Get ready to be enchanted by this collection of 20 delightfully decorated Christmas cookies that are sure to infuse your holiday season with sweetness and charm. From intricately frosted snowflakes to jolly Santa Claus creations, these festive treats are perfect for spreading the joy of the season.
When the holiday season descends upon us, ushering in a whirlwind of joy and festivities, there’s one cherished tradition that never fails to evoke warm and delightful memories—baking Christmas cookies. As the aroma of freshly baked confections fills our kitchens, our hearts are infused with the spirit of the season, and the anticipation of savoring these delectable treats becomes an integral part of the magic of Christmas.
Most of the year if I make cookies I just make drop cookies but around the holidays there is just something magical about decorated Christmas cookies. Rolling out homemade cookie dough and cutting out festive shapes to decorate after they cool will get anyone into the Christmas spirit.
My favorite decorated Christmas cookies are classic sugar cookies. I use a sugar cookie recipe that is really easy to make and can be used to roll out for decorated cookies or as drop cookies. Either way, they are delicious.
So, as the familiar tunes of carols fill the air and the first snowflakes blanket the ground, remember the magic that unfolds in your kitchen when you embark on the timeless tradition of baking Christmas cookies. Whether you’re creating intricate sugar cookie designs or savoring the spicy warmth of gingerbread, you’re not just baking—you’re crafting cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Must-Have Christmas Cookie Supplies
Before making any of these beautifully decorated Christmas cookies you want to be sure to gather your supplies. These are some of the things I keep in my home for Christmas cookie baking.
- Baking Supplies from Thrive Market
- High-Quality Christmas Cookie Cutters
- Cookie Press
- Baking Sheets
- Cooling Racks
- Natural Wax Paper
- Rolling Pin
Having all of these supplies ready to go means I can bake up a batch of Christmas cookies anytime the mood strikes. And once you stock up you can join me in some festive baking!