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Christmas Cookie Recipes – K

Christmas Cookie Recipes – K

Everyone gets sick of doing the same old thing eventually. If you've been making the same recipe from grandma's cookbook for years, maybe it's time to switch things up. We've got just the recipes here to let you do that.

All of these recipes are absolutely delicious. Some of them are traditional Christmas cookies, while others are more on the inventive side! There are no restrictions if you want to make great Christmas cookies, especially if you want to surprise your family and friends.

Grab your kids and have them give you a helping hand with these recipes. There are few things better than making great memories with your kids during the holiday season. Plus, you can teach them useful baking skills while you all make cookies together!

If you don't find the cookie recipes that you're looking for here, no need to worry. We've got tons of other cookie recipes across our site. Be sure to check them all out!

Christmas Cookies


Key Lime Coolers


1 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon grated lime peel
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Granulated sugar
Key Lime Glaze — (recipe follows)


1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
4 teaspoons Key lime or regular lime juice


1.. Heat oven to 350º. Beat butter and powdered sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, or mix with spoon.

2. Stir in flour, cornstarch, lime peel and vanilla until well blended. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Press bottom of glass into dough to grease, then dip into granulated sugar; press on shaped dough until 1/4 inch thick.

4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Brush with Key Lime Glaze.


Mix all ingredients until smooth.



1 1/2 cups sugar
1 egg
2 1/2 cups sour cream
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt


1.. Heat oven to 350º. Mix sugar, egg and sour cream in large bowl with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt.

2. Spoon dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto lightly floured surface; roll in flour to coat.

3. Shape into rope, 7 to 8 inches long. Form each rope into figure 8, tucking ends under, on ungreased cookie sheet.

4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Kris Kringles


1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
20 to 25 maraschino cherries
20 to 25 chocolate chips


1.. Cream sugar and butter well. Add vanilla extract, flour and salt. Mix well.

2. Stuff cherries with chocolate chips. Wrap each cherry in 1 teaspoon dough.

3. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 12 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Cool.

4. Dip tops of cookies in melted chocolate.



1 cup sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter or margarine — melted
1/3 cup whipping (heavy) cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons cornstarch
4 eggs


1.. Beat all ingredients with spoon until smooth. Heat krumkake iron over small electric or gas unit on medium-high heat until hot (grease lightly if necessary).

2. Pour scant tablespoon batter onto iron; close gently.

3. Heat each side about 15 seconds or until light golden brown. Keep iron over heat at all times.

4. Carefully remove cookie. Immediately roll around cone-shape roller. Remove roller when cookie is set. Cool on wire rack.



2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
2 cups unsalted butter, softened
4 cups all-purpose flour

1 pound chopped walnuts
1 egg
1/2 cup honey
1 (12 ounce) can poppyseed filling
1 egg white
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar for dusting


1. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese and butter until well blended.

2. Mix in the flour 1 cup at a time. As the dough becomes stiff, turn it out onto the counter and knead in flour until it is no longer sticky. Continue to knead the dough for 5 minutes.

3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Crush the walnuts to a fine consistency in a food processor. Stir in the egg and honey.

4. On a well floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut the dough into 3×3 inch squares.

5. Place a teaspoon of filling in the center of each square. Use walnut for some and poppyseed for the rest. Roll the squares up and seal the edges.

6. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Brush with egg white.

7. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. When cool, dust with confectioners' sugar.

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