If you are looking for a great spread of traditional cookies this holiday, we have got you covered with the best traditional Christmas cookie platter recipes!
Christmas Cookie Tray
If you are wanting to make a beautiful and tasty Christmas Cookie Platter, we have got some of the best traditional recipes! It’s always fun to try some new unique recipe, but for me the holiday cookie platter is the time to stick to the classic tried and true recipes.
If you are looking for the best of the best, look no further. From our family’s traditional go-to cookies we have been serving for generations to candy like peanut brittle, we are sharing the 10 best recipes for your holiday cookie tray.
Best Christmas Cookie Platter Recipes
If you are looking for a great spread of traditional cookies this holiday, we have got you covered with the best Christmas cookie platter recipes!
These Old Fashion Sour Cream Cut-Out Cookies receive rave reviews anytime I bring them to a holiday gathering. They have an amazing cake-like softness with the most decadent buttercream for the absolute best Christmas cookie ever!
These Peanut Blossoms are another staple on our family's cookie platter. They are the beloved flavor combination of peanut butter and chocolate that can't be resisted.
These thumbprint cookies are the perfect bite of sweet and salty. Chopped walnuts coat these flakey shortbread like cookie and are filled with a sweet frosting. This classic cookie is one of my favorites!
Toasted Coconut Straw Hat Cookies are a unique Christmas cookie that our family has enjoyed for generations. They are made with an easy sugar cookie and marshmallow coated in a creamy caramel and toasted coconut. If you have a coconut lover in your life, these are a must try!
No Christmas cookie tray is complete without this traditional candy. Microwave peanut brittle is an easy 15 minute recipe that makes for a great addition to a cookie platter or packaged up as a homemade gift.
This old fashioned cookie can't be overlooked for your holiday array of sweets. The perfectly soft inside with a slightly crispy sugary outside and deep molasses flavor is unforgettable.
Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies
If baking isn't really your thing, but you want to make a homemade treat for the holidays, these Peanut Butter Ritz Cracker Cookies are perfect. The kids can even help assemble these easy 3 ingredient treats.
When I lived in Germany, these Linzer cookies made an appearance in a big way during the holidays. Oma made more of these than I can count and they are such a good cookie that aren't overly sweet!
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
This decadent chocolate crinkle cookie is a Christmas favorite for so many. A soft cookie dough made with melted cholate is coated in a snow dusting of powdered sugar for a perfectly messy and delicious sweet.
Gingerbread cookies definitely win the award for the cutest Christmas cookie. This classic is always beloved by kids!
Christmas Saltine Toffee
It's nice to have a couple candies on your Christmas cookie platter and this Christmas Saltine Toffee is great in addition to peanut brittle. It's also super easy to make, even the most beginner bakers can do it!
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