14 Must-Bake Holiday Cookie Recipes

Holiday cookie list, comin’ in hot!  We will take basically any excuse to bake and eat and stock up on sweets, and the holidays are a perfect no-judgement zone. What did we ever do to deserve this season of sweets?

So, question: are you a bake by yourself or bake with friends kind of holiday baker? Maybe a little of both? If you opt for the “I like to throw a party and bake with all my friends” kinda person, we highly recommend you check out this little post from years past to throw the ultimate holiday baking party with these recipes and more. ‍♀️

Whether you’re a solo baker or throw a party, here are some of our favorite cookies we’re making this season!

Minty Chocolate Holiday Cake Bites

You get to tear into a perfectly baked chocolate cake with your own bare hands. Need we say more? 🤗

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Gingerbread Cookies

from SallysBakingAddiction.com

Soft in the centers, crisp on the edges, perfectly spiced, molasses and brown sugar-sweetened holiday goodness.

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

from LoveFromTheOven.com

Hot cocoa mix, chocolate chips, and marshmallows. HELLO.

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Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites

Beautiful and delicious and also refined sugar free (!!!). Love these.

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Soft & Chewy Snickerdoodle Cookies

from ChelseasMessyApron.com

Because everyone loves a good snickerdoodle.

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Easy Sugar Cookies

from SugarSpunRun.com

Doesn’t get more classic that this.

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Red Velvet Macarons with Cream Cheese Frosting

from BromaBakery.com

Red velvet macarons + cream cheese frosting = match made in heaven.

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Nordic Gingerbread Cookies

from TheFauxMartha.com

You don’t have to be from The North to make these. Sturdy enough to decorate and soft enough to eat. Yes, please.

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The Best Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies and a class of milk

Soft, thick, bricks of chocolate chunks and buttery dough baked into a heavy, milk-loving cookie that is our most favorite chocolate chip cookie of all time.

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Peppermint Mocha Cookies

from SallysBakingAddiction.com

Have your peppermint mocha and eat it too.

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

from GimmeSomeOven.com

These ones are classic for a reason. Super easy to make, packed with chocolate, and perfectly soft and chewy.

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Peanut Butter Blossoms

from HomemadeHooplah.com

For all you chocolate + peanut butter lovers.

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White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with Vanilla Salt

from NotWithoutSalt.com

White chocolate, cool peppermint, and vanilla salt. WOWZA.

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Classic Shortbread Cookies

from JoCooks.com

Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth delicious, and just three ingredients.

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Happy holidays from the POY team!

What are you baking this season? We want to know it alllllll.

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