gluten-free gingerbread cookies decorated with royal icing on a cooling rack

Tips For Crafting Santa’s Favorite Cookies

In this helpful article, we’ll walk you through how to make cookies for Santa that are fun, festive and ho-ho-oh so delicious.

Splendid Holiday Cookie Options

The holiday season has arrived! Soon, Santa will be making his much-anticipated trip around the globe and he’ll be enjoying his favorite holiday treat – homemade cookies – at every stop along the way! To make sure that yours are memorable, follow this recipe for cookies baked with all the goodness of high quality, minimally processed, organic ingredients that are sure to put a smile on Chris Kringle’s face.

Classic Cookies

Vegan Sugar Cookies 

vegan sugar cookies on a white plate next to a cooling rack

Whether you cut them out into little holiday trees or pipe on ribbons of Vegan Royal Icing, sugar cookies are the perfect place to start crafting Santa-approved goodness.

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

plate of chocolate vegan sugar cookies

For the holiday chocoholics, these soft and thick cookies are a must. Made with Florida Crystals® Organic Light Brown Raw Cane Sugar, oat flour, and Dutch cocoa powder, these chocolatey delights will get your name on Santa’s “Nice List."

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

gluten-free chocolate chip cookies on a cooling rack and serving plate

These chocolatey disks of pure joy can be crafted with chocolate chips or chocolate chunks. No matter how you prepare them, if you make yours with Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar, Santa will surely savor each bite.

Holiday Flair

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

gluten-free gingerbread cookies with royal icing on a cooling rack with cookie cutters

Gingerbread cookies are another great recipe for your cookie cutters! These gluten-free Christmas classics incorporate traced frosting edges, and can be taken over the top with a flurry of our Organic Royal Icing made with Florida Crystals® Organic Powdered Raw Cane Sugar.

Holiday Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

holiday spiced chocolate chip cookies on a kitchen napkin

Kick up the holidays with a delightful twist on a holiday classic. Topped with a sweet icing that’s filled with holiday spices, these festive and creative cookies will give Santa the energy to deliver extra loads of toys to every good girl and boy.

Classic with a Twist 

Gluten-Free Salted Caramel Cookies

gluten-free salted caramel cookies with pieces of caramel

Salty, sweet and oh-so-good! These soft and mouthwatering cookies are some of Santa’s absolute favorites. Their pillowy dough and sweet caramel goodness will score you points with jolly old St. Nick.

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies 

chocolate hazelnut cookies on a white serving plate

Santa’s traveling a long way to get to your home. Make the journey worth it with a tray of Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies. Topped with sea salt, these gluten-free cookies with rich chocolate flavor and hazelnuts will leave Kris Kringle feeling very merry this year.

Lemon Macadamia White Chocolate Cookies

lemon macadamia white chocolate chip cookies served with lemons

Treat Father Christmas to the fresh taste of chewy macadamia cookies with a zesty lemon twist. Filled with white chocolate chips, macadamia nuts and the enchanting flavor of Florida Crystals® Organic Light Brown Raw Cane Sugar, these delicious creations are great for dipping in milk, making them the best cookies for Santa!

Florida Crystals® Cookies That Will Be Santa's New Favorite.

We’ve taken traditional cookies and given them a Florida Crystals® spin. Now, you can mix things up and offer the jolly man in red a pleasant change of pace as he samples cookies from house to house. You'll see an assortment of diet-friendly options in case he’s trying out a new diet these days.