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25 of The Best Cookie Exchange Recipes

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Christmas cookies are an important part of the holiday season and holiday cookie exchanges are like heaven on a platter! Do you know what cookies you are making this year? You’re going to find some of the best yummy cookie recipes below!

Need some holiday inspiration? Here are some of the best cookie exchange recipes around!

The Best Cookie Exchange Recipes

The Best Cookie Exchange Recipes

Red, White and Green Holiday Cookie Exchange Recipes

These Funfetti Christmas cookies from The 36th Avenue are the perfect Red, White and Green treat!

Looking for something to dunk in your hot cocoa? Try these Chocolate Chip Christmas Cookie Sticks from Tatertots and Jello.

Need a special gift for a special someone? These M&M Christmas Cookies in a Jar from Lil’ Luna would definitely warm someone’s heart!

These Easy Whipped Shortbread Cookies from Confessions Of A Mommyaholic will look amazing on your table and melt in your mouth.

What is Red, White and Green all over? These Christmas Pinwheel Cookies from Yellow Bliss Road!

No Need To Pre-Heat The Oven!

These Santa inspired No bake Christmas Cookies from Crystal and Co. will have your whole family thinking you are a decorating genius!

Nothing says Christmas quite like these Rudolph Christmas Cookies from the 36th Ave, so cute and simple!

There is plenty of holiday flair in this Salted Pretzel Holiday Bark from The Mad Mommy and, there is no baking required.

You’ll do no baking, but get plenty of giggles with these Reindeer Poop Cookies from Life Is Sweeter By Design.

Peanut butter and chocolate? Sign me up for a tray of these No Bake Peanut Butter Patties from The Resourceful Mama!

These Sugar Cookie Truffles from If You Give A Blonde A Kitchen are sure to WOW your holiday guests.

Is it a cookie or a candy? It’s a Salted Caramel Pretzel Turtle from Ripped Jeans and Bifocals!

Cookie Exchange Recipes Featuring Unique Holiday Flavors!

Do you love warm apple pie? Then you have to try these Caramel Apple Pie Christmas Cookies from Spaceships and Laserbeams!

Nothing says winter quite like the smell of cinnamon and brown sugar, so bake up some of these Brown Sugar Cookies from Simply Stacie.

Pumpkin pie, Pumpkin spice latte and now, Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Sugar, spice and everything nice is in these Snickerdoodle Cake Mix Cookies from Coupon Closet.

Cranberries and Oatmeal are the perfect winter morning breakfast and these Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies from The Simple Pen are the perfect winter treat!

Easy Christmas Cookie Exchange Recipes that are Gluten-Free and Delightful!

These Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies won’t leave you short of the holiday spirit or out of the Holiday cookie exchange!

Need a gluten-free option for your kids? Try these Gluten Free Sugar Cookies from Momables!

Gluten-free Brown Butter Snickerdoodles from Cotter Crunch! Need I say more?

These Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies from Allergy Awesomeness are gluten-free, nut-free and VEGAN!

The Best Traditional Christmas Cookie Exchange Recipes

These Cinnamon Stars from The Mindfully Frugal Mom scream Christmas with their cinnamon scent, rich brown color and cut-out shape!

Bake up some of these Kid Fun Christmas Sugar Cookies from Happy And Blessed Home and your kids will be decorating all day long.

A crisp cookie rolled in powdered sugar? Yes, these are the best Snowball Christmas Cookies from Wicked Good Kitchen!

Gingerbread men, gingerbread houses and Pudding Mix Gingerbread Cookies from the WonderMom Wannabe!

These White Chocolate Peppermint Putting Cookies from Kristen Hewitt prove that white chocolate, peppermint and Christmas go hand-in-hand!

No Christmas cookie platter is complete without these Peanut Butter Cup Cookies from The Girl Who Ate Everything.

Didn’t find what you are looking for? Check out my posts Christmas Cookie Exchange Ideas and Cookie Exchange: 30+ Cookie Recipes for even more inspiration!

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Thursday 2nd of November 2017

Some great recipes to add! Thanks for sharing!

Miz Helen

Monday 30th of October 2017

I just pinned your awesome collection of Christmas Cookies! Thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday! Have a great week and come back to see us real soon! Miz Helen


Sunday 29th of October 2017

I love to try fun new cookie recipes for holiday cookie exchanges. Great roundup, thanks! Thank you for linking up with us at the #HomeMattersParty this week.

Monika Dabrowski

Sunday 29th of October 2017

Thank you for putting together a list of the most amazing cookies ever and sharing it with FF:)


Friday 27th of October 2017

So excited to try the gluten free recipes. It's hard on the holidays being gluten free, So excited!