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.
Dark Chocolate Sablés
These French sugar cookies have a slightly crumbly texture ("sablé” means "sandy") and loads of chocolate flavor. The recipe makes a lot of cookies--ideal for a cookie exchange.
Candy Cane Cookies
Prep and Cook Time: about 1 1/2 hours, plus 5 hours to chill. Notes: Freeze the two-toned dough at the end of step 5 for up to two weeks or store baked cookies airtight for up to 2 days.
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.
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.
Peppermint Bonbon Cookies
Triple Mint Cookies
Mint lovers will fall head over heels for these rich, brownie-like cookies filled with chopped mint candies and topped with minty icing.
Sparkling Ornament Cookies
These richly colored vanilla and almond-flavored cookies are perfect for little hands--the more sprinkles, the better!
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.
White Chocolate Cherry Cookies
Cherries and chocolate are a winning combination in White Chocolate Cherry Cookies--so are the extra dosages of chocolate. These rich drop cookies are baked with unsweetened cocoa, melted semisweet chocolate chips and white chocolate chips.
Pecan Pie Bars
Santa gets sugar cookies at almost every house he visits. Surprise him with a treat that he's sure to love.
The great thing about these cookies? Even if Santa gets the powdered sugar in his beard, no one will be able to notice.
Remind Santa that a younger sibling has arrived with these too-cute Gingerbread babies. Bonus points for adding features with icing!