Christmas Cookie Recipes

Ahhh...the smell of Christmas baking. Enjoy these Christmas cookie recipes:

Cathedral Windows


¼ lb - Margarine

12 oz - Chocolate Chips

1 cup - Chopped Walnuts

12 oz - Colored Mini Marshmallows

7 oz - Grated Coconut


Heat margarine and chocolate chips in the top pan of a double boiler over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted and smooth.

Cool slightly.

Put marshmallows and nuts in a large bowl. Stir in chocolate.

Tear five 9-inch sheets of waxed paper and sprinkle each generously with coconut.

Divide dough into fifths and place each fifth on a sheet of waxed paper.

Roll tightly into 2-inch diameter logs and refrigerate overnight.

Before serving, unwrap from waxed paper and cut into 1/2" slices.

Makes about 60 pieces.

Eskimo Snowballs


1 cup - Butter or Margarine (softened)

4 tbsp - Water

1 tsp - Vanilla Extract

6 tbsp - Cocoa Powder

1 ½ cup - Granulated Sugar

4 cups - Quick-Cooking Oats

Powdered Sugar

Flaked Coconut Chopped Nuts


Cream butter with water and vanilla. Add sugar, cocoa, and oatmeal, mix well. Roll into 1" balls. Add more water if necessary to make the dough stick together.

Divide the balls in half.

Roll half the balls in confectioners' sugar and coconut, then roll the other half in the chopped nuts.

Refrigerate until serving.

This is a no-bake recipe.

Gingerbread Cookies in a Jar


3 ½ cups - All-Purpose Flour

1 tsp - Baking Powder

1 tsp - Baking Soda

2 tsp - Ground Ginger

1 tsp - Ground Cloves

1 tsp - Ground Cinnamon

1 tsp - Ground Allspice

1 cup - Packed Brown Sugar

1 - Gingerbread Boy-Shaped Cookie Cutter

½ cup - Softened Butter

¾ cup - Molasses

1 or 2 - Eggs


Use a clean 1-quart jar and press each layer down firmly. Put in half of the flour along with the baking powder and baking soda. Add the spices and the remaining flour. Add the brown sugar last.

Tie a ribbon around the top of the jar to be used, whenever wanted.

To prepare:

Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly. Mix in butter, molasses and eggs. Mix until completely blended.

Cover and refrigerate for 45 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°F.

Roll dough to ¼ inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut into shapes.

Place cookies on lightly greased cookie sheet about 2" apart. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.

Decorate with icing.

These Christmas cookie recipes are fun to make. Get the whole family involved and make it a baking day. Everyone can share their favorite Christmas cookie recipes!

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