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2 Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes

plate full of delicious snickerdoodle cookies

Baking Christmas cookies will forever be a huge tradition for families around the world. We can always bake the usual chocolate chip or sugar cookies, but if you're looking for something different, try out these!

Ginger Molasses


  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1½ cups unsalted butter, softened to room temperature (not melted*)
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup unsulphured molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 4½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda


  1. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together butter and sugars until the mixture is light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  3. Mix in the eggs and molasses. Then, gradually add in the rest of the dry ingredients.
  4. Transfer dough to an airtight container and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. When dough is chilled, roll into small balls, about 1 inch in diameter. Then, roll each ball in sugar until it is completely coated.
  7. Bake for about 8-10 minutes, then let cool for 4-5 minutes.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy!

Find the complete recipe here: Gimme Some Oven




    • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
    • 1½ cups sugar
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla
    • 2¾ cups flour
    •  teaspoons cream of tartar
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt

    Cinnamon Sugar Mix

    • ¼ cup sugar
    •  tablespoons cinnamon


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 4-5 minutes.
    3. Add in eggs and vanilla, and cream for 1-2 more minutes.
    4. Mix in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt.
    5. In a separate bowl, stir together sugar and cinnamon.
    6. Wrap dough and let refrigerate for 20-30 minutes.
    7. Roll dough into small balls, then drop into the cinnamon sugar mixture and coat well.
    8. Use a spoon to coat the dough balls again.
    9. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet and bake for 9-11 minutes.
    10. Let cool, serve, and enjoy!

    Find the complete recipe hereModern Honey


    Happy Holidays! I hope you and your family enjoy the treats!

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