It’s no secret that we all have our own traditional Christmas cookie recipes that we make every year. Some cookies are just that good or mean just that much to us. However, it’s high time that we all start incorporating exciting and new Christmas cookies into our routines!
With new Christmas cookie recipes come new traditions, new memories, and, above all, new Christmas cookies to fall in love with and share with others. After all, the holiday season is all about spending time with family and enjoying each other’s company, so what better way to do so than while baking or eating a batch of cookies you’ve never tried before?
For years, my mom and I have reserved one whole Saturday in December to bake batches on batches of cookies. We make the same cookies year after year which means that I became a pro at a few Christmas cookie recipes pretty quickly. However, I couldn’t help but notice that the Saturdays would move slower and slower every year. No amount of reciting lines from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation along with the movie could change that. Plus, when Christmas Eve would roll around, there was nothing that we made that we could be especially proud of. Yes, all of our cookies would always turn out delicious, but, since we’d made the same ones for years, there was nothing to brag about.
Then, one year, I suggested that we bake up a batch of Unforgettable White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies along with the cookies that we always made. Trying a new Christmas cookie recipe changed everything! Our baking day was so much more fun and my mom couldn’t help but talk about the cookies on Christmas Eve when we shared them with the whole family. It’s amazing what trying a new cookie recipe can do!
The cookies below aren’t as much strange or weird as they are uncommon and wonderful. For instance, would you have ever thought to make a batch of cookies that look like a cute roly-poly Santa Claus? Or a batch of snowball cookies with eggnog? How about some green no-bake cookies that look like Christmas wreaths? They’re all delicious and definitely worth checking out!
- Chocolate Kiss Surprise Powder Puff Cookies
- World’s Best Pistachio Pudding Cookies
- Festive Roly-Poly Santa Cookies (pictured)
- Cute Checkerboard Cookies
- Drunk Gingerbread Men Cookies
- Melt-In-Your-Mouth Whipped Shortbread Cookies
- Golden Wreath Cookies
- Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Cookies
- Eggnog Meltaways
- Birch Bark Cookies
- Layered Mint Chocolate Cookies
- Andes Pinwheel Cookies
- Holiday Holly Cookies
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- Monster Cookies
- Toasted S’Mores Cookies (shown)
- Cream Cheese Strawberry Cookies
- Caramel Macchiato Cookies
- Bite-Sized Cinnamon Roll Cookies
- Easy Pecan Pie Bars
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Which of these Christmas cookie recipes would you want to try this year?