We have 55 easy Christmas cookie recipes with few ingredients that will make your holidays easier. Learn how to make tasty and festive cookies that are made with less than 10 ingredients.

We have 55 easy Christmas cookie recipes with few ingredients that will make your holidays easier. Learn how to make tasty and festive cookies that are made with less than 10 ingredients. #dessertsonadime #christmascookierecipeswithfewingredients #christmascookies
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Christmas cookies with Few Ingredients

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The holiday season is never complete without delicious freshly baked cookies for the whole family. But sometimes, cookie recipes can be a hassle with all the complicated ingredients and cooking processes.

Fortunately for you, this list has the best Christmas cookie recipes with only a few ingredients. There are numerous favorite Christmas recipes to choose from. Also try Christmas Pie Recipes.

1. Christmas No Bake Cookies

Not only does this recipe only need 5 ingredients, but it is also no bake.

Christmas No Bake Cookies
You only need 5 Ingredients to make these Christmas No-Bake Cookies. Fun and Festive cookies that are easy to make and full of flavor.
Christmas No Bake Cookies

2. Melting Snowman Cookies

They are so quick and easy to make in just under 30 minutes.

Melting Snowman Cookies
Melting Snowman Cookies is quick and easy to make with simple ingredients.
Melting Snowman Cookies

3. Adorable Reindeer Cookies

This recipe uses Milano cookies to make things quick and easy.

Adorable Reindeer Cookies
Not only is this recipe so easy but it is a blast to make and tasty too.
Adorable Reindeer Cookies

4. Grinch Chocolate Covered Oreos

They are perfect snacks for Christmas movie nights with your loved ones.

Grinch Chocolate-Covered Oreos
This easy recipe is both delicious and made with simple ingredients that you can easily get at the grocery store.
Grinch Chocolate-Covered Oreos

This raspberry thumbprint cookie recipe has an amazing texture and the perfect amount of sweetness.

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookie
It is a buttery cookie that is filled with different types of jam. The Raspberry Thumbprint cookie is so tender and has the perfect amount of sweetness.
Raspberry Thumbprint Cookie

6. Snowball Cookies

They are loaded with almonds or pecans and full of vanilla flavors.

Snowball Cookies
You only need a few ingredients and they are really pantry staples.
Snowball Cookies

7. Chocolate-Covered Christmas Oreos

This Christmas chocolate-covered Oreo recipe is the perfect treat to make for all your holiday parties.

Chocolate-Covered Christmas Oreos
Christmas Oreos are covered in chocolate and then topped with fun Christmas sprinkles. Take this classic cookie to the next level by dipping them in chocolate.
Chocolate-Covered Christmas Oreos

8. Christmas Wreath Cookies

Not only do these wreath cookies look festive but they are loaded with festive flavors too.

Christmas Wreath Cookies
Christmas Wreath Cookies are super cute and only call for 6 ingredients. This no-bake treat is so festive and fun to make.
Christmas Wreath Cookies

9. Oreo Snowman Cookies

If you are looking for treats to make with the kids, this recipe is the perfect choice.

Oreo Snowman Cookies
These easy chocolate-covered Oreo cookies are made with 4 simple ingredients.
Oreo Snowman Cookies

10. 4 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

The results are amazing even when only made with a few common ingredients.

4 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Yep…. Just 4 ingredients: Sugar, peanut butter, cocoa powder, and an egg. That is it.
4 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

11. Avalanche Cookies

This recipe combines white chocolate and peanut butter to create a delicious mixture.

Avalanche Cookies
Avalanche Cookies combine creamy peanut butter, melted white chocolate, crispy rice cereal, marshmallows, and more. This no-bake dessert is super easy with just 5 ingredients and very little prep time.
Avalanche Cookies

This recipe is super easy using pre-made refrigerated sugar cookies and other easy ingredients.

Snowman Sugar Cookie
This recipe is an easy one because it uses pre-made refrigerated sugar cookies.
Snowman Sugar Cookie

13. Reindeer Brownies

Make these fun and tasty desserts a part of your Christmas tradition.

