Festive Black and White Cookies
Also called Half-Moons, these rich, buttery cookies have a cake-like texture and colorful frosting. The classic black and white version is glazed with vanilla and chocolate frosting, but this version is dressed for the holidays in red and green!
Melted Ice Cream Tiramisu Cookies
Our Undeniably Dairy judge’s choice prize in the 2020 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest goes to this tiramisu-inspired cookie by RaChelle H. This recipe creatively includes melted ice cream, heavy cream, mascarpone cheese and real butter to take the ultimate dairy-filled prize.
Christmas Rainbow Cookies
Our 3rd Place winner in the 2020 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest is a fun and festive layered cookie by Michaelann G. This recipe is a family original, created by Michaelann's grandmother, Maria. The recipe uses over three sticks of butter baked into three cookie layers sandwiched together with fig jam and topped in rich chocolate.
Hot Cocoa Cookies with Marshmallow Buttercream
Earning 2nd Place in our 2020 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest is this winter-inspired hot cocoa cookie with marshmallow buttercream. The winner, Erin C., made these cookies for her son, and what started as a family favorite soon became our runner-up!
Rye Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies
The Grand Prize winner in this year’s Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest goes to this soft and chewy rye gingerbread sandwich cookie with a citrus buttercream filling by Merry G. The combination of festive flavors and use of multiple dairy products gave this cookie the winning edge!
Decorated Holiday Cookies Collection
Whether you’re a royal icing rookie or a buttercream veteran, decorated cookies can be easy once you break them down into a few simple steps, and our holiday cookie decorating tutorials will show you how.
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
These rich and fudgy chocolate crinkle cookies have lots of butter, and a hint of coffee and cinnamon that makes them intensely chocolaty and completely irresistible!
Award-Winning Holiday Cookies
Our annual holiday cookie contest brings us some of the best recipes we’ve ever tasted. We’ve had some delicious winners from the last four years. Try one of these prize-winning recipes and you’ll see what we mean!
Peppermint Snowball Cookies
Peppermint Snowballs are deliciously easy drop cookies that you mix, scoop and bake. Be sure to stock up on butter, because an entire pound is creamed into the dough. The result is a tender, flavorful holiday cookie that is buttery beyond words!
Molasses Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting
Warm holiday flavors like molasses, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg are combined with nutty browned butter in both the cookie and frosting. This delicious cookie recipe took the Grand Prize in our 2019 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest!
Candy Bar Cuties
These bite-sized treats include two sticks of butter and TONS of candy bar flavor. They include gooey caramel, peanut butter, and rich chocolate on top of a buttery graham cracker base. This recipe took 2nd place in the 2019 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest!