Let’s face it, some of us were passed over when the age-old baking techniques were passed down through the generations. That doesn’t mean our plate of cookies can’t be just as gorgeous and yummy when Christmas morning rolls around. A world of handmade culinary delights is just a mouse click away on Etsy.com
Here are twelve of our favorite handmade Christmas cookies for 2012 on Etsy.
Elf Gnome Decorated Cookies 1 of 12Bring happy smiles to everyone's faces this holiday season with these festive little elves. Hand cut and decorated cookies made from shortbread dough.
available for $36 from lori's place on etsy
Jolly Santa Vanilla Sugar Cookies 2 of 12Cute little Santas made from buttery vanilla sugar cookie dough. What could be better?
available for $36 from crafted cookies on etsy
Nutcracker Cookies 3 of 12Yummy cookies handmade in Austin, Texas. Gorgeous icing!
available from hayley cakes and cookies on etsy
Decorated Snowflake Sugar Cookies 4 of 12Pick up a dozen of these lovely snowflake cookies for the holidays. Decorated in two colors of your choosing.
available for $36 from peapods on etsy
A Very Square-y Christmas Holiday Gift Set 5 of 12I'm totally in love with these super fun square cookies. The set comes with nine reindeer and one bearded Santa.
available for $45 (ten cookies) from whipped bakeshop on etsy
Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookie Gift Set 6 of 12Remember all of those awful sweaters you got from your dear old aunt every year? Now they've been brought back to life as delicious sugar cookies. Super fun!
available for $22,95 (three cookies) from whipped bakeshop on etsy
Nutcracker Cookies 7 of 12A whimsical trio of nutcrackers for the holidays. Hand-decorated with citrus icing and nestled in a gift box for delivery.
available for $18.50 (half dozen from the cookie couture on etsy
Toy Soldier Gingerbread Cookies 8 of 12Gingerbread men reinterpreted as traditional toy soldiers. Each comes individually bagged and tied with coordinating satin ribbon or red and white baker's twine. A perfect gift!
available for $36.20 (one dozen) from sugar lane bake shop on etsy
Santa Claus Cookies 9 of 12The big guy himself! Ready for gift giving or simply enjoying a tasty treat.
available for $36 (one dozen) from linda's edible art on etsy
Mini Holiday Light Cookies 10 of 12A string of holiday lights safe enough to eat! The perfect yummy treat to dip in your hot cocoa.
available for $28 (two dozen) from couture confections on etsy
Charlie Brown Christmas Sugar Cookies 11 of 12Everybody's favorite Christmas characters brought to life as a yummy cookie. Each gingerbread cookie comes individually bagged and tied with red and white baker's twine.
available for $25 (six cookies) from sugar lane bake shop on etsy
Christmas Tree Collection Cookies 12 of 12These delectable little treats are perfect for the holiday party or the dessert table. Made from a tasty vanilla sugar cookie recipe and iced with vanilla-flavored royal icing.
available for $32 (one dozen) from couture confections on etsy
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