas

One of our family’s annualChristmas traditions is trying new Christmascookie recipes, along with the old favorites and then handing out small plates filled with the Christmas cookie goodness to our neighbors.

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The kids love to help make Christmas cookies and they are already planning on the types of holiday cookies they want to make this year!

FAvorite Homemade Christmas Cookie Recipes

As we have been going through options, we have compiled this giant list of Christmas cookiesthat we love, to share with you and your family!

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Chocolate Christmas Cookie REcipes We Love

I mean, who doesn’t love chocolate, especially when it’s a part of a Christmas cookie recipe?! Here are a few recipes to satisfy the chocoholics in your life! Chocolate lovers will be delighted with these recipes! It will be so hard not to eat the cookie dough.

1. Chocolate Walnut Cookies Recipe

(Flourless)Fudgy Chocolate-Walnut Cookies, also from Food & Wine, are so good, that you’ll probably polish them off while transferring them from the cookie sheet to the platter! (Not speaking from experience, or anything…)

2. Chocolate Chip Pie Cookies Recipe

These Chocolate Chip Cookie (or Pie?) deep dish treats, from Chocolate Covered Katie, are delish!

3. Chocolate Turtle Cookies Recipe

You can’t go wrong with The Kitchen Is My Playground‘s gooey Turtle Cookies!

4. Double Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Life Love & Sugar‘s Double Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies are sure to be Santa’s favorite this year.

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Quick and Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes

Can you ever have enough chocolate cookie recipes? I’m going with, “nope.” So here are some more yummy choco-riffic Christmas cookie recipes that are a breeze to make and fast to the table or gift bag.

5. Shortbread Cookies with a Chocolate Secret Recipe

My Nourished Home‘s Shortbread Cookies with Chocolate Ganache are to die for!These butter shortbread cookies are just what you need!

6. Chocolate S’Mores Cookies Recipe

The Real Housemoms‘ Chocolate S’Mores Cookies are he best of both worlds–chocolate and toasted marshmallows!

7. Tollhouse Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These tollhouse chocolate chip cookies from Homemaking For God are quick and easy to make and are classically delicious. It’s one of my favorite classic cookie recipes.

8. Chocolate and Cream Cookies Recipe

Dessert Now Dinner Later‘s Dark Chocolate and Cream dreamy cookies were inspired by the Hershey’s bar, and they won’t disappoint!

9. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cookies Recipe

These Raspberry Dark Chocolate Cookies, from Javacupcake, would be yummy with a cup of hot cocoa! This is a delicious chocolatey fruity cookie with simple ingredients, love it.

10. Italian Biscotti Cookies Recipe

I’m so excited to make a batch of My Nourished Home‘s Italian Biscotti Recipe! Perfect for dunking in coffee on Christmas morning!

11. No-Bake Mint Bar Cookies Recipe

Are you making tons of cookies for Christmas and running out of oven space? These No-Bake Mint Bars, from Real Housemoms, are tasty and do not need to be baked.

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Traditional Christmas Cookie Recipes with a Twist

You can treasure holiday classics while still making room for contemporary additions to your favorite Christmas cookie recipes!

12. Dipped Gingerbread Recipe

Get in the holiday spirit with these fun soft molasses cookies. Well, sorta, they have molasses in them… and ginger… and chocolate? Tauni & Co.‘s new spin on a classic recipe,Dipped Gingerbread, tastes even better when dipped in white or dark chocolate! A fun twist on gingerbread men.

13. German Chocolate Cake Cookies Recipe

If you’re a sucker for an ooey-gooey topping, like I am, you’ll have to try A Dash of Sanity‘s German Chocolate Cake Cookies!

14. All The Flavors Together Cookies Recipe

Flour De Lis ties some of the best Christmas flavors together in one cookie, with these Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Cookies! Try not eat the cookie dough.

15. Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These Ganache-Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies, from HGTV, are a fun twist on a classic! More delicious chocolate chip cookies…but with extra chocolate!?

16. Leftover Cookie Butter Recipe

Use leftover cookies or cake crumbs to make a yummyCookie Butter! No discipline is needed to avoid eating the cookie dough with this recipe, but still perfect for the holiday season!

