Columbus Moms Blog Favorite Holiday Cookies



cookie recipesThe holidays are here and we are so excited to share some of our favorite cookie recipes from our writers. These goodies are loved among our contributors who enjoy making them with their families each year! 

We hope you can enjoy an afternoon baking with friends and family!

Happy Holidays from all of us at Columbus Moms Blog!!

Double Butterscotch Pudding Cookies

These melt in your mouth butterscotch cookies hit the spot this holiday season. Add some sea salt on top for a fun little twist. Click the link for full directions: Betty Crocker

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everyone simply loves a classic chocolate on chocolate cookie. This cookie is the one to make for those who LOVE all the chocolate! They are a must to make this holiday season! Link for directions: All Recipes 

Candy Coated Peanut Butter Crackers

Who doesn’t love chocolate and peanut butter with a crunch?! These no-bake cookies are so fun to make and easy to whip up with the kids. Click here for cookie source: Skip to My Lou

Sugar Cookies

Cut out sugar cookies are some of my favorite childhood memories. Nothing like a classic sugar cookie and homemade frosting! The kids love making the cut outs and decorating them! Click for directions here: The Vanilla Variation by Lilaloa Royal Icing (Adapted from Ali Bee’s Bake Shop)

Orange and White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

This fun cookie is a family recipe from one of our Columbus Mom’s Blog writers. It is a classic holiday cookie for her family and she is excited to share with our readers: 


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1.5 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup craisins
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 orange zest


  1. Mix flour, soda, salt and rolled oats. Cut in butter until mixture is well blended. Stir in milk and sugar. Add chips, craisins and orange zest.
  2. Roll into balls and slightly flatten on an un-greased baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes. 

Holly Berry Cookies:

These are so pretty! The red hots on these cookies make them so festive. Bring these to your next cookie exchange! Source: Taste of Home

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies:

These large melt in your mouth yummy cookies are exactly what Santa wants on Christmas Eve. Click the link to see full cookie directions: The Spiffy Cookie

Are you hungry yet? Share your favorite cookie recipe below! We’d love to try it! 

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Cat I
Cat I although not an Ohio native, she and her family have lived in Columbus for 5 years and have come to call the city home. She has three children twin girl and a son. She is a stay-at-home mom by week, and a NICU nurse by weekend. Cat has been blogging for several years. She enjoys sharing witty insight to all things parenting. Cat enjoys minivans, hot coffee (that wasn’t rewarmed 3 times) skinny jeans, spicy food, all things gingham pattern, pretty décor, her crockpot, and skiing. She looks forward to sharing her simple pearls of wisdom.


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