10 Holiday Cookie Recipes to Bake with Baby – Solly Baby

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10 Holiday Cookie Recipes to Bake with Baby

10 Holiday Cookie Recipes to Bake with Baby

Flour scattered across the counter, sweet aromas filling the air, and cooling racks filled to the edges—few holiday traditions are sweeter than a day spent baking treats. Whether baked for a festive gathering, packaged for neighbors and friends, or placed out for Santa to enjoy, a plate of cookies is always a sure way to bring holiday cheer. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite recipes for the season. Happy baking!

Silver tray of thumbprint butter cookies with fruit jam
Butter Thumbprint Cookies with Jam Filling
A buttery crowd-pleaser, these also make a great ready-to-bake gift. Just package up the dough along with your favorite kind of jam for a doorstep delight!

Tray of cookies with red and green M&M's
Christmas Monster Cookies
Made with oats, pretzel pieces, chocolate chunks, white chocolate, and holiday M&M’s, these call for just about everything but the kitchen sink. 

2 chocolate cookies with white powdered sugar sprinkled on top on a plate with a glass of milk
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Decadent and delicious, these chocolatey cookies rolled in powdered sugar are a tried-and-true favorite during the holidays. 

Stack of rectangular shortbread cookies
Shortbread Cookies
With 5 ingredients and 15 minutes of prep time, this shortbread is just as simple to make as it is delicious. 

Peanut butter cookies with Hershey's chocolate kiss in the middle, resting on a cooling rack
Peanut Butter Blossoms
A trademark of any holiday cookie tray, these are delightfully simple to make and a fun recipe to get little ones involved in. (They love putting the kisses on top!)

Sugar cookies with buttercream frosting on a green table cloth
Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting
A cookie as classic as Bing Crosby’s rendition of White Christmas, these call for two sticks of butter—a sure sign of their goodness. 

Gingerbread cookies in the shape of a traditional gingerbread man with white frosting eyes, smile, button, and bow tie
Gingerbread Cookies
Run, run, as fast as you can—these dark molasses, ginger-filled cookies make the very best gingerbread man!

Stack of 5 snickerdoodle cookies on a plate with cinnamon bark
Snickerdoodle Cookies
Soft and chewy, these are rolled in cinnamon-sugar twice for just the right amount of sweetness. 

Rolled pastry with chocolate and rainbow sprinkles
Chocolate Sea Salt Rugelach
Molly Yeh’s twist on a classic Hanukkah cookie, this recipe features traditional crescent-wrapped dough around a filling of rich chocolate and sea salt.

White ball cookies covered in powdered sugar
Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies
Snowballs, Russian tea cakes, pecan balls…these cookies go by all sorts of names. This recipe calls for candied pecans instead of regular, making them extra delicious. 


P.S. If you’re baking with baby this season, wearing them in your Solly Wrap is the perfect way to keep them close with two hands free for mixing, measuring, and tasting as you go. Just remember to follow our kitchen safety tips.

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