Make these easy Thanksgiving cookies for a fun and festive dessert. 44 of the best Thanksgiving cookie recipes. They are so tasty and super easy with several no bake options.
We have compiled the best list of cookies to make for Thanksgiving. From whimsical turkey cookies with candy corn to all things pumpkin spiced sugar, this list has the tastiest treats.
Go ahead and make your list because you will want to make several of these cookies. For even more Thanksgiving desserts, check out this list that includes pumpkin whoopie pies, pecan pie and more.
You might also like Thanksgiving Apple Desserts.
Table of Contents
- How to Store Cookies:
- Can you make cookies for Thanksgiving ahead of time?
- Can you freezer Thanksgiving Cookies?
- 1. Turkey Cookies
- 2. Pilgrim Cookies
- 3. Butterscotch Cookies
- 4. Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies
- 5. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 6. Thumbprint Cookies
- 7. Molasses Cookies
- 8. Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe
- 9. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
- 10. Cinnamon Roll Cookies
- 11. Brown Sugar Cookies
- 12. Apple Pie Cookies
- 13. Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 14. Cookies and Cream Cookies
- 16. Carrot Cake Mix Cookies
- 17. Chocolate Kiss Cookies
- 18. Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
- 19. Butter Cookies Recipe
- 20. Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies
- 21. Brownie Cookies
- 22. Homemade Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
- 23. 3 Ingredient Sugar Cookies
- 24. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
- 25. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
- 26. Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
- 27. 3 Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies
- 28. Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 29. Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
- 30. Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 31. M&M Cookies
- 32. Banana Pudding Cookies
- 33. Monster Cookies
- 34. No Bake Cookies
- 35. Italian Cookies
- 36. Divinity Candy
- 37. Brownie Mix Cookies
- 38. Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
- 39. Chocolate Covered Oreos Recipe
- 40. Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies
- 41. Pumpkin Pie Cookies
- 42. Thanksgiving Sugar Cookies
- 43. Pumpkin No Bake Cookies
- 44. Star Crunch Cookies
- More easy Recipes for Thanksgiving:
How to Store Cookies:
Allow cookies to cool and place inside an airtight container. I like to separate the layers of cookies with parchment paper.
Can you make cookies for Thanksgiving ahead of time?
While this varies by recipe, normally you can. Most of these recipes can be made ahead of time if stored properly.
Can you freezer Thanksgiving Cookies?
Many of these recipes can be made in advance and frozen. Place inside a freezer container or bag. Each recipe is different but normally cookies can be frozen up to a month.
1. Turkey Cookies
Make these fun Turkey Cookies for a treat the kiddos will go crazy over. This no bake recipe is super easy. Turkey Cookies would be so cute to make for a school party.
2. Pilgrim Cookies
With only 4 ingredients, these no bake Pilgrim Cookies take minutes to make. The peanut butter cup on top completes the look and looks adorable.
3. Butterscotch Cookies
These old fashioned Butterscotch Cookies are so soft and amazing. Each bite is packed with lots of butterscotch. Loaded with Thanksgiving flavors.
4. Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies
Cake Mix Cookies are so easy to prepare. The pumpkin flavor is perfect for Thanksgiving and sure to be a hit.
5. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
The combination of pumpkin and chocolate chips make a decadent cookie. This recipe is super easy and delicious.
6. Thumbprint Cookies
Thumbprint cookies look so pretty and you can use any type of jam you prefer. We love to use raspberry or strawberry jam in these cookies.
7. Molasses Cookies
Ginger Molasses Cookies have the perfect amount of spices for the best cookie. They are perfect for Fall and your kitchen will smell amazing as they bake.
8. Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe
These soft and fluffy cookies have the perfect balance of cream cheese. Each bite is so rich and creamy.
9. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Skip the bakery and make these decadent Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. They are packed with raisins for a hearty cookie and so yummy.
10. Cinnamon Roll Cookies
Enjoy all the tasty flavors of cinnamon rolls in these fabulous cookies. It does not disappoint and tastes as good as they look. I love the flavors like cinnamon in these cookies.
11. Brown Sugar Cookies
If you are looking for a soft and chewy cookie recipe, this brown sugar cookie recipe is a must try. They are perfectly sweet and so tasty.
12. Apple Pie Cookies
Not only are these adorable but they taste just like an apple pie. Each bite of these cookies combines sweet apple pie filling and luscious caramel topping.
