Winners of the 2010 Christmas Cookie Recipe Contest

Christmas Cookie Contest



A very special thanks to everyone who submitted a Christmas cookie recipe. The recipes are amazing, creative, and delicious! Many of them were created by kids and teens as well as moms, dads, and grandparents.

The winners will receive a gift card to choose from Amazon.com, Cooking.com, ToysRus.com or Walmart.com.

AND THE WINNERS ARE....

First Place: Zucchini Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies
by Amie Valpone of Manhattan, New York, USA (receives a $100 gift card)

Second Place: Snow-Covered Chocolate Mint Cracked Cookies
by Francesca Schinella of Takoma Park, Maryland, USA (receives a $50 gift card)

Third Place: Almond Nut Cookies
by Pat Howard of Houston, Texas, USA (receives a $25 gift card)

Fourth Place: Holiday Sugar Cookies
by Jennifer of Columbia, Maryland, USA (receives a $25 gift card)

Honorable Mention: (for a special pet cookie) Rudolph's Tasty Treats
by Annie of Emden, Illinois, USA (receives a $20 gift card)

Honorable Mention: Lily's Festive Three C's Cookies
by Lily Phipps of Essex, Massachusetts, USA (receives a $20 gift card)

Honorable Mention: Marshmallow Bombs
by Noelle of Pennsylvania, USA (receives a $20 gift card)

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Christmas Cookie Recipe Entries

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Almond Nut Cookies 
Growing up in the '30s & '40s our favorite Christmas cookie was Grandmother's "Crescent Cookie". She rolled out the dough and used a crescent shaped cookie …

Lily's Festive Three C's Cookies 
Hi. My name is Lily and I will be 10 years old on Christmas Day. I love to bake with my Mom and have started baking on my own in the last few years too. …

Payton's Toffee Cookies 
These are so easy to make and you only need a few ingredients for this kid-friendly recipe. 1 cup chocolate chips 1 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 2 …

Rudolph's Tasty Treats 
Cookies for Santa? What about the reindeer! Word has it that these are Rudolph's favorite cookies. They are also great for man's best friend. These …

Chow Mein Noodle Cookies 
My mom always made these for us as kids, and to this day it is still my all-time favorite cookie! My daughter, Kamryn, is 7 and this is now her favorite …

Marshmallow Bombs 
Everyone likes s’mores, and everyone loves cookies, right? So why can’t we put them together? These cookies are like a bomb because the marshmallow oozes …

Creative Christmas Cookies 
When I was a little kid, I would love to help my mom bake these cookies and lick the extras. Seriously, you can smell the cookies from the living room. …

Rudolph's Favorite Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake Cookies 
When I bake these cookies, they literally fly off the counter! They are just perfectly moist, smell of pumpkin pie, and the chocolate chips add the finishing …

Kristmas Kolachi Kookies 
These kolachi pastry cookies are filled with sweet fruit filling. They make a sweet treat that kids will enjoy eating during the holidays. 4 cups …

Easy Chai Cookies 
Great texture and spicy sweet taste. These Chai cookies were created when I was craving to recreate the taste of Chai tea. They are easy and fun to make, …

Christmas Break Fun Day Cookies 
My mom taught me how to make these cookies years ago and I am now teaching my children how to make them. We have made it a lot of fun by taking our cookie …

Holiday Sugar Cookies 
I have had this recipe for a while and have altered it over time to suit my family’s taste, such as using yogurt as a substitute for some of the butter …

Kokanee Circles 
From my house in Nelson, BC Canada, I can see Kokanee Glacier Park and it gives me inspiration for many things. I decided to name these Kokanee Circles …

Snow-Covered Chocolate Mint Cracked Cookies 
This is a modified version of a recipe that a former roommate shared with me a few years ago. The original recipe was good, but a little too plain. Last …

Zucchini Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies 
These Zucchini Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies are great to bake at Christmas time. Ingredients: 1/3 cup honey or agave nectar 1/2 cup …

Cashew Crusted Guava Cream Cookies 
This is a recipe I concocted when I wanted to meld both Caribbean (husband's family) and traditional American flavors into one cookie for the Holidays. …

Peppermint Rods 
These peppermint enhanced, chocolate covered pretzel rods are very easy to make and a hit with crowds. They are perfect for taking to cookie parties or …

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies 
These cookies have the delicious flavor of banana bread, and peanut butter in a portable cookie. They're kid and mom friendly with the healthy addition …

