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Great Ideas — 33 Christmas Cookie Recipes for Santa!

We love making cookies for Santa and leaving them out Christmas Eve on a special plate. Here are some cookie ideas

Each year we try to make a couple different types of cookies.

And sometimes Santa even leave a little note for the kids after he nibbles a few :) 

Here are 33 Cookie Ideas that might be fun to make this year.

Merry Christmas!! 

Peppermint Whoopie Pies @ Practically Functional

Peppermint Patty Cake Bars @ Inside BruCrew Life

White Chocolate Cranberry Swirl Fudge @ Will Cook For Smiles

Cream Cheese-Filled Sweet Bread @ Positively Splendid

Tootsie Tree Christmas Cupcake @ Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge @ Shugary Sweets

Chocolate Caramel Shortbread @ Lemons for Lulu

Cinnamon Sugar Dutch Baby @ Half Baked Harvest

Peppermint Sandwich Cookies @ That’s What Che Said

Easy Cannoli Cups @ Will Cook For Smiles

Hot Cocoa Cupcakes @ Fancy Frugal Life

Peppermint Cream Dip & More @ Moore Minutes

Ginger Crinkle Snowflake Cookies @ Simple as That

Praline Blondies @ Lemons for Lulu

Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Sandwiches @ LizzieJane Baby

Mini Buñuelos @ Little Inspiration

Peppermint Meringue Cookies @ High Heels & Grills

Gingerbread Pudding Fudge @ Pint Sized Baker

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies @ WonkyWonderful

Apple Pecan Upside Down Pie @ Crystal & Co.

White Cranberry Chocolate Shortbread Cookies @ Twin Dragonfly Designs

Simple Shortbread @ It’s Always Autumn

Candycane Biscotti @ Eat Cake for Dinner

German Chocolate Cracker Candy @ The Kitchen is My Playground

Santa Hat Fudge @ What’s Cooking Love

Cool Whip Cookies @ Yummy Healthy

Grandma’s Almond Rocha @ Fancy Frugal Life

Egg Nog Cookies @ {Semi} Homemade Mom


Cocout Pecan Bonbons @ Somewhere in the Middle

Easy Peanut Clusters @ Pink Polkadot Creations

Peanut Butter Fudge @ Our Thrifty Ideas

Peppermint Bark @ That’s What{Che} Said

Peanut Butter Balls @ The Taylor House

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There are SO many more holiday ideas and MORE great projects linked up this week. Come over and see the fabulous ideas.

 Happy Sunday!! 



  1. So many delicious recipes…I know the “Santa” in our house would love a plate with some of each. Thank you so much for sharing my peppermint patty gooey cake bars. Have a wonderful Christmas!!!

  2. In the kitchen baking our cookies for Santa and us :) Thanks for the double feature!! Merry Christmas

  3. Thanks so much for the feature! It really brightened my day :-) Merry Christmas and happy holidays!

  4. Thank you so much for featuring my World’s Easiest Candy-Peanut Clusters! I am truly honored. Happy Holidays!

  5. Thank you so much for sharing my praline blondies and caramel shortbread. I hope you have a Merry Christmas!