12 Easy Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas High Altitude Lifestyle Recipe Roundups | Published December 1, 2021 by Mimi Council

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Christmas cookie season is all about spreading love in the form of butter, sugar, and flour. And I know that with the holidays upon us, you may be looking for easy festive Christmas cookie recipes to bake for family and friends, with easy being the keyword! While I love baking Christmas cookies, I don’t love spending so much time decorating them because they’re just going to get eaten! However, I still want my holiday cookies to be festive. So today I’m sharing 12 of my favorite easy festive Christmas cookie recipes that are also easy to bake!

These easy festive Christmas cookie recipes are ones you can bake with family and friends. The easy festive Christmas cookies on this list would make amazing additions to DIY Holiday Cookie Boxes or for any holiday party!

Sourdough molasses cookies


easy gingerbread crinkle cookies
Easy Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies
Soft and chewy, these Easy Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies are sure to be a hit with everyone at your holiday party!
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holiday sugar cookies with icing
Holiday Sugar Cookies with Icing
Tender, buttery, and cakey sugar cookies with a hint of cinnamon. These Holiday Sugar Cookies with Icing are a classic sugar cookie with a little holiday cheer!
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eggless spritz cookies
Eggless Spritz Cookies
Spritz cookies are classic holiday cookies, and with this recipe you don't even need eggs! Enjoy these buttery cookies with a hot chocolate for a nostalgic holiday treat.
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eggless chocolate chip cookies
Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies
It wouldn't be Christmas without classic chocolate chip cookies for Santa! My Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies are one of my all time favorite cookies, even as someone who eats eggs!
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gluten free chocolate peppermint shortbread cookies
Gluten Free Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread Cookies
Buttery, crisp shortbread cookies made with almond flour. These naturally Gluten Free Peppermint Shortbread Cookies are a holiday treat that will impress even those that eat wheat!
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cinnamon pecan yiayia cookies, traditional greek cookies
Cinnamon Pecan YiaYia Cookies
These traditional Greek cookies are buttery and melt in your mouth! Similar to snowballs, but even better, you will love this holiday cookie!
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maple caramel dark chocolate gingerbread bars
Maple Caramel Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Bars
Sugar, spice, and everything nice (including how quick and easy these are!). You will love this take on the classic gingerbread cookies with the addition of maple caramel dark chocolate.
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candy cane crunch dark chocolate cookies
Candy Cane Crunch Dark Chocolate Cookies
These Candy Cane Crunch Dark Chocolate Cookies combine a soft and chewy cream cheese cookie with candy crunch dark chocolate for the perfect holiday chocolate chip cookie!
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cranberry orange thumbprint cookies
Cranberry Orange Thumbprints
Simple butter cookies filled with cranberry orange jam and drizzled with a sweet glaze. These Cranberry Orange Thumbprint Cookies use seasonal cranberries and just feel like Christmas!
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the best gluten free frosted gingerbread cookies
The Best Gluten Free Frosted Gingerbread Cookies
These are absolutely the best Gluten Free Frosted Gingerbread Cookies you can make this holiday season! Soft, chewy, and perfectly spiced, these cookies will impress even your friends who eat gluten!
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snickerdoodle biscotti
Snickerdoodle Biscotti
Just like your favorite snickerdoodle cookies, but in biscotti form! These Snickerdoodle Biscotti are a modern take on a nostalgic classic!
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eggless mint chocolate cookies
Eggless Mint Chocolate Cookies
Soft and chewy mint cookies with dark chocolate chunks are filled with a dark chocolate mint truffle and topped with flaky sea salt. These naturally eggless cookies are an easy way to celebrate the holidays with mint and chocolate.
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