Oreo Truffles 
Make delicious chocolate truffles the easy way. Great for Christmas parties and Christmas gifts wrapped in a pretty box. INGREDIENTS: 13 packs …

Monster Cookies  Not rated yet
My brother-in-law gives these to us every year for Christmas. His mom made them for him when he was little until she passed away. Ever since, these cookies …

Chocolate Hazelnut Star Cookies Not rated yet
With this recipe kids can have fun helping and even eat the unbaked dough. I really don’t like rolling out cookies and I created this cookie recipe so …

Gingerbread Cookies with Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting Not rated yet
This recipe started one cold day, when everyone in the house was craving something sweet. My brother and I started mixing up a basic gingerbread cookie …

Doll House Cutout Cookies Not rated yet
Growing up this was my mom's holiday treat for almost EVERY holiday. She used cookie cutters in all kinds of shapes depending on the holiday. Clovers …

Gingerbread Men Cookies Not rated yet
It's fun to make gingerbread men at Christmas time. Here's an easy recipe for you to try. 3 cups all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoons salt 3/4 teaspoons …

Christmas Sugar Cookies Not rated yet
Sugar cookies make the best Christmas cookies. Try this easy recipe. Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups (230 grams)all purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 …

Oatmeal and Chococlate Cookies Not rated yet
Healthy oatmeal chocolate cookies - yum! 110 grams/4 ounces butter, softened 110 grams/4 ounces caster sugar 110 grams/4 ounces light brown sugar …

OMA's No Bake Choco-Oatmeal Cookies Not rated yet
This recipe is easy to make so kids love it. Some supervision and they can have made cookies for you during the holidays. This recipe my dad made from …

Christmas Tree Not rated yet
Make Christmas tree cookies for the holidays. 2 eggs 2 teaspoons of sugar and brown sugar 180 grams of butter 2 teaspoonfuls of lemon juice …

Hockey Puck Cookies Not rated yet
I grew up in hockey country and we would make this favorite cookie each year at Christmas. 1 box of Ritz crackers 1 jar of peanut butter 1 package …

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pecan Delight Cookies Not rated yet
I love baking these for my family during the holidays! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup butter or softened …

Festive Fudge Not rated yet
Make fabulous fudge for the festive seasons with this easy recipe that's kid-friendly. You will need: 1/2 cup butter 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate …

Auntie Kris Kringle Cookies Not rated yet
A favorite holiday cookie to fill the house with the sweet smell of Christmas. 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 sticks cold butter, cut in chunks …

Fantasy Fudge Not rated yet
This is an easy fudge recipe that kids can make for Christmas. 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup margarine 2/3 cup evaporated milk 1 12-ounce (340 gram) package …

Cream Cheese Almond Filled Crescents Not rated yet
I love this cookie! Time consuming but worth all the work..they are yummy! Pastry: 2 1/4 cups Flour 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 cup soft butter …

The Best Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe  Not rated yet
Easy sugar cookie recipe - get out your Christmas cookie cutters! 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup butter flavored Crisco 2 eggs 1/4 cup light corn syrup …

Noir Bars Not rated yet
Cookie Base: double chocolate chunk cookie mix 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons water 1 egg Filling: 8 tablespoons …

Banana Flip Cookies  Not rated yet
Cookies: 1/3 cup mashed up banana 1/3 cup of softened butter 1/4 cup of softened cream cheese 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1 egg 1 bag of sugar mix …

Snickerdoodle Christmas Trees Not rated yet
Fill your house with the wonderful smell of cinnamon and sugar baking in a hot oven this Christmas. 2 3/4 cups self rising flour 1 cup Crisco or …

Cornflake Snowman Not rated yet
I came up with this recipe whilst making cornflake cookies. I added a fair few more ingredients and the idea of making snowman shapes with icing. It is …

Show your Love - Crispy Chocolate Not rated yet
This recipe is simple and only has a few ingredients/steps. Fun for kids to eat and fun to make. (Invented by a 12 year old.) You Need: 2+ Chocolate …

Cinnamon-Ginger Lickety Breadlits Not rated yet
This original dish has a very unique and festive flavor. The first bite should put you in a joyful mood, ready to celebrate. For an even more traditional …

Reindeer Cookies Not rated yet
This is a great recipe to make with children, and also a nice treat to send to school with them. 1 package of Nutter Butter peanut butter cookies …

Janet's Cashew, Pretzel, White Chocolate Chip Cookies Not rated yet
These cookies combine the sweetness of white chocolate chips and the saltiness and crunchiness of pretzels and cashews. Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar …