It just wouldn’t be the Christmas or holiday season without eating or baking COOKIES! Whether you are hosting or going to a party, providing homemade cookies is a sure way to spread the holiday cheer!


Need some cookie recipe ideas besides the trusty chocolate chip or sugar cookie?  Here is our top 10 list of holiday cookies that will be a huge hit.  Not only are all these cookies great for a cookie exchange party, but are also perfect for any holiday party or can be wrapped up to be given as a gift.



1. Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies.

2. Magic Cookie Bars

3. Snowball Cookies

4. Peppermint Oreo Truffles

5. Thumbprint cookies

6. White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

7. Candy Cane Cookies

8. Snickerdoodles

9. Almond Meltaway Cookies

10. Chocolate Pecan and Caramel Turtles


Have fun with these different cookies.  Use the holiday-themed Oreo’s for the Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip cookies. Before you bake your Snowball Cookies, cut them open and put your favorite red jam into the centers to add more flavor and holiday color. Also, make sure to stock up on all the holiday colored chocolate chips, M&M’s, sprinkles and frosting to make any of your favorite cookies more festive.


Did we leave out one of your favorite holiday cookies? We would love to hear which cookie or cookies you bake each year.


Happy baking and HAPPY HOLIDAYS from LAKESIDE!