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5 Minute Holiday Cookies

Try my 5 Minute Holiday Cookies for your family and friends this season! Everyone LOVES this simple Christmas recipe! Get creative!

Holiday Cookies

I’m a huge fan of simple Christmas recipes that make your life easier! I’ve made these fun white chocolate dipped Nilla Wafers with my boys a number of times over the last few weeks and just have to share them….even though it’s a no brainer recipe. Sometimes it’s nice to see you can jazz up a cookie and make it fun and festive for a last minute Holiday party!!

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How To Make Simple Christmas Cookies

Holiday Cookies

The beauty of this recipe is you can use whatever small candy, chocolate chip or sprinkle you’ve got in your pantry. About anything goes with a Nilla Wafer. We’ve dipped these in the dark chocolate version too….equally as great 🙂

This is also a really fun recipe to have your guests help make. They can customize their own plate of dipped cookies.

Have fun!

Easy Holiday Cookies

Holiday Cookies

5 Minute Holiday Cookie
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best christmas cookies, christmas, christmas cookie, christmas cookie recipe, christmas cookies, holiday, holiday baking
Servings: 24
Calories: 106 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 12 ounces White Chocolate Melts
  • 1 box Nilla Wafers
  • 1/4 cup Mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy cane pieces for baking
  • 1/4 cup Mini M and M candies
  1. Melt chocolate melts according to package direction. Dip Nilla Wafer Cookies into melted chocolate and lay onto a sheet of parchment paper. While chocolate is still warm, sprinkle tops of cookies with toppings of your choice. I used mini chocolate chips, crushed candy cane pieces and mini M and M candies. Use whatever small candy or sprinkle you have in the pantry! Place cookies in the freezer for 2 minutes to set chocolate. Serve room temperature. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
5 Minute Holiday Cookie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 40mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1

    I want to make these with my nephew!! How fun, Jenny! And I’m a total sucker for Nilla wafers! One of my favorites!

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    Maria says:

    These are too cute!

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    Great way to dress up these little cookies!

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    These are so fun, Jenny! Very cute!

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    Amanda says:

    These are the cutest and so fast to make! 🙂 xoxo

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    Gaby says:

    This is such a cute and fun idea!

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    marla says:

    These cookies are so fun Jenny!!

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    Love how cute, quick, and easy these are! My favorite kind of holiday treat 🙂

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    Such a fantastic idea for a quick holiday cookie! 🙂 Love it!

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