Who else looks forward to all of the baked goods for the holidays? I have a major sweet tooth and love trying all kinds of holiday desserts and cookies.
A couple of years ago I participated in my first holiday cookie exchange with my neighbors. It was so much fun! Whenever I was asked to join, I immediately panicked because I am not the best when it comes to baking.
Not to mention everyone else was making these amazing cookie recipes, and all I know how to make is the slice and bake cookies you buy at the grocery store.
I honestly don’t think I have ever made cookies from scratch… gasp! I know! I know!
This is why I put together a list of 15 holiday cookie recipes that will melt in your mouth. I need some serious ideas and inspiration for baking this holiday season!
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15 Holiday Cookie Recipes That Will Melt in Your Mouth
#1 – Melted Snowmen Cookies
Delicious little Melted Snowmen Cookies perfect for all winter months – and let’s be honest, summer too! Home is Where the Boat Is – Melted Snowmen Cookies
#2 – Thumbprint Snowman Cookies
Christmas and cookies just go together, don’t they? If you are not much of a baker these simple holiday cookies will be a hit with all your family and guests! Munchkin Munchies – Thumbprint Snowman Cookies
#3 – Chocolate Cherry Blossom Cookies
Cherry sugar cookies topped with a Hershey’s Kiss – what could be more perfect?! Chocolate + cherries = match made in heaven. And they look gorgeous on Christmas cookie trays! Baking Beauty – Chocolate Cherry Blossom Cookies
#4 – Melted Snowmen Oreo Balls
Are you starting to sense a theme here? We love snowmen, we love Christmas and we love cookies! The Girl Who Ate Everything – Melted Snowmen Oreo Balls
#5 – Grinch Cookies
There’d be no Christmas without Grinch! These fun cookies will disappear faster than you can say Grinch! In Katrina’s Kitchen – Grinch Cookies
#6 – Peppermint Mocha Cookies
Love coffee + cookies? Try these delicious Peppermint Mocha Cookies this Christmas! Sally’s baking Addiction – Peppermint Mocha Cookies
#7 – Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
I think we are yet to meet someone who doesn’t love red velvet cakes, cupcakes, cookies… You name it! Here’s a simple yet super tasty red velvet cookie recipe for you to try this Christmas! Cooking Classy – Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies
#8 – Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies
You won’t be able to get enough of these amazing Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies this Christmas – promise! I Love My Disorganized Life – Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies
#9 – Melt-In-Your-Mouth Eggnog Cookies
These Melt In Your Mouth Eggnog Cookies really do live up to their name – count to 5 and there’ll be only crumbs left! Cooking Classy – Melt-In-Your-Mouth Eggnog Cookies
#10 – Holiday Vanilla Pudding Cake Cookies
Pudding + cookies in one – you can’t beat these! Mom’s Test Kitchen – Holiday Vanilla Pudding Cake Cookies
#11 – Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
These Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups made with are filled with hot chocolate ganache, have a pretzel handle and mini marshmallows on top! The Gunny Sack – Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
#12 – German Chocolate Cake Cookies
A delicious combination of sweet and decadent chocolate cookies and gooey caramel coconut pecan frosting – need we say more? The Gracious Wife – German Chocolate Cake Cookies
#13 – Soft and Chewy Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies
A chocolate lover’s dream come true, these chocolate fudge cookies are soft, slightly chewy – there’s no such thing as too much chocolate, right? Roxana’s Home Baking – Soft and Chewy Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies
#14 – Brown Sugar Pecan Cookies
These Brown Sugar Pecan Cookies are soft, buttery, brown sugar cookies topped with brown sugar frosting and more pecans — perfect for Christmas baking. The Recipe Rebel – Brown Sugar Pecan Cookies
#15 – Chocolate Cookies ‘n Cream Marshmallow Cookies
These amazing cookies are chewy, gooey, chocolatey, and absolutely delicious in every way! Creme de la Crumb – Chocolate Cookies ‘n Cream Marshmallow Cookies
YUM! These all look amazing! Do you have any baking traditions or holiday cookie recipes that you make every year?