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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.

A collage of 50+ Top Cookie Recipes.

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.
  • Rolling Pin with Adjustable Rings- This type of rolling pin helps roll cookie dough evenly and get the right thickness every time.

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Other Christmas Treats

Besides cookie recipes, there are lots of tasty recipes to share with friends and family during the Christmas season.

Old fashioned potato candy is a candy that was developed during the Depression Era and it does use potatoes! No worries though, you can't taste the potato.

Peanut Butter Balls is another tasty treat that is gluten-free and really simple to make!

Cheesecake is a Christmas classic and this Peppermint Cheesecake made in the Instant Pot is a crowd-pleaser.

Green Velvet Cupcakes aren't just for St. Patrick's Day - these soft and tender cupcakes are perfect for Christmas parties.


Thursday 22nd of November 2018

Looking delicious and healthy ???

Bintu | Recipes From A Pantry

Thursday 15th of November 2018

We love baking cookies so I definitely need to make some of these with my kids. Thanks for including my recipe