Candy cookie tray

Christmas Candy Cookies

Christmas candy cookies are simple to make and delicious. You can use most forms of Christmas candy in the batter or for a change use glazed fruits, dried cranberries or maraschino cherries. Enjoy with a hot cup of cocoa or mulled cider.

candy cookies

2 1/2 cups flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

3/4 cup soft butter

1 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

3 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups Christmas candy

Candy cookie tray

Combine flour, baking powder, soda and salt until well mixed.

In a larger bowl cream butter, brown sugar, and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs beating well after each addition. Fold in vanilla.

Add flour mixture to wet mixture. Mix until well blended.

Fold in candy, cranberries or fruit.

Line a cookie tray with a silicone mat or parchment paper.

Use a small teaspoon or a cookie scoop to drop dollops of batter onto the cookie tray.

Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes or until edges turn lightly brown.

For another delicious treat try Chocolate Macaroons.

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