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3-Step Christmas Cookies for Real Life

Created December 8, 2016
Hot Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Marshmallow Frosting
With a busier-than-ever schedule, who has time for fancy Pinterest cookies, too? Skip the stress: These recipes really are as easy as 1-2-3.

1. Hot Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Hot Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Marshmallow Frosting

Mix sugar cookie dough with cocoa powder and flour. Shape into balls and bake. Top with a quick marshmallow crème frosting.

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2. Chocolate-Stuffed Teacakes

Chocolate-Stuffed Russian Teacakes

Mix sugar cookie dough with flour, ground nuts (we like pecans) and a little vanilla. Shape a ball of dough around a Hershey’s® Kisses® candy. After they’re baked, roll in powdered sugar.

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3. Cookie Truffles

2-Ingredient Peanut Butter-Chocolate Truffles

Shape peanut butter cookie dough into balls and bake. While slightly warm, roll baked cookies back into a ball. Dip into melted chocolate chip and garnish with sprinkles for extra holiday flair!

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4. Sugar Cookie Reindeer

Frosted Reindeer Cookies

Add flour to sugar cookie dough, then form into a triangle-shaped log. Slice and bake. Decorate with premade frosting, pretzels and candies!

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5. Peppermint Blossoms

Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

Add melted chocolate and flour to sugar cookie dough. Form into balls and roll in sugar. Top baked cookies with festive peppermint Kisses®.

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