Looking to make easy Christmas cookies? Check out this quick and easy recipe that is super delicious and great to make with the kids!
When I’m invited to cookie exchanges, I always have these grand ideas of things that I want to make.
I’m going to make the coolest cookies that are really delicious and look really festive and fun.
It will spend hours making them perfect.
But then time gets away from me, I procrastinate and am left needing 6 dozen cookies on the fly.
So what can I make?
How to Make Easy Christmas Cookies
These easy Christmas cookies are a simple solution because they are simple and quick to make with little prep work and minimal clean-up.
Sounds too good to be true, right?
When my kids were young, I loved getting them involved with any recipes I was making.
This easy Christmas cookie recipe is a good one to get even the littlest of the littles involved with because they can help separate the candies by color and unwrap the chocolate kisses.
The hardest part is keeping them from eating all the candy before you finish making the cookies!
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It seriously does not get any easier than this recipe.
And it’s really good to boot!
What I love most about it is you can switch up the candies to whatever you want to use.
I love to use Peanut Butter M&M’s®️ but I’ve seen them made with mint chocolate and peanut M&M’s®️ too.
You can also use white, milk, or dark chocolate kisses.
But note, if you use white chocolate, it melts a little quicker in the oven so keep an eye on it.
When you unwrap each candy, try to keep yourself from eating the chocolate kisses!
I dare you! LOL
Not sure about you, but I eat so many while I’m making these?
Is it just me?
I find it easier to separate the candies by color.
But I’ve also seen the candies available with just the holiday colors.
The problem is, I don’t always find those bags, so I wind up separating them myself.
Or dishing that part out to one of the kids too!
Place one chocolate kiss on top of each waffle pretzel.
This takes seconds to do once you have everything set up.
Bake cookies for 5 minutes at 200 degrees.
Make sure the chocolate does not overcook or it won’t turn out as well.
Top each cookie with the candies as soon as they come out of the oven while the chocolate is still soft and melty.
Work quickly because the chocolate cools faster than you think.
Allow the cookies to completely cool.
This is about the time where we start eating them before storing them.
So make sure you make enough!
Serve and enjoy!
What’s your favorite Christmas cookie?
Easy Christmas Cookies
- 60 Waffle Pretzels
- 60 Hershey®️ Kisses (milk chocolate, white chocolate or dark chocolate)
- 60 Green and Red M&M's®️
- Preheat oven to 200.
- Open Hershey Kisses and set aside.
- If green and red M&M’s are not already separated, separate the colors.
- Foil a baking sheet.
- Set waffle pretzels on baking sheet.
- Top each pretzel with a Hershey’s Kiss.
- Bake in oven for 5 minutes.
- Remove from oven and top each with one M&M Candy.
- Allow to cool before serving.
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