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You don’t need a cookie cutter to make these wonderful sliced cookie recipes – all you need is a sharp knife! These are made by rolling up cookie dough and then cutting it into slices, making them as thin or as thick as you prefer. There are lots of types of cookie slices to choose from, including nuts, fruit, colorful swirly pinwheel cookies, and more. These cookies are just as delicious served with a cup of coffee as a glass of milk.

Christmas Pinwheel Cookies

Christmas Pinwheel Cookies. Photo credit: xoxobella.

Easy Christmas pinwheel cookies are sure to put a smile on your face this holiday season. They really are festive looking! These Italian Christmas swirl cookies might look like something from an Italian bakery but it isn’t hard to make this Christmas cookie roll yourself.
Get the Recipe: Christmas Pinwheel Cookies

Italian Chocolate Salami – Salame di Cioccolato

Chocolate salami cookies.
Italian Chocolate Salami. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

A famous no bake treat all over Italy, Italian chocolate salami is a delicious combination of shortbread cookies, Amaretto liqueur and chocolate. It’s a delicious dessert which makes a nice edible Christmas gift.
Get the Recipe: Italian Chocolate Salami – Salame di Cioccolato

Italian Chocolate Roll Cookies

Italian Chocolate Roll Cookies. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

The chocolate cookie roll will have a tasty, flaky crust and a spicy, nutty filling which everyone will go wild for. The crust is made with cream cheese, to keep it light and soft, while the chocolate filling has chocolate chips, condensed milk and chopped walnuts.
Get the Recipe: Italian Chocolate Roll Cookies

Checkerboard Cookies

Checkerboard Cookies. Photo credit: Fun Cookie Recipes.

If you really want to impress others, these checkerboard cookies will definitely do that! Use a special slice and bake technique to layer and slice these special cookies. Soft and buttery, you’ll be glad you tried these!
Get the Recipe: Checkerboard Cookies

Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry Orange cookies on a red plate with a glass of milk.
Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies. Photo credit: Happy Holiday Recipes.

These gorgeous cranberry orange shortbread cookies are perfect for a Christmas party display. They scream holidays but they are beyond the beauty. The tangy cranberries and lemon zest pairs so well with the buttery shortbread cookies. A perfect balance, you’ll find yourself craving these later.
Get the Recipe: Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

Homemade Pecan Sandies

Homemade Pecan Sandies. Photo credit: If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen.

These brown sugar pecan sandies taste just like home. Buttery, salty, and sweet, you’ll want to enjoy these with a hot cup of coffee or cocoa.
Get the Recipe: Homemade Pecan Sandies

1 Dough Neapolitan Cookies

Neapolitan cookies dipped in chocolate on a tray.
1 Dough Neapolitan Cookies. Photo credit: Sally McKenney at Sally’s Baking Addiction.

Neapolitan cookies are soft butter cookies flavored with chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. They’re shaped in a loaf pan and made from just one cookie dough. So pretty!
Get the Recipe: 1 Dough Neapolitan Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Slice and Bake Cookies

A plate of sliced cookies decorated with icing and sprinkles, perfect for an important event or SEO optimized content.
Chocolate Cherry Slice and Bake Cookies. Photo credit: Midwestern Home Life.

These cookies have a combination of all the most delicious ingredients: chocolate, cherries, and pistachios! With this explosion of delicious flavors, you’ll want to keep these slice and bake cookies all to yourself.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Slice and Bake Cookies

Ombre Peppermint Slice and Bake Cookies

Ombre Peppermint Slice and Bake Cookies. Photo credit: Girl Versus Dough.

These are the kind of cookies you see in magazines. They are almost too beautiful to eat but the smooth peppermint flavor is too delightful to pass up. These can be a staple for any ocassion and you can experiment with other flavors.
Get the Recipe: Ombre Peppermint Slice and Bake Cookies

White Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread Cookies

White Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread Cookies. Photo credit: Savor the Spoon.

Soft and buttery, these white chocolate strawberry shortcake cookies can make their way into any holiday festivities. Made with freeze-dried strawberries, they can be enjoyed year round. Enjoy right away or freeze for later!
Get the Recipe: White Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Hazelnut Gluten-Free Slice & Bake Cookies

Sliced chocolate hazelnut cookies on a cooling rack.
Chocolate Hazelnut Gluten-Free Slice & Bake Cookies. Photo credit: Snixy Kitchen.

Toasted hazelnuts and melty chocolate – oh my! These gluten-free slice & bake cookies will give you the snappy crunch you are missing with traditional cookies. Serve this one-of-a-kind cookie with your favorite warm holiday drink.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Hazelnut Gluten-Free Slice & Bake Cookies

Buckeye Cookies

Buckeye Cookies. Photo credit: Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt.

Any peanut butter knows that not all peanut butter cookies are created equal. For example, these slice & bake buckeye cookies are next level on the deliciousness scale! Tender outside and soft peanut butter center, you’ll have a hard time eating just one!
Get the Recipe: Buckeye Cookies

Marscarpone Cookies Recipe

Marscarpone Cookies Recipe. Photo credit: The Unlikely Baker.

We love a good cookie recipe that can be customized to your very liking. Take this marscarpone cookies recipe, for example. The cookie alone is delicious. Then, add some of your favorite toppings like pistachios, chocolate, or even powdered sugar and you have a cookie that unlike any other. Try these for the holidays if you want to jazz up a traditional Christmas cookie.
Get the Recipe: Marscarpone Cookies Recipe

Slice & Bake Chocolate Orange Shortbread Cookies

Slice & Bake Chocolate Orange Shortbread Cookies. Photo credit: Girl Versus Dough.

There’s something about the combination of chocolate and orange together that is so delightful. The tartness of the orange with the richness of chocolate is a combination to be deisred. In this slice & bake chocolate orange shortbread cookies recipe, you’ll be adding a salty, buttery flavor to the mix. It is the mixture of flavors you didn’t know you needed and that you’ll never forget.
Get the Recipe: Slice & Bake Chocolate Orange Shortbread Cookies

Cocoa Powder Cookies

A stack of cocoa powder cookies.
Photo credit: always use butter.

Make delicious cocoa powder cookies without baking powder in under an hour. You just need a few simple ingredients that you probably already have at home. But beware, you won’t be able to stop at one, or ten!
Get the Recipe: Cocoa Powder Cookies

Cinnamon Cookies

A stack of cinnamon cookies.
Photo credit: always use butter.

These cinnamon cookies are quick and easy to make, with a delicious cinnamon sugar coating. Tender, buttery and loaded with cinnamon flavor – these cinnamon cookies are sure to become a new favorite in your house!
Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Cookies

Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.

 

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