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Sure to WOW Christmas Cookie Recipes

Looking for a guaranteed way to please Santa and your holiday guests? These Christmas cookie recipes are sure to do the trick!

17. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Recipe

Gooey Chocolate Crinkle Cookies, from HGTV, look terrific on a Christmas Cookie platter, and they are easy to make! Grab your cocoa powder and start baking this perfect holiday cookie! Don’t forget to dust it a little bit as well!

18. Christmas Swirl Cookies Recipe

The Nerd’s Wife‘s Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies will look so pretty on your cookie platter! Everyone loves traditional Christmas sugar cookies!

19. Candy Cookie Pops Recipe

Looking for a cute and functional centerpiece for Christmas dinner, or your dessert table? Try making a bouquet of Simplistically Living‘s Holiday Candy Cookie Pops!

20. Fruit S’Mores Cookies Recipe

Want more delicious recipes? Well, you’re in luck we have more fun easy Christmas cookie recipes. Pineapple Upside Down S’mores are a lot of work to make, but 100% worth it, because delicious!

21. Chocolate Pinwheels Recipe

Cook Eat Delicious‘s Chocolate Pinwheels are SO pretty, and perfect for your holiday table!

22. Peppermint & Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Double Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies, from If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen, are very festive and yummy. The whole family will love these!

23. Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Simplistically Living‘s Candy Cane Crinkle Cookies are yummy and adorable!

24. Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Momof*ckufor2‘s Coconut Macaroons are one of our family’s Christmas staples!

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Nut Butter Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without peanut butter cookies! The good news about these Christmas cookie recipes is that if you have a peanut allergy, you can substitute the peanut butter with sunflower seed butter!

25. Peanut Butter & Nutella Sandwich Cookies Recipes

If your kids are half the Nutella fans that mine are, these Peanut Butter and Nutella Sandwich Cookies, from Buns In My Oven will disappear quickly!

26. Inside Out Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Covered Katie‘s Inside Out Peanut Butter Cookies are so creamy they’ll melt in your mouth.

27. Almond Butter Cookies Recipe

With coconut, these Almond Butter Cookies, from Beauty Through Imperfection, are a delicate companion to a cup of tea.

28. PB & J Cookies Recipe

Here’s another one for peanut butter fans: Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies, also from Buns In My Oven.

29. No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies Recipe

These No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites, from Chocolate Covered Katie, are protein-packed cookies. Perfect for an after-school treat!

30. Easy Bar Cookies with Peanut Butter Recipe

Easy Bar Cookies With Peanut Butter Cups, from Inspired Taste, are a yummy treat everyone will love! You can use peanut butter cups (or really, any similar type of candy) in this bar cookie snack.

31. Chocolate Snickerdoodles Recipe

Rachel Schultz On Homemaking has come up with one of my family’s favorites: Chocolate Filled Snickerdoodles! I mean, DROOL!Stuff a Rolo inside to liven up the traditional Snickerdoodle!

32. Peanut Butter Chai Cookies recipe

Combine your cookie with your latte with yummy Peanut Butter Chai Cookies, from Real Housemoms! I love how the spice adds a bit of zing to these cookies.

33. Peanut Butter Cookie Frosting Recipe

Peanut Butter Frosting, from Sprinkle Some Sunshine, is a totally unexpected way to bring your A-game to your peanut butter cookies this season, and beyond!

34. Penguin and Polar Bear Cookies Recipe

How adorable are The Nerd’s Wife‘s Penguin and Polar Bear Nutter Butter Cookies?! I can’t wait to try making them!

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Classic Christmas Cookie Recipe Recipes

These classic Christmas cookies are just as big a part of the big day as Santa and Rudolph! Many of these recipes bring back memories of snowy days, spent cozy in the kitchen with my mother and grandmother, making our family favorites, and trying out new Christmas cookie recipes!

35. Pecan Cake Balls Recipe

Pip & Ebby‘s Pecan Cake Ballsare quite literally amazeballs!

36. Mint Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

Christmas isn’t Christmas without Betty Crocker! Mint Thumb Printsare the perfect addition to Santa’s plate of cookies!

37. Christmas Fudge Recipe

The Girl Who Ate Everything‘s Phat Cow Fudge is so good that you’ll wind up with soap in your mouth for yelling, “Ohhhh, fuuuuuudddddge!”

