Best Christmas Cookie Recipes to Leave for Santa and his Crew

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He sees you when you’re sleeping…He knows when you’re awake…He knows if you’ve been bad or good…So be good for goodness sake!

Santa Claus is coming to town in just 19 short days. The Christmas list has been composed and send. The advent calendar is counting down and the tree is waiting for the final flourish of presents to be laid beneath. I love creating the magic of Christmas for my daughter and part of Christmas traditions are laying out the requisite milk and cookies. From classic sugar cookies to modern FROZEN inspired we found a variety of options to leave out for Santa. 

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Believe it or not these Chocolate Shortbread  Cookies from Jade Louise Designs only take 20 minutes to make! 

Christmas Cookie Tins

It’s hard to go wrong with a classically decorated sugar cookie and A Helicopter Mom did such a great job decorating them.  

Molasses Sugar Cookies

I’m pretty sure Molasses and Sugar one of the the elves four main food groups so I think these Molasses Sugar Cookies will be a hit.  

Snowball Cookies

I don’t know about Santa but I know one little elf in our house will be excited about FROZEN inspired Snowball Cookies

These White Chocolate Pretzels & M&Ms Chocolate Espresso Peppermint Bites are a quick and easy favorite around here!

Letter From Santa

You can make Christmas even more magical by visiting the Letter From Santa site. Santa is allowing parents to help him get letters to their children in time for Christmas, it’s such a busy time of year for the postal service you know. Each kid gets a their very own personalized letter as you can see from the snippet of ours.

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