2019 Christmas Cookie Countdown
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It's the Christmas season once again, and this year our Christmas Cookie Countdown is offering something very special! Howard and Kelly are bringing you a behind the scenes peek at the happiest place on earth: Walt Disney World! There's nothing like Christmas cheer to make the Disney parks even more magical. Watch the video below to see what we mean!
Once you're done soaking up that sweet Christmas goodness, check out the twenty-five days of Christmas cookies we made just for you! We're sure you'll agree, these are what Santa wants to see next to his glass of milk this year. Each day will reveal a delicious Christmas cookie, so that you can enjoy that sweet festive Mr. Food Test Kitchen flavor all month long. Comment below to tell us your favorite! And from everyone here in the Test Kitchen, merry Christmas and happy holidays!
Watch the video above to see Howard and Kelly's behind the scenes tour of Disney World during the holidays! It takes more than we imagined to make the happiest place on earth really shine during this time of year. After you're done, check out these awesome cookies!
Our recipe for these delicious holiday cookies is so good, that you'll want to make it year round! Our Pistachio Holiday Cookies are exactly the type of cookie Santa is hoping to see left out on Christmas Eve. And thanks to that striking Christmas green, they're sure to brighten up your Christmas cookie box in a big way!
To help get into the Christmas spirit, we like to make our Nutty Noel Cookies! Each one has a little chocolatey-goodness wrapped up inside, making it this seasons most delicious Christmas present. So, get the kids into the kitchen and start baking a holiday cookie that's gonna make you want to sing!
The holidays are the perfect time to roll out some dough and have a good time with the family. One of the best ways to do that, is to make up these classic Gingerbread Cookie Cutouts! It's one of the most versatile holiday cookies, because the family can decorate them any way they like! It's a great family activity that's sure to bring holiday-special memories for years to come. Of course, it helps that they taste absolutely scrumptious too!
Looking for something different? Something rich? Something chewy? Then you'll love our Chocolate Snowcaps! This easy Christmas Cookie is topped with coconut to remind us of the white Christmas we're all dreaming of. Let's get baking before Saint Nick comes down the chimney!
There's a rumor being shared around the North Pole that these cookies might just be ol' Kris Kringles' favorite kind. You see, Kris Kringle's Pudding Cookies combine two holiday flavors that he really loves, pistachio and mint!
Ready for a Christmas cookie that is bright, light and totally refreshing? That's excactly what you'll get with our White Chocolate Peppermint Snaps! Why do we call them "snaps"? Because each bite is like biting into that timelessly classic holiday flavor: candy cane! And, with hints of white chocolate in every bite, you really can't go wrong this Christmas.
Our Spritz Cookies are a colorful addition to our holiday cookie platters. And with our extra busy holiday schedules, they are quick and easy, too!
Bring some cheer to your kitchen table this holiday season with these delightful Cheerful Cranberry Orange Cookies. Moist and chewy, these delicious cookies have just the right balance of tart cranberry and sweet orange flavors!
With just two ingredients you can whip up these delightful treats! Our Candy Wrap Cookies are a super easy Christmas favorite.
At Christmastime, it's common to see doors decorated with wreaths. So, we thought we'd take the idea and bring it to our cookie platters!
'Tis the season for delicious cookies and we're starting off right with these Yuletide Shortbread Logs! Not only are these cookies easy to make, they taste like they were made by Mrs. Claus herself. This easy shortbread cookie is a sure way to boost your holiday cookie gift boxes, or your own personal cookie jar. Don't want: let's get baking!
This cookie recipe combines two of Mrs. Claus' holiday favorites: gingerbread and eggnog! Mrs. Claus' Holiday Cookie Cups look great on a Christmas cookie platter, but they taste even better. After all, what could be better than a gingerbread cup filled with a fluffy eggnog cream? (Rumor has it that Santa and the elves really love these!)
There's a sweet treat waiting for you inside these Holly Jolly Surprise Cookies! Stuffed with a filling made from figs, almonds, chocolate, and orange marmalade, these little cookie bundles deliver an explosion of flavor with every bite. With the festive sugar on top, they look like perfect little wrapped up presents sitting on your dessert table--you'll be shocked how fast your guests each claim their special "gift"!
These are the perfect no-bake cookies to add to your holiday cookie platter. Our Cookie Butter Cracker Cookies are made with just three easy and tasty ingredients. They're quick to throw-together at a moment's notice and they're really popular with just about everyone. Once you give 'em a try, you'll be making 'em every year!
Don't you just love candy cookie recipes? Use any combination of colors to make these Chocolate Candy Cookies festive for any occasion throughout the year.
Everyone knows the story of the Grinch, whose heart was two sizes too small. Inspired by this beloved Christmas story, we came up with these Grinch Cookies. Just one bite is all it takes to grow your heart three sizes! You're going to love these holiday cake mix cookies.
The Christmas season is here and that means we're all looking forward to sleigh rides in the snow! But, before you climb on board, have some fun with these Sleigh Ride Cookie Shots. Not only is this cookie fun to make, it's fun to eat, no matter your age. This kids can fill these chocolate chip cookie cups with milk and adults can fill them with a little more Christmas cheer. They're the perfect snack to start your sleigh ride off right!
When Mrs. Claus wants to welcome Santa's elves home from a long day in the workshop, what does she make? Her famous Cinnamon Roll Cookies, of course! The warm, sweet aroma of these baking gets all the elves lining up outside the kitchen to snag their own fresh baked cookie (and coming back for more), so Mrs. Claus always makes plenty of these treats to go around. The next time you want to spoil your gang of holiday elves, just whip up a delicious batch of Mrs. Claus' Cinnamon Roll Cookies!
Looking for a change of pace from traditional holiday sugar cookies? These Christmas Brownie Cookies are just the ticket to spice up your holiday cookie routine. While these treats look like a cross between traditional gingerbread cookies and decorated sugar cookies, they taste just like a gooey brownie! Talk about a winning combo. They're also fun to decorate and would make the perfect activity for grandkids or a holiday party!
Santa has great taste in cookie recipes! That's why, when we heard he liked a good suger cookie, we set out to make a Christmas cookie he wouldn't want to miss. Make Santa's Sugar Cookie Truffles for a no-bake cookie that's going to light your face up with Christmas cheer!
During the holidays, there's nothing like a sweet treat and a mug of your favorite drink to celebrate the season. These Joyful Eggnog Dippers are biscotti cookies that will go perfectly with a mug of cocoa, a steaming cup of tea or coffee, or even (you guessed it!) a glass of eggnog. Their sweet, spiced flavor and perfect crumbly crunch will bring joy to your taste buds and have you in the holiday spirit in no time at all.
You'll find no thin and crumbly chocolate bark here! Our Holiday Snack Crack is a Christmas treat you can really sink your teeth into. The cookie pieces, candy bits, and popcorn give this sweet a crunchy texture and blend of flavors that really set it apart as far as chocolate barks go. It'll delight your friends, family, and holiday guests, so you may want to make a double batch of this snack-laden crack (or make extra to give as homemade holiday gifts!).
Christmas elves know all about the best sweets for the holiday season. But Mama Elf has something up her sleeve that not even Santa has had before! This year, make Mama Elf's Cake Batter Cookies for a holiday treat you'll never forget. These easy cake-mix cookies are gonna be a special treat for everyone gathering around your tree!
Snowmen are a fantastic part of the holiday season, so we made them a big part of our cookie jar this year! You're gonna love these Frosty Coconut Snowman Cookies because they're delicious and lots of fun for the whole family. So gather the kids into kitchen and get to work on making sweet memories and cookies that will last a lifetime.
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