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Our Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

Discover Taste of Home's best Christmas cookies, from sugar cookies to thumbprints.

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Buttery Spritz CookiesTaste of Home

Best Christmas Cookies

Gingerbread, peppermint and meringue, oh my! Get the ultimate guide to Christmas cookies with this round up of the most amazing 150 recipes. Bake up a few dozen this holiday season to make friends, family and Santa extra jolly.

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Vanilla Butter Sugar CookiesTaste of Home

Our Best Sugar Cookies

You want the best sugar cookie recipe when it comes time to bake up a treat and we’ve rounded up our very best just for you.

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Gingerbread Men CookiesTaste of Home

Best Gingerbread

A batch of gingerbread boys or girls (or reindeer for that matter!) is a blank canvas for merry decorating. Go simple with piped white icing and candies or go all out with ugly Christmas sweaters. It doesn’t get more festive than these classic, spiced-just-right gingerbread man cookie recipes.

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Carrot Spice Thumbprint CookiesTaste of Home

Best Thumbprints

From old-fashioned favorites to new-found flavors, we have a thumbprint cookie recipe for everyone on your list.

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Mint Chocolate-Covered CookiesTaste of Home

Best No-Bake Cookies

Get sweet & dazzling Christmas treats without the mess and time of regular baking! Skip right to the happy ending with these delicious no-bake Christmas cookies.

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Crisp Butter CookiesTaste of Home

Best Butter Cookies

Tender butter cookies are a special treat for any occasion. Shake up your baking game with our best recipes.

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Triple Chocolate PepperminT TreatsTaste of Home

Top 10 Cookies

Find the best of the best Christmas cookies here!

Emily Racette Parulski
Emily Racette Parulski is a Senior Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in email newsletters. When she’s not writing about food, she’s baking something sweet to feed her chocolate obsession.
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