If you want to stand out from the crowd and take a break from using the same recipes grandma made, the elves at BookCulinaryVacations.com have searched Pinterest and are happy to share with you these easy Christmas cookies recipes.

 

Cowboy Cookies

cowboy cookies

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These cookies are easy to make and are an awesome combination of oatmeal chocolate cookies with pecans, cornflakes, and shredded coconut. They offer an interesting mix of chewiness and crunchiness. Plus, you only need about 10 minutes to prepare them and it takes 15 minutes to bake.

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Christmas Sugar Cookie Truffles

christmas sugar cookie truffles

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These beauties are super easy to make. You just need 12 sugar cookies, some cream cheese, white chocolate, and some colorful sprinkles for decoration. It takes about half and hour to make them and they don’t require any baking.

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Gingerbread Crinkle Cookies

gingerbread crinkle cookies

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For many of us, gingerbread is the sweet reminder of Christmases when we were younger, where grandma’s baking made the whole house smell amazing. These cookies are easy to make and are guaranteed to evoke those feelings. It only takes 35 minutes to prepare the dough and 10 min to bake the cookies.

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Grinch cookies

grinch cookies

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These very interesting looking Christmas cookies are easy to make. You need some cake mix, butter, canola oil, eggs, and food coloring. They only take about 10 minutes to bake and are guaranteed to make a good impression.

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Caramels

caramels
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Who doesn't love caramels? They are easy to make, pleasing just about everyone, and are excellent Christmas gifts for your friends and family! All you need is sugar, corn syrup, butter, whipping cream, and vanilla. And it takes only an hour to make them.

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Christmas Cornflake Wreath

christmas cornflake wreath

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If you are looking for a Christmas treat which looks awesome and are easy to make? Look no further than these cornflake wreaths. To make them, you just need butter, marshmallows, and cornflakes. And some cinnamon candies to decorate.

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Galaxy Cookies

galaxy cookies

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Your guests (and Santa) will be impressed by these good looking and yummy cookies. First, make the cookies. You can use this recipe or your preferred one. Then comes the magic. You need gel food coloring (pink, blue, and purple), corn syrup, vanilla, powdered sugar, milk, and almond (or other) extract. Make a simple vanilla glaze and then use a toothpick to add in the colors. Then just dip the cooled cookie into the glaze and allow it to harden.

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Italian Christmas Cookies

italian christmas cookies

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For the guests who prefer a lightly sweet taste, these colorful Italian Christmas cookies are an excellent choice. You need eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla, flour, and baking powder for the cookies. The icing is easily made from confectioner’s sugar, vanilla, and water. Then use some colorful sprinkles to decorate.

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Sugar Plum Shortbread Christmas Cookies

sugar plum shortbread christmas cookies

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If you are looking for a new addition to your Christmas cookies repertoire, this recipe is a great choice. It’s an English scone turned into a shortbread cookie, topped with jam. Delicious! For the cookies, you need flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, pecans, sugar, orange zest, and butter. Choose a quality jam for topping.

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Salted Toffee Blondies

salted toffee blondies

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This recipe takes about an hour to prepare and another 25 min to bake, but it’s worth the time. You need butter, gluten-free flour, baking powder, sea salt, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, chocolate chips, pecans, and toffee chips.

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Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal No Bake Cookies

gluten free vegan chocolate peanut butter no bake cookies

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Looking for a healthy and no-bake alternative to Christmas cookies? Here is an excellent one. To make these oatmeal cookies, you need rolled oats, coconut oil, peanut butter, maple syrup, raw cacao powder, and vanilla bean powder. The only thing to remember is that they tend to lose their shape at room temperature, so keep them refrigerated.

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No bake coconut snowballs

no bake coconut snowballs

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Don’t feel like baking? No problem! These coconut snowballs are easy to make and don’t require any baking. Get your food processor ready. You will need shredded coconut, coconut oil, maple syrup, coconut milk, vanilla extract and salt. You can make half a batch coated with shredded coconut and the other half coated with organic dark chocolate.

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