Food Network Chefs Share Their Favorite Christmas Cookies

Hear from Giada, Katie, Michael and more stars as they reveal their holiday cookie cravings.
Related To:

Photo by: Eddy Chen ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Eddy Chen, 2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

If Valentine's Day is for chocolate, Halloween for candy and Thanksgiving for turkey, then Christmas may be for cookies. Just as you likely wait all year to dig into Mom's famous peppermint spritz or your own special recipe for chocolate-cherry chunkies, your favorite chefs, too, are indulging in their holiday cooking cravings come December. FN Dish checked in with stars like Giada De Laurentiis, Katie Lee and Michael Symon to find out which cookies are their favorites — click the photos above or below to hear what they had to say.

Host Katie Lee poses on the set of Food Network's The Kitchen, Season 7.

Photo by: Jason DeCrow ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Jason DeCrow, 2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

For more cookie inspiration, check out Food Network's 12 Days of Cookies.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Ree Drummond's Favorite Christmas Cookies — 12 Days of Cookies

Get the recipe for Ree Drummond's Favorite Christmas Cookies, part of Food Network's 12 Days of Cookies.

Food Network Kitchens’ Apple Cider Snickerdoodles — 12 Days of Cookies

Celebrate seasonal apple cider with these thin and crumbly snickerdoodles.

DIY Chinese Food Favorites for Christmas Day Feasting

If you celebrate Christmas by heading out for Chinese food, bring the annual feast home with our favorite homemade recipes.

5 Easy Christmas Cookies Kids Can Make as Gifts

Your little ones can have a hand in gift giving this year by helping to make these easy holiday cookies.

The Best, Brand-New Christmas Cookies to Bake This Year

You're gonna be the cookie-swap MVP with these recipes.

Anne’s Meringue Cookies — 12 Days of Cookies

Lighter than air but full of flavor, Anne’s cinnamon-laced cookies are made with just five ingredients, including crunchy chopped almonds.