The Ultimate Christmas Cookies How-To Guide
From baking to decorating, become a cookie master this holiday season with tips and tricks from our experts.
Christmas Cookies 101
Ring in Christmas with cookies! Whether you're baking a batch of chocolate chip or decorating the ultimate gingerbread house, our expert tips will lead you step by step and have you baking the best desserts of the holiday season.These Peppermint Bonbon Cookies feature a classic holiday flavor combination: peppermint and chocolate. Discover how easy it is to make these Christmas favorites!
Slicing and Baking Cookies
Learn how to slice and bake perfectly shaped cookies, whether you're making your own dough or planning to use store-bought.
Making Two-Layer Caramel-Pecan Bars
Watch how to put together these super-easy caramel bars, complete with a crunchy brown sugar crust.
Create Cookie Icings and Glazes
Mix your own icings and glazes for cookies that will look like they came straight from the local bakery instead of your own kitchen.
Making Hello Dolly Bars
If you haven't tried Hello Dolly Bars, you haven't lived. Let us show you how to quickly throw these together for your next Christmas party or potluck.
Decorating Gingerbread Houses
Making gingerbread houses is a classic Christmas tradition! Learn 3 different techniques for using Royal Icing for decorating, and get inspiration for creating your own.
Making Drop Cookies
Drop cookies make for a thicker, chewier cookie than slice-and-bake versions. Get quick tips for keeping sticky cookie dough off your hands when making drop cookies.
Learn professional decorating techniques like piping, flooding, and sugaring to create picture-perfect Christmas cookies.
Making Meringue Cookies
Unsure of the difference between "soft peaks" and "stiff peaks" when it comes to working with meringue? Learn how to bake perfect meringue cookies every time with these test kitchen tips.