50+ Top Cookie Recipes (Vegan and Gluten Free Options)
50+ Top Cookie Recipes for Christmas and throughout the year to share with friends and loved ones.
Below you’ll find anywhere from Classic Christmas cookies to creative cookie recipes for Christmas. In this list, you will find Vegan and Gluten-Free options as well! There’s a cookie for everyone on this list.
Top Cookie Recipes to Add to Your Cookie List
Everyone enjoys a delicious cookie and there are so many different types out there to choose from.
During Christmas time, sugar cookies and ginger cookies are popular while Chocolate Chip cookies are a favorite cookie all year round. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or Christmas, there’s a cookie below for you!
There aren’t just cookies for Christmas, though. This huge list of 50+ top cookie recipes are perfect for any occasion from Valentine’s Day to Easter and of course birthdays. There’s always a good reason to bake cookies!
Make Cookie Baking Easier
To make cookie baking easier, start with these handy kitchen tools and tricks for cookie baking success.
Cookie scoops – Cookie scoops are perfect to get gorgeous same size cookies. They’re simple to use and they’re conveient when scooping cookie dough. Having a variety of disher sizes creates different size cookies depending on your recipe.
Cookie sheets – Having the right cookie sheets are important when baking cookies. Light nonstick cookie sheets are a great way to get even baking and browning.
Parchment Paper – Parchment paper is especially helpful when working with sticky cookie dough and with using mix-ins such as marshmallows.
Silpat Baking Mats – Alternatively, silpat baking mats can be used in lieu of parchment paper. They wipe clean and makes it easy to lift cookies from the baking sheet.
Cooling Rack– Cooling racks are great for transfering cookies to and allowing them to cool completely before storing them.
Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies are soft and chewy peanut butter cookies topped with chocolate candy. These cookies are easy to make and have heart-shaped chocolate pressed into the center after baking. The chocolate candies can easily be swapped out for chocolate kisses for everyday baking.
These lemon crinkle cookies are deliciously soft and tender on the inside with a nice crisp on the outside. These cookies are rolled into confectioner's sugar before baking to create a beautiful crinkle effect.
Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies have a deliciously fudgy texture that is soft and chewy. These cookies are made from scratch and perfect for your Holiday cookie platter including Valentine's Day and Christmas.
This Monster Cookie recipe has been handed down many generations in my family. It was a favorite in my childhood during the Holidays and now a favorite of my own children as well. This cookie is easy to make and delicious to eat and makes a large batch so you will have plenty to share.