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Christmas Cookie Recipes – I

Christmas Cookie Recipes – I

This is the “I” entry in our series on Christmas cookies. We've gathered the best Christmas cookie recipes and organized them by letter, making it easy for you to find the exact recipe you're looking for. It's great to have all of the best recipes organized into easy-to-find pages. That way, you'll never be scrambling for the right recipe when it's time to bake.

These cookie recipes are absolutely delicious. They're perfect for the holiday season, but you can also make them at any other time of the year. Make sure to get your kids involved in the baking. Baking Christmas cookies is an excellent holiday tradition that you won't want to miss out on.

Have your kids take a look through this list and pick out their favorites. It's always fun for kids when they get to have a say in what gets cooked, especially if they don't get one very often. Your kids will be much more excited to bake with you if they're genuinely interested in what's being made!

Make sure to check out all of our other Christmas cookie lists when you get a chance. You don't want to miss the other great recipes we've got! Bookmark this page so you can easily return to it when it's time to bake.

Christmas Cookies


Icebox Cookies


1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
1/2 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup flaked coconut


1. In a large mixing bowl, beat shortening, margarine, and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

2. In another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually stir flour mixture into shortening mixture. Stir in oatmeal, nuts and coconut.

3. Divide dough in half. Shape in rolls, wrap in wax paper, and chill overnight.

4. Preheat oven to 375 F. Slice 1/4 inch thick and place on ungreased baking sheets.

5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Allow to cool for 1 minute on baking sheet, then remove to wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 weeks.

Inside-Out Chocolate Chip Cookies


1 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine — softened
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups vanilla milk (white) chips
1 cup chopped nuts


1. Heat oven to 350º. Beat sugars, butter, shortening, vanilla, and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon.

2. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Stir in vanilla milk chips and nuts.

3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

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