Christmas is never complete without Christmas cookies! Why else would Santa come visit? With so many options out there, you’ll have an array of recipes to choose from. While we all would like to make these cookies from scratch, it is hard to find the time during the holiday madness. However, making holiday cookies does not have to be complicated or time consuming. Here are 18 easy Christmas cookie recipes using premade mix that will make your holidays a little bit sweeter!
1. Cranberry White Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
If you’re dreaming of a White Christmas, these cookies are perfect for you! Using white cake mix and some craisins, you can make these delicious cookies in just 15 minutes. These quick and easy treats will be enjoyed by the whole family!
2. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
These cookies are Christmas essentials in any household. With just four ingredients, you’ll be able to make these delicious cookies for your next holiday party. They are sure to satisfy any chocolate craving your guests might have. Beware of the powdered sugar left on your hands, mouth, and shirt! It’s a dead giveaway that you’ve been munching on these sweet treats!
3. Chocolate Peppermint Cake Mix Cookies
Add a little kick to classic easy Christmas cookie recipes with just one easy step! After preparing the cookies according to the box, press some peppermint Hershey kiss into them and they will be ready to be part of your cookie exchange. Mixing a classic holiday flavor like peppermint into a cookie is a recipe for success!
4. Cake Mix Snickerdoodles
No holiday party is complete without a snickerdoodle! It is a quick, easy, recipe that everyone will enjoy. The flavors of the season will come alive in just 20 minutes using white cake mix, butter, sugar, and cinnamon. Everyone will be reaching for seconds. It is also the perfect cookie for an exchange!
5. Dark Chocolate Mint M&M Cookies
Dark chocolate and mint go together like peanut butter and jelly. This is the perfect Christmas cookie recipe for any mint lover. Four easy ingredients will make this delicious treat and will leave you wanting more!
6. Confetti Cake Mix Cookies
Add a festive twist to your festivities with these confetti cookies. This is an easy cookie recipe that even the kids will enjoy. They can be on sprinkle duty and in just 10 minutes, you will all be enjoying these delicious bites. Make sure to leave some out for Santa!
7. Cheesecake Stuffed Cake Mix Cookies
These delectable, soft, and chewy cookies are perfect for any holiday party or cookie exchange. Red Velvet cake mix and cream cheese elevate this simple, Christmas, Cookie recipe, into an haute delight! They will be all anyone is talking about all evening!
8. Pumpkin Spice Latte Cake Mix Cookies
Enjoy the flavors of the season with this delicious cookie! Some spice cake mix and flavored M&M’s bring these cookies to your table. These cookies will satisfy your pumpkin cravings for the season. Forget the latte, snack on these cookies instead!
9. Winter Wonderland Cake Mix Cookies
These cookies not only taste delicious, but they look the part for the season. With some white chocolate chips, a vanilla cake mix, and some blue food coloring, you can create some Christmas cookies that everyone will remember. These cookies are perfect for any holiday bake sale or cookie exchange. Their blue color gives them a distinct appeal for the season!
10. Caramel Stuffed Christmas Cookies
There is nothing better than a cookie with a surprise and this easy holiday recipe gives you a sweet treat as you bite into its center. Caramel lovers will rejoice because not only are these cookies stuffed with caramel, they are drizzled with caramel. You could never have too much caramel, right?
11. Brownie Mix Cookies
Cookies and brownies together? For those people who prefer a brownie over a cookie, why not have both! These gooey cookies will be a crowd favorite. If you want to make it a family affair, gather the kids and have them pick their favorite candies to mix into the batter for an extra special batch!
12. Peppermint Crunch Dark Chocolate Cookies
Cut the sweetness in these cookies with the taste of peppermint. The coolness of the peppermint will compliment the bitter sweetness of the dark chocolate for a great Christmas treat! Take this to your holiday office party and everyone will rave about how delicious these easy Christmas cookie recipes are!
13. Cake Batter S’More Cookies
With cool nights coming our way, a s’more cookie is the perfect treat to keep us all warm. Pair this treat with a fireplace, some blankets, and great company and you are sure to have one sweet holiday!
14. Grinch Cookies
These easy Christmas cookie recipes will make your heart grow three sizes! This themed Christmas cookie is made with vanilla cake mix, green food coloring, and a heart-shaped candy. The kids will get a kick out of these cookies. Serve them at your next screening of How the Grinch Stole Christmas and you are sure to bring some smiles to some faces.
15. Candy Cane Infused Cookies
Crush candy canes and mix into vanilla cake mix for a easy, festive, Christmas cookie. These are perfect for a cookie exchange or a holiday bake sale. Who doesn’t love candy canes, especially in cookies? The candy canes will add the perfect crunch to this recipe!
16. Hot Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
When your favorite drink turns into an easy Christmas cookie recipe, nothing can go wrong. These cookies are stuffed with M&M’s and tiny marshmallows in every bite. Delicious and simple to make, these cookies will become a regular request at all your soirees!
17. Red Velvet Cookies
These easy Christmas cookie recipes have the perfect color scheme for the holidays. If you want to get more creative with this recipe, after you are done baking these simple treats, you can take some frosting and food coloring to make these cookies into Santa suits. How is that for holiday spirit?
18. Biscotti Cake Mix Recipe
While this isn’t technically a cookie, everyone will be crowding around the dessert table for these easy treats. Using Devil Food cake mix and some pecans, you can make this Christmas treat for your guests to enjoy. Melt some chocolate to drizzle on top or dip them into for an extra special twist on this classic!