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Christmas Cookie Recipes and Tips

Recipes, Decorating Ideas and Tips for Freezing and Mailing Cookies

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Christmas cookies make wonderful gifts, and cookie baking and decorating is a special event for many families. Most baked cookies can be frozen decorated or undecorated, or you can freeze your cookie dough now for baking and decorating just before the holidays. Here are dozens of holiday cookie recipes, including basic shortbread, butter cookies, fancy bars, and traditional Christmas cookie recipes. Try some of the recipes and take a look at the advice for baking, decorating, and mailing cookies.

Happy Holidays!

Cookie Recipes
Sugar Cookies
Pecan Praline Cookies
Snickerdoodles
Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies With Chocolate Filling
Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies
Soft Pumpkin Cookies With Brown Butter Icing
Jewel Thumbprint Cookies
Molasses Drop Cookies
Brown Sugar Cookies
Forgotten Cookies
Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Logs
No-Bake Fruitcake Balls
Christmas Wreath Cookies
Cream Cheese Cookies With Caramel Topping
Butterscotch Pecan Refrigerator Cookies
Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies
Nut Crescent Butter Cookies
Jam Crescent Cookies
Maple Shortbread Squares
Mocha Butterballs
Hazelnut Crackles
Toasted Sesame Seed Cookies
Peanut Butter Mini Chocolate Chip Drop Cookies
Orange Shortbread
Butter Rum Cookies
Snow Balls
Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies
Meltaway Butter Cookies
Lemon Snowballs
Cashew Cookies With Browned Butter Icing
Butter Pecan Cookies
Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
Jen's Bright Eyed Cookies
Christmas Lizzies
Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
Jumbles
Anise Cookies
Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies
Shortbread Recipe
Peanut Butter Chocolate Pinwheels
Chocolate Chip Thumbprints
Springerle
Easy Cherry Rum Balls
Jo's Snickerdoodle Pinwheels
Fruit Jewel Cookies
Monajean's Almond Crescents
Ginger Spice Cookie
Lemon Butter Cookies
Jessica's Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies
Aunt Frieda's Brown Sugar Cookies
Brown Sugar Hazelnut Cookies
Lemonade Cookies
Vanilla Sugar Cookies
Reindeer Cookies
Ribbon Cookies
Melting Moments
Old-Fashioned Walnut Balls
Chunky Brazil Nut Drop Cookies
Christmas Fruit Nut Wreaths
Cream Cheese Cookies
Walnut Crescents
Cherry-Nut Cookies
Secret Kiss Cookies
Thumbprint Cookies
Date Fingers
Christmas Sand Tarts
Coconut Macaroon Cookies
Jubilee Jumbles
Cream Cheese Crescents
Cocoa Drop Cookies
Buttery Almond Balls
Chocolate Crinkles
Magic Cookie Bars
Old-Fashioned Ginger Snaps
Pecan Fingers
Sour Cream Cookies
Pecan Tassies

More Cookies and Related Recipes and Cookie Baking Tips

Cookie Decorating
Cookie Baking & Freezing
Mailing Cookies
Main Cookie Recipes Index

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