20 of the BEST Christmas cookies

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    One of my favorite things about the holidays is coming up with new cookie recipes to try and share with family friends. Today I am excited to share some of the best Christmas cookies. They all look so delicious!  Here are some new ones to inspire you. And if you’re wondering how to host a cookie exchange this year check out this post here for rules and this post for some free cookie exchange printables!

    {20} of the BEST Christmas cookies

    Click on the links below each picture to be taken to the recipes on each site. 
    Chocolate mint M&M cake mix cookies
    Homemade peppermint oreos from iheartnaptime.net
    Delicious eggnog cookies on iheartnaptime.com
    Candy cane OREO brownies on iheartnaptime.net ...simple and delicious!
    M&M cookie bars
    Chocolate mint cookies
    Chocolate mint M&M cookies
    Candy Cane Blossoms
    Chocolate chunk peppermint cookies
    Oreo Snowmen
    Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie
    Christmas Oreo
    Chocolate fudge cookie with candy cane butter cream
    Double chocolate chip pudding cookies
    Double chocolate chip pudding cookies
    Red and White Cookies
    Reindeer cookies
    Snow Globe Cookies
    Cupcake and Candy Cane Cookies
    pistachio-cherry-meltaways3
    Pistachio cherry melt away cookies
    Monogrammed Holiday Cookie
    Melted Snowman Cookies
    Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cookies
    Red velvet gooey butter cookies
    Holiday Wreath Cookies
    Peppermint Oreos
    Cottage Cookies
    Santa Bellies
    Salted Caramel Cookies
    Hot Cocoa Cookies
    Christmas Swirl Cookies
    Super soft sugar cookies and the best tip for baking them on iheartnaptime.com #recipes #desserts
    Super soft sugar coookies
    jello cookies
    Red+ green jello cookies

     

    These aren’t cookies but these would also make some yummy holiday gifts…

    Christmas Crack saltine toffee on I Heart Nap Time

    Christmas crack toffee

    Homemade snickers on iheartnaptime.com ...tastes better than the real thing!

    Homemade snickers bars

    Pretzel hugs gift idea

    Christmas pretzel hugs

     

    Also, Don’t miss: 101 AMAZING ideas for a handmade Christmas

    Hope you enjoyed all of these wonderful Christmas cookies. Now get to baking!!

    If you liked this post make sure to check out these fun holiday ideas:

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    Chocolate caramel candy bark

    Christmas white fudge

    Eggnog cupcakes

    Best chocolate chip cookies

     

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    Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at iheartnaptime.com. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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    Comments

    1. Melissa posted on December 9, 2011 at 8:18 am (#
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      Holy cow, thank you for these awesome links! I guess my New Years Resolution will be to find a larger size of pants! :)

    2. Cari posted on December 9, 2011 at 8:37 am (#
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      Those are some amazing cookies! I can’t believe the snow globe cookies! Too pretty to eat. I better get myself in the kitchen pronto!

    3. Tanya Phillips posted on December 9, 2011 at 11:22 am (#
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      these are awesome! I bookmarked so I can come back, thanks so much!

    4. Sabrina Jackson posted on December 9, 2011 at 11:43 am (#
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      These all look SO good! I definitely need to try some of these this year!

    5. Heather posted on December 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm (#
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      awesome! thanks for sharing!!

    6. Jill @ KitchenFunWithMy3Sons.com posted on December 9, 2011 at 3:57 pm (#
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      Great ideas…thanks for sharing! Just posted a link on our Fun Finds Friday… http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2011/12/fun-finds-friday_09.html

    7. Cranberry Morning posted on December 9, 2011 at 3:58 pm (#
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      Those are FANTASTIC cookie ideas, more like works of art! Happened upon your blog from ‘The Girl Creative.’ I’m now your newest follower. Hope you’ll stop in at Cranberry Morning some time. :-)

    8. Alisa Biggs posted on December 10, 2011 at 7:10 am (#
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      I love the Boaboa one!

