13 Cookies Recipes for the Holidays

We don’t know about you, but we like to indulge a little when it comes to the holiday season, especially if cookies are involved! That’s why we dipped into some of our favourite cookbooks and used online recipes to compile this fun list of thirteen cookie recipes that you can bake with family and friends this holiday season. If you’re in the giving mood, don’t hesitate to send some our way… hehe.

BONUS: We recommend opening a new browser and letting this song play while you browse at all these yummy treats.

1. Turtle Cookies

One can never go wrong when it comes to turtles (pecans, caramel, chocolate)! Especially, when they’re created in the form of cookies.

2. Gingersnaps Dusted in Sugar

These are the perfect cookie to leave out for Santa, but be sure to taste test before you put them out!

3. Cinnamon Pinwheels

Who doesn’t like a cookie with a red and/or green swirl – these cookies will be a hit in your household this holiday!

4. Chocolate Kissed Gingerbread Cookies

Not only are these cookies gorgeous, but they taste great too!

5. EZ Bake (and Easy Eat!) Holiday Cookies

The second we see crushed candy canes in any recipe, our taste-buds perk up!

6. Peanut Butter Holiday Cookie Sandwiches

You can’t have a list of cookies and not have peanut butter include in the mix!

7. Big Sugar Cookies

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the most satisfying.

8. Red Velvet Milky Way Cake Cookies

We love a red cookie… oh and we love when people incorporate chocolate bars into their recipes too!

9. Zimtsterne

A traditional German Christmas cookie, that are typically described as being somewhere between a macaroon and a meringue.

10. Snowflake Stenciled Macarons

You’ll be the star of your cookie exchange if you show up with these delicious treats!

11. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love classic cookie recipes, this recipe will keep things traditional and yummy.

12. Brown Butter Funfetti Sugar Cookies

If you love incorporating colours into your baking, you can’t go wrong with these funfetti sugar cookies!

13. Eggnog Shortbread Sprinkle Cookies

A delicious shortbread cookie with an added bonus… SPRINKLES!

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Lindsey Reeder is slowly learning how to navigate her way around the kitchen. It only made sense that she would choose a career in book publishing with a last name like Reeder. As a Coordinator in the Online Marketing at Random House of Canada, Lindsey spends her days tweeting and blogging about books that make her laugh, make her cry and everything in between. Follow Lindsey on Twitter at @reederreads or @RandomHouseCA.

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