Reindeer Brownies
The recipe is super easy but the results are absolutely adorable! I can’t wait for you to try these. Your kids will love them.
Reindeer Brownies

14. Grinch Cake Mix Cookies

The cookies have red and green colors and a heart candy in the middle.

Grinch Cake Mix Cookies
With only 3 ingredients, it’s super easy to make as well.
Grinch Cake Mix Cookies

This recipe is an oat cookie loaded with chopped pretzels, peanut butter, cocoa, and more.

Pretzel No-Bake Cookie
Pretzel no-bake cookies combine salty and sweet for the best treat. You only need about 15 minutes and everyone can enjoy delicious cookies. Yum!
Pretzel No-Bake Cookie

16. Lemon Crinkle Cookies

It is light, fluffy, and has an amazing lemon flavor.

Lemon Crinkle Cookies
You’ll love these Lemon Crinkle Cookies and they only take 4 ingredients to create.  They are easy to make and soft and fluffy with tons of lemon flavor.
Lemon Crinkle Cookies

17. Strawberry Pinch Cookies

They are so fun, fancy, and festive, and are loaded with cream cheese and strawberry jam.

Strawberry Pinch Cookies
These are easy to make and are perfect around the holidays. They are a fun, fancy, and festive cookie.
Strawberry Pinch Cookies

18. Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe

It makes the process so easy and results in soft and fluffy cookies full of cinnamon flavors.

Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe
Try this easy snickerdoodle recipe where we make it easy by using a cake mix.
Easy Snickerdoodle Recipe

19. Red Velvet Cookies

This recipe just needs 4 ingredients and will produce moist and delicious cookies.

Red Velvet Cookies
They are just so easy since you use a cake mix! You will love making these quick and simple dessert.
Red Velvet Cookies

20. Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies

These gluten free shortbread cookies are so buttery and have delicious vanilla flavor.

Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies
This easy gluten-free cookies recipe is the best and so delicious. It is crumbly but our family loves this sugary Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies Recipe.
Gluten-Free Shortbread Cookies

Cake mix chocolate chip cookies are so easy to make, but they taste so great.

Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookie
All you need is oil, eggs, a cake mix, and chocolate chips to make this delicious cake mix chocolate chip cookie recipe. They are easy to make, but they taste great.
Cake Mix Chocolate Chip Cookie

22. 4 Ingredient Strawberry Cookies

These 4 ingredient strawberry cookies are so light and fluffy and have just the right amount of sweetness.

4 Ingredient Strawberry Cookies
You only need 4 ingredients for these light and fluffy cookies.
4 Ingredient Strawberry Cookies

23. Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

They are so soft and creamy with all the flavors of a sugar cookie.

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies
There is no rolling involved, you just mix the ingredients together and drop by the spoonful on a baking sheet. There is also no need for cookie cutters to cut out sugar cookies. We love how simple this recipe is.
Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

24. Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies

You will be surprised how these fabulous cookies are made with just 3 ingredients.

Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies
Satisfy your pumpkin craving with only 3 ingredients. Make these super easy and delicious Pumpkin cake mix cookies.
Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies

25. Christmas Tree Brownies

You can set out different decoration options and let the kids go wild with decorating.

Christmas Tree Brownies
They are so easy to make and come out so adorable that I know your party guest will think you spend all day making them!
Christmas Tree Brownies

26. White Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

The crushed candy canes really make this recipe feel like Christmas.

White Chocolate Peppermint Brownies
Decadent layers of fudgy brownies, peppermint topping, and white chocolate make this Peppermint White Chocolate Brownies recipe perfect for the holidays. The secret is a brownie mix but the recipe tastes homemade.
White Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

27. Russian Tea Cakes

They are so buttery, tender crunchy, and loaded with walnuts.

Russian Tea Cakes
Tender and buttery Russian Tea Cakes are loaded with walnuts and rolled in powdered sugar. Easy and delicious holiday treat.
Russian Tea Cakes

28. Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

This recipe combines strawberry cake mix and lemonade cake mix, making the perfect combination of flavors.

