9 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes with 5-Ingredients or Less

Reason #1 we can’t wait for Christmas: the gifts the cookies! But who has time to toil away in the kitchen? Here, nine delicious (and easy) cookie recipes, all of which contain five ingredients or less.

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1. Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

All you need is Devil’s food chocolate cake mix, butter, eggs and, of course, peppermint.

2. Chocolate Kiss Powder Puffs

Pie crust + Hershey’s kisses + confectioners' sugar. Believe it.

3. Raspberry Sandwich Sugar Cookies

OK, we cheated and bought premade dough. But three ingredients, people!

4. Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

OK, fine. We’ll eat 12.

5. Peppermint Bark

Easy to make and 100 percent the best Christmas food of all time.


6. Buttery Shortbread Cookies

Don’t forget the sprinkles!

7. Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Way better than the store-bought version.

8. White Chocolate And Peanut Cookies

Did we mention you don’t even have to bake these?

9. Mint Chocolate Truffles

Or these.

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From 2015-2017 Hannah Loewentheil held the role of Editor covering entertainment, food, travel and all things nyc.