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Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Use gingerbread cookies to put a holiday spin on a summer classic. Author: Joe Kim

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Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Nothing tastes like Christmas more than a batch of your best cookies! Gift them, eat them or leave some for Santa, we've got enough recipes to treat everyone this holiday.

 

Is it just us or does the scent of cookies baking in the oven smell even better during the holiday season? Whether you're whipping up your best batch for a cookie exchange party or for gifts, we've rounded up our favourite recipes to ensure everyone can enjoy a sweet treat this Christmas!

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Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Buttery gingerbread men

Get in the festive spirit with one of our favourite gingerbread cookie recipes! Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Stephanie Hung Source: Joe Kim; styling by Catherine Therrien

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Decorating gingerbread cookies

We think it’s about time the classic gingerbread man (and lady!) got a whole new wardrobe. Click here for seven super-sweet outfits made from bulk-food store candy that look almost too good to eat. 

Image by: Style at Home By: Stephanie Hung Source: Joe Kim

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Fondant sugar cookies

For years you’ve been overlooked and underestimated, relegated to the realm of basic, boring baked goods. We’re here to change all that, with a sophisticated makeover courtesy of a layer of fondant and a simple monogram. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: Joe Kim; styling by Ann Marie Favot

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

3-ingredient Scottish shortbread cookies

Using just three household ingredients you can whip up a batch of traditional Scottish shortbread cookies for the holiday season. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Tanya Eng Source: Maya Visnyei; styling by Ann Marie Favot

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Easy bake gingerbread guys

These adorable gingerbread guys are great for a cookie exchange or kid-friendly holiday party. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Rosie Daykin Source: Janis Nicolay

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Earl Grey meltaways

Nothing reminds us of England more than a hot cup of steeped tea on a blustery winters day. Except, perhaps, if that cuppa is enjoyed with a melt-in-your-mouth cookie delicately laced with the distinctive bergamot orange flavour of Earl Grey. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Suzanne Moutis Source: Joe Kim; styling by Anne Marie Favot

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Gingerbread cookie ice cream sandwiches

Recipe developer and food stylist Tanya Eng uses gingerbread cookies to put a holiday spin on a summer classic. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Eryn Chesney Source: Joe Kim; styling by Ann Marie Favot

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Lemon glazed lavender shortbread cookies

Delicate lavender imbues desserts with a distinct floral note and flecks of pale purple, and when combined with lemon, the flavour is even stronger. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Eryn Chesney Source: Joe Kim; recipe and food styling by Tanya Eng

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Madeleines with burnt honey cream

French desserts are synonymous with elegance: And, although they won't be prepared in a Parisian patisserie, these mini madeleines are no exception. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Eryn Chesney Source: Joe Kim; recipe and food styling by Tanya Eng

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Scrumptious salted caramel shortbread

This 21st-century twist on a classic afternoon tea treat incorporates a quality sea salt into the caramel, a flavour combination much loved by chocolate makers the world over. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Claire Burnet Source: Jonathan Gregson

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Gingerstamp cookies

Embrace the flavours of the autumn season with molasses, ginger and cinnamon cookies. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Rosie Daykin Source: Janis Nicoay; styling by Rosie Daykin

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Raspberry thumbprint cookies

A light, buttery cookie with the perfect touch of raspberry preserve.  Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Eryn Chesney Source: Joe Kim; produced by Tara Ballantyne

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Shortbread with chocolate and candied walnuts

Try this decadent twist on traditional shortbread for an incredibly sweet treat. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Diane Rossen Worthington Source: Yvonne Duivenvooden

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Black and white cookies

Prepare to be bathed in the sweet comfort of vanilla-chocolate overload that goes beyond the basics of cookie making. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Erin McKenna Source: Tara Donne

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Brown sugar cinnamon crisps

These crisps are cinnamon graham crackers all grown up, great for snacking or dunking! Click here to get this cookie recipe.

Image by: Style at Home By: Tina Casaceli Source: Antonis Achilleos

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Chocolate-ginger crinkle cookies

These wondrously crispy and chewy cookies are not only beautiful, but they pack a powerful chocolate punch, as well. Get the cookie recipe here.

By: Jennifer Lindner McGlinn

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Frosted ornament cookies

It wouldn’t be the holidays without frosted cookies. Ornaments of all shapes are especially fun to make, either as edible treats for the tree or simply for the cookie plate. Click here to get the recipe.

By: Georgeanne Brennan

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Snickerdoodles

What if you asked your brain what would happen if you had the foresight to roll a butter-taste-based batter around in a cinnamon-sugar mixture before baking? Click here for the recipe.

Image by: Tara Donne By: Erin McKenna

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Gingersnaps

You'll love these tasty gingersnap cookies, perfect for dipping into a tall glass of milk! Click here for the recipe.

Image by: Antonis Achilleos By: Tina Casaceli

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Double chocolate sandwich cookies with ganache filling

Enjoy these decadent chocolate cookies with a chocolate gnache filling. Click here for the recipe.

By: Claire Stubbs

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Salt and pepper chocolate cookies

Originally a spicy chocolate Mexican cookie, this recipe has been changed to have a more contemporary flair with the addition of sea salt. Click here for the recipe.

Image by: Zac Williams By: Marguerite Marceau Henderson

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Thumbprint cookies

Our take on these traditional holiday cookies replaces the usual jam with three of our favourite sweet spreads. Click here for the recipe.

Image by: Maya Visnyei By: Jennifer Bartoli

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