Celebrate with Festive Holiday Cookies

Celebrate with Festive Holiday Cookies

As the holiday season approaches, there’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked cookies filling your home. Our festive holiday cookie recipe is the perfect way to celebrate the joy of this special time of year. These cookies are not only delicious but also a fun activity for the whole family to enjoy together.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Assorted holiday sprinkles


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg and vanilla extract, and mix until well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a dough forms.
  6. Roll the dough into small balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  7. Flatten each cookie with the bottom of a glass and decorate with holiday sprinkles.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden.
  9. Allow the cookies to cool on a wire rack before serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 24 cookies

These festive holiday cookies are a delightful treat that captures the spirit of the season. They are perfect for sharing with loved ones and spreading holiday cheer.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 120, Fat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 1g

As you savor these delightful holiday cookies, you’ll be reminded of the joy and warmth that this time of year brings. Whether you’re baking them for a festive gathering or just a cozy evening by the fireplace, these cookies are sure to bring smiles to everyone’s faces. Happy holidays!