10 Recipes for Your Holiday Cookie Swap

Our big holiday cookie swap is next week, and we’re chomping at the bit to get started! In case you’re in need of some inspiration for your own swap or holiday party, we’ve put together the ultimate list of holiday cookie recipes from our favorite bloggers around the web.

Don’t forget to share your cookie recipes and pictures by tagging @QuartoCooks and #QuartoHolidays on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest. We’d love to see what you’re baking!

Sally’s Baking Addiction’s My Favorite Gingerbread Men Recipe


Sally hits the nail on this head with this one, more flour is totally fine. The stickier your dough, the harder it’s going to be to roll and cut it. All hail Sally, Queen of baking, candy, and all things sprinkles.

In Katrina’s Kitchen’s Best Sugar Cookie Recipe Ever

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We’ll admit it. We’re a little bit scared of rolled cookies. It can be really hard to get them right. This recipe makes it easy, and there’s no chilling involved.

Cooking Classy’s Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies


Jaclyn went through some trial and error with these to bring you the PERFECT thumbprint cookie. Seriously, a must have on your holiday cookie platter…and probably in your cookie jar the rest of the year too.

Brown Eyed Baker’s Chocolate Crinkle Cookies


These fudgey cookies are so easy to make, which makes them perfect for the holiday season.

The Kitchn’s Candy Cane Cookies


This recipe is great to make with the kids, and the hint of peppermint is so good. The perfect cookie to go with a big mug of hot cocoa.

Barefeet in the Kitchen’s Mexican Wedding Cookies


These wonderfully nutty cookies will melt in your mouth, and they come together with only six ingredients!

Gimme Some Oven’s Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies


Soft, chewy, and delicious. These cookies taste just like Grandma’s.

Minimalist Baker’s Coconut No Bake Cookies


These are so yummy that you would never guess that they’re good for you! They also come together very quickly…all in one bowl, no oven needed.

Inside BruCrew Life’s Chocolate Candy Cane Kiss Cookies


Not only are these adorably festive, they’re quick to make. (Our kind of cookies!)

Eat Cake for Dinner’s Almond Joy Magic Cookie Bars


Jenn puts a new spin on the classic Magic Layer Bar and uses a chocolate cookie crumb for the base. You can’t go wrong with this recipe!