13 Cute Christmas Cookies Kids Can Make

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Making Christmas cookies is a favorite holiday tradition, especially for children.  It’s an exciting way for them to make and gift presents to neighbors, friends, family, and other important loved ones.

Help your child become involved in gift-giving this year by making one of these cute Christmas cookies with them!  Each recipe is simple enough that kids can be involved in almost every step, and creative enough that they will be able to get into the holiday spirit!

Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

From our own Saving Talents blog, Tiffany has a recipe for perfect sugar cookies this holiday season that were handed down in her family.  They’re even approved of by her mother-in-law, too!  These delicious but easy sour cream sugar cookies are light and fluffy, and they are are perfect for cutting into fun, festive shapes with cookie cutters!

Topped with a delicious homemade cream cheese frosting, these cookies are perfecting for making and decorating with your children to serve at your holiday party or to give to neighbors while you go caroling!

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NO CHILL Gingerbread Cookies

This gingerbread cookie recipe requires no chilling – just roll, cut and bake! It’s easy to make with kids and large groups of kids.

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4 Ingredient Whipped Shortbread

These delectable, pillowy little melt-in- your- mouth gems are nothing short of magical! This is the easiest and best Whipped Shortbread cookie recipe. All you need are 4 ingredients. a few minutes and some sprinkles and/or cherries, and you have yourself one easy and amazing shortbread cookie!

Reindeer Sugar Cookies

These reindeer cookies are perfect for the Christmas season! The kids will have so much fun helping you bake and decorate these Christmas cookies. In this link you’ll find easy step by step directions to make your own reindeer cookies for Santa!

Ritz Cracker Turtles

Want turtles this holiday season, but don’t want to do all the work?  These Ritz Cracked Turtles have all the deliciousness of traditional turtles without having to make caramel or dip chocolate – and you could even skip the oven and just use the microwave!

Reese’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

You only need TWO ingredients and they take 15 minutes start to finish. World’s easiest dessert!  Do you love quick and easy?  Then these Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites are going to be your new BFF!

The combination of chocolate and peanut butter is great on its own, but stick it in a warm and chewy chocolate chip cookie and this dessert takes a leap to epic level proportions!

Reindeer Grahams Cookie Recipe

A super simple cookie recipe you can make with your children or grandchildren. These Reindeer Grahams are an adorable, tasty and just plain fun holiday treat!

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Old Fashioned Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Make a batch of these cookies as an iconic after-school snack (you could turn on an episode of Leave It to Beaver to enjoy with these old fashioned cookies).  They’re also a great holiday cookie for entertaining or gift giving. With the red jam, they’re a happy holiday party cookie.  It’s easy to make the cookies ahead, freeze them and then just add the jam when you’re ready to serve them.

Santa’s Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies

Santa’s Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies with candy cane peppermint crunch, chocolate chips, and Andes creme de menthe chips are the cookies to leave out for Santa or make for a holiday party!

Santa Claus will Ho Ho Ho when he sees these cookies piled up on a Peppermint Cookie Plate. Keep some in the freezer just in case you need a last-minute treat for a party or friends pop by.  The red and green colors say Christmas, and who doesn’t love lots of peppermint in everything around all the holidays?

Festive and Easy Cereal Holly Cookies

These no bake Cereal Holly Cookies are a quick and festive cookie recipe for your holiday party. Perfect for Christmas cookie swaps and easy for kids to help too.

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Easy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

This shortcut recipe takes a chocolate cake mix and turns it into a chewy and fudgy chocolate crinkle cookie. It’s so easy to make, a 3-year-old can do it!

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Christmas Cookies to Make With Kids

Easy to make Christmas Cookies to make with kids! This classic sugar cookies recipe only has 6 ingredients.  There’s nothing fancy about these cookies. They’re Christmas Cookies just like Grandma and Mom used to make.

Peanut Butter Lumps of Coal Recipe

This no-bake, easy to make peanut butter lump of coal cookie recipe is a fun update to traditional lump of coal cookies. These peanut butter cookies are soft, moist, delicious, and only 4-Ingredients!  Not only are these simple to make, they end up nice and soft and really tasty!

White Chocolate Peanut Holiday Haystacks

These white chocolate peanut holiday Haystack Cookies are so beautiful, easy, delicious and they freeze well. They can be prepared in less than ten minutes!

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