15 Family Friendly Christmas Cookie Recipes

on December 8, 2011

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate chips and banana add flavor and excitement to these textured treats. Get the Recipe

Sugar Cookies

Pull out your favorite cookie cutters for these Christmas treats frosted with a sweet buttercream icing. Get the Recipe

Walnut Crescent Cookies

Germany's Kipferin cookies inspire these rich, buttery baked goods. The sprinkling of vanilla sugar is a delightful addition to each crumbly bite. Get the Recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Buñuelos

Buñuelos, sweet and cinnamony tortilla crisps, are an easy, crunchy treat. Get the Recipe

Peppermint Stick Cookies

Try a classic Christmas flavor, baked into a sugary cookie, with a chocolate chip topper. Get the Recipe

PBJ Crunchers

Easy little no-cook treats that kids will love Get the Recipe

Oatmeal Cookies

A time-honored classic, these molasses-flavored cookies are sure to satisfy Get the Recipe

Molasses Cookies

A simple, old-fashioned recipes that is reminiscent of grandmother's kitchen and cold winters and wood stoves. Get the Recipe

Chocolate Espresso Cookies

Dark finely ground coffee from your coffee grinder makes these cookies dark and rich. Get the Recipe

Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Easy to make, these cookies get a double dose of chocolate with cocoa powder and chocolate chips. Get the Recipe

Date Cookies

Sugared dates and chopped walnuts make hearty, but sweet cookies. Get the Recipe

More holiday recipes

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Grandma's Chocolate Mint Sugar Cookies

Mint-flavored chocolate chips or chopped chocolate-mint candies stud these classic cookies. Get the Recipe

Caramel Creams

The cookies are good plain but delicious with the vanilla cream filling. Get the Recipe

Buffalo Chip Cookies

Coconut, pecans, chocolate chips and Rice Krispies make this crunchy sweet treat. Get the Recipe

Vermont Maple Pecan Cookies

Oats, coconut and toasted pecan pieces give crunch to these maple delights. Get the Recipe