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The best holiday cookie recipes to bake all season long! You’ll love these festive Christmas cookie recipes with seasonal flavors like chocolate, peppermint, red velvet, and cranberry orange.

From classic Linzer cookies to decadent sandwich cookies, buttery shortbread cookies, and pillowy crinkle cookies, consider this your ultimate holiday cookie list!

Best Holiday Cookie Recipes
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Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Soft and pillowy red velvet crinkle cookies make the best holiday treat! With the perfect crackle, these cookies are ideal for gifting!

Peppermint Bark Brownie Cookies

Peppermint Bark Brownie Cookies

Rich and fudgy brownie cookies topped with peppermint bark and crushed peppermint candy! These peppermint brownie cookies are festive and delicious!

Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Spiced gingerbread biscotti dipped in white chocolate are perfect for the holidays! You’ll love these crisp and crunchy cookies filled with cozy warming spices.

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

These soft baked brown butter sugar cookies are everything you want in a cookie: tender, soft, chewy, and flavored with rich brown butter!

Chocolate Toffee Slice and Bake Cookies

Chocolate Toffee Slice and Bake Cookies

Shortbread cookies infused with toffee bits, dipped in rich chocolate, and topped with a sprinkle of toffee bits make the perfect indulgence.

Peppermint White Chocolate Snowball Cookies

Peppermint White Chocolate Snowball Cookies

Peppermint white chocolate snowball cookies are festive and delicious! Dusted in snowy powdered sugar, the melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies are filled with crushed peppermint candy canes and white chocolate chips.

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

There’s nothing better than rich chocolate and creamy caramel, and the pairing shine in these decadent thumbprint cookies!

Salted Brownie Cookies

Salted Brownie Cookies

With shiny, crackled tops and rich, fudgy centers, these salted brownie cookies are the ultimate chocolate cookie for brownie and chocolate lovers!

Vanilla Chai Sugar Cookie Bars

Vanilla Chai Sugar Cookie Bars

Soft and buttery vanilla chai sugar cookie bars topped with swirls of vanilla frosting are holiday perfection!

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Tender and buttery chocolate chip shortbread cookies filled with mini chocolate chips! Made with just 7 ingredients, no chill time required!

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Buttery almond thumbprint cookies filled with jam and drizzled with glaze make the sweetest holiday cookie!

Soft Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies

Soft Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies

Soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies with buttery, cinnamon spice flavor and a nice tang from cream of tartar. The best classic snickerdoodles!

Peppermint Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Peppermint Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Peppermint chocolate thumbprint cookies filled with peppermint creme make a festive spin on the classic thumbprint!

Raspberry Pecan Linzer Cookies

Raspberry Pecan Linzer Cookies

Dusted with snowy powdered sugar and filled with sweet raspberry preserves, raspberry pecan linzer cookies are perfect for the holidays!

Dark Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Dark Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate crinkle cookies are a holiday classic! Rich, fudgy, and perfectly crackled, each cookie is super chocolatey with a brownie-like center. 

Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Soft and chewy iced oatmeal cookies are comforting and nostalgic! These chewy old-fashioned oatmeal cookies are dipped in sweet vanilla icing.

Soft Molasses Spice Cookies

Soft Molasses Spice Cookies

Seriously soft and chewy molasses cookies drizzled with vanilla butter glaze and topped with sparkling sugar.

Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Cookies

Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Cookies

Rich and buttery chocolate hazelnut linzer cookies filled with Nutella!

Giant Ginger Cookies

Giant Ginger Cookies with Molasses

These are the classic, old-fashioned cookie you think of when you envision a deliciously chewy ginger cookie rolled in sparkling sugar.

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Classic all-butter shortbread cookies get a burst of fresh, zesty lemon flavor in these lemon shortbread cookies!

Espresso Crinkles

Espresso Crinkles

Soft and pillowy espresso crinkles are perfect for holiday baking! Flavored with instant espresso and Kahlua, you’ll love these crackled cookies.

Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

Say hello to your new favorite holiday cookie: chocolate peppermint crinkle cookies! So rich, so decadent, and so dreamy, these cookies are Christmas bliss.

Chocolate Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Dulce de Leche sandwich cookies spiced with cinnamon make a festive addition to any holiday cookie tray.

Cranberry Orange Snickerdoodles

Cranberry Orange Snickerdoodles

Soft and chewy cranberry orange snickerdoodles! Flavored with fresh orange zest and dotted with plump dried cranberries, you’ll love this seasonal twist on classic snickerdoodle cookies.

Brown Butter Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Brown Butter Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Soft and buttery brown butter cream cheese sugar cookies topped with frosting and sparkling sprinkles! The perfect holiday cutout cookie!

Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

Double chocolate mint cookies dipped in chocolate and topped with festive sprinkles are holiday cookie perfection!

Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

Bright and buttery cranberry orange shortbread cookies drizzled with white chocolate are a must bake for your holiday cookie platter!

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