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The Best Christmas Cookie Challenge Recipes

‘Tis the season for baking cookies and all sorts of delicious holiday treats. Whether you’re looking for Christmas Cookie Challenge Recipes or just a tasty Christmas Cookie Recipe to make for the family, you’ve come to the right place.

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We’ve gathered a list of favorite Christmas cookie recipes including chocolate crinkle cookies, Christmas cut out cookies, molasses cookies, and even a festive Santa cookie.

These festive cookies will win over any heart and possibly even help you win that Christmas cookie contest!

A Christmas Cookie Challenge is usually held this time of the year around the holidays and is typically a contest where bakers will make their best Christmas cookies in hopes to win the challenge for having the best holiday cookies. There’s also typically a prize involved.

  • Your favorite holiday cookie recipe
  • Christmas cookie tray (for displaying your sweet treats)

While some opt for more traditional holiday cookies, others take their Christmas cookie to the next level. Ways you can do this are by using:

  • Food Coloring
  • Green Sprinkles
  • Making the cookies in Festive Shapes using Christmas Cookie Cutters
  • Candy Canes
  • Royal Icing
  • Peanut Butter
  • Any other festive flavors and colors to help bring your cookie platter to life!

You’ll also need a bit of holiday cookie-making skills and a dash of holiday spirit!

The Best Christmas Cookie Challenge Recipes

Our favorite Christmas Cookie Challenge Recipes that will fulfill any holiday baking wishlist and even help you win those Christmas cookie contests!