If you need some Christmas sugar cookie decorating ideas this year, we’ve got you covered! Find all kinds of decorated Christmas cookies with tutorials below to inspire you!
Do you like to bake during the holidays? We do! Christmas cookies are a must in our house each year, and we’re always on the hunt for Christmas sugar cookie decorating ideas and tips, so I decided to put a list of my favorite tutorials together for you!
Each of the recipes below also includes tutorials on how to re-create the designs shown! There are designs easy enough kids can help, and designs that are more advanced – pick your favorites and get baking!
These decorated Christmas sugar cookies would be great for putting in kids’ goodie bags, for cookie exchanges, or for including in DIY Christmas gift baskets!
Christmas Cookie Decorating Tips
Decorating cookies during the holidays is something we love doing! Let your creativity take over and make festive desserts!
- Sprinkles. Sprinkles are quick and easy, and can make an ordinary cookie amazing!
- Frosting. The right frosting can make decorating so much easier! Use a quality recipe to make sure your cookies turn out beautiful!
- Dough. Be sure to use a cookie recipe that doesn’t change shape if you’re doing cut-out cookies. You can even change the color of the dough to make your cookies pretty!
- Clean Up. Make clean up easy by decorating over wax paper!
Christmas Sugar Cookie Decorating Ideas
Mickey Mouse Nutcracker Christmas Cookies
Bring Disney to Christmas with these cute Nutcracker Mickey cookies!
Easy Christmas Sugar Cookies with Icing
I love the simple, clean decorations on these sugar cookies!
Eggnog Cut-Out Cookies
These beautiful snowflakes are perfect for Christmas!
Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars
These Christmas Sugar Cookie Bars are a great addition to your holiday baking! They're so easy to make, and work great for parties!
How to Decorate Christmas Camper Cookies with Buttercream Frosting
I'm OBSESSED with how cute these are! The tutorial is detailed and easy to follow too!
3D Christmas Cookies
Use special cookie cutters to make these awesome 3D Christmas cookies!
Easy Frosted Christmas Tree Cookies
You don't need a lot of icing skills to make these look cute!
Grinch Cookies with Fur Frosting
This fur frosting effect is actually super easy!
Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies
Use M&Ms to make these cute Christmas Tree cookies!
Gluten-Free Snowman Sugar Cookies (Vegan, Allergy-Free)
If you need to skip on the gluten, try out these cute snowman cookies!
Grandma’s Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe
Use sprinkles to make these cute and colorful cookies!
Christmas Mickey Sugar Cookies
Sprinkles and M&M's make these cute Christmas Mickey cookies!
Cute Sugar Plum Fairy Buttercream Cookies
These are so pretty! This tutorial gives detailed steps for each cookie design, so anyone can make them!
Decorate even store-bought cookies using sprinkles to turn them into snowman cookies!
3D Standing Gingerbread Men Sugar Cookies
These turn out so cool! These would be great for fundraisers or bake sales!
Christmas Mitten Sugar Cookies
These are so cute and festive!
Vegan Sugar Cookies
These vegan sugar cookies are so cute as Christmas trees, Snowmen, and Gingerbread Houses!
Marbled Christmas Sugar Cookies
These pretty cookies don't even need decorations!
Christmas Cookies With Icing
These traditional cookie designs are so cute!
Snowman Sugar Cookies
These aren't as hard as they look, and they're gorgeous!
How to Decorate Sugar Cookies the EASY WAY!
There's a tutorial in this post for every single cookie in this picture!
Shortbread Christmas Cookies with Icing
This minimalistic cookie decorating is absolutely beautiful!
Easy Grinch Sugar Cookies
These cute Grinch sugar cookies are awesome!
How To Make Stained Glass Cookies
These cookies have a fun gummy center!
Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookies
You don't need to be fancy to make pretty decorated Christmas sugar cookies. These dipped cookies look great!
Christmas Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
The cream cheese frosted cookies are as delicious as they are cute!
Leave a Reply