Our Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

Baking cookies is one of our most-loved holiday traditions and there are a few treasured recipes we make year after year.

This is a collection of our all-time favorite holiday cookie recipes including two that are among our most popular posts with readers – Ricotta Cookies and Hungarian Kiffles.

Our Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

Hungarian Kiffles: Our Family Recipe

Kiffles are delicate Hungarian cookies made from cream cheese pastry wrapped around fruit or nut fillings.

Chocolate Dipped Orange Biscotti

These easy-to-make biscotti are lightly flavored with orange liqueur, dipped in melted semisweet chocolate and sprinkled with crushed pine nuts.

Bourbon-Pecan Butter Cookies

These buttery shortbread-style cookies are flavored with a splash of bourbon and topped with candied pecans.

Cranberry Orange Bars

Easy-to-make, buttery blondies flavored with orange juice, orange zest, dried cranberries, and slivered almonds.

Limoncello Glazed Ricotta Cookies

These light, cake-like ricotta cookies are made are flavored with a bit of limoncello liqueur and are an all-time favorite for the holidays.

Spiced Pumpkin, Orange And Cranberry Cookies

Pumpkin, orange juice, dried cranberries and freshly ground spices combine to make the perfect fall cookie.