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Best Christmas Cookie Sprinkles for the Holidays

Take your holiday baking to the next level with Christmas cookie sprinkles! Fun, festive, and colorful, they'll make a lovely addition to your cookie platter.

The right kind of sprinkles can add real flavor and texture to your desserts, too. Try out different sprinkles and patterns for your favorite Christmas cookie recipes.

Christmas Cookie Sprinkles Perfect for Holiday Fun

There are all kinds of holiday sprinkles that you can use for decorating Christmas cookies. Here are some of Bakell's favorites to give you a few ideas this Holiday:

The best sprinkles for holiday cookies will depend on what you're baking. For example, pearls will have a distinct bite while flat snowflakes or trees will bring more of a subtle crunch.

Christmas sprinkles with festive shapes might also need to be more carefully applied than regular, rod-shaped sprinkles that can be shaken over your cookie tray with ease.

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Baking With Christmas Cookie Sprinkles

It isn't difficult to make Christmas cookies with sprinkles. In fact, if you're thinking about fun holiday baking projects with the kids, Christmas cookies can be a great way to get everyone laughing and flinging flour in the kitchen!

To make sure that your cookies won't be rejected by Santa, however, here are a few general baking tips when using holiday sprinkles.

Tips for using Christmas sprinkles on cookies:

  • Add them before baking. This will cook them into the cookies rather than having them slide or bounce off the finished products.
  • Make sure that they stick. Press them gently into the unbaked cookie dough. You can also use a dab of water or milk to act as an adhesive.
  • Keep an eye on the oven. Holiday sprinkles can melt and burn just like any other cookie topping, so stay vigilant.

Ideas for Using Christmas Cookie Sprinkles

If you've purchased holiday sprinkles in bulk, you're going to need some Christmas cookie recipe ideas to use them all up. Here are just a few ways to get rolling, squeezing, and sprinkling in the kitchen!

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Christmas Tree Cookies

Christmas tree cookies are a classic and they're great for young, first-time bakers, too. All you need is a Christmas tree cookie cutter, and you can decorate them however you'd like.

Another idea is to create a Christmas tree on plain round sugar cookies: Using green frosting as a base, you can add candies and sprinkles as lights, ornaments, and tinsel.

Snowflake Cookies With Sprinkles

Christmas sprinkles shaped like snowflakes can be a wonderful touch on all kinds of cookies. They're also something that can be used beyond the holidays!

Even after Santa has come and gone, winter will remain, and snowflake sprinkles can dust your desserts just like the real thing.

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread men are another holiday staple — and again, you don't have to worry if you don't have the right cookie cutters!

Regular gingerbread cookies are just as delicious. You can even find sprinkles shaped like gingerbread men to top them off. They'll be great for everything from family baking activities to office parties where you can show them off.

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