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Dec 8, 2015

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

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Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

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

Recipes
Dec 8, 2015

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

By: styleathome.com

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.

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

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. Here are seven super-sweet outfits made from bulk-food store candy that look almost too good to eat. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

By: Stephanie Hung Source: Joe Kim Credits: Style at Home

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Fondant sugar cookies

Oh humble sugar cookie, stalwart of the holiday sweets brigade. 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. Your new look reveals a stylish face that’s ready to be wrapped up and given – or received – this festive season. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

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

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

3-ingredient Scottish shortbread cookies

During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, when everyone seems to be reaching for bigger and better, it’s lovely to remember that some things never change. A traditional Scottish shortbread cookie is one of those things. Pure, simple and oh-so sublime, it needs no adornment to get the message across. Do you see what we see? Click here to get this cookie recipe.

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

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.

By: Rosie Daykin Source: Janis Nicolay Credits: Style at Home

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Vanilla sugar cutout cookie

By not over-beating the butter and sugar, you can get away with adding baking powder, which adds a desirable airiness to the inside of each cookie while managing to have the cookies keep their shape while baking. For a bit of sparkle, sprinkle the cookies with sanding sugar before baking. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

By: Rosie Alyea Source: Rosie Alyea Credits: Style at Home

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Earl Gray 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. Whether you’re enjoying your tea and cookies in a bustling Piccadilly shop on a rainy afternoon or sitting by the fire in your own home, the custom is a timeless classic that will never go out of style. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

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

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.

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

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Lemon glazed lavender shortbread cookies

Up the ante this month and try a combination that's a little more unexpected, but just as powerful. 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.

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

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Madeleines with burnt honey cream

French desserts are synonymous with elegance: They're developed with the finest ingredients and crafted with the utmost care. And, although they won't be prepared in a Parisian patisserie, these mini madeleines are no exception. Click here to get this cookie recipe.

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

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Scrumptious salted caramel shortbread

This is my 21st-century twist on a classic afternoon tea treat which brings back memories of my Scottish granny, Catherine Howe, who made a mean millionaire’s shortbread. My modern twist is to incorporate 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.

By: Claire Burnet Source: Jonathan Gregson Credits: Style at Home

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.

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

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.

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

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.

By: Diane Rossen Worthington Source: Yvonne Duivenvooden Credits: Style at Home

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.

By: Erin McKenna Source: Tara Donne Credits: Style at Home

Every Christmas cookie recipe you need this holiday

Brown sugar cinnamon crisps

By substituting light brown sugar for superfine sugar in the sugar cookie base and rolling the dough out thinly, this cookie becomes buttery and crisp. They are cinnamon graham crackers all grown up, great for snacking or dunking! Click here to get this cookie recipe.

By: Tina Casaceli Source: Antonis Achilleos Credits: Style at Home
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