39 Cookies for Santa

The holiday season is upon us! Celebrate with these 38 cookie recipes that are perfect for Santa Claus, family members, friends, neighbors, teachers and more! 

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This year’s Sweetest Season Virtual Cookie Exchange was a smashing success!

Not only did 32 bloggers come together to create 39 new cookie-centric recipes for the season, but we met our fundraising goal… and are continuing to raise money for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer.

Feeling festive this season and wanting to make a difference? Consider making a monetary donation. We’ll be raising money through the end of the month and would love for you to join us in making a difference!

2017 Sweetest Season Cookies

Curious what cookies were baked up during the 2017 Sweetest Season Virtual Cookie Exchange? Look no farther!

Brownies & Bar Cookies

Cutout/Shaped Cookies

Drop Cookies

Hand-Formed Cookies

Other Cookies

I was impressed with all the cookie goodness shared this year, and I cannot wait to share all of that with y’all today!

Now who’s ready for some baked goods?

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    About the Author:

    Erin Parker is a Southern gal living in Texas with her husband and two daughters. She started The Speckled Palate to share what she was cooking as a newlywed… and over the years, it’s evolved to capture her love for hosting. Specifically, the EASIEST, lowest key entertaining because everyone deserves to see their people and connect over good food. Learn more about her

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    1. What a great collection of cookies! Thanks for organizing such a great tradition, and for an AMAZING cause this year!

    2. Erin, thanks so much for telling me about this cause and including me in on this roundup! All these cookies look fantastic! Makes me wish this was a real life cookie buffet! Heyyyyy…. maybe next year??? 🙂
      Hoping you and your family are enjoying this holiday season!

    3. All such BEAUTIFUL and delicious recipes for such a wonderful cause! xoxo
      Than you for hosting!

    4. Wow! These are some awesome Christmas cookies which I can’t wait to try. My mouth is watering right now, Erin!

    5. So many treats to bake! My oven is going to be working overtime. Thanks so much for hosting this fun project for a good cause, Erin!

    6. These cookies all look amazing!! I’m so glad the fundraiser met its goals and for such a great cause!! Great job!!

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