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15 Unique Christmas Cookies Recipes To Drool Over

Peanut butter drops, extra sugary sprinkles, shortbread, oatmeal, and classic chocolate chip, tis the season for heaping loads of Christmas cookies at our front doors (and in the kitchen). Although if you’re looking to spruce things up a bit, we’ve create a compilation of 15 unique Christmas cookies we’re sure you’ll be drooling over. Take a peek at some of these wonderfully delicious and festive finds.

1. Peppermint Cream Thumbprint Cookies

Peppermint thumbprint

If you’re a fan of peppermint throughout the season, these thumbprint cookies – filled with peppermint cream – will be right up your alley. Don’t forget the powedered sugar sprinkle on top for a “snowy” accent. Beyond Frosting has the recipe.

2. Cinnamon Clove Coffee Cookies

Cinnamon clove coffee cookies

For more unique flavor pairings, check out this recipe from Katrina’s Kitchen. A combination of cinnamon, clove, and coffee will create just the right crunch for an afternoon pick-me-up on Christmas Eve. Don’t forget to leave a few for Santa!

3. Chili Chocolate Star Cookies

Chili chocolate star cookies

By Guldahl likes chocolate with a kick and that’s what these cookies have in store. They’re festive, they’ve delicious, and they’ll be the right surprise for your friends and family at this year’s cookie swap. Test your skills in the kitchen with this one.

4. Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Salted caramel hot chocolate cookies

A bit of salt and caramel tastes great in a cup of hot chocolate so that means those flavors probably go well within a cookie to. Why not test it out? All you have to do is visit a Beyond Frosting to snag the details.

5. Penguin Cookies

Penguin cookies