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Top 12 Christmas Cookie Recipes Every Mom Needs To Make This Season

One of the best things about Christmas is the smell of baking that fill the house in the days leading up to Christmas Eve.

It seemed like our house was extra cozy and inviting whenever mom had something sweet in in the oven. These recipes are the perfect addition to just about every cookie lover's recipe box.

There is everything from decadent chocolate, to fresh mint, to spicy gingerbread.

Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas with each recipe!

1. Candy Cane Cookies

These simple cookies are easy to make with the kids and take almost no time to bake!

2. Brown-Eyed Blossoms

Hard to beat this peanut butter and chocolate combination with a delicious cookie crunch!

3. Sugar Cookies

Try your icing skills with these classic sugar cookies!

4. Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These delicious cocoa-rich cookies remind are dusted with sweet icing sugar.

5. Soft Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas just isn't the same without gingerbread! You can decorate them or leave them blank for a minimalist look.

6. Snowball Cookies

These are addictive, it's easy to eat a plateful if you're not careful!

7. Almond Sugar Cookies

These simple, subtle almond flavored cookies will go well with a white Christmas.

8. Candy Cane Oreos

Coated with the delicious minty chocolate of Hershey's kisses, it's probably the easiest recipe on our list!

9. Rocky Road Cookies

Eat these cookies hot out of the oven for the full gooey effect.

10. Salted Caramel Stuffed Cookies

These are like Turtles chocolates, but cookies and bigger. Delish!

12. Molasses Cookies

Every family has a recipe for Molasses cookies kicking around somewhere. It's a Christmas tradition for many, and now you can make it yours with this simple take on a classic cookie!

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