Holiday baking is a family tradition, and these easy Christmas cookies are on our must-have list. They will tantalize even the most discerning palate.
This post may contain affiliate links. That means that if you purchase from one of these links, I will make a small commission.
Any cookies can be served as holiday cookies. However, we have our must-have traditional favorites. These traditional Christmas cookie recipes are quick and easy; furthermore, you can find the simple ingredients in any grocery store.
Before you begin baking, you will want to print out The Ultimate Baking Guide (HERE).
Now to plan out which recipes and the ingredients are needed.
You can find all my must-baking supplies HERE.
Best Holiday Cookie Recipes – Easy and Quick
The easiest holiday cookie is Christmas Crack. It is the perfect combination of sweet, salt, chocolate, and crunch.
If you enjoy coconut, then this cookie recipe is going to be your fast favorite. Chewy Coconut cookies are made with simple ingredients in minutes, but the results are an irresistibly chewy toasted coconut cookie.
Another simple cookie recipe is Pretzel Hugs. These can be made using M & M’s ™ in seasonal colors any time of year.
Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes
If you like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, then you are going to enjoy these cookie recipes.
This next cookie recipe is on the top of my holiday cookie recipes. This is my mother’s classic peanut butter blossoms recipe, and we have served these for Christmas every year.
If you love peanut butter, then you are going to be craving these peanut butter cookies. They are easy to make and so delicious served with a cold glass of milk.
These amazingly soft and chewy Monster Cookies are gluten-free!
This recipe is not a cookie but instead is a candy. It is on the holiday baking list every year. These Buckeye Balls can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator.
Cookie Cakes and Bar Cookies
If you are looking for the easiest cookie cake ever, you will want to make this recipe. I used a cookie mix to save time.
Favorite Christmas Cookies – Snowballs, Russian Tea Cakes, Mexican Wedding Cookies
Many different countries have claimed this cookie recipe, so you know it is the BEST cookie recipe ever. They are called by many different names but during the holiday season, I call them snowballs, but they are the same delectable cookie.
More Holiday Recipe you Might Enjoy:
Hot Chocolate Bombs are a fun treat to make and give as a gift. They are simple to make, but they look like they took all day.
This is the delicious moist cranberry orange bread. You can make it in a bowl and stir with a wooden spoon.
If you like easy everyday recipes, you might enjoy my favorite recipes delivered straight to your inbox click HERE.
Thank you so much for your visit today. I hope you have found some inspiration.