Holiday Cookies?

Question by cutiewithabooooty: Holiday Cookies?
I’m baking a bunch of cookies to give to my friends and family for Christmas.

Does anyone have any really great or unique cookie recipes?

Please don’t tell me to buy pre-made dough – I want to make this special :)

Best answer:

Answer by lisa h
These are easy to make and sooooo good.

Scandinavian Almond Bars:

1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sliced almonds
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 cup milk
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and almond extract; mix until fluffy. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
Divide dough into 4 pieces, and roll each one into a log about 12 inches long. Place 2 logs per cookie sheet 4 to 5 inches apart. Flatten each roll by hand until it is about 3 inches wide. Brush flattened roll with milk and sprinkle with sliced almonds.
Bake in preheated oven 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are slightly browned. While the cookies are still warm, cut them crosswise at a diagonal, into slices about 1 inch wide. When cool, drizzle with almond icing.
Almond icing: In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar, almond extract, and milk until smooth. Drizzle over the cookies.

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  2. sheena s says:

    Make rice crispy treat wreaths with green food coloring and put red candies on as hollies. Put candies on after wreaths are made and still soft of course.
    Peanut butter cookies with a chocolate kiss in the middle make a nice holiday cookie.

  3. NVHottie says:

    People LOVE these! Each sweet chocolate cookie has a caramel suprise in the middle. Dipped in Pecans right before baking gives it that extra kick. Merry Christmas


    Original recipe yield:
    30 servings

    PREP TIME 25 Min
    COOK TIME 10 Min
    READY IN 35 Min

    1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
    17 tablespoons sugar, divided
    1 cup packed brown sugar
    2 eggs
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    3/4 cup baking cocoa
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 cup chopped pecans, divided
    1 (13 ounce) package Rolo candies

    In a mixing bowl, cream butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, cocoa and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture and beat just until combined. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans.
    Shape dough by tablespoonfuls around each candy. In a small bowl, combine remaining pecans and sugar; dip each cookie halfway. Place with nut side up on ungreased baking sheets.
    Bake at 375 degrees F for 7-10 minutes or until top is slightly cracked. Cool for 3 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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