Best Christmas cookies

Collection by Danielle Ranalli • Last updated 1 day ago

Danielle Ranalli

Sugar Cookie Frosting - Cooking With Karli

Sugar Cookie Frosting is a crusting vanilla buttercream that pipes and holds shape but tastes amazing at the same time! A great all-purpose frosting!

Russian Tea Cakes

884 reviews
1 hour

There’s no feeling quite as blissful as your first bite of one of these cookies. Whether you call them Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies or snowballs, there’s no denying that they’re essential to bake during the Christmas season. A shortbread-like dough, studded with chopped nuts, bakes up to a texture that’s beautifully sandy and tender, never dry or crumbling to bits. The classic finish for them is a roll through powdered sugar—just like dashing through the winter snow! Make this…

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprints - Something Swanky

These Red Velvet Thumbprints are a cookie and cheesecake in one! Perfect for Christmas cookie plates and dangerously delicious.

Better Than Anything Toffee Recipe

The best toffee recipe EVER! Sweet milk chocolate, crunchy pecans, and rich, buttery toffee - what's not to love? Makes a great gift!


Italian Rainbow Cookies

Whether you call these Neapolitan Cookies, Tricolor Cookies or Rainbow Cookies, they are a delicious and gorgeous addition to any cookie platter!

Easy Andes Mint Fudge Recipe! {Just 3 Ingredients} - The Frugal Girls

Craving a decadent dessert, or looking for the perfect homemade festive gift? This Easy Andes Mint Fudge Recipe is easy to make... and absolutely delicious!

Christmas White Trash Recipe - Passion For Savings

Christmas White Trash Recipe is an easy no bake Christmas Snack Mix that is loaded with sweet and salty flavors. Serve up for family in a hurry!

Italian Ricotta Cookies

This is the best recipe for Italian Ricotta Cookies. These cookies are light and cakey in texture, super soft, not too sweet and packed with fresh ricotta cheese. You'll love this version of the traditional Italian cookie for everyday baking and holidays!

Cake-Like Italian Rainbow Flag Cookies | Simmer + Sauce

Rainbow cookies or "flag cookies", as they are often called, will forever remind me of living in Brooklyn and of Pride Month.

Best Recipe for Italian Ribbon Cookies (aka Neapolitan Slices)

This recipe for irresistible Italian ribbon cookies, also known as Neapolitan slices, Venetians, or rainbow cookies, uses tinted almond cake layers joined with raspberry jam and topped with chocolate.

Lidia Bastianich's Rainbow Cookies

These traditional Italian almond-paste cookies are especially festive during the holiday season

Christmas Trash Snack Mix

This White Chocolate Christmas Trash is a Snack Mix recipe with pretzels, cereal, candy tossed together with chocolate. Quick, easy and an addicting treat.

Italian Rainbow Cookies

Almond scented Italian rainbow cookies, layered with raspberry and apricot jams, topped with melted chocolate and sprinkled with chocolate jimmies.

5-Ingredient Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies - Baker by Nature

32 reviews
22 minutes

These 5-Ingredient Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies are so flavorful and basically melt in your mouth!!! An easy cookie recipe you'll make over and over again!

Cut-Out Sugar Cookies that Don't Spread! | Evolving Table

42 reviews
40 minutes

These gluten-free cut-out sugar cookies are now a go-to Christmas cookie recipe in our house!! A few simple tricks make the dough super easy to work with and the cookies don't spread while baking!

Italian Rainbow Cake

This tri-colored cake is inspired by the classic Italian rainbow cookies, with colorful layers of almond cake sandwiched together with fruit preserves and covered with a chocolate ganache icing.