Bake Christmas cookies with these interesting ideas to make it a fun activity for the whole family.
During my school days, all the Christmas cookies looked the same – either round or square shaped. Though the taste was authentic, it is more fun to bake the Christmas cookies now with the introduction of cute cookie cutters and amazing frosting ideas.
Kids are going to absolutely love them – not just eating
but the process of baking as well! All you need to do is roll the dough and it would be a fun activity for kids
to cut the dough using cookie cutters in the shapes of stars, Christmas tree, umbrella, bells, santa claus etc.
Basic Christmas cookies
Here is an easy Christmas video recipe of baking basic sugar cookies with just three ingredients. These can be made in advance and act as good snack options
A little jam adds fun
Here are three simple Christmas cookie recipes from the same dough. If you are someone like me who would save the jam in the middle of the cookie for a last jelly-full bite, then this one is for you.
Want some colour?
Here is a video on how to get a some colourful swirls and twirls to make your cookies more appealing with style
How about some spice with your Christmas cookies?
This easy recipe of ginger bread Christmas cookies is another famous version followed for Christmas baking. Check out the video, which also shows how to decorate the ginger bread cookies with basic sugar frosting.
Christmas snowball cookies
These cookies are called by many other names too such as Russian tea cake cookies, wedding cookies, mexican sugar cookies etc. Unlike other cookie recipes, here the butter is browned and mixed with nuts to give it an altogether different flavour and taste. Here is the video.
Christmas chocolate cookies
I know people who do not consider cake as a cake, ice cream as an ice cream, cookie as a cookie unless it is chocolaty
! Chocolate has such special status in baking. This super easy Christmas chocolate cookie recipe is for those chocolate and brownie
Icing – the best part!
I know the hardest part in baking is the waiting – that time when the entire house would be filled with the sweet sugar and butter aroma and you cannot wait to open the oven! But good things come to those who wait; while the cookies are getting done, get some food colours and get busy in preparing the frosting.
Here are a few ideas to decorate your precious Christmas tree cookies with royal icing.
If you love baking and have all the time and interest to decorate your cookies intricately then do try this recipe. You need to have some piping tips, food colours and stencils to decorate the cookies. It is not just cakes, but cookies can look ornamental too!