38. German Cookies Recipe

LandolakesLight and Lovely Linzer Cookies are a traditional German Christmas cookie recipe that everyone will love!

39. White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies Recipe

Happy HooligansWhite Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookiesare the best winter cookie, and a fun way to switch up regular chocolate chip cookies if you’re getting sick of them!

40. Macaroons Recipe

This Macaron Recipe, from Giver’s Log, is an elegant way to dress up any holiday dessert table.

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Mix and Match Christmas Cookie Recipes Perfect for Giving

41. Red Velvet Cookies Recipe

A Helicopter Mom‘s Easy Red Velvet Cookies are just that, easy! You just need a box of Velvet Cake mix.

42. Cookie Brownie Mashup Recipe

Gooey Joe-Joe’s Cookies and Cream Chocolate Bars, from Family Fresh Meals,mixes the best of the brownie and cookie worlds.

43. Oreo Stuffed Cookies Recipe

Family Fresh MealsOreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies are the best of both worlds. I can’t wait to dunk these in some milk!

44. Gingersnoodle Cookies Recipe

Budding BaketressGingersnoodle is a perfect cookie mashable recipe–part gingerbread cookie, part snickerdoodle!

45. Sugar Cookie Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Surprise your guests with this interesting (and delicious!) combination, The Nerd’s Wife‘s Sugar Cookie Cheesecake Bars.

46. Grinch Crinkle Cookies Recipe

Simplistically Living‘s Grinch Crinkle Cookies are the greenest, meanest cookies around that also taste oh, so good!

47. Mint Wafers Recipe

What’s Cooking America‘s Chocolate Mint Wafer Cookies are a yummy way to make cutouts that pop!

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Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes That Taste Good

You don’t have to miss out on yummy holiday snacks just because you’re watching your diet! With a little imagination, there are plenty of options for healthy Christmas cookie recipes!

48. No-Bake Orange Cookies Recipe

Growing up, my great-grandmother regaled us with tales of her Christmas mornings as a child. In her stocking, she always found a tangerine or orange. Even as a child it struck me, how different my Christmas mornings were to hers, and it inspired me to savor simple pleasures… like these No-Bake Orange Cookies, from The Nerd’s Wife!

49. Apple Cookies Recipes

Healthy Apple Cookies are a healthy way to get your Christmas Cutout cookie fix, minus the guilt! Just use cookie cutter to shape slices of apple, and top them them with peanut butter, raisins, and nuts. Yum!

50. No-Sugar Cookies Recipes

2-Ingredient No-Sugar Cookies are a great breakfast option!

51. Oatmeal Cookies Recipes

My Nourished Home‘s Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies are another yummy and healthy option for Christmas morning.

52. Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Bunch of Other Ingredients Recipes

I can’t think of a better way to start my morning, than with Mavis Butterfield’s 100 Dollars A Month‘s Chocolate Chip Cookies With Almonds, Cranberries, and Coconut! So yummy with a cup of coffee!

53. Nutty Cookie Balls Recipes

Nutty Cookie Ballsare my go-to Christmas cookie recipe when I am trying to limit sugar intake. They can easily be made gluten-free, as well, if you use gluten-free granola!

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Gluten-Free (and Some Nut-Free and Sugar-Free) Christmas Cookie Recipes

Food allergies don’t have to come between you and your favorite holiday sweets! You just have to get creative and substitute certain ingredients in your Christmas cookie recipes! Here are some delicious gluten-free cookie recipes to get you started. Some of these are nut-free cookie recipes, and sugar-free cookie recipes, too!)

54. Christmas Kiss Cookies Recipe

Does one of your family members have a peanut allergy? If so, these Christmas Kiss Blossoms (without peanut butter) from Welcome to the Family Table® are a wonderful substitute!

55. Amaretti Cookies Recipe

These Chocolate Amaretti Cookies, from Food & Wine,are tasty AND gluten-free!

56. Fruit Pizza Recipe

Fruit Pizza-by-the-Slice, from fashionedible.com, has wonderful plate presentation. I just love all the colors! Plus it’s healthier and gluten-free!

