Five Holiday Cookies From Around the Globe

If you’re bored with holiday cookie standards like sugar cookies and gingerbread, think outside the cookie tin and bake up a batch (or two) of these holiday cookies from around the globe.

Five Holiday Cookies from Around the Globe

1. Anzac Biscuits — If you’re looking for a cookie to share with friends and family across the country or around the world, Anzac Biscuits or Chocolate Oat Cookies are a perfect choice! These cookies were created to withstand travel by mail.

2. Belgian Christmas Cookies — These buttery bar cookies are sprinkled with almonds, cinnamon and colorful sprinkles.

3. Burrebrede/Scottish Shortbread — This medieval Scottish shortbread is the perfect cookie for gift-giving. It’s simple to make and keeps well when stored in an airtight container.

4. Russian Tea Cakes — These buttery-sweet morsels have a split personality and dual citizenship. They’re also known as Mexican Wedding Cookies.


5. Besitos de Cocos — Longing for a taste of the tropics this holiday season? How ’bout making a batch of these rich, coconut cookies popular in Puerto Rico and throughout the Caribbean.

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