A Christmas Cookie Exchange is a wonderful way to get into the Holiday spirit, eat delicious food, and gather together with friends and family. For some unique and beautiful cookie inspiration, check out this round-up! Don’t forget to print out copies of the recipe to share along with the cookies.
Chocolate and Maraschino Cherry Shortbread Cookies are a perfect blend of buttery and sweet. Be sure to look for the white chocolate chip, and chocolate covered versions, too! (via Closet Cooking)
Kick your old fashioned snickerdoodles up a notch with some chai spices for a cookie that people won’t be able to stop nibbling! Chai Spice Snickerdoodles will quickly become a new favorite to share. (via Jelly Toast)
Bring festive colors to the party with these Christmas Swirl Sugar Cookies! They will be snatched up by everyone at the cookie exchange, and people will oooh and ahhh over your creativity! (via The Domestic Rebel)
How cute are these Corn Flake Wreaths? Simple to whip up, and you can make a lot of these to take to your cookie exchange. If you’re short on time, or just want an adorably festive treat, these wreaths will be a hit! (via Paging Supermom)
A cookie exchange isn’t the same without some sort of spritz cookie. Rose Neapolitan Spritz Cookies are unique enough to get everyone’s attention, and simple enough that you will be able to make lots to share! (via I Am Baker)
Who doesn’t love an Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookie? It brings you back to your childhood days of dipping them in your milk and savoring the sweet crunchy flavor. This is a traditional cookie that everyone will enjoy! (via Cooking Classy)
Soft and chewy Gingerbread Cookies are a delicious way to bring a favorite seasonal flavor to a cookie exchange. No messing around with rolling or cutting out for these gingerbreads! (via Culinary Concoctions by Peabody)
Can’t make up your mind whether you want to bring peanut butter cookies or chocolate chip to the cookie exchange? How about bringing both! Soft Baked Peanut Butter Swirl Cookies give you the right combination of the two flavors. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)
Salty and sweet collide in this yummy, colorful Sweet and Salty M&M Cookie. Use seasonal colored M&M’s for a festive treat! (via Six Sisters’ Stuff)
Try your hand at these beautiful Christmas Poinsettia Meringues to share at your cookie exchange. Give each guest one meringue cookie to top off their cookie plate and they will be in awe of your creativity! (via Haniela’s)
Get together with friends and family for a cookie exchange, and let us know what your favorite cookies were!