57. Bean Cookies recipe

Don’t knock Bean Cookies and Beet Icing from Super Healthy Kids until you try them! These cookies taste yummy, are all-natural, and dye-free (perfect for your guests with food-dye allergies). They are also good for you!

58. Cashew Cookies Recipe

No-Bake Cashew Cookies, from Super Healthy Kids, are a great healthy alternative for families who have sugar-free and gluten-free diets.

59. Hot Fudge Larabars Recipes

Chocolate Covered Katie‘s Hot Fudge Larabarstechnically aren’t cookies, but they taste as just good, and they’re better for you!

60. Chia Power Balls Recipe

Chia Power Balls, from The Honour System, are a sweet treat that perfectly transcends from Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day!These are great on the go, and so healthy!

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After-School Christmas Cookie Recipes

These Christmas cookie recipes are a fun after-school snack/ lunchbox surprise for your little ones all month long, as they eagerly await Santa’s visit!

61. Brown Sugar Bars Recipes

Brown Sugar Bars, from RealHousemoms, are easy to make! Double the cinnamon for extra spice.

62. PB & J Sandwich Cookies Recipes

Buns in my OvensPeanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookies are amazing! You can make sandwich cookies with anything, including cream cheese, peanut butter, and/or jelly.

63. Whole Grain Ginger Cookies Recipes

Sweetened with Molasses, Super Healthy KidsWhole Grain Ginger Cookies are the best whole grain soft ginger cookie out there.

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Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes Never Go Out Of Style!

Along with the occasional designer bag or shoes, you would be smart to invest in some of these classic Christmas cookie recipes. They will always be on-trend on Christmas morning! These are the best Christmas cookie recipes for a Christmas cookie swap or exchange!

64. 2x Chocolate chip Cookies Recipes

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies, from fashionedible.com,are a classic comfort food! You can even swap out the chocolate chips for red and green M&M’s to make them more festive!

65. White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Recipes

Hostess With the Mostess has a recipe for White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies that is delicious, served with tea!

66. Lemon Cookies Recipes

Lemonade Cookies are a fun twist on the Christmas Classic, lemon bars. They keep help keep summer alive during the holidays!

67. Rainbow Cookies Recipes

Unicorn Poop Cookies are perfect for any Christmas cookie platter, because Rudolph is so magical that he has to have a unicorn cousin somewhere!

68. Giant Oatmeal Cookies Recipes

Jornie.com‘s Giant Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are the best, because we’ve all taken a bite out of what we thought was an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, but it was really oatmeal raisin. Been there. Done that. These are better!

69. Funfetti Cookies Recipes

Funfetti Cookies, from Your Modern Family, are the best cookie to make for the school holiday party! Just about every kid loves frosting, and you can tailor the frosting and sprinkle colors to go along with any holiday. Plus, there are only three ingredients needed, so these are quick and easy to make when you’re in a hurry!

70. Italian Anisette Cookies Recipes

Italian Anisette Cookies,from Amanda’s Cookin‘, are one of those Christmas cookies that takes me straight back to my childhood Christmases! For those of you who aren’t huge fans of anise, this recipe has an almond variation. My mom used to make these Italian Christmas cookies, such a treat.

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Amazing Homemade Christmas Cookie Recipes

These recipes are so good that your family and friends will secretly be wondering if you transferred the cookies from a bakery box onto one of your own plates right before the party!

71. Red Velvet Cookies Recipes

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies, from Foodie Fun, are easy to make, and they look stunning! Everyone loves a soft cookie! Use cookie cutters to cut the in different shape!

72. Pudding Cookies Recipes

The secret to making Kraft Recipe‘s Easy Pudding Cookies so soft is the pudding. (Shhh!) What a delicious Christmas cookie recipe!

73. Chocolate Cookies Recipes

Eat Well 101‘s Chocolate Cookies look like they have been dusted with fresh snow!

74. Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars Recipes

My grandmother has made theseChocolate-Chip-And-Pecan Bars, from delish.com, for family gatherings as far back as I can remember. They are SO GOOD!

75. Easy Applesauce Cookies Recipes

Our favorite applesauce cookies are easy to make and has a spicy favorite flavor that makes it a beloved family recipe.

76. Mrs Fields Cookies Recipes

Make the legendary Mrs Fields cookie recipe to eat and give to friends and family!

