‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin, peppermint, and gingerbread! If you’re like me, and love getting into the holiday spirit by cooking and baking, then this blog post is for you.
I’ve gathered some of my favorite holiday cookie recipes from across the internet, so you can be sure to have a delicious treat to share with your family and friends this year.
Let’s get started!
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Why Are Cookies Linked To The Holidays?
In the early days of Christmas, when people were not as wealthy, cookies and sweets were used to distribute presents. Christmas in many countries was a period of time when people visited relatives and friends.
Things You Might Need To Make Cookies This Season:
Christmas cookies can be cooked up to three months in advance, depending on how you want to preserve them. It’s recommended to make the cookies approximately two weeks or less in advance if you intend to store them at room temperature.
If you’re looking for an easy Christmas cookie that doesn’t take much time or skill to make, then our Easy Christmas Cut Out Sugar Cookies might be just what you need. Cut out sugar cookies are great if you have kids who want to get involved in the kitchen, or just want to help out with something quick and simple.
Red Velvet Cookies With A Surprise Cheesecake Filling Inside And A Delicious Drizzle Of White Chocolate. These Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies Are A Great Dessert For Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Or Any Occasion.
I know that I am not the only one who needs emergency cookies now and again, right?! That’s when I break out the easiest cookie I know — the crinkle cookie. And just in time for Christmas, I created red and green Christmas Crinkle Cookies. (Also known as Christmas Crackle Cookies.)
Spread some holiday cheer with these adorable little Christmas Chocolate Kiss Cookies. They're a great cookie project for grown-ups and kids alike because they're just plain fun to make ... and to eat!
Really truly, these hot chocolate cookies are incredible. The flavor that the hot cocoa contributes is pretty amazing, they do not taste like “another chocolate cookie” if you will, they taste like a cup of hot chocolate.