Christmas Cookie Roundup


Holly Cookies December is here!!! In my world, December means cookies, cookies and more cookies. I think the days between Halloween and Christmas are the absolute best for baking. Do other foodies agree? Pumpkin, cinnamon, gingerbread, sugar cookies…there is nothing better.

Both Kara and I get together with our girlfriends each December to bake Christmas Cookies and every year it’s a mix of classics that can not be passed up and new recipes we’re hoping become new favorites.To get in the holiday spirit, we’re doing a Christmas Cookie Roundup: LLP favorites, tried and true favorites from other blogs and new recipes we can’t wait to try!First up, our past favorites from right here on LLP. We’ve got something for everyone! Oatmeal Biscoff Cookies 7 Oatmeal Biscoff Cookies Anything with Biscoff in it is a winner in my book. These are no exception! Peppermint Bark 6 Peppermint Bark How cute is this bark? And it’s unbelievably easy too!! Biscoff Blossoms 8 Biscoff Blossoms You’re probably familiar with the classic, Peanut Butter Blossoms. These are a spinoff and Santa loves both versions!  IMG_9941  M&M Cookies You can easily swap the classic M&Ms for holiday colored M&Ms to make these extra special and festive! Holly Cookies Holly Cookies My Aunt Connie’s specialty. I hoard these every year! #notexaggerating Brown Sugar Cookies 10  Brown Sugar Cookies Last year, these became my favorite ‘new to us’ cookie recipe. Can’t wait to make again this year!And here’s some tried and true favorites from other bloggers…Joy the Baker’s Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies  We’ve made these 100+ times (we skip the nuts). I dare you to find a better chocolate chip cookie.Annie’s Eats Gingerbread Cookies These have Christmas written all over them.Picky Palate’s Red Velvet Milky Way Cake Cookies These are embarrassingly easy to make and always a hit. And they’re festive red! And last but certainly not least, these are recipes we’re trying this December!!Bakerella’s Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Christmas is the best time of year for minty desserts!How Sweet Eat’s Peppermint Pattie Brownies These aren’t cookies…but holy smokes…who cares!? Gotta have them!I tried Lace Cookies last year and they didn’t work. This year, I’m going to try these Lace Cookies from Two Peas & Their PodThe Curvy Carrot’s Chocolate Champagne Truffles. These fancy pants truffles deserve a special occasion…we’re thinking NYE!!Lebkuchen from Magda’s Cauldron. These remind me of the cookies my Aunt Connie makes, I love them so much, but never knew what they were called. Do you have any Holiday Favorites to share?