10 Retro Christmas Cookies That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again - Recipes from The Kitchn

10 Retro Christmas Cookies That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again - Recipes from The Kitchn
From The Kitchn - December 5, 2017

Holiday cookies come with some amazing powers. This line-up of time-loved classics and whimsical sweets will transport you back to childhood in a single bite. From twisted candy cane cookies to spritz, gingerbread, sugar cookie cut-outs, and more, these 10 cookies are sure to make you feel like a kid again.

1. Candy Cane Cookies

Multi-colored candy cane cookies are a bit of a baking project, but they are 100 percent worth the effort. The sweet vanilla-mint cookie dough will have you listening for sleigh bells!

2. The Best Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Make a batch of cut-out sugar cookies decorated with icing and sprinklesand you will be on the fast track to reliving the sweet cookie plates from when you were a kid.

3. How To Make Spritz Cookies

If you are craving a holiday cookie that's just as classic as it is quick and easy, start by getting out your cookie press and then decorate these buttery two-bite treats with a pinch of festive sprinkles.

4. How To Make Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies

Whether you know them as Russian Tea Cakes, Mexican or Italian Wedding Cookies, or Snowball Cookies, one thing is certainthese one-bite cookies are just as easy to make as they are to eat.

5. How To Make Classic Linzer Cookies

If your childhood involved these almond-scented, jam-filled cookies, let this be the year you make them yourself and share the tradition with others.

6. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

7. How To Make Magic Cookie Bars

8. How To Make Gingerbread Cookies

9. Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

10. How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookies from Scratch


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