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2013 Christmas Cookie Countdown

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Starting on December 5th, we will be featuring a different Christmas Cookie every day until Christmas!

Not only can you find these cookies in our daily newsletters, but they will also be featured on the Mr. Food Test Kitchen Facebook page, as well as on our Holiday Cookie Recipes board on Pinterest. 

Whether you're participating in a cookie exchange, baking for an office holiday party, or simply filling your own holiday cookie jars, this collection has something for everyone. Plus, make sure you have the best frosting around by checking out our collection of Homemade Frosting Recipes: 14 Frosting Recipes for Cakes, Cupcakes, and More.

Plus, for even more of our favorite desserts, be sure to sign up for our FREE Just Desserts eNewsletter right here!


Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies Holiday Butter Cookies
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies: Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies have just a hint of lemon and are so festive-looking, they'll add sparkle to your dessert table easily. And since Mrs. Claus made them, you know they're Santa approved! Friday, December 6, 2013 - Holiday Butter Cookies: These Holiday Butter Cookies not only capture the traditional butter cookie flavor that we all love, but they look like the perfect present anyone would enjoy unwrapping this year!
Chocolate Candy Cookies Ginger Crinkles
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - Chocolate Candy Cookies: Don't you just love candy cookie recipes? Use any combination of colors to make these Chocolate Candy Cookies festive for any occasion throughout the year. Sunday, December 8, 2013 - Ginger Crinkles: These Ginger Crinkles come from Kristen in Chattanooga, Tennessee, whose mom has tweaked the recipe to perfection. They're a constant request every year at Christmas cookie exchanges and no one can believe there's no butter in them!
Mistletoe Meringue Cookies Spritz Cookies
Monday, December 9, 2013 - Mistletoe Meringue Cookies: Share one of these with your sweetheart and you'll find out how they got their name! Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - Spritz Cookies: Our Spritz Cookies are a colorful addition to our holiday cookie platters. And with our extra busy holiday schedules, they are quick and easy, too!
Snowcapped Red Velvet Cookies Cherry Drops
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - Snowcapped Red Velvet Cookies: No one will be able to take their eyes off of your cookie platters when you bake up a batch of our eye-catching Snowcapped Red Velvet Cookies. Boasting a cream cheese frosting snow peak garnish, you'll be on the receiving end of a mountain of raves. Thursday, December 12, 2013 - Cherry Drops: These colorful cookies will add that festive touch to any cookie platter this holiday season. The recipe for Cherry Drops is so easy, you'll want to make these all year long!
Wrapped Candy Presents Holiday Chocolate Chippers
Friday, December 13, 2013 - Wrapped Candy Presents: These melt-in-your mouth cookies taste as good as they look! Our Wrapped Candy Presents offer a tasty candy surprise inside each and every one. Saturday, December 14, 2013 - Holiday Chocolate Chippers: Chocolate chip cookies seem to be everyone's favorite, so don't forget to include them in your holiday cookie spread. This festive version uses red and green candies to add plenty of holiday cheer.
Chocolate- and Pistachio-Dipped Cranberry Shortbreads Candy Wrap Cookies
Sunday, December 15, 2013 - Chocolate- and Pistachio-Dipped Cranberry Shortbreads: Courtney, from Columbus, Ohio developed these cookies with a recipe in mind that everyone could agree on. The zest of the orange with the crunch of the pistachio and sweetness of the chocolate is a combination that will surely bring everyone together! Monday, December 16, 2013 - Candy Wrap Cookies: Two ingredients are all that's required to whip up these delightful treats!
Ricotta Almond Cookies Holiday Cherry Nut Logs
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - Ricotta Almond Cookies: After finding this handwritten recipe from her mother, Rosemary, from Schenectady, New York gave it a shot and her family and friends have since enjoyed these cookies which she won first place for at a local Little Italy Festival! Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - Holiday Cherry Nut Logs: These make edible holiday gift treats that "yule" love...and so will your gang, but they're so versatile they're welcome any time of year at all!
Best Christmas Cookies Rudolph's Red Nose Macaroons
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Best Christmas Cookies: This recipe was handed down to Mary Jane, from New Holstein, Wisconsin from her mother who originally received it from an elderly neighbor over 100 years ago! Friday, December 20, 2013 - Rudolph's Red Nose Macaroons: Christmas just isn't Christmas without hearing the carol "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" at least once, if not 100 times. And a cookie exchange just wouldn't be a cookie exchange without these tasty Rudolph's Red-Nose Macaroons.
Rainbow Cookies Frosty Cherry Cookies
Saturday, December 21, 2013 - Rainbow Cookies: What's at the end of the rainbow? A plate full of colorful, easy-to-make, cake-like cookies! Our scrumptious Rainbow Cookies fit any entertaining from the holidays to a special occasion. Sunday, December 22, 2013 - Frosty Cherry Cookies: Every Christmas, Susan from Merrimac, Wisconsin gets together with her friend to bake all day long. This recipe is one of her favorites and she's been making it for 15 years!
Italian Christmas Cookies Gingerbread People
Monday, December 23, 2013 - Italian Christmas Cookies: What's a cookie platter or exchange without a few Italian Christmas cookies? Well, you'll be all set with these easy-to-make, fun-to-decorate, everybody-loves 'em favorites. Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - Gingerbread People: A holiday treat for every little "Hansel" and "Gretel".
Candy Cane Cookies  
Monday, December 25, 2013 - Candy Cane Cookies: These cookies look as good as they taste. Our Candy Cane Cookies will bring out the holiday spirit in anyone lucky enough to take a bite!  

For more incredible holiday treats, check out our Top 10 Christmas Cakes and our Show-Stopping Christmas Desserts!

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Hi iam writing about your Free cook book can you plesae send me one and that recipes white chocolate mousse cake and some fosting recipes for Christmas cookies thank you my address is cassandra hakes 10772 240th st cadott 54727 Marry christmas :-):-):-):-):-):-)

Hi Cassandra, You can download our free eCookbooks right from our site. There is a tab on the homepage at the top that says "Free eCookbooks" that you can click on and browse through all the ones we have. You can also find the recipe for our Chocolate Mousse Cake by typing the recipe into the search bar at the top of our site. Hope this was helpful. Have a wonderful holiday.


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