The Best Cookie Recipes to Bake This Holiday Season

The best cookie recipes to bake this holiday season and all year round! From festive Christmas cookies and easy-to-make sugar cookies to classic chocolate chip cookies everyone will love — these will be your new go-to cookie recipes. 

Happy Monday and thank you guys for another amazing #AKCookieWeek! I hope you loved the week and all of these recipes as much I did. Seeing all of your AK cookie creations on Instagram and in our Facebook group make this the best week ever. Remember you still have until 12/12 to enter the giveaway (details at the bottom of this post).

What better way to begin the week than with a roundup of ALL of the best cookie recipes?? Whether you’re baking for your next cookie exchange, looking for homemade gift ideas, or just need a damn good cookie to get you through the week, I’ve got you covered with over 40 recipes. There are plenty of gluten & grain free cookies in here, too, that anyone can enjoy.

Let’s get this cookie party started! Scroll through, pick out your favorites, and let’s have AK Cookie Week every week forever.

Enjoy, xoxo!

homemade fudge striped shortbread cookies on a wire rack

Healthy Homemade Fudge Striped Shortbread Cookies (grain free, gluten free)

italian chocolate orange cookies in a stack

Italian Chocolate Orange Cookies with Orange Icing

vegan peanut butter cookies on parchment paper with toppings

5-Ingredient Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies (vegan, gluten free, grain free)

Incredible Gingerbread Oatmeal Cream Pies

soft cut out sugar cookies made with almond flour on a baking sheet

Soft Cut Out Sugar Cookies (gluten free, grain free, paleo friendly)

chocolate chip cookies in stack

Damn Good Paleo Chocolate Chunk Tahini Cookies (gluten free, grain free, dairy free)

lemon cookies on a wire rack

Lemon Cookies with Lovely Lemon Glaze

best cookie recipes: peppermint cookies drizzled in white chocolate

Death by Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

best cookie recipes: Italian iced orange cookies with icing on a marble board

Melt In Your Mouth Italian Iced Orange Cookies

best cookie recipes: butterscotch oatmeal cookies on parchment paper

Salted Brown Butter Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

best cookie recipes: piping frosting onto santa hat brownies

Grain Free Santa Hat Brownie Cookie Cups (gluten free, grain free)

best cookie recipes: gingerdoodle cookies on a wire rack

Grain Free Gingerdoodle Cookies (gluten free, grain free, easily dairy free)

best cookie recipes: pumpkin cookies in a stack

Healthy Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Salted Maple Frosting (gluten free, grain free, easily dairy free)

best cookie recipes: almond flour sugar cookies with frosting

Soft Almond Flour Sugar Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream (gluten free, grain free, easily dairy free)

best cookie recipes: peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies on a marble board

Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free)

best cookie recipes: healthy carrot cake cookies in a stack

Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies (Made with Coconut Oil + Dairy Free!)

best cookie recipes: peanut butter cookies dipped in chocolate and covered in pretzels in a stack

Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies with Toffee & Crushed Pretzels

best cookie recipes: gluten free chocolate chip cookie with a bite taken out

The Best Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies You’ll Ever Eat (gluten free)

best cookie recipes: healthy monster cookies

Healthier Flourless Monster Cookies (gluten free, easily dairy free)

best cookie recipes: tahini cookies dipped in sesame seeds and chocolate in a stack

Chocolate Dipped Brown Butter Tahini Cookies

paleo lemon poppyseed cookies on a baking tray

Paleo Lemon Poppyseed Cookies (gluten free)

best cookie recipes: almond flour chocolate chip cookie with a bite taken out

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, grain free, dairy free)

best cookie recipes: paleo gingerbread cookies cut into shapes

The Cutest Paleo Gingerbread Cookies (gluten free, grain free)

best cookie recipes: grain free snickerdoodles in a stack

Grain Free Snickerdoodles (gluten free, dairy free)

best cookie recipes: Nutella-stuffed pumpkin chocolate chip cookie

Brown Butter Nutella-Stuffed Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

best cookie recipes: pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

best cookie recipes: Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies in a stack

Pistachio, Coffee & Brown Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

best cookie recipes: coconut oil chocolate chip cookie on a marble board

Dank Coconut Oil Chocolate Chunk Cookies

best cookie recipes: maple peanut butter cookies in a stack

5-Ingredient Grain Free Maple Peanut Butter Cookies (grain free, gluten free, dairy free)

healthy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies on a cooling rack with sea salt on the side

Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan & gluten free!)

best cookie recipes: Grain Free Almond Flour Chocolate Sugar Cookies cut into hearts

Almond Flour Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Velvet Chocolate Frosting (gluten free, grain free)

best cookie recipes: Chewy Toasted Pecan Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies in a stack

Toasted Pecan Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free)

best cookie recipes: chocolate snickerdoodles stuffed with caramel

Salted Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Snickerdoodles

best cookie recipes: paleo ginger molasses cookies in a stack

Paleo Ginger Molasses Cookies (grain free, gluten free, dairy free)

best cookie recipes: brown butter oatmeal cookies in a stack

Old Fashioned Iced Brown Butter Oatmeal Cookies

best cookie recipes: almond butter chocolate cookies in a stack

Flourless Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies (grain free, gluten free, dairy free)

best cookie recipes: Best Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies on a baking sheet

The Best Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies You’ll Ever Eat

best cookie recipes: Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies on a baking sheet

Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, grain free, dairy free)

brown butter snickerdoodle cookies in a stack

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Cookies

best cookie recipes: paleo chocolate chip cookies on a wooden board

The Best Paleo Chocolate Chunk Cookies (gluten free, grain free, easily dairy free)

best cookie recipes: Healthier Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal Cookies topped with peanut butter glaze

Whole Wheat Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter Glaze

best cookie recipes: epic chocolate chip cookies on a wooden board

Absolutely Epic Chocolate Chunk Cookies

best cookie recipes: Flourless Almond Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies in a stack

Flourless Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free)

best cookie recipes: Coconut flour chocolate chip cookies

Paleo Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten free, grain free)

best cookie recipes: Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies made dipped in white chocolate

White Chocolate-Dipped Brown Butter Ginger Cookies with Pistachios

best cookie recipes: Chewy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies in a stack

Chewy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt (easily dairy free)

best cookie recipes: Ginger oatmeal cookies on a baking tray

Brown Butter Chewy Ginger Oatmeal Cookies

best cookie recipes: stack of chocolate chip cookies

Nutella-Stuffed Brown Butter + Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies (My Favorite Cookie Ever)

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