26 Freezable Christmas Cookie Recipes

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It's that time of year when there is so much to do, and not always enough time to do everything. That is why you will want to take a look at these easy homemade cookie recipe for freezable Christmas cookie recipes. You can make up these drop cookie recipes when you have a bit of time, and fill your freezer with lots of delicious cookies to be enjoyed later. These holiday cookie recipes can be put in the freezer to use later or used as gifts. There are 26 freezable cookie recipes to choose from, so you are sure to find a few that you like. To store these easy homemade cookies, you can use freezable Christmas containers by simply laying some wax paper on the bottom of each cookie container. You can also use plastic containers or freezer bags. If you use freezer bags, you will want to be careful to not break any of the cookies in the bags. Most of these holiday cookie recipes can be made and frozen about 60 days ahead of time; that means you can start baking in November, so you have lots of cookies to enjoy when Christmas rolls around. When you need to thaw the cookies just take a tray out (one that you will serve the cookies on), and cover with plastic wrap. It should take anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes till the cookies are ready to eat.

Some of the holiday cookie recipes you will find include chocolate cookies, cranberry chocolate chip, gluten free cookie ideas, pinwheel recipes, Linzer recipe, peanut butter blossoms, mint chocolate chip. ginger cookies and more. If you aren't familiar with Linzer cookie recipes, you are in for a surprise. This recipe was first created in Linz, Austria sometime in the 17th century with the Linzer torte being the world’s oldest torte recipe. Tortes are a recipe that uses nuts instead of flour as the main dough recipe ingredient. The Linzer torte recipe features an almond-based crust that is filled with black current preserves and then topped with a lattice crust. In the 19th century, the Linzer torte recipe was adapted into the present-day Linzer cookie that we know and love. Linzer cookie recipes use the same dough as Linzer tortes and can be filled with raspberry fillings rather than black current preserves. Today you will find Linzer cookie recipes that use raspberry preserves sandwiched between two cookie rounds. The top cookie is dusted with powdered sugar and features a round cutout that is known as a Linzer's eye. Linzer cookie recipe ingredients can vary depending on availability. You will find that instead of almonds, nuts such as hazelnuts can be substituted to make the Linzer dough. Any fruit preserve, jam, jelly or conserve can be used to fill the Linzer cookies.

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