Merry Christmas Cookie Recipe

Christmas is around the corner which means it’s time to prepare a batch of Christmas cookies! This recipe is not only delicious but the icing is great for decorations. Make these cookies your own and use your favorite cookie cutters and cookie toppings/decorations. This is a fun recipe to have the whole family involved in the kitchen and create happy holiday memories. Don’t forget to save a few cookies to leave out for Santa!


For the cookies:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 1 cup butter, softened to room temperature

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 large egg, slightly beaten

  • 3 tbsp whipping cream

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (can substitute for ½ tsp almond extract)

For the icing: