21 Holiday Cookie Recipes for Santa (Or Your Family…)
If you leave out cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve, do you make your own cookies? If you need some inspo, here are holiday cookie recipes that are perfect to leave out for Santa…
YUM! These holiday cookies will be fun to make and get your family together. You can make it a family tradition!
Check out our favorites below…there are some really unique cookies!
Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms
Chocolate Peppermint Blossom Cookies are loaded with rich chocolate and peppermint and topped with a Candy Cane-flavored Hershey’s Kiss. The perfect holiday cookies for mint (and chocolate) lovers everywhere!
Milk & Cookies Bars
Easy one pot cookies bars with light and fluffy milk buttercream to leave for the big guy! Mr. Claus (and everyone else) is going to love these Milk and Cookie Bars (for Santa!).
Candy Cane Cookies
Soft and chewy, you’ll adore the flavor of chocolate mingled with crushed candy cane that you’ll get with every delicious bite.
Christmas Lights Cookies
Christmas Lights Cookies with a small batch of royal icing and mini M&Ms as Christmas Lights.
Grinch Mint Cookies
These Grinch Mint Cookies are a must for any upcoming holiday baking. They are absolutely amazing! Perfect for cookie exchanges and sweet treats!
Amish Sugar Cookies
Candy cane sugar cookies are the perfect treat for Santa. This Amish candy cane sugar cookie recipe is so easy to make with no rolling required.
Snowmen Meringue Cookies
Santa will love these snowman-shaped Vegan Meringue Cookies. They are sweet, crisp, airy and completely adorable!
Peppermint Hot Fudge Thumbs
Buttery chocolate thumbprint cookies filled with a dollop of peppermint spiked hot fudge and a sprinkling of crushed candy canes.
Christmas Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies
Christmas Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies, with Buttercream Icing, are colorful, sweet, buttery shortbread thumbprint cookies, covered in red and green sprinkles and topped with either red, green, or white buttercream frosting! Santa will love them!
Coconut Sugar Cookies
These are the best coconut sugar cookies with sprinkles you’ll ever have! Our cut-out cookie recipe requires no chill time and is decorated for Christmas. You can dive into them in 40 minutes.
Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
Santa’s favorite cookies are the classic chocolate chip cookie! And this is the BEST recipe you’ll find! Soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate chips and specks of crushed chocolate, you’ll be sneaking the cookies before he does!
Whipped Shortbread Cookies
4 ingredient whipped shortbread cookies are amazing, melt-in-your-mouth, quick and easy!
Buttery Popcorn Cookies
These decadent Buttery Popcorn Cookies combine irresistible brown sugar cookies and crunchy salted popcorn and I don’t think life can get any better.
Snowball Cookies with Kisses
Snowball Cookies are perfect Christmas cookies. They have a cute festive name, they’re super easy to make, and they’re a total crowd-pleaser, so everyone’s happy when they show up on a cookie plate.
Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies
The ultimate chewy ginger molasses cookies that are crispy and cracked on the outside with a chewy inside are the perfect pairing with a cold glass of milk.
Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies
Oatmeal White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are full of holiday sweetness. These cookies mix together oats with white chocolate chips, peppermint M&Ms and crushed candy cane along with peppermint extract. Santa is going to love these cookies!
Chocolate Dipped Hazelnut Biscoti
Perfect for dunking, these Chocolate-Dipped Hazelnut Biscotti get their flavor from hazelnut liqueur & toasted hazelnuts!
Vegan Thumb Print Cookies
Vegan Thumbprint Cookies – The combination of tart jam and a buttery-sweet crumb is pure bliss in every bite.
Tripple Chocolate Chip Cookies
Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect companion for a cup of milk. This recipe is classic, just like Santa.
Chocolate Cringle Cookies
Dusted with powdered sugar, Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are a soft, chewy, and delicious Christmas favorite.
Red & Green Pinwheel Cookies
These old-fashioned Christmas pinwheel cookies are soft, delicious, and really fun to make!
Whether you’re making these for your family to give to Santa or just for at-home snacks, these make festive treats that will have your home feeling like Christmas!
If you know other yummy holiday recipes, drop them in the comments below…
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