13. Chocolate Chip Cookies
We have declared this the best Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. It has the perfect amount of chocolate chips for an ooey gooey cookie.
14. Cookies and Cream Cookies
Homemade cookies are easy to make with simple recipes like this one. Not only is it effortless to prepare but packed with tons of cookies.
16. Carrot Cake Mix Cookies
If you love carrot cake, these cookies will be a big hit. It starts with a cake mix and the cookies are topped with rich cream cheese frosting. They just taste like Fall.
17. Chocolate Kiss Cookies
Chocolate fans definitely want to start with this recipe. From the soft chocolate cookie to the Hershey Kiss on top, it is bursting with all things chocolate.
18. Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
No bake cookies mean dessert in minutes. This peanut butter version is absolutely luscious and sure to be a crowd pleaser.
19. Butter Cookies Recipe
Rich Butter Cookies look stunning with the swirled design. Each cookie is dipped in chocolate and topped with sprinkles. These are tasty plain or dipped. The sprinkles would be so festive for Thanksgiving.
20. Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies
From the peanut butter cookie to the sweet jam filling, this combination is super tasty. Each cookie has glaze drizzled over the top for a super decadent treat.
21. Brownie Cookies
Brownie fans will love these brownie cookies. There is so much chocolate and each bite melts in your mouth.
22. Homemade Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies
Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies look so perfect on the dessert table. This easy recipe for Peanut Butter Blossoms taste heavenly.
23. 3 Ingredient Sugar Cookies
You can make homemade sugar cookies with just 3 ingredients. It is super easy and no egg needed for this delicious cookie recipe.
24. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Chocolate and peanut butter come together for a rich and delicious cookie. This is one of the most amazing recipes and super easy.
25. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Old Fashioned Peanut Butter cookies get a new look with chocolate mixed in. The combination is super tasty.
26. Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
Sugar cookies with cinnamon and sugar result in Snickerdoodle Cookies. This recipe is soft and delicious for an extra special dessert.
27. 3 Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies
With 3 simple ingredients, these cookies are fast and easy. Each bite is packed with lots of hearty oatmeal for the perfect Fall recipe.
28. Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies
Do you love those tasty cookies at the Nestle Toll House bakery? Learn how to make them at home for a sweet and chocolate packed dessert.
29. Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
Chocolate fans will definitely want to go ahead and make these cookies. They only call for 4 ingredients.
30. Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
Not only are these bursting with vibrant color but each bite is so delicious. Mint Chocolate Chip is a great flavor and the recipe is very easy to prepare.
31. M&M Cookies
Everyone loves M&M candy and they make cookies even better. Plus, they look so bright and cheerful.
32. Banana Pudding Cookies
Fans of Banana Pudding will adore these cookies. You can enjoy all of the flavor you love in this classic desert in a cookie.
33. Monster Cookies
Loaded Cookies are packed with some of my favorite ingredients. From the chocolate chips and M&M’s to the oatmeal and more, this recipe packs a lot in each cookie.
34. No Bake Cookies
Whip up a batch of these Chocolate Peanut butter no bake cookies. They are simple to make on the stove top for a great Thanksgiving treat.
35. Italian Cookies
Rich butter cookies topped with sprinkles and a sweet glaze will be the hit of the gathering. You can easily change the sprinkles for any occasion.
36. Divinity Candy
These literally melt in your mouth. They are absolutely heavenly and so fluffy.
37. Brownie Mix Cookies
Only 5 ingredients needed to make these simple Brownie Mix Cookies. Each cookie is topped with powdered sugar and they look so pretty.
38. Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
Chocolate cookies with chocolate chips equal a dream come true for chocolate lovers. The recipe starts with a cake mix so it is so easy.
39. Chocolate Covered Oreos Recipe
Make this no bake dessert for an easy but tasty dessert option. It is so delicious with Oreo cookies.
40. Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies
Add a burst of color to the Thanksgiving dessert table with these Strawberry Cookies with white chocolate. The cheesecake flavor is the best.
41. Pumpkin Pie Cookies
These soft pumpkin cookies are a family favorite.
42. Thanksgiving Sugar Cookies
Have the kids help decorate these turkey cookies. Add the orange feathers for a festive treat.
43. Pumpkin No Bake Cookies
Simple ingredient no bake cookies.
44. Star Crunch Cookies
These copycat cookies are sure to please a crowd and a favorite Thanksgiving cookie. The perfect addition to your dessert spread.