Is there a Christmas tradition better than baking cookies?! I don’t think so! Baking cookies is one of our all time favorite Christmas traditions. We don’t go a year without baking cookies for family, friends and of course, Santa! This year will be no different. Shannon and I (Allison) are sharing our favorite, go-to Christmas cookie recipes.
Our Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes
Christmas Wreath cookies are always a staple at our Christmas. My mom makes them every single year (see her, clearly loved, recipe here). It’s an incredibly simple recipe with only four ingredients. Just be sure to butter your fingers when shaping them because they are incredibly sticky! They are a delicious and festive cookies perfect all things holiday.
Peanut Butter Balls
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This peanut butter ball cookie recipe is one of my all time favorite! The combination of peanut butter and chocolate is irresistible as is, but when it comes to these, I have no self control. They may not be holiday cookies to everyone, but these are another cookie mom makes them every Christmas, so that is what I associate them with. To make them festive, she does add some red and green sprinkles to the top 🙂
The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies…that happen to be vegan!
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This chocolate chip cookie recipe is seriously the best chocolate chip cookies I’ve EVER had! Every year, my grandma and I would bake cookies for a few hours and chocolate chip cookies were always on the list. They would sometimes turn out great and sometimes they would turn out flat and burned. We never knew why! Last year, I switched up our recipe and used this one. OMG, they were amazing! I have not had a better chocolate chip cookie than these…literally! They are fluffy, big and taste amazing. No one even knew they were vegan, not a bit.
Vegan Sugar Cookies
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Absolutely love this vegan sugar cookie recipe! Frosting snowman and Santa shaped sugar cookies is so nostalgic to me. I was a little worried that my favorite cookie (the sugar cookies) wouldn’t taste as good being vegan…I was wrong! The dough has such a nice consistency, it is easy to roll out and has the most delicious buttery flavor. So, so easy to make too! Again, no one would ever know these cookies are vegan.
Now that we have shared our top Christmas cookie recipes with you, you just have to choose which ones to make! Happy Holidays!
What is your favorite Christmas cookie recipes?