As you already know, cookies are my favorite food…my happy place, my #1 reason for life {not really}.  So when you want to know what cookies to make for Christmas then I am the girl to call on.  I not only know my stuff but I also have a great selection of awesome recipes.  Here are my Top 10 Best Easy and Delicious Christmas Cookies Recipes for the Holidays, I can’t wait for you to try them.  Keep scrolling to see all of the deliciousness!

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Cookie baking is my jam.  I have shared some of my tips for cookie making success, as well as the essentials needed to get the best cookies because I am here to get the world baking cookies!  I love cookies and I share them like it is my JOB because technically…it is!  How cool is that?!

Christmas Cookie baking is my favorite time of year because I don’t even need an excuse {not that I normally need one}.  My Darb asks what I am baking for and all I have to say is, Christmas!  Enough!  Said!

During other parts of the year {when I am baking cookies every day of my life} I find myself trying to come up with legitimate excuses but not in December!  I have the “Christmas Cookie Season” excuse built right in!  Just another reason to love the holiday season.

Here are my top 10 best Christmas cookies recipes right now…

Top 10 Best Christmas Cookies Recipes:

1.   Peanut Butter Blossoms Recipe

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I love taking a recipe that everyone enjoys all year long and making it extra special for Christmas.  These Peanut Butter Blossoms are wonderful without the added touches but even better when the kiss is made into a simple Christmas tree.  

Store bought frosting and sprinkles can easily transform a simple Peanut Butter Blossom into a Holiday piece of art.

2.   Stained Glass Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

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What happens when you combine my favorite Cream Cheese Sugar Cookie recipe and crushed Jolly Rancher candies?  These impressive Stained Glass Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies.

Everyone will wonder just how you were able to create something so spectacular but you won’t believe how simple they are to make.

3.  Peppermint Texas Sheet Cake Cookies

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Whether you are making the original Texas Sheet Cake Cookie or this Peppermint version, you are sure to have a Christmas cookie winner.  

Made with a cake mix and covered in a homemade cooked chocolate frosting they are every bit as wonderful as the cake itself.  People will be wanting seconds, so be sure to make a double batch.

4.  Soft Gingerdoodles

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This delicious cookie is a combination between a Ginger Snap and a Snickerdoodle cookie.  All of the great flavors you want from each cookie packed into one perfect Gingerdoodle bite.

Gingerdoodles are a fabulous holiday cookie because the flavors scream Christmas.  Ginger, molasses and cinnamon will make a great addition to your cookie baking list.

5.  Boston Cream Pie Cookie Bites

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If you are looking for something a little less traditional then these Boston Cream Pie Cookie Bites are just the ticket.  Everything about this cookie bite is simple to make but that doesn’t mean they are short on flavor.

With a cake mix cookie shell and vanilla pudding filling, the homemade chocolate ganache tops these babies off with the perfect amount of sweetness.

6.  Basic Cookie Dough used for a Dozen Different Cookies

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If you are short on time then this Basic Dough that can be used for a Dozen Different Cookies is exactly what you are looking for.  With lots of wonderful options, you are sure to find a combination that you love.

With both a plain and chocolate version the varieties are truly endless.  This recipe is definitely the best bang for your buck.

7.  Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

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Christmas always makes me want Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies.  I don’t know if it is the color or the flavor but either way they are a fantastic option for holiday baking.

Another wonderful cake mix cookie, they are a super easy cookie to bake but it is the homemade cream cheese frosting that take these cookies over the top.

8.  Easy Chocolate Chip Shortbread Recipe

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I hate to brag but this brown sugar shortbread recipe is the very best!  Add mini chocolate chips to it and dip it in more chocolate…well forget about it!!

I give you some really great tips for making the process of baking shortbread super simple.  It is sure to be a new family favorite.

9.  Giant Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Cookies

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Ok, so I know you are thinking that these might not be a holiday cookie but hear me out.  These sweeties might just be the best cookies on my site {just ask my Tales boyfriend…Alex}.

A cookie that is the size of the palm of your hand and stuffed with a regular sized peanut butter cup can’t be bad!  In fact, they are phenomenal! 

10.  Kentucky Butter Cake Cookie

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Kentucky Butter Cake Cookies are a cake mix cookie that dreams are made of.  With a cooked frosting that is sprinkled with powdered sugar, what could better?

Each cookie is just like a slice of the traditional cake but even better because they are bite size.  Rich in flavor and super simple to make, your family will be asking for them all year long.

The Giving Plate

If you are looking for a good way to give cookies to friends, family and neighbors then this Giving Plate would be perfect.  

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I love the saying, the meaning and the fact that it just keeps giving long after your gifting of goodies.  Pile it high with any of the cookies listed above, tie it with ribbon and gift away.

Easy and Delicious Christmas Cookies Recipes for the Holidays featured by top US cookie blog, Practically Homemade: the Giving Plate

Holiday Cookie Tray

Maybe you aren’t looking to gift your cookies and need to take them to a party.  Learn how to build a Holiday Cookie Tray that everyone will be drooling over.

Easy and Delicious Christmas Cookies Recipes for the Holidays featured by top US cookie blog, Practically Homemade: Holiday Cookie Tray

Cookies really are the universal sign of happiness {or at least in my world they are} so be sure to bake them, give them, take them and eat them all season long!  

Which of these Best Christmas Cookies Recipes will you be baking this Holiday season? Let me know in a comment below!

Happy Baking!!