Christmas Cookie Recipes for Kids

Easy Christmas Cookies

Snowball Cookies

Try one of these easy Christmas cookie recipes for kids—or, the young at heart. After all, they’re easy to bake and, oh, so delicious! Find recipes for snowball cookies, gingerbread boys, shortbread, and more!

Thumbprint Cookies


Photo Credit: C. Quinnell

Gingerbread Boys


Dried Cranberry and White Chocolate Chip Cookies


Credit: Emily Adamson

Snowball Cookies


Photo Credit: Sam Jones

Christmas Cookies


Photo Credit: Sam Jones

Best Butter Cookies

Christmas Fruit Cookies

Homemade Oreo Cookies

Shortbread Cookies

Love to decorate cookies for Christmas? View our selection of basic sugar cookie recipes.

And watch our short video with Christmas Cookie Baking Tips!

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I'm looking for Christmas

I'm looking for Christmas cookie recipe and this is a good one thank you For my children to be making for the holidays but I wanted to ask can I still use the recipe with no shortening r do you have a recipe with Christmas cookies with no shortening added

When making baked goods, you

When making baked goods, you can substitute butter for the shortening in an equal amount.