Friday, November 28, 2008

Christmas Cookie Recipes: 25 Favorites

Here are my 25 Christmas Cookie & Candy favorites of last season... Click picture to find the recipe.




























My Top Six favorites of the favorites:
(I liked all of them, but here are the tops)
#1: Blackberry- Sage Thumbprints
#2: Bake & Slice Chocolate Swirls
#3: Sparkling Butter Toffee Cookies
#4: Cinnamon Fudge
#5: Macadamia Nut Butter Toffee
#6: Chocolate Mint Wafers

Especially good for packaging and mailing:
Triple Chocolate Cranberry- Oatmeal Cookies
Sparkling Butter Toffee Cookies
Rosemary Shortbread Cookies
Milk Chocolate Chip Gingersnaps
Gossamer Spice Cookies
Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Click on pictures to reach recipes. If, for any reason, the link isn't working, visit www.RecipeGirl.com's Christmas cookie category for these and a bunch more cookie recipes.

48 comments:

jesse said...

Oh my goodness, they all look PERFECT!!! I think I'm more of a gossamer cookie girl... I'll have to try that one out first. Thank you for sharing all these beautiful recipes, happy holidays!

Happy cook said...

Wow they all are just beautiful. I am sure going to try and make one from the whole bunch.

HoneyB said...

Thanks for this list! Especially the shippable ones...I need some ideas for shipping to the soldier this month for baking gals!

Bellini Valli said...

They all look delicious it would be hard to choose...but wait...why would I have to. I already decided NOTHING was off limits for the holidays:D

Nina Timm said...

This is such a clever and stunning post and must have taken you quite some time to finish. Thx for sharing, all the cookies look like winners to me!!!!

Sandy Smith said...

This is an awesome post - thanks for putting so much work into it!! I've found some new faves for this season for sure!

Sara said...

All of these cookies look so beautiful and fun!

Tiaras and Tantrums said...

Oh I am bookmarking this page for sure!

Megan said...

I'll just bookmark this page and I'm set for the holiday baking. Thanks for the recipes and I found a few that are speaking to me! :)

Rosie said...

Awesome cookies Recipegirl!! They are all so beautiful and thanks for sharing with us :) I must try some of these out for sure.

Rosie x

Hopie said...

Wow, what a beautiful array of festive cookies! All of them look so good.

anudivya said...

They all look gorgeous! Looks like they are right out of a gourmet cookie book!

Dawn said...

Oh that rosemary shortbread!!! Oh my goodness!!

silverdot said...

Wow. Beautiful cookies. The espresso cookies and the lemon cookies look divine. I can't wait to check out the recipes. Thanks for posting!

melissa said...

What a great collection. I'm most interested in that top one, the chocolate chip gingerbread. Nice.

Leslie said...

oh Wow..that is a huge cookie spread!!!! I dont think I can even pick a favorite

Teresa Cordero Cordell said...

I don't even know where to start! They all look fantastic. Great job. I think I'll do one each day.

Manggy said...

Gorgeous! I look forward to the new batch of treats this coming holiday season ;)

Pamela said...

What a great list of cookies. I remember seeing the chocolate mint wafers last year when you posted them. And I LOVE the milk chocolate gingerbread. I already have a batch of them in the freezer! It's going to be cookie mayhem here soon.

Marisa said...

Oh my!!! Where to even start? I have to go to a cookie exchange and was trying to find something new, yummy, and that looked and tasted just as good! Thank you!!!!

CookiePie said...

So many gorgeous, delicious-sounding cookies!!!

Mommy's Kitchen said...

Lori they all look so beautiful. I saw a bunch i want to try my hand at. Thank you so much for sharing all these great holiday goodie recipes.

Stacey Snacks said...

I vote for bake and slice swirl, but they are all beautiful!
Stacey

noble pig said...

Oh the Gossamer spice sound awesome, I love a cookie like that!

VeggieGirl said...

You are THE cookie connoisseur, RecipeGirl!! I am all over those cookie varieties!! :-)

The Blonde Duck said...

Those look so good! I can't decide which one I like best!

Mandy said...

What a great post. Thanks for giving us your top cookies, I'm not sure which one to make first!

Maria said...

I am in heaven! Thank you for posting all of your favorites. I love holiday baking!! I can't wait to try some of your favs!

Karen said...

I used to live by a bakery that sold the chocolate espresso snocaps... I'm glad to have found this recipe!

dessertobsessed said...

wow, thanks for posting this! now i know what to make pre-christmas! all your cookies are so cute!

Helene said...

This is so nice of you to share these with us. Beautiful pics!

Susan from Food Blogga said...

I'd gladly have one of each, please! Thanks for submitting so much holiday cheers!

Cakebrain said...

What a great collection of cookie recipes! They look fantastic!

Clumbsy Cookie said...

OMG! I want one of each, they all look delicious and you know how I love cookies!

Mandy said...

Thank you SO MUCH for sharing all these! I'm going to try AT LEAST your top 6 (probably more:))--I better get to work!:)
Enjoy your weekend,
-Mandy

Patsyk said...

Thanks for sharing your favorites! I'm still finalizing my list of what I'll be making... might have to add a couple from your list now!

Hannah said...

So many great ideas here... Thanks for sharing them all!

Queen B. said...

Recipe Girl- You ROCK ! Your photos are so inspiring !! Makes me want to go bake right this very minute !

Mike of Mike's Table said...

I was just thinking about xmas cookies the other day (since I have done so little with cookies) and then I see this post--you could keep me very busy this month, lol! Those all look spectacular

Lori Lynn said...

Christmas cookies already and I still have Thanksgiving dishes to put away...I gotta get my act together.
Your cookies are amazing Lori all 25 of them. I'm sure I haven't baked 25 different cookies in over half a century! ha

Snooky doodle said...

wow great cookies :)

Grace said...

this post is a treasure trove of goodness. and stop the presses--cinnamon fudge? where the heck have i been? :)

Nancy said...

How very kind of you to post this! Although I thank you, my big belly does not...lol!

Wish I knew the easiest ones...I'm not much of a baker! Feel free to shoot me an email if you'd like to give me a hint on easiness! : )

Nancy
nhd106@aol.com

Colleen said...

Wow, what a great list! I am not inspired yet for holiday baking so hopefully this motivates me!

Robin Sue said...

What a fantaistic list of cookies you have here. I am going to have to add a new one from your list to my baking. Hmm but which one?! I am interested in the Holly Cookies they look kinda neat for the kids.

Kirby! said...

You are unbelievable, Recipe Girl!! You are a cookie machine.

Sharon said...

Thanks for the awesome roundup! ONce I start my holiday baking, I know where I'm heading :)

SavvyGirl said...

They all look wonderful -- I have no idea which one I will try first!!! Thank for sharing such beautiful recipes!