17 Recipes to Fill Your Christmas Cookie Platters

   By savvyjulie  Dec 07, 2011

December is the season for cookies. Not the typical chocolate chip cookies, but those cookies that you only bake once a year, just for the holidays. Here, I share seven of my favorite recipes for the holiday classics, as well as 10 recipes for new or revamped treats to fill out your Christmas cookie platters.

The Creatives:

Chai Latte Cookies from A Spicy Perspective
Brown Butter Brown Sugar Cookies from The Novice Chef
Caramel Toasted Coconut Stars from Little Bitty Bakes
Chocolate Fire Cookies from Savvy Eats
Chocolate Fudge S’more Thumbprints from How Sweet Eats
Lemon Almond Meringues from Joy the Baker
Coconut Lime Slice & Bake Cookies from Heather's Dish
Hot Chocolate Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies from Savory Sweet Life & Tasty Kitchen
Nutmeg Maple Butter Cookies from Smitten Kitchen
Persimmon Cookies from Two Peas and Their Pod

The Classics:

Classic Linzer Cookies from Eat Live Run
The Best Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies from Bake at 350
Grandma’s Spritz Cookies from The Cilantropist
Pecan Snowballs from Bake at 350
Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies from Savvy Eats
The Perfect Sugar Cookie from Blue-Eyed Bakers
Rugelach from Brown Eyed Baker

What are your favorite holiday cookies?

Photo Credits: Caramel Toasted Coconut Stars, Perfect Peanut Butter Cookies

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debbi56 by debbi56 | MOUNT ORAB, OH
Dec 08, 2011

My favs are the Pecan Snowballs. I am guilty of eating the dough before cooking....lol

gusgirl by gusgirl | NEWHALL, CA
Dec 07, 2011

My favorite cookies- cherry cookies with a hershey kiss in the middle- YUM!