Strawberry Lemonade Cookies
Strawberry Lemonade Cookies are the best soft and chewy cake mix cookies. Start with cake mixes to make these decadent cookies with a delicious glaze.
Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

29. Homemade Butterscotch Cookies

Vanilla cookies with butterscotch chips make the perfect combination.

Homemade Butterscotch Cookies
Each bite is soft and chewy for the best cookie. The entire recipe is so simple and easy.
Homemade Butterscotch Cookies

30. Chocolate Brownie Cookies

This recipe is quick and easy and only needs 5 ingredients.

Chocolate Brownie Cookies
If you are craving sweets, make brownie cookies with only 5 simple ingredients.
Chocolate Brownie Cookies

31. Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate lovers will love this 4-ingredient double chocolate cake mix cookie recipe.

Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
With only 4 ingredients, you can enjoy Double chocolate cake mix cookies in minutes. Get your chocolate fix with very little work when you make these soft and chewy cookies.
Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

32. Nutter Butter Reindeers

Nutter Butter reindeers are easy no-bake holiday treats, perfect for holiday parties.

Nutter Butter Reindeers
If you are looking for a No Bake Cookie to make this holiday make, Nutter Butter Reindeers. These adorable reindeer cookies are easy to make.
Nutter Butter Reindeers

33. Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

The crushed Oreos and cheesecake flavor mix together in a flavor explosion.

Oreo Cheesecake Cookies
These Oreo Cheesecake Cookies are made soft, chewy, and loaded with Oreos chunks. You do not need many ingredients to make this delicious cookie recipe. Which makes them budget-friendly.
Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

34. Homemade Star Crunch Cookies

Recreate your favorite Little Debbie Cookie at home using this easy recipe.

Homemade Star Crunch Cookies
Enjoy all of the chocolate and caramel you love about Little Debbie Star Crunch cookies in this easy no-bake recipe.
Homemade Star Crunch Cookies

35. Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies

Enjoy soft and fluffy cookies that have delicious peanut butter inside and a sweet sugar topping.

Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies
Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies have delicious peanut butter inside with a sugar topping. They are soft and delicious for a decadent treat.
Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies

36. Grinch Oreo Balls

Crushing Oreos to make a Grinch-themed dessert is such a fun way to spend the holidays.

Grinch Oreo Balls
The chocolate-covered Oreo Truffle is an easy recipe to make. The Oreos are crushed and mixed with cream cheese to form into balls. The balls are then dipped in green-colored melted chocolate to make the perfect Grinch Oreo Ball.
Grinch Oreo Balls

It has a crushed chocolate chip cookie crust and a cheesecake filling loaded with chocolate chips.

Mini No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake
This simply delicious recipe combines 2 of my very favorite things….chocolate chip cookies and cheesecake. Yum!
Mini No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake

38. Chocolate-Covered Ritz Crackers

You can make a large batch of this dessert for the holiday using only 3 easy ingredients.

Chocolate-Covered Ritz Crackers
Chocolate-Covered Ritz Crackers combine the sweet and salty flavors of chocolate and peanut butter. Easy to make with only 3 Ingredients.
Chocolate-Covered Ritz Crackers

39. 3-ingredient Oreo Truffles

A Soft center covered with a rich chocolate shell makes these 3 ingredient Oreo truffles such a delight.

3-ingredient Oreo Truffles
It’s only 3 ingredients and so easy to make.
3-ingredient Oreo Truffles

40. Grinch Oreo Pops

This holiday treat has Oreo cookies dipped in green candy melts topped with a heart sprinkle.

Grinch Oreo Pops
Classic Oreos are dipped in melted candy and topped with a red heart candy for a festive treat.
Grinch Oreo Pops

41. Copycat Thin Mint Cookies

These Girl Scout cookies are so irresistible and will satisfy all of your cravings.

Copycat Thin Mint Cookies
They are mint-flavored cookies that are round and thin. The entire cookie is coated in chocolate for a decadent dessert.
Copycat Thin Mint Cookies

42. Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies

If you love Andes mints, this recipe combines them with chocolate to make a luscious and decadent cookie.

Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies
This is super easy and packed with chocolate and mint flavors for the best treat.
Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies

43. White Chocolate Truffles

They are so creamy, and delicious, and look so gorgeous on the table.

White Chocolate Truffles
You are going to love this easy recipe for White Chocolate Truffles with just 4 ingredients. They are creamy and delicious and so pretty!
White Chocolate Truffles

44. Vanilla Wafer Cookies

They are so much better than store-bought wafers that are full of artificial flavors.

Vanilla Wafer Cookies
It is very easy to make and these cookies are amazing. They are soft and fluffy. Each cookie is baked to perfection.
Vanilla Wafer Cookies

45. Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies

This easy cookie recipe is made with simple peanut butter cookie dough.

Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies
3-Ingredient Air fryer peanut butter cookies recipe is a game changer. Enjoy homemade cookies in minutes.
Air Fryer Peanut Butter Cookies

46. Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

You will be surprised to know that these cookies are made with only 5 ingredients.

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
Strawberry chocolate chip cookies are so delicious and really easy to make. The sprinkles on the outside look gorgeous and the inside is full of amazing chocolate blended into the strawberry cookie.
Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

47. Carrot Cake Mix Cookies

This recipe has a soft and chewy cookie base topped with decadent cream cheese icing made with powdered sugar and more.

Carrot Cake Mix Cookies
Enjoy Carrot Cake Mix Cookies with decadent cream cheese icing. The secret is a cake mix and the entire recipe is super easy.
Carrot Cake Mix Cookies

48. Snicker Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

They have the perfect combination of salty and sweet from the Snickers bar and pretzels.

Snicker Chocolate Pretzels
This is the simplest dessert ever but it tastes amazing! Everyone loves them and they are inexpensive to make.
Snicker Chocolate Pretzels

You can enjoy decadent cookie dough guilt-free.

Keto Edible Cookie Dough
Keto Edible Cookie Dough Recipe is so easy and decadent. Learn how to make low-carb cookie dough in minutes, and is made with simple ingredients.
Keto Edible Cookie Dough

50. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

Turn refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough into delicious bars and add cheesecake for the perfect combination.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars
Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Bars only require ingredients and it starts with refrigerated cookie dough. The cream cheese is mixed with sugar, egg, and vanilla to make an amazing cheesecake flavor.
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Bars

51. Eclair Cookies

These easy no bake eclair cookies will be a hit at your next Christmas party and includes simple ingredients.

Eclair Cookies
The base is vanilla wafers. Each one gets topped with a luscious pudding mixture and another vanilla wafer. The remaining wafer is covered in chocolate and placed on top.
Eclair Cookies

This cute chewy chocolate dessert is filled with a rich fudge mixture topped with sprinkles and marshmallows.

Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups
Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups are made with sugar cookies and a rich fudge mixture. Each cup is adorned with a candy cane handle and topped with sprinkles.
Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups

53. Starbucks Snowman Cookies

It is made with snowman-shaped sugar cookies topped with royal icing.

Starbucks Snowman Cookies
With a few easy steps, these sugar cookies with royal icing come together easily. We love to make Starbucks treats at home.
Starbucks Snowman Cookies

The cookies are soft and chewy and hold up perfectly while you decorate them.

Christmas Cut-Out Sugar Cookie
They come out so soft and chewy and so delicious. They hold their shape, and the icing that we use is easy to decorate with and hardens perfectly.
Christmas Cut-Out Sugar Cookie

55. Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

This recipe is made with a dark chocolate cake mix and chocolate chips that melt in your mouth.

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
This Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe starts with a cake mix and tastes amazing. Each bite is loaded with dark chocolate and topped with crushed candy canes for a delicious cookie.
Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

56. Christmas No bake Cookies

Christmas No Bake Cookies
Christmas No Bake Cookies are so delicious for a holiday treat in minutes. With only 5 ingredients, you can make these quickly for holiday parties, gifts and more.
Christmas No Bake Cookies

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