Cookie Recipes, Christmas & Holiday Cookies

Great recipes for baking cookies

All these cookie recipes have been kid and husband tested. Do you have a favorite Cookie? Share yours and help us grow our collection!

From all time favorites cookies, Christmas & Holiday cookies, to those easy baking recipe treats.

Oatmeal Chocolate Cookie

Cookies are eaten almost any time of the day either for coffee breaks, snacks, dessert's, or even as a gift. Homemade cookies are one of the fastest and easiest things to make for a bake sale, baking exchange, party, school event, or for your family. 

Types of Cookies Recipes

    Drop Cookies are dropped by spoonfuls onto the baking sheet. While they bake the dough spreads and flattens. Chocolate chip cookies and oatmeal cookies are popular examples of drop cookies.

    Refrigerator Cookies are made from a stiff dough that is refrigerated to become even stiffer. The dough is typically shaped into shapes like flower's, animals and etc. They are generally cut out or made into cylinders and then sliced into round cookies before baking.

    Molded Cookies are made with a stiffer dough that is shaped into balls or cookie molded by hand before baking. Good examples of these type of cookies are peanut butter cookies and snicker doodles.

    Rolled Cookies best example is the Gingerbread men. This dough is made from a stiffer dough then is rolled out and cut into shapes with a cookie cutter.

    Pressed Cookies made from a soft dough that can be pressed through a cookie press and made with decorative shapes before baking.

    Bar Cookies are cut into cookie-sized pieces after they have baked. They can consist of recipe of a dough or batter that is pressed or poured into a pan and sometimes can have several layers. Good example of a batter cookie are Brownies.

    Sandwich Cookies normally uses a filling like icing, marshmallow or jams. The best example is a Oreo Cookie that has vanilla icing sandwiched between two chocolate cookies.

All Cookie Recipes

Almond butter cookies

Almond Cookie recipe - My Family Loves these Cookies and they are easy to make. Made with almond butter with optional almond as decor in the middle.

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

Cake Mix Cookie Recipes - Could it get any easier then this? With a few simple ingredients like cake mix, oil and eggs makes for a yummy treat that is so quick and easy to bake. You can add lemon, chocolate chips, dried fruit etc..

Peppermint Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookie Gifts in a Jar - Homemaded Gifts In a Jar Recipes makes a great present. Remember to firmly pack down all ingredients.

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Ginger Cookies - These make great Christmas cookies, or eat them year round if you wish. From gingerbread men to Ginger snap cookies.

Picture of Hermit Cookies taken By MMBR

Hermit Cookies "Fruit Cake Cookies"- This cookie dough has fruit mix into it and topped with frosting. Very similar to fruitcake. One of my favorite Christmas Cookies.

Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies - Is one of the best old fashion cookies made. It has the wholesome goodness of oatmeal, a blend of spices, and a chewy texture. Definitely makes for one great cookie that everyone loves.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies - This is my families & friends absolute favorite! These cookies are chewy and one of the best chocolate chips cookies that are absolutely delicious.

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Peanut Butter Cookies - Peanut butter cookies that you won't be able to get enough of! You can use either crunchy or smooth peanut butter. 

Peppermint Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peppermint Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies - These Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with Peppermint Essential Oils. I made three batches for a Christmas party, they where gone before the party was half way thru! 

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Russian Tea Cookies "Snowball Cookies" - My kids call these snowball cookies because they are covered with a layer of powder sugar.

Snickerdoodles recipe

Snickerdoodles Recipe - Is similar to a sugar cookie but rolled in a sugar and cinnamon mixture. Sometimes known as Snipdoodles or Cinnamon Sugar Cookies they have been around since the 1800's. Snickerdoodles are my Kids & Grandfathers favorite treat! Every Christmas my Aunt make's him a batch and he hides them from us kids!!!

Cutout Sugar Cookie

Sugar Cookie Recipe - Decorate your cookies for any event, season, or  holiday. Cut out any shape then decorate with frosting and sprinkles anyway you choose. These make a excellent addition to any Christmas cookie collection.

Jam filled Thumbprint Cookies picture taken by MMBR. 2008 Copyright. All Rights Reserved.

Thumbprint Cookies - Thumbprint cookies are a shaped cookie and you can fill them with your choice of a yummy center. You press your thumb into the middle when they are halfway thru baking. Makes a great treat for the holidays, tea party, or just because.

Cookie Exchange

    Cookie Exchanging is a fun way to gather a variety of treats. The key is to keep it simple By following these easy sets.

    1.) Invite 8-12 friend.

    2.) Have them make their favorite type of cookie. One Dozen for each person participating. Plus one dozen extra to display and sample.

    3.) Bring the recipe printed out to share with friends.

    4.) For easy exchanging, have the percipient's bring cookies prepackaged by the dozen, for easy exchanging.

    5.) Have them bring their own containers to gather cookies. Or you can provide the containers like a gift box, tins, etc...

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