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8 holiday cookie recipes

What are the holidays if not a reason to enjoy cookies?

By Ceri Marsh and Laura Keogh

8 holiday cookie recipes

8 holiday cookie recipes

Holiday baking

Holiday cookies make great gifts for kids to give to grandparents, teachers and coaches.

Here are 8 some of our favourite recipes of the season, courtesy of Sweet Potato Chronicles.

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Chocolate Crinkles

Chocolate Crinkles are soft and super fudgy – you’d never guess they’re egg- and dairy-free.

Get the recipe here: Chocolate Crinkles

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Coconut Snowballs

Coconut Snowballs make for a pretty gift. Plus, the tart, citrus icing and sweet coconut is an addictive combination.

Get the recipe here: Coconut Snowballs

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Ricotta Cookies

Ricotta Cookies are moist and delicious with a sweet cream cheese icing.

Get the recipe here: Ricotta Cookies

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Bake-Ahead Sugar Cookies

These Bake-Ahead Sugar Cookies can be stored for up to one month in the freezer before you need to decorate and share them (which is perfect for busy parents).

Get the recipe here: Bake-Ahead Sugar Cookies

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Cardamom Crescents

Why should the kids have all the fun? Cardamom Crescents are sophisticated and slightly spicy — perfect with an afternoon coffee.

Get the recipe here: Cardamom Crescents

 

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Classic Sugar Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies are perfect for those bakers who like to personalize their goodies with candies and sprinkles. Put your kids in charge of decorating the cookies.

Get the recipe here: Classic Sugar Cookies

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Sweet Potato Chronicles

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These not-too-sweet Pumpkin & Chocolate Chip Cookies make a perfect addition to any lunchbox. 

Get the recipe here: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

 
 

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Maple Leaf Cookies

We love the retro charm of these Maple Leaf Cookies. Plus, their caramel-y maple flavour rules.

Get the recipe here: Maple Leaf Cookies

8 holiday cookie recipesPhoto: Maya Visnyei

More dessert ideas

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8 holiday cookie recipes

This article was originally published on Nov 01, 2014
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