This weekend is going to be an exciting one. Why? Because December 4th is National Cookie Day! It’s not like we need a day to tell us to eat cookies, but hey, I’ll take it! You might already have your holiday cookie recipes ready to go, but this weekend is the perfect opportunity to try something different. A recipe that is seasonal, but unique. Classic, but with a twist. You just might find a new recipe that you love if you celebrate National Cookie Day by making one of these tasty cookie varieties.

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1. Apple Cookies With Cream Cheese Frosting

With the classic flavor of apple and a cream cheese frosting, this recipe is somewhat healthy, but definitely rich in flavor. If you like the taste of apple cinnamon, you’ll love the way these melt in your mouth.

Get the recipe over on Two Sisters Crafting.


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2. Rocky Road Cookies

One of my favorite ice cream flavors is rocky road. So naturally, I’m sitting here drooling over this recipe! It’s like s’mores in the form of cookies. Umm…that sounds like cause for celebration to me! I’d definitely have to hide these from my kids because I wouldn’t want to share!

Head over to This Grandma Is Fun for the full ingredient list and baking instructions.

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3. Pecan Pie Cookies

Pecan pie is absolutely delicious, so I can’t imagine that these pecan pie cookies would be any less irresistible. I mean, they are drizzled with chocolate, so I’d be happy to do a taste test! I think nuts make any dessert recipe better, so these are sure to be a hit at any holiday party.

You can find the full recipe at Spend With Pennies.

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4. Eggnog Cheesecake Cookie Cups

Eggnog? Cheesecake? Cookie? Those are three of my favorite holiday words! And of course, all are holiday treats that I can’t say no to. With a gingerbread crust and eggnog cheesecake filling, these cookie cups are an absolute must.

Get the recipe for this triple threat on Liv For Cake.

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5. Butterscotch Chip Pudding Cookies

I think butterscotch is definitely an acquired taste. But oh my, it’s a good one! It’s perfect for this time of year, and it’s especially yummy when it’s mixed with vanilla and brown sugar. Talk about a sweetness overload!

Check out Creme de la Crumb for this delectable recipe.

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6. Orange Creamsicle Cookies

It might be too cold outside to enjoy a creamsicle, but it’s not too cold for a creamsicle cookie! Mmm…get your fruity flavor fix with these chewy creations. White chocolate chips give an extra dose of sweetness, which creates the perfect orange to chocolate ratio.

Stop by The Baker Upstairs for directions on making these.

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7. Blueberry Streusel Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? When they’re made from muffin mix, they’re totally game! Your kids will be thrilled to know that they can enjoy the most important meal of the day in a sweet blueberry cookie. Topped with a lemon butter glaze, this recipe has all the flavors you need to delight your taste buds any time of day.

Get the full recipe on The Domestic Rebel.


Leena Kollar

Leena Kollar

Contributing Writer at Life As Mama
I'm a wife, mother and everything else associated with domestic life. I can often be found hiding from my kids to sneak treats (especially ice cream). I love rainbows and naps, and I find any excuse to go to Target. When I actually make it out of the house in real clothes, I document my outfits on my fashion blog, Leather & Lip Gloss. My love for fashion also inspired me to start my own comprehensive style website, The Style Spectrum.
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