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Spread holiday cheer with amazing Christmas cookie recipes! Whether you are making them for a party, Santa, or to enjoy with loved ones you are sure to find a favorite in this round up.
Holiday baking season is here! Creating delicious cookie trays is a holiday tradition we look forward to each year! Listed below are a few of our favorite and go-to cookie recipes for any occasion.
Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes
You are going to find everything from classic chocoalte chip cookies, sugar cookies, to gingersnaps!
What are the most popular Christmas cookies?
This is a tricky question. The most popular holiday cookies differ greatly all over the world. From our research we have found these as the top five Christmas cookies made in America:
- Soft and chewy chocolate chip
- Rolled and decorated sugar cookies
- Ginger cookies
- Chocolate crinkle cookies
Freezing Cookie Dough:
Freezing cookies or cookie dough can be a handy trick during the busy season. We take one day at the beginning of the season to whip up batches of our favorite cookie dough. Following the instructions in my post, How to freeze cookie dough, we freeze the batter and bake fresh cookies as needed throughout the months.
Here is a quick tutorial on how to freeze cookie dough, but I suggest you take a look at the original post. There are so many great tips and tricks and a breakdown for all of the different types of cookies!
How to freeze cookie dough:
Drop cookies are by far the easiest to freeze and bake. Examples will be chocolate chip, M&M, and snickerdoodle.
- Scoop and shape your cookie dough into rounds.
- Place close together on a parchment lined baking tray.
- Freeze for 1 hour.
- Remove and store in a freezer safe bag or air tight container. Be sure to label and date.
Like this recipe? Be sure the check out my 15 Christmas Brunch Recipes!