What is it about the winter holidays that makes baking cookies so magical? Warm, comforting scents. Sweet delicious treats! Family, friends, fun, love, and laughter. Cookies are a true staple this time of year and I always look forward to making batch after batch of these delicious little treats. Here are 5 incredibly yummy cookie recipes you should try this year!
1.) Sugar Cookies
|Soft, delicious, easy to make, and oh so yummy! Sugar cookies are perfect for just about any holiday or celebration – simply use holiday-themed cookie cutters and seasonal colors for the frosting to adapt these for Christmas, Hanukkah, Easter, Valentine’s Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, Halloween, a baby shower, a birthday… well, any occasion!
2.) Snickerdoodle Cookies
|These cookies are buttery, sugary, and oh so wonderful! They will certainly disappear quickly.
3.) Gingerbread Cookies
|What is better this time of year than the incredible aroma of gingerbread?! This recipe is also designed to stay soft once cooled. These are good for a variety of occasions as they can be made in just about any shape using cookie cutters. They are also delicious both frosted or unfrosted.
4.) Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
|These soft crackled cookies are a staple in Italian bakeries. These chocolate cookies are simply amazing. The hints of espresso coupled with the chocolate and the sweet crackled powdered sugar make these cookies irresistible.
5.) Coconut Macaroons
|Simple yet delicious! These cookies are easy to whip up and disappear almost as fast.
Happy holidays everyone!
Have you made any of these delicious recipes?
What is your favorite holiday cookie?
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