77. Hot Cocoa Cookies Recipes

Oh how all the holiday flavors have collided into one amazing cookie! We love hot cocoa cookies and the recipe is easy to make!

78. Classic Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

Love gingerbread cookies? This classically delicious gingerbread cookie recipe is exactly what you need then from Homemaking For God.

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Check Out Some Of Our Favorite Cookie Making Items!

Ready to make cookies? So are we! But before you start make sure you have everything you need! We can help. Here are some of our favorite cookie making supplies and items you will need to make delicious Christmas cookies this year!

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What is your favorite Christmas cookies recipes?

75+ Favorite Homemade Christmas Cookie Recipes You Have To Try! (2024)

FAQs

What are the top 5 cookies in America? ›

Top 10 Cookie Flavors
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are the quintessential cookie. ...
  • Snickerdoodle. ...
  • Sugar Cookies. ...
  • Peanut Butter Cookies. ...
  • White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies. ...
  • Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. ...
  • Gingerbread Cookies. ...
  • Black & White Cookies.

What is the least popular Christmas cookie? ›

On the naughty list of cookies, Americans gave the lowest win records to anise cookies, which only won 29% of its matchups.

Which cookie has been deemed most popular during Christmas? ›

Peanut Butter Blossoms are most popular in Michigan. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are beloved in Rhode Island and Wyoming. Sugar Cookie is the preferred choice by 36% of people during Christmas in the United States. Almost 25% of children leave cookies out for Santa during Christmas.

What is the number one holiday cookie? ›

Peanut Butter Blossoms are America's favorite Christmas cookie, based both on total number of pageviews from the U.S. population as a whole, and number of states that ranked it as their top cookie (which is six, by the way).

What is the number one cookie in the world? ›

Oreo is the best-selling cookie in the world. It is now sold in over 100 countries. Oreo was first produced in 1912 by the National Biscuit Company, now known as Na-Bis-Co.

What is the most loved cookie? ›

Chocolate chip cookies

What is the most popular type of cookie? It might just be this one.

What is America's national cookie? ›

While there is no official national cookie of the US, the classic chocolate chip cookie is king. That's according to many polls conducted over the years with the most recent being from Crumbl Cookies by One Poll.

What is the most popular cookie in December? ›

What are the most popular Christmas cookies? Our survey found frosted sugar cookies and chocolate chip cookies to be the most popular Christmas cookies in the country. They were the fan favorites in 39 states.

What is Santa Claus's favorite cookie? ›

Chocolate Chip cookies

You can never go wrong with these classic, delicious cookies. Santa himself lists these as his favorites, and he prefers them soft and gooey with lots of chocolate chips. If you decide to leave these out for him, make sure there's a glass of cold milk nearby!

What was the first Christmas cookie? ›

History. Modern Christmas cookies can trace their history to recipes from Medieval Europe biscuits, when many modern ingredients such as cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, almonds and dried fruit were introduced into the west.

Who made the first Christmas cookie? ›

Those who would like to take credit for the invention of the Christmas cookie will have to arm wrestle the Germans for it. They believe that Weihnachtsplätzchen, a term that refers specifically to cookies and broadly to holiday treats, encompasses the origin of Christmas baking.

What is the most popular Christmas cookie in Pennsylvania? ›

According to Google Trends, the most-searched cookie recipe in Pennsylvania over the holidays is the famous peanut butter blossom! The peanut butter blossom was created in 1957 by Freda Smith.

What is the most popular Christmas cookie in Ohio? ›

Ohio: Peanut butter blossoms. Oklahoma: Ricotta Christmas cookies.

What is Santa's second favorite cookie? ›

2. Holiday Candy Cookie Bites – Number two on the list of Santa's favorite cookies is Holiday Candy Cookie Bites, which is a holiday version of the year-round favorite, Chocolate Chip Cookies. Instead of traditional chocolate chips, these cookies are studded with red and green candies and white baking chips.

What is the tradition of cookies at Christmas? ›

The practice of putting out cookies for Santa began in the 1930s during the Great Depression, when parents were trying to instill a sense of thankfulness in their children. Leaving goodies, perhaps in a sweet cookie jar, continues to be a way of sharing the holiday bounty.

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