20 Holiday Cookie Recipes including Nut Free and Gluten Free options

They say summer bodies are made in the winter, but you know what’s really made in the winter? Cookies. Lots and lots of cookies.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So I say, your summer body can wait. There are cookies to be had at every occasion and you shouldn’t deny yourself all that buttery, sugary goodness. Here are 20 of our favorite Holiday Cookie recipes for all of your cookie swaps, office parties, and general holiday needs!

♥ 1.  Peppermint Bark Cookies by Elisabeth and Butter

♥ 2. Chai Spiced Santa Cookies by Half Baked Harvest 

♥ 3.  Chocolate Sea Salt Rugelach by Molly Yeh

♥ 4.  Ginger Molasses Cookies by Amanda Frederickson 

♥ 5.  Buckeyes by Dinner at the Zoo

♥ 6. Chocolate Glazed Almond Horns by Love & Olive Oil (GF)

♥ 7. White Chocolate and Cranberry Biscotti by What’s Gaby Cooking

♥ 8.  Chocolate Crinkle Cookies by Gimme Some Oven

♥ 9.  Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies by Sally’s Baking Addiction

♥ 10.  Christmas Lights Cookies by Dessert for Two 

♥ 11.  Christmas Tree Brownies by One Little Project

♥ 12.  Peppermint Bark Rice Krispy Treats by Puppies and Brunch

♥ 13.  Kahlua Chocolate Truffles by Baker by Nature (GF)

♥ 14.  Oatmeal Toffee Bars by Real Food by Dad

♥ 15.  Peanut Butter Blossoms by The New York Times

♥ 16.  Coconut Macaroons by Food & Wine

♥ 17.  Shortbread Bites by Delish

♥ 18.  Raspberry Lemon Linzer Cookies by Wood and Spoon

♥ 19.  Magic Cookie Bars by Food52

♥ 20.  Mocha Toffee Fudge by Beach House Kitchen 


Kate Day of Puppiesandbrunch.com


Kate was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and is a recent addition to the Queen City. When she’s not in the kitchen experimenting, you can find her cuddled up with a cookbook and her loyal pup, Tuck. To see more of what she’s cooking up- check out her Instagram or visit puppiesandbrunch.com