Baking and the holidays go hand in hand. There's parties every time you turn around. Family gatherings, friends and office parties and many are "pot luck" meaning you have to take something. Sometimes you just want to make some fun decorations with the kiddos and you can do that with cookies too. Here are a few ideas to help get your creative juices flowing.

How about some little Christmas Snow Globe Cookies.These are, of course for decoration only.You will need a few things like sugar cookie dough, cookie cutters, piping, sugar confetti and a few other things.These might be more for the grown ups to do than the kids but with some supervision they could help. There are so many cookie recipes on Christmas Cookies website it's crazy. You'll find the full recipe for the snow globes by following the link.

snow globe cookie decorations

Here is a really quick and easy recipe for Rudolf's Christmas Cookies. These only take a few ingredients to complete and you WON'T need eggs, flour, milk or sugar. You WILL need, raisins, almonds, coconut, corn flakes, condensed milk, green & red maraschino cherries, dark chocolate chips and white chocolate chips.

So whether you are using cookies as decoration or to eat, Christmas won't be boring if you get cooking with these ideas.

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