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Danish Peppernut Christmas Cookies (Pebernodder)

Submitted by: Milk Teeth 
Living In: Eugene, Oregon, USA
Spicy cookies are a beloved Christmas treat in Denmark and throughout Scandinavia where expensive spices were traditionally reserved for special holiday foods. These tiny (nut-free) butter cookies burst with flavor from cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. 
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Pebber Nodder (Danish Christmas Cookies)

Submitted by: YAC2004 
These cookies are like little bites of Christmas. Cinnamon and cardamom flavor these little shortbread nuggets. 
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Christmas Pinwheel Cookies

Submitted by: Gitano 
Living In: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Sheets of red and green butter cookie dough are rolled around each other to make a log of spiraling colors. Sliced into colorful pinwheels, these heirloom cookies are the perfect holiday treat. They can also be made in a chocolate-vanilla pinwheel variation. 
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Polish Christmas Cookies

Submitted by: Darlene 
My mother in law has a polish name for these but my husband and brothers always just called them "Polish Christmas Cookies". They are very easy to make and have a nice anise flavor to them. 
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Oma Kiener's Hazelnut Christmas Cookies

Submitted by: KitchenGeisha 
An inherited recipe, these buttery hazelnut cookies are a snap to make and simple to bake. Prepare the dough and refrigerate as a log, then slice into rounds, decorate with candy sprinkles, and bake. Easy! 
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Italian Christmas Cookies with Cocoa and Orange Liqueur

Submitted by: Ignazia Vella 
Home Town: Pachino, Sicilia, Italy
Living In: Picton, Ontario, Canada
Italian Christmas cookies with cocoa and orange liqueur topped with homemade orange icing are festive addition to the cookie table. 
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German Anise Christmas Cookies (Springerle)

Submitted by: MARBALET 
This are an old favorite made during holidays. They are very crisp, almost hard; good dunking cookies 
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Christmas Cut-Out Cookies

Submitted by: Nancy 
Sugar cut-out cookies with a hint of anise flavoring. Crisp and white, these cookies are excellent for frosting and decorating. 
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Christmas Molasses and Ginger Cookies

Submitted by: puzzleperson 
Home Town: Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, USA
Molasses ginger cookies are a crowd-pleasing Christmas cookie that everyone will come to expect every year. 
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Shortbread Christmas Cookies

Submitted by: HANNER 
Home Town: Salinas, California, USA
Living In: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
These buttery, nutty-tasting shortbread cookies are cut out into holiday shapes, and decorated with colored frosting and edible glitter to make your cookie tray festive. 
 
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