Make holiday baking simple with this collection of delicious drop cookies.
When you’re in a hurry to make holiday cookies, rely on drop cookies to save the day. Drop cookies are the easiest cookies to make. No rolling or shaping of the cookie dough is needed. Just mix up the dough and drop the dough by rounded teaspoons onto a prepared cookie sheet. You’ll find many of your favorite chocolate drop cookies here like chocolate chip and triple chocolate. Plus you’ll find popular recipes for oatmeal, peanut butter, lemon, cherry, pumpkin, and sugar drop cookies. So what are you waiting for? Get started making your favorite holiday cookies with this collection of delicious drop cookie recipes.
White Chocolate and Raspberry Cookies
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a raspberry dessert that is a delicious combo of sweet and tart. These easy drop cookies will be a showstopper on your holiday cookie plate. Just spoon melted raspberry jam on top of a butter cookie, then drizzle the cookie with melted white chocolate.
Serve these family-favorite Christmas cookies with a tall glass of milk for a snack that Santa won’t forget. These oatmeal drop cookies have a honey aroma that is amplified with cinnamon and brown sugar. Try the recipe’s peanut butter variation with different mix-ins like candy-coated peanut butter pieces and dried fruit.
Cherry-White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Brighten up your holiday cookie platter with these cherry drop cookies. Maraschino cherries add a pop of color to these white chocolate chip cookies. Dip cookies into melted chocolate for a decadent white chocolate dessert for the holidays.
Meyer Lemon Ricotta Cookies
Experience the herbal and floral notes of these lemon drop cookies. They’re made with Meyer lemons, a cross between a lemon and an orange. A powdered sugar glaze sweetened with Meyer lemons gives these delicious cookies a pleasing citrus flavor.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
This chocolate chip cookie recipe has stood the test of time and will likely become one of your favorite drop cookie recipes to make. It’s the best recipe to show beginners how to make cookies from scratch. Be sure to check out the included recipe variations: macadamia nut and white chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chip cookie bars, giant chocolate chip cookies, and chocolate chip cookie pizzas.
Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pumpkin Cookies
Enjoy the aroma of warm pumpkin spices wafting through your kitchen when you make these pumpkin drop cookies. The pumpkin recipe makes five dozen cookies, so you’ll have plenty to share. If you want bigger cookies, try the recipe’s variation for giant cookies.
You’ll love how the flavors of chocolate and cherries combine to make this chocolate dessert recipe. Each chewy cookie is topped with a sweet chocolate-cherry buttercream that’s made with kirsch (cherry brandy). You can make these chocolate drop cookies ahead and freeze them for up to three months before serving.
Triple Chocolate Cookies
Two types of chocolate and a pretty chocolate drizzle make these chocolate drop cookies a triple chocolatey holiday treat. By making just one batch, you’ll have more than 5 dozen cookies for your cookie swap. If you want larger cookies, try the recipe’s variation for Big Triple Chocolate Cookies.
Lacy Oat Cookies
These oatmeal drop cookies taste like buttery caramel. The delicate lace cookies are thin and crunchy and are named for their see-through appearance. A simple chocolate drizzle gives these beauties just the right amount of holiday pizzazz.
If you love chocolate candy recipes, you’re going to love these peanut butter drop cookies. This holiday recipe is inspired by the classic candy that looks like the nuts that grow on Ohio buckeye trees. To make these cookies, simply cover a soft chocolate cookie in melted chocolate and spoon on a dollop of the sweet peanut butter mixture.
Everything But The Kitchen Sink Cookies
When you can’t decide which cookie recipe to make, make these drop cookies for the perfect salty-sweet indulgence. Your favorite sweet cookie dough combines with chocolate, potato chips, toffee, and pretzels for a satisfying holiday treat.
Chocolate-Almond Sugar Cookies
No need to roll or cut out dough to make these drop sugar cookies. Simply combine the recipe’s ingredients and drop dough by a rounded teaspoon onto a cookie sheet. Cocoa powder, semisweet chocolate pieces, and almonds give this cookie an incredible flavor.
Monster Oatmeal Cookies
Here’s the best cookie recipe that every cookie monster has on its holiday wish list. Stir in red and green candy-coated chocolate pieces into these chocolate oatmeal drop cookies for a festive holiday touch. Make these monster cookies with rainbow-hued candies or toffee bits any time of the year.
Ultimate Chocolate-Dipped Cookies
These chocolate drop cookies are one of our best chocolate cookie recipes. Dip these double chocolate delights into creamy chocolate ganache for decadent cookies with an inviting glaze. It’s a good thing that this recipe makes six dozen cookies because they’re sure to disappear fast.
Mississippi Mud Cookies
If you love the richness of a chocolatey Mississippi mud pie, you’ll adore the intense chocolate flavor of this unique holiday cookie. Marshmallow frosting topped with pecans and a chocolate drizzle make these chocolate drop cookies a must for your holiday gathering. Sample a few, then freeze the rest for your guests to enjoy on Christmas.
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