21 Christmas Cookie Recipes That Aren’t Chocolate Chip

Calling all cookie monsters: These delicious holiday cookie recipes are some of the best around! Don't leave Santa chocolate chip cookies this year, sweeten his tooth with a bite into one of these sweet treats.

Lauren Porter Dec, 19, 2016

1 of 21 Martha Stewart

These Gingerbread Trees With Lemon Icing are the perfect balance between something a little spice and deliciously sweet! 

2 of 21 Dessert Now, Dinner Later

As the snow melts outside, bite into these Christmas Meltaway Cookies--they're heavenly!

3 of 21 Erren's Kitchen

Crinkle Cookies for Christmas are classic but throw in some Chocolate for a yummy treat that everyone (Santa included) will love! 

4 of 21 SugarSpunRun

Your house will smell heavenly after baking these Blizzard Cookies--the only storm you'll find is the rush to the kitchen to enjoy them all! 

5 of 21 Fireflies and Mud Pies

As the lights twinkle all around, let your dessert do the same with these adorable Christmas Lights Cookies

6 of 21 Creations By Kara

Ditch the traditional round cookie and opt for these Chocolate Drizzle Christmas Cookie Sticks. Dipping into some milk or hot cocoa just got so much better!

7 of 21 MomDot

The Grunch might have stolen Christmas but he'll want to steal these cookies too because they are just too good! 

8 of 21 Gluten Free With LB

Sugar Cookies are necessary for the Christmas time and this Gluten free recipe will make every dessert eater around very very happy!

9 of 21 Half Baked Harvest

These Vanilla Bean Christmas Sugar Cookies with Whippped Butter Cream Frosting make us happy it's the Holiday season!

10 of 21 Delish

This isn't your regular Christmas tree cookie. These Cookie Stacks take the sweet treat to all new heights--literally!

11 of 21 Sally's Baking Addiction

What would the holidays be with Gingerbread?! This Gingerbread man recipe is just what you need. 

12 of 21 Liv For Cake

Satisfy every candy cane craving with these Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

13 of 21 The Emotional Baker

When mini-pies count as cookies, why not have more than one! These Pecan Pie Shortbread cookies will have you wanting more and more. 

14 of 21 Beyond The Chicken Coop

It's a bow tie but a cookie! Bite into this little bit of raspberry heaven! 

15 of 21 Saving Room For Dessert

Peanut butter lovers beware, these Blossom cookies could elevate your love levels! 

16 of 21 Lets Dish Recipes

It's certainly the season for cranberry and these orange infused cookies get it right. 

17 of 21 Noshing With The Nolan's

You don't have to visit the North Pole to hang out with Polar Bears, these cookies just get it! 

18 of 21 Gold Medal Flour

These aren't just any ol' Oatmeal Cookies! Throw in some oatmeal, cranberry, white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts and you won't have one disappointing bite. 

19 of 21 Sprinkle Bakes

It's a lollipop and a cookie. What could be better?!

20 of 21 My Baking Addiction

Say so long to your snowman with these melting snowman cookies, that'll be gone before you know it. 

21 of 21 Wicked Good Kitchen

Let the snow fall with these Snowball Christmas Cookies and make sure you have a napkin handy!