Cut Out Cookies

Shortbread Ornament Cookies

Shortbread Ornament Cookies
These buttery Shortbread Ornament Cookies are almost too pretty to eat! You can use cookie cutters in shapes of your choice.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Gingerbread Sandwich Trees

Gingerbread Sandwich Trees
Fun and festive, these Gingerbread Sandwich Trees will be a huge hit with kids of all ages. They're a super-cute holiday treat!
—Steve Foy, Kirkwood, Missouri


Chocolate Reindeer

Chocolate Reindeer
These cute cutout Chocolate Reindeer really fly off the plate when my brother's around. They're his favorite! The subtle chocolate color and taste make them a nice alternative to plain vanilla sugar cookies.
—Lisa Rupple, Keenesburg, Colorado


Santa Claus Cutouts

Santa Claus Cutouts
Santa turns out to be a handsome fellow when I use my favorite cutout cookie recipe for these Santa Claus Cutouts. Painting on the candy coating allows for detailed decorating.
—Jane Brown, Greensburg, Indiana


Lemon Stars

Lemon Stars
Each one of these Lemon Stars cookies has a citrusy zing and a light, crunchy texture. The star theme makes them ideal for the Christmas season.
—Jacqueline Hill, Norwalk, Ohio


Strawberry Tea Cookies

Strawberry Tea Cookies
Using our make-ahead dough, these four-ingredient Strawberry Tea Cookies are easy, breezy delights. They're so simple, but have the look and taste of cookies you spent hours making.
—Carolyn Klingensmith, Livonia, Michigan


Holiday Sugar Cookies

Holiday Sugar Cookies
Cute Santas and a very creative string of lights are sure to steal the show this Christmas! Holiday Sugar Cookies are the perfect centerpiece for your holiday cookie platter.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Gingerbread People

Gingerbread People
These soft, chewy Gingerbread People cookies are favorites of my grandchildren. They love helping me decorate them!
—Joan Truax, Pittsboro, Indiana


Snowflake Cookies

Snowflake Cookies
Warm from the oven, these sugary Snowflake Cookies are guaranteed to melt in your mouth. One cookie is never enough, so bake up a blizzard!
—Morven Baker, Ashland, Ohio


Nice 'n' Soft Sugar Cookies

Nice 'n' Soft Sugar Cookies
The holidays just wouldn't be the same without cutout cookies. This recipe yields cookies so soft they'll melt in your mouth. Have fun baking these Nice 'n' Soft Sugar Cookies in your favorite holiday shapes.
—Cathy Hall, Phoenix, Arizona



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