Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas

Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas
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Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas

What do you fancy on a Christmas cookie? Frosting? Sugar? Gumdrop buttons? Read on for tasty and festive ideas.

Holiday Star Cookies

Sparkling sugar is a classic topping to Christmas cookies. Frosting helps to keep the sugar attached to the cookie.

Get the recipe: Holiday Star Cookies

Frosted Reindeer Cookies

With just a few pretzels, gum drops and frosting, turn a cookie into the face of Santa's beloved Rudolph.

Get the recipe: Frosted Reindeer Cookies

Colorful Spiral Cookies

Nonpareils are an unusual, but lovely and colorful addition to this tasty holiday cookie.

Get the recipe: Colorful Spiral Cookies

Chocolate-Gingerbread Cookies

Spice up the gingerbread with a little bit of chocolate and some delicious icing. This recipe uses lemon juice and eggs for an unusual flavor.

Get the recipe: Chocolate-Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas Tree Sandwich Cookies

These Christmas Tree Sandwich cookies are delightful. Adding frosting to sandwich these cookies together is a great way to liven up the sweet with sprinkles. The frosting helps the decorative sprinkles stay in place.

Get the recipe: Christmas Tree Sandwich Cookies

Cinnamon Rolls Christmas Tree

To much time is spent decorating the Christmas tree, so why not make one that you can eat? This one is so easy that the kids can help out.

Get the recipe: Cinnamon Rolls Christmas Tree


Whether they're for Santa Claus or the kids, Christmas cookies are a sweet holiday staple.

Between sugar cookies and gingerbread men, the cookie-decorating options are endless at the most wonderful time of the year. You can even try to make an edible Christmas tree out of cookies...

Check out the slideshow above for the best Christmas cookie decorating ideas.

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