12 Christmas Cookies You Can’t Live Without

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Big things are happening today. Specifically these 12 Christmas Cookies that you need in your life! Christmas is almost here and we need cookies to send to family, friends and anyone who needs a little cheer! Let’s get down to business people!

Here are my favorite Christmas Cookies (and other desserts) you need in your life ASAP!

Christmas Linzer Cookies

Christmas Linzer Cookies with Raspberry Preserves from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Molasses Cookies – my favorite cookie in the whole world. We grew up eating these and I can never get enough!

Molasses Cookies from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Gooey Chocolate Crinkle Cookies – honestly… these are perfection. Gooey on the inside, a little crackle on the outside… you’ll be hooked.

Christmas M&M Cookies – remember those mall cookies you’d have as a kid, these are them! SO festive!

Christmas M&M Cookies from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Christmas Sugar Cookies – my favorite sugar cookie of all times. You can opt to add the sprinkles into the dough if you want to be extra festive, or just use them to decorate. Your call.

Coconut Chocolate Baklava – obviously not a cookie but OMG this seriously satisfies any sweet tooth

Coconut Chocolate Chip Baklava from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookie – a little different but so freaking good!

Lemon White Chocolate Chip Cookies from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Snickerdoodle Cookies – one of my childhood favs!

Snickerdoodle Cookies from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Christmas Crack. Mandatory this time of year.

Peppermint Oreo Truffles – embarrassingly easy to make!

Peppermint Oreo Truffles from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Snickerdoodle Blondie Brownies – YES PLEASE – these are truly award winning. Don’t miss them.

M&M Cookie Bars – major show stoppers and just about the best treat in the world!

M&M Cookie Bars from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)


  1. They all look great! But… Where is the recipe for the sweets in the photo in the email announcing the cookies. That’s the recipe I want most.

  2. Question: how well do the chocolate crinkle cookies freeze? I’d like them for Christmas but hopingcto bake today! Thanks

    1. Ghiradelli is what I usually buy! and yes you can do it with any chocolate. I just love the white chocolate flavor on this!

  3. I love u Gaby!
    Keep the great recipes coming. I also love to watch you in person in your kitchen you’re super chill and super funny and look like you know what the heck you’re doing which by the way I don’t. So thanks for being an inspiration

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