40+ Cookie Exchange Recipes and Christmas Thumbprint Cookies

Christmas Thumbprint Cookie Recipe plus over 40 other cookie recipes - Rae Gun Ramblings

I love how much baking goes on this time of year so I’m so excited to join up with a bunch of other bloggers for an awesome virtual Great Cookie Exchange. I hadn’t gone to a cookie exchange until a couple of years ago and I think they are just brilliant. And for extra fun we want YOU to link up your favorite cookie recipes in the linky below!

40+ cookie exchange recipes

It is so fun to find new recipes and trade and swap a few batches of one kind for a great assortment of different delicacies! Here are 40+ delicious cookie exchange recipes so you can find the perfect cookie to take to the party this holiday season! Scroll down to get links to each of the recipes!

Quick and Easy Chocolate Christmas Thumbprint cookie recipe - Rae Gun Ramblings

For my cookie. I’m sharing some easy Christmas Thumbprint Cookies. They are fun and festive and perfect for making with the little ones!


  •  1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • Christmas non-perils
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  1. Mix flour, baking soda and cream of tartar in a small mixing bow.
  2. Cream sugar, butter, egg, vanilla, almond extract together.
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Divide dough into two logs between wax paper; refrigerate at least 1-2 hours. Slice dough into disks roll in Christmas sprinkles. Press your thumb to form an indention in the middle of each.
  5. Bake at 375 F for 7-8 minutes. Allow to cool.
  6. Microwave the chocolate and corn syrup for 30 seconds and stir. Zap for an additional 10 seconds and stir. Repeat until the chocolate is 80% melted and finish by stirring to melt completely.
  7. Spoon a generous amount of chocolate mixture in and allow to cool and set.

40+ Christmas Cookie recipes including these Christmas Thumbprint cookies - Rae Gun Ramblings

Don’t forget about all the other awesome cookies and be sure to follow along on the Cookie Exchange Pinterest board for year round cookie recipe inspirations! Follow Reasons To Skip The Housework’s board The Cookie Exchange on Pinterest.

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