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Top 25 Christmas Cookie Recipes

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  1. Laura Bush’s Cowboy Cookies
    Chewy, monster-sized oatmeal cookies stuffed with nuts and chocolate chips, enhanced with a hint of... more >> about Laura Bush’s Cowboy Cookies
  2. Seven Layer Magic Bars
  3. Potato Candy
  4. Knock You Naked Brownies
    Chocolate chip brownies with a gooey caramel layer in the... more >> about Knock You Naked Brownies
  5. Aunt Jackie's Pecan Tarts
    Flavorful tarts made in a mini muffin pan. Like bite-sized pecan... more >> about Aunt Jackie's Pecan Tarts
  6. Rosettes
    A thin, cookie-like deep-fried pastry of Scandinavian origin made using intricately designed... more >> about Rosettes
  7. Cream Wafers
  8. The Original Nanaimo Bar
    Nanaimo Bars are a traditional Canadian bar cookie whose origins are in Nanaimo, British... more >> about The Original Nanaimo Bar
  9. Pumpkin Roll
    Pumpkin and spice flavored roll cake with a cream cheese... more >> about Pumpkin Roll
  10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
    Chocolate dough with a peanut butter cup set in the... more >> about Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
  11. Thumbprint Cookies
    Filled with jam and rolled in chopped nuts, these thumbprints are easy, delicious and very... more >> about Thumbprint Cookies
    Minnesota Munchers
    Easy Dog Biscuits
    A quick, 3-ingredient treat for your... more >> about Easy Dog Biscuits
  14. Muddy Buddies
    A college party staple...Chex cereal mixed with chocolate and peanut butter. Also affectionately known as Puppy Chow. Serves about 12... more >> about Muddy Buddies
  15. Double Chocolate Fudge
  16. Scotch Shortbread
  17. Spice Sugar Cookies
  18. Blockbuster Brownies
    A reviewer called these "Chocolate Heaven". A classic favorite that's been around for... more >> about Blockbuster Brownies
    BonBon Cookies
    Round cookies with maraschino cherry in the center and an almond... more >> about BonBon Cookies
    Nutmeg Logs
    Chocolate Chip Brickle Bars
    Italian Love Knots
  23. Judy's Nut Ball Cookies
    Melting Moments
    Caramel Candy Bars

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