Famous Christmas Cookies Recipes

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When it comes to the Christmas celebration, I am sure there will be many ideas running in your mind, not letting to have peace till the time you finalize your gifts, clothes, home decoration, guest list and most important menu for the Christmas night dinner. Nothing can increase your celebration happiness more than the mouth watering recipes, which can help you in impressing your Santa as well as the guests at the party.

Why don't you try something new or traditional this time to add more flavors to your Christmas party menu? You may be wondering like what are the traditional Christmas dishes, how to prepare the lip-smacking dishes, etc Well, no need to be frightened or worry anymore. I have a very good idea for you; why not take some baking classes from baking and pastry schools near you. I know this may sound boring right now as by hearing the word school you may go back to the memories of your old school days. However, let me tell you, taking baking and pastry art classes are no more a boring chorus. Thanks to the culinary schools that have actually made cooking a fun and relaxing activity. It is a good way to get a break from the hectic schedule while keeping alive your passion for cooking.

Frankly speaking, there are no fix eligibility criteria for getting admission in any renowned baking and pastry school. However, having a passion for baking and cooking is something you really require. Make your Christmas more special by attending any short term baking and pastry or other cooking course.

What Are the Famous Christmas Recipes?

No Christmas celebration is complete without the delectable cakes and cookies. Even if you have already added many other food items in your menu list, it will remain incomplete without the cakes and Christmas cookies. Below given is the list of different kinds of Christmas cookies that you can enjoy preparing and eating.

1. Buttery Homemade Shortbread

 

Buttery Homemade ShortbreadMaking buttery homemade shortbread is a great Christmas gift idea that you can present to your guests. This simple recipe can be easily made using various ingredients such as the sugar, butter, egg yolk, flour, salt and cornstarch. In order to add variation in your classic shortbread, you can simply dip them in thick chocolate syrup to make chocolate-dipped shortbread or you can use pecan to make pecan shortbread.

2. Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are another interesting Christmas cookies idea. These are beautiful and tasty cookies that can be prepared in different sizes and shapes with the help of stencils. You can make your sugar cookies more alluring by decorating them with the sprinkles, edible glitter and royal icing or colored frosting.

3. Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread Men

Prepared with ginger, cloves, molasses, nutmeg and cinnamon, Gingerbread men are fragrant cookies that are great in smell and taste. You can further add currants and raisins in your gingerbread men for the decoration. The more you bake these cookies, the harder they will become so make sure to bake accordingly.

4. Snicker Doodles Cookies

Snicker Doodles Cookies

Snicker doodles are traditional and rich cookies that are made with the help of oil or butter, sugar, flour and eggs rolled in cinnamon sugar. You can make these cookies soft or crisp as per your preference and taste.

5. Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Jam thumbprint cookies are buttery in taste and mostly appear in Christmas parties. To make your Jam thumbprint cookies more interesting or delicious, you can add jams of different flavor, nuts and jellies. Furthermore, you can decorate them with a drizzle of confectioner's sugar cover.

6. Almond Snowball Cookies

Almond Snowball Cookies

Almond snowball cookies appear like little snowballs. Made using butter, sugar, flour, sliced almonds, vanilla and almond extract, these are nutty and fragrant cookies coated in confectioner's sugar. These mouthwatering cookies will add flavor to your Christmas celebration with its mouthwatering taste. .

7. Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cookies

Chocolate peppermint bark cookies with crunch are a perfect Christmas treat that you can give to your guests. With a shortbread base and topping of drizzled white chocolate, pieces of dark chocolate and generous layers of chocolate peppermint candies, these cookies will win everyone's heart. To add to its appeal, you can simply chop these cookies in different shaped pieces. Your guests would surely love to taste these lip smacking cookies.

The above mentioned are some of the classic cookies ideas that you can consider when planning your Christmas special meal. Just decide in advance, which one you want to try this Christmas Eve to impress everyone. Also, look for the baking or pastry making classes that can help you in becoming a perfect cookies artist.

Importance of Baking and Pastry Art School

Joining any professional cook or attending cooking school is a great way to add some fun to your Christmas preparation. Even if you don't want to make a career as a pastry chef or a baker, you can simply learn how to cook like a professional pastry chef or a baker and improve your cooking skills simultaneously. Or in case, you are interested in knowing about how to become a pastry chef or a baker, then also such schools play a vital role. You just need to look for the best baking and pastry schools in your area to start your Christmas preparations and astonish everyone with your expert cooking skills.

So, make your cooking a little easier by undertaking a professional cooking course this Christmas and make an outstanding impression on your guests.

A post by Paris Jordan (2 Posts)

Paris Jordan is author at LeraBlog. The author's views are entirely his/her own and may not reflect the views and opinions of LeraBlog staff.
In addition to a successful career as a professional writer, Paris Jordan spent several years in contributing great piece of information about culinary arts. He loves cooking, eating, and writing about food in his free time.

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