Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa all have one thing in common – food! Most families have great recipes that are passed down from one generation to another, and that’s where the best cookies in the world come from. Fortunately for us, many of these people are also bloggers! I’ve done a little round up of some of the best cookie recipes on the web right now. Maybe you’d like to add some to your holiday traditions.
Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Scotchies – this is the first time I’ve ever heard of Scotchies, but apparently they’re cookies with butterscotch! Add some chocolate and oatmeal, and you have yourself a little bite of heaven!
Rum Balls – an interesting, no bake recipe using Oreos, rum, and walnuts.
Holiday Sugar Cookies – if you’re looking for a simple and classic sugar cookie recipe, this one is perfect, and easy enough that kids can help. You might like to try experimenting with different types of sugar and sprinkles for variety.
Honey Lemon Cookies – about as healthy as cookies get. This recipe uses whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt to cut some of the fat and calories, so you can have more of them with less guilt!
Candy Cane Chewy Cookies – Self explanatory, and they look delicious! If you’re a fan of peppermint, you could make them with peppermint candies at any time of the year.
Triple Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookies – Oh. My. Goodness. These look more like little cakes than cookies – but I bet you’ll want to eat more than one. Chocolate, chocolate mousse, cookies, candy canes…this one has it all. Definitely the cookie to impress the in-laws with!
Homemade Gingerbread Cookies – These are soft and chewy and not too sweet. They’re also made with whole wheat and whole grain flour so you’ll feel better about eating them!
Festive Shortbread With Chopped M&Ms – This recipe has an interesting story behind it. It’s actually a birthday cake substitute. You could use the red and green holiday M&Ms to make it extra festive!
Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies – And they do look insanely delicious. Chocolate-y, pecan-y cookies with caramel filling and chocolate drizzle…they’re so good you might want to save these all for yourself!
Peanut Butter Blossoms – A popular Christmas cookie recipe with a twist – this one only uses 6 ingredients instead of 13.
There you have it – 10 new recipes for you to try out this year. Do you have any favorite holiday cookie recipes to add?