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The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.
11/13/2015 02:04pm ET | Updated November 29, 2017
Half Baked Harvest, Foodie Crush, How Sweet It Is

Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the holidays.

As soon as the nights grow long, our minds and stomachs start longing for peppermint-spiked, thumbprint-shaped and ginger-laced cookies. And don't think we forgot about the peanut butter blossom cookie, because we could never forget about those. With all this goodness in mind, we set out to collect the best Christmas cookies out there -- and we found them, 50 of them.

1
White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Completely Delicious
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2
Easy Slice ‘N’ Bake Vanilla Bean Christmas Sugar Cookies
Half Baked Harvest
3
Peppermint Pattie Cookies
How Sweet It Is
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4
Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies
Feasting At Home
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5
Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies
Foodie Crush
6
Christmas Tree Cookies
Damn Delicious
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7
Mocha Coconut Crinkle Cookies
How Sweet It Is
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8
Chewy Gingersnap Cookies
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9
Speculoos Spice Snowflake Cookies
The View From The Great Island
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10
White Chocolate And Peppermint Christmas Wreath Cookies
Foodie Crush
11
Ginger Spiced Sugar Cookies
The View From The Great Island
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12
Orange Almond Biscotti
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13
Raspberry Almond Thumbprints
Sally's Baking Addiction
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14
Brown Butter Shortbread
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15
Christmas Tree Shortbread Cookies
Just A Taste
16
Chocolate Mint Thumbprint Cookies
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17
Coconut Snowball Cookies
Foodie Crush
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18
Peanut Butter Blossoms
Brown Eyed Baker
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19
Soft-Baked Christmas Funfetti Cookies
Sally's Baking Addiciton
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20
Pistachio Snowball Cookies
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21
Double Chocolate Cheesecake Cookies
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22
Double Dark Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
The View From The Great Island
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23
Chocolate-Dunked Pistachio Shortbread
Food52
24
Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookie
The Faux Martha
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25
Brutti Ma Buoni Cookies
Bell'Alimento
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26
Coffee Crumble Cookies
Always With Butter
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27
Super Simple Gingerbread Cookies
Sweet As A Cookie
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28
Hot Chocolate Cookies
Averie Cooks
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29
Sicilian Christmas Fig Cookies
Emiko/Food52
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30
Gluten-Free Vegan Linzer Cookies
Cafe Johnsonia
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31
Chai Spiced Cookies
Texanerin Baking
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32
White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Cookies
Cooking Classy
33
Cranberry Bliss Cookies
Gimme Some Oven
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34
Sandwich Sugar Cookies
i am baker
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35
Red Velvet Melting Snowman Cookies
i am baker
36
Spiced Linzer Cookies
My Baking Addiction
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37
Pierre Herme And Dorie Greenspan's World Peace Cookies
Food52
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38
Almond Thumbprint Cookies With Dark Chocolate And Sea Salt
Food52
39
Chocolate Fudge Pistachio Thumbprints
How Sweet It Is
40
Snowflake Sugar Cookies
Bakers Royale
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41
Lemon Curd Sandwich Cookies
A Spicy Perspective
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42
Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
My Baking Addiction
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43
Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies
Le Delicieux
44
Triple Chocolate Devils Food Cookies
I Am Baker
45
Chai Shortbread Cookies
Le Delicieux
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46
Dulce de Leche And Nutella Thumbprints With Sea Salt
A Spicy Perspective
47
Chocolate Crinkles
Simply Recipes
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48
Figgy Pudding Butter Cookies
Food52
49
Candy Cane Kiss Cookies
Sally's Baking Addicition
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50
Chocolate Covered Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies
Completely Delicious

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