Christmas Cookie Recipes

Go ahead: grab your measuring spoons, your bowls, and your baking sheets and dive into our tempting collection of simple, delicious Christmas cookies. We’ve got all of the holiday cookie recipes you’ll need to keep baking all season, from time-tested classics like gingerbread men, sugar cookies, and snickerdoodles to creative new favorites like eggnog bars, pistachio slice and bake cookies, and matcha shortbread. Old-fashioned Italian Christmas cookie fans will go crazy for our simple biscotti recipes, or our sweet, cakey angeletti. And of course, half the fun of baking is sharing the bounty—so we’ve rounded up tons of recipes for Christmas cookies, brownies, candies, bars, and barks that are great for gifting or exchanging at a festive cookie swap. Or, if you’re feeling really ambitious, check out our enormous (and gorgeous!) holiday cookie calendar, which features a different cookie recipe for every single day of November and December.