12 Yummy Cookie Recipes

One of the many joys of the holiday season is the abundance of baked goods — pies, cakes, and, of course, the Christmas cookie.

A cookie exchange is a fun way to get lots of bang for your cookie buck. You’ll be able to enjoy all different types of cookies without having to make them all yourself. Just bake up lots of your favorite cookies, have your friends do the same, and have everyone over for a festive exchange.

Whether you’re doing a cookie exchange or just baking up a batch, you’ll find plenty of delicious recipes to enjoy this holiday season.

Recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Gingersnaps

Dress up a classic gingersnap with delicious chocolate, candied ginger and dried cranberries.


Recipe: Frosted Sugar Cookies

Rich, crisp, and generously frosted, these cookies will flatter any holiday or special occasion.

Recipe: Killer Cookie from Hawaii

This bar cookie highlights two star Hawaiian ingredients — coconut and macadamia nuts — along with chocolate and butterscotch chips and graham cracker crumbs.

Recipe: Vegan Cranberry-Orange Nut Cookies

Crisp, moist and chewy, this cookie has the essential ingredients for the holidays: citrus, nuts and cranberries.

Recipe: Vegan Lemon Biscotti

This lemony Italian treat is made vegan with tofu substituted for eggs and butter.

Recipe: Vegan Thumbprint Cookies

Simple and colorful, these wholesome cookies are perfect for holiday cookie swaps.

Recipe: Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

You didn’t think we forgot chocolate chip, did you? This recipe is a twist on the classic. The zucchini adds moisture and a nice nutritional pop.

Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

A classic treat for kids of all ages. Packed with protein, they’re great anytime.

Recipe: Healthy Raspberry-Chocolate Chip Thumbprints

These thumbprint cookies taste decadent, yet are made with ingredients that have healthful benefits: Oats, almonds, fruit and chocolate.

Recipe: Chunky Peanut & Chocolate Chip Blondies

This may not technically qualify as a cookie, but it looked way too good not to include.

Recipe: Vegan Sugar Dream Cookies

These dreamy treats are each topped with a single almond.

Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Chip

Finally, one last ultra-delicious chocolate chip cookie. Add your favorite nuts or dried fruit to make it extra special.

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Amandine S.
Past Member 2 years ago

I'm hungry now... :P :D

Thanks for the recipes.

Sonia Minwer-Barakat Requ

Love cookies.Great recipes,thanks for sharing

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen2 years ago

Thank you :)

Natasha Salgado
Natasha Salgado2 years ago

Thanks 4 the recipe!

J.L. A.
JL A.3 years ago


Sonya Armenia Redfield

Thank you

aj M.
aj E.3 years ago

yummy is right!

Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Kashara M.
Kashara M.3 years ago

Coookies :) Thank you so much for the recipes!

Val G.
Val G.3 years ago

So cool and yummy!
Thank you
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