12 of the Best Holiday Cookie Recipes on the Web!

Today is Cookie Monster Day, held in honor of Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster’s birthday! Here at Daily Holiday Blog, the focus is on cookies and some fun facts about that Sesame Street character.  Did I say cookies?  How about the 12 best holiday cookies on the web!

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Most of us are familiar with that wonderful muppet, Cookie Monster, whose main focus in life is eating cookies.  And this time of year, cookies make fabulous holiday gifts! Need a cool container idea?  Be sure to check out my earlier post on 10 Great Homemade Chocolate Gift Ideas.

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The Cookie Monster, created by Jim Henson, was actually first drawn as a cookie eating monster for a General Foods Commercial that never aired. He then appeared in an IBM training video, and then on the Ed Sullivan show. He debuted in the first episode of Sesame Street with Kermit the Frog, where he interrupted Kermit’s “W lecture” by eating the letter.

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Cinnamon Roll Cookies by Baked Perfection

Did you know? Cookie Monster’s real name is Sid.

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies by The Kitchen is my Playground

The Cookie Monster’s theme song is titled “C is for Cookie”. It is one of the most famous Sesame street songs.

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Melt in your Mouth Shortbread by The Vanilla Bean Baker

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the webDid you know? An early version of Cookie Monster appeared in a Frito-Lay potato chips ad and was named Arnold, the Munching Monster.

Handmade Holiday Cookie Pinwheels by The Shine Project

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies by Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Holiday Checkerboard Cookies by Authentic Suburban Gourmet

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Perfect Chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe by Catch my Party

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Rainbow Pinwheel Cookies by Souders Cookery

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies by Meal Plan Girls

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Oatmeal Peppermint Dipped Cookies by Your Homebased Mom

12 best holiday cookie recipes on the web

Peppermint Meltaway Cookies by Silver Boxes

Help celebrate Cookie Monster’s birthday today!  Go bake some cookies!

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4 comments… add one
  • Ashley November 11, 2013, 9:46 am

    Great roundup! Lots of beautiful cookies here. Thanks for featuring my Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies 🙂

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  • Lisa {AuthenticSuburbanGourmet} November 4, 2013, 6:29 am

    Great holiday cookie round up! TY for featuring my checkerboard cookies!

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  • Mary @ Redo 101 November 2, 2013, 5:45 pm

    I love Cookie Monster and especially his song! The cookies look amazing, I really want to try some of the recipes as the holidays approach, thanks for sharing with us.

    Mary

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  • Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground November 2, 2013, 2:14 pm

    What a delicious round-up! I think Cookie Monster would be proud. Thank you so much for including my Insanely Delicious Turtle Cookies!
    Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

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