10 Retro Christmas Cookies That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again
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.
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!
Make a batch of cut-out sugar cookies decorated with icing and sprinkles and you will be on the fast track to reliving the sweet cookie plates from when you were a kid.
If you’re 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.
Whether you know them as Russian Tea Cakes, Mexican or Italian Wedding Cookies, or Snowball Cookies, one thing is certain — these one-bite cookies are just as easy to make as they are to eat.
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.
This recipe makes a crinkle cookie just like the ones I spent my childhood baking and eating. They’re soft, tender, and just a little bit chewy, with a crackly, delicate exterior that’s coated with a thick layer of powdered sugar.
When your cookie wish list calls for something supremely easy and irresistible, it’s time for a batch of magic bars. This sweet, sticky treat is part candy and part cookie, loaded with a little bit of everything.
The very best part about making these molasses-spiced cut-outs is decorating them. So be sure to grab your family and friends and get the icing and gum drops ready!
Coated with a light layer of crunchy sugar with a signature chocolate kiss at the center, these peanut butter cookies are just like the classic you remember, but with subtle cinnamon twist.