12 must-try Christmas cookies

Published December 16, 2013

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12 must-try Christmas cookies

12 must-try Christmas cookies

'Tis the season to make cookies.

Soft Baked Ginger Cookies with Eggnog Cheesecake Dip

If you’ve never combined eggnog and ginger before, you really should give it a try. These ginger cookies are soft and puffy--not like hard gingersnaps. The eggnog cheesecake dip is a simple dip made of cream cheese, eggnog, confectioner's sugar, and, of course, nutmeg. Because the recipe yields a lot of cookies, it's a perfect for setting out at your next gathering. For more recipes like this visit A Kitchen Addiction.

Recipe: Soft Baked Ginger Cookies with Eggnog Cheesecake Dip

Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies

Soft, chocolate-y, pecan-y filled with smooth and creamy caramel are just a few ways to describe these delicious cookies from TheKitchenIsMyPlayground.com

Recipe: Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Here's my perfect gingerbread man: Just plain. No frosting. No icing. No decorations. Just 'nekked,' some might say. For more recipes like these visit TheKitchenIsMyPlayground.com.

Recipe: Gingerbread Cookies

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Biscotti

Sometimes you need something a little extra to go with your hot chocolate, and these peppermint hot chocolate biscotti from A Kitchen Addiction are perfect for dipping in your mug of hot chocolate on a chilly evening wrapped up in your favorite warm blanket.

Recipe: Peppermint Hot Chocolate Biscotti

Honey Pecan Pie Bars

Lighten up your Christmas table with these delicious Honey Pecan Pie Bars from A Kitchen Addiction. While these honey pecan pie bars still have sugar and butter in them, you won’t find any corn syrup and the amount of butter is significantly less than your typical pecan pie recipe. You won’t even miss the missing corn syrup and butter. These bars are still rich, sweet and full of nutty pecan flavor.

Recipe: Honey Pecan Pie Bars

Molasses Crinkles

Who needs those ginger snaps from a box when you can whip up your very own ginger and molasses beauties at home with this recipe from TheKitchenIsMyPlayground.com?

Recipe: Molasses Crinkles

Snowball Cookies 3 Ways

Snowball cookies, Mexican wedding cookies, Russian teacakes. Whatever name you give to them, these cookies always make an appearance at Christmas with my family.  These variations are a couple of our favorites. Both the peppermint and cinnamon enhance the richness of these cookies and make these little melt-in-your-mouth cookies even more addicting. Fore more recipes visit A Kitchen Addiction.

Recipe: Snowball Cookies 3 Ways

Eggnog Chai Cookies with Eggnog Buttercream Frosting

These cookies from A Kitchen Addiction are soft, pillowy, filled with chai spices and topped with a sweet eggnog buttercream The warmth of cinnamon and nutmeg brings out the eggnog flavor in the cookies, making the traditional holiday drink the main flavor.

Recipe: Eggnog Chai Cookies with Eggnog Buttercream Frosting

Sugar Cookies

You can't go wrong with this classic sugar cookie recipe.

Recipe: Sugar Cookies

Peppermint Bark Cookies

This cookie mixes two favorite classic holiday flavors -- peppermint and chocolate -- and combines them into one delicious dessert.

Recipe: Peppermint Bark Cookies

Ooey Gooey Peep Stuffed Cookies

Peeps aren't just for Easter. These cookies come out of the oven perfectly oozing from the Peep stuffed inside.

Recipe: Ooey Gooey Peep Stuffed Cookies

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who can resist a classic for holidays.  These are fast and easy, but will impress any teacher or co-worker.

Recipe: Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

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