    9. Alisa Biggs posted on December 10, 2011 at 7:12 am (#
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      I have liked Cut it out & I heart naptime on FB for awile now

    10. Curso de Reposteria posted on December 10, 2011 at 4:23 pm (#
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      I think the girl who does these Christmas Swirl Cookies is just an artist. Great decorations with colorful details. I did like them.

    11. Bethany posted on December 13, 2011 at 2:03 pm (#
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      Those ALL look delicious! I pinned my favorites to try sometime soon :)

    12. Vivienne @ The V Spot posted on December 13, 2011 at 10:48 pm (#
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      Oh. My. Yum. Good Grief Charlie Brown! Why do you do this to me EVERY time!? :)

    13. Terrie posted on August 14, 2012 at 10:16 pm (#
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      These are sooooo cute

    14. Michelle Babione posted on October 24, 2012 at 3:01 am (#
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      How are the reindeer cookies made ?

    15. Jackie McKenzie posted on October 24, 2012 at 11:21 am (#
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      This has left me jonesing for a cookie in the worst way! Thanks for sharing!

    16. DIANA posted on November 8, 2012 at 4:13 pm (#
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      HI MY NAME IS DIANA AND I LOVE TO BAKE WOULD YOU PLEASE SHARE WITH ME THESE AMAZING RECIPES? I WOULD LOVE TO MAKE THESE FOR THE HOLIDAYS.

      • Jamielyn posted on November 19, 2012 at 10:20 am (#
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        Hi Diana! Just click the link below each picture to be taken to the recipes. :) Happy Holidays!

    17. capturing joy with kristen duke posted on November 20, 2012 at 3:19 pm (#
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      If only I could make those frosted cookies as cute as those here!

    18. Christel Bumpus posted on November 25, 2012 at 5:54 am (#
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      Love this site

    19. ashley posted on November 29, 2012 at 11:35 am (#
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      love these all!! disappointed however, the reindeer link has no recipe
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    20. Roxana | Roxana's Home Baking posted on December 4, 2012 at 8:05 pm (#
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      Such a great round-up. You can never have too many Christmas cookies.

    21. Silvia (Córdoba - RA) posted on December 5, 2012 at 7:51 am (#
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      Hi !
      I´m from Córdoba – Argentina. This post is wonderful. I loved it.
      Thanks.

    22. Sunee posted on December 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm (#
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      This is the first time that I have seen this website and the funny thing is, I actually have a chance to look at it because my daughter is napping right now. LOL Thanks for sharing!

    23. Vanessa posted on December 15, 2012 at 12:56 pm (#
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      Awesome Christmas Cookies temptations!

      • Jamielyn posted on December 17, 2012 at 10:54 am (#
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        Definitely temptations. ;) I hope you have a happy holiday!

    24. Andrea Fogleman posted on December 3, 2013 at 9:45 pm (#
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      WoW! Lots of yummy ideas. Each year my girls and I make tons of cookies and its fun to mix things up. Thanks

    25. jill martin posted on December 19, 2013 at 10:18 am (#
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      looking foward to this baking season

    26. Ruth Shepherd posted on September 25, 2014 at 11:26 am (#
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      What wonderful ideas, almost too pretty to eat.

    27. Donna posted on September 28, 2014 at 2:28 pm (#
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      I can’t wait to try these!!

    28. Heather @ My Overflowing Cup posted on September 28, 2014 at 10:33 pm (#
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      Thank you for this wonderful collection. I’m pinning them now. The jello cookies are beautiful! 

      • Jamielyn posted on September 30, 2014 at 6:49 pm (#
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        Thanks for stopping by and commenting Heather! Hope you enjoy making some of these yummy Christmas cookies!

    29. Sandra Garcia posted on November 3, 2014 at 11:37 pm (#
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      In love with these recipes

    30. Donna Berard posted on November 9, 2014 at 1:24 pm (#
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      I really need to try these cookies