Cookie Treats for Santa

Don't forget to put out snacks for Santa and his reindeer before you go to bed on Christmas Eve. These treats are sure to land you a spot on Santa's nice list.

  • Lemon-Frosted Sugar Cookies

    Lemon-Frosted Sugar Cookies

    Help Santa fuel up for the long journey ahead by baking some extra-special treats to leave for him on Christmas Eve. These recipes are sure to leave you on Santa's nice list. Make a batch of these homemade sugar cookies and decorate them one day while the kids are out of school.
  • Rudolph's Christmas Sugar Cookies
    Ralph Anderson; Mindi Shapiro Levine

    Rudolph's Christmas Sugar Cookies

    Start with refrigerated sugar cookie dough to make these adorable reindeer-face cookies. The kids can help shape the cookie dough and place the eyes, mouth, and antlers. Only four ingredients required.
  • Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies
    Gooseberry Patch

    Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

    Clear the kitchen counters and carve out some time with your kids this holiday season to make these Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies. You'll have just as much fun cutting the festive shapes as you will enjoying their flavor!

  • Sugar Cookie Mittens
    Gooseberry Patch

    Sugar Cookie Mittens

    Cozy up with these fun and festive Sugar Cookie Mittens for the holiday season. Pour a glass of milk, pull up a seat by the fire, and prepare to indulge in a fabulous sweet treat.

  • Reindeer Gingersnaps

    Reindeer Gingersnaps

    Let the kids use their imaginations as they make reindeer faces on top of cookies made from gingerbread mix. You'll need candy canes, licorice candies, and cherry candies for the decorations.
  • Candy Cane Thumbprints
    Photo: Gooseberry Patch

    Candy Cane Thumbprints

    Give thumbprint cookies an upgrade by sprinkling just-iced cookies with crushed peppermint candies.
  • Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

    You can't go wrong with a classic chocolate chip cookie. They're one of Santa's longtime favorites.
  • Godzilla Cookie
    Oxmoor House

    Giant Cookie

    Want to be sure Santa knows you've been really good? Leave him a cookie big enough to share with all the reindeer.
  • Pecan Pie Bars
    Oxmoor House

    Pecan Pie Bars

    Santa gets sugar cookies at almost every house he visits. Surprise him with a treat that he's sure to love.
  • Pecan Munchies
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Pecan Munchies

    The great thing about these cookies? Even if Santa gets the powdered sugar in his beard, no one will be able to notice.
  • Candy Cane Cookies
    Oxmoor House

    Candy Cane Cookies

    Make a cookie version of that iconic Christmas treat, the candy cane. The recipe even has the familiar peppermint flavor.

  • Gingerbread Babies
    Oxmoor House

    Gingerbread Babies

    Remind Santa that a younger sibling has arrived with these too-cute Gingerbread babies. Bonus points for adding features with icing!

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