8 Holiday Cookie Recipes

A little sweet, a liitle savory, these simple cookie recipes are sure to impress this holiday season. 

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Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Two types of chocolate and savory cherries are used to make these rich, delectable treats. Get the recipe >>

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

Cinnamon, spice and everything nice make up this sweet homemade treat. Get the recipe >>

Pecan Pie Cookies

A big pecan pie can be too heavy, instead try these small treats for a sweet bite of nutty goodness. Get the recipe >>

Chocolate Orange Linzer Cookies

Combine rich cocoa and savory marmalade to make a tasty treat. Get the recipe >>

Carrot Cake Cookies

Turn this classic cake into a batch of cookies. You can spread the cream cheese icing on top of finished carrot cake cookies or make a sandwich cookie. Get the recipe >>

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Classic oatmeal cookies get a little update just in time for the holidays. This thick cookie is hearty and tasty and combines cranberry and orange flavors making it perfect for the season. Get the recipe >>

Tuxedo Cookie

Friends and family will flip for these crunchy, chocolatey cookies filled with rich mascarpone cream and then rolled in mini chocolate chips. Get the recipe >>

Mincemeat Thumbprint Cookies

Revive Grandma's holiday traditions with these mincemeat-filled thumbprint cookies. Despite the name, the filling is a mixture of fruit, nuts and spices — no meat here! Get the recipe >>

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