8 Christmas Cookie Decorating Ideas to Make Your Cookies Stand Out

Baking cookies is only half the fun – decorating them is where you can really get creative! With these unique ideas, your Christmas cookies will be the center of attention at any holiday party. From intricate designs to festive toppings, let your imagination run wild with these decorating tips. Get ready to impress your friends and family with your one-of-a-kind Christmas cookies! So, grab your icing and sprinkles and let’s get started on making some edible works of art. Happy decorating!

Santa Sugar Cookies

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These Santa sugar cookies are so incredibly adorable and easy to make thanks to some short cuts. Santa also told me he’d be into these under the tree, too.

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Chocolate Covered Oreo Reindeer

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Aren’t these reindeer cookies adorbs? These chocolate covered Oreo cookies take just a few minutes, are perfect to make with kids, and puts a smile on everyone’s face.

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Snowflake Sugar Cookies

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Snowflake sugar cookies are one of the easiest Christmas cookie recipes ever! Just mix, roll, cut, bake, and finish with royal icing and sprinkles.

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Gingerbread Cookies

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Gingerbread cookies are a Christmas classic cookie! This easy recipe is sure to be a hit!

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Reindeer Sugar Cookies

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This simple and scrumptious sugar cookie recipe is the perfect canvas for creating adorable reindeer-inspired treats that both kids and adults will adore.

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Cornflake Wreaths

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Not only are these cornflake wreath cookies so adorable but they taste delicious too!

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Ornament Cookies

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When it comes to spreading holiday cheer through your kitchen, few things are as delightful as baking and decorating Ornament Cookies. These delightful and beautifully decorated cookies not only taste amazing but also add a whimsical touch to your holiday dessert table.

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Peppermint Stuffed Snowmen

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Impress your friends and family with these adorable snowman cookies that are full of chocolate and peppermint and topped with a candy-coated marshmallow snowman. These Peppermint Stuffed Snowman Cookies are the perfect crafty sweet treat for winter and the holidays.

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  • Ali Van Straten

    Ali Van Straten is the founder and journalist of Champagne and Coffee Stains. She is a Peloton expert, certified running coach and certified nutrition coach. Champagne and Coffee Stains provides information and resources on Peloton Interactive, running and recipes.

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