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Christmas Cookie Recipe

These soft & chewy Christmas cookies are super yummy and can be easily made with ingredients you may already have in your pantry. The pretty red, green & white decoration is like cherry on the cake and is what makes these cookies perfect for the holiday season.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: Christmas Cookie, Christmas Recipes, Sugar Cookies
Servings: 20 Cookies
Author: Archana


  • Electric Blender


  • 2 & 1/4 cups Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 cup Unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 large Egg
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • Icing for decoration


  • Add the flour, baking powder & salt in a bowl, mix them together and keep aside.
  • In another bowl, add unsalted butter, granulated sugar, and beat them with an electric beater until smooth.
  • Once done, add egg & vanilla extract and beat again until everything is combined together nicely.
  • Now add the dry ingredients that we kept aside to the wet ingredients and mix them.
  • Knead the mixture to prepare the cookie dough.
  • Roll-out the dough. The dough should be 1/4 inch in thickness.
  • Using a cookie cutter, cut the dough into desired shapes.
  • Remove the extra dough and refrigerate for around 1-2 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place the cookies on a baking sheet and bake for   around 10-15 minutes until the cookies are light brown in colour.
  • Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes and decorate as you like with icing & enjoy.
    christmas cookie decoration