Christmas is a season to share with friends and family, and there's no better treat for Santa than Christmas cookies. Each state has distinctive cookie preferences, but some cookies get more love than others. Here are some favorite selections that should top your list this Christmas. Your kids will enjoy helping you bake them to perfection.
They're classic Christmas cookies with a sweet buttery taste. The cookies comprise flaky shortbread and fruit jam and are the perfect holiday treat that smoothly melts in your mouth, making you yearn for more.
Soft Ginger Cookies
Ginger cookies have molasses, ginger, and cinnamon spice to make the coziest cookie ever. They are soft to chew, and your young ones will enjoy every bite. They also stay soft for days, so you can preserve them to enjoy long after the festivities.
Peanut Butter Blossoms
Another selection of soft and chewy Christmas cookies is the peanut butter blossoms. Top them with some chocolate, and you have a classic cookie you and your kids can enjoy making at any time of the year.
Tips for Baking the Best Christmas Cookies
If you want to make thick and chewy cookies and cut them into perfect shape, here are some tips to help you:
- Roll out your cookie dough with light pressure on the rolling pin to achieve thickness
- Use enough flour when cutting the cookie dough into the desired shapes
- Use superfine sugar variety for sugar cookies for a crispier exterior texture
- Mix the ingredients in the correct order to achieve the best dough consistency.
Prepare Your Kitchen Space for the Best Christmas Cookies
Once you have selected the Christmas cookies on your menu this season, check that your kitchen space allows for all the work that goes into preparing them and other niceties. You probably need to do some touch-ups on the kitchen fittings, storage, and counters.