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Classic Christmas Cookies

’Tis the season for cookies! Take a look at a few of our favorites.

Classic Sugar Cookies
Frosted Mint Cookies
Holiday Peanut Butter Blossoms
Classic Thumbprint Cookies

More Festive Treats

These fun and festive goodies are sure to get you into the holiday spirit.

Holiday Snowmen
Holiday Brownie Tree Bites
Chocolate Peppermint Whoopie Pies
Holiday Eggnog Cupcakes

A Holiday Feast

Hosting Christmas dinner? Plan your menu with these recipes in mind.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Bacon Dressing
Savory Dinner Rolls
Arugula and Prosciutto Salad with Dried Cherries and Goat Cheese
Roasted Pork Tenderloin in a Fennel and Rosemary Reduction Sauce

Ratings & Reviews

We’ve read your reviews, and here are some of the top-rated recipes!

Classic Crisco® Pie Crust Country Fried Chicken Chewy Brownie Cookies Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

Easy Holiday Appetizers

Simple and delicious, these appetizers are perfect for all of this month’s get-togethers.
Savory Glazed Meatballs

Savory Glazed Meatballs

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Yield: 36 servings
Cheesy Baked Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Herbed Pita Chips

Cheesy Baked Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Herbed Pita Chips

Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Yield: 16 servings

Holiday Entertaining

Appetizers, desserts, meal ideas, and more—get inspired with our perfect-for-the-holidays recipes.



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To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


For each 5 pounds of weight, the turkey will need 24 hours in the refrigerator to thaw. Never defrost a turkey at room temperature.


Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Pippin, and York Imperial apples are best for pies.


Drain, but don’t rinse, pasta before saucing.


To make cupcakes less messy for lunchboxes and picnics, insert some frosting into the centers using a bulb baster instead of frosting the tops.


Cook vegetables sprayed with Crisco® No-Stick Cooking Spray in foil packets or directly on the grill. Season with salt and pepper and your favorite blend of spices or fresh herbs.


Ginger can add tons of flavor to your food. To use, peel the thin tan skin with a vegetable peeler, then chop or grate as desired.


When adding nuts to a batter, do so at the very last moment, and the nuts will have a crispier texture.


You can partially freeze meat for stir fries to make slicing into thin strips easier.


To reduce the fat in broth, chill before using. The fat will rise to the top, making it easy to skim off.


Use heavy baking sheets that distribute heat evenly, creating uniformly baked cookies.


Baking Tip:
Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening has 50% less saturated fat than butter and 0 g trans fat per serving.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening produces tender and moist results in a cake, cookie or pie crust.


Baking Tip:
To measure Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening, pack firmly into dry measuring cup, level with spatula or back of knife and then remove with rubber scraper.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening can replace butter in your favorite baked goods recipes.


Baking Tip:
Nonstick cookie sheets should be light colored, or cookies may brown too much on the bottom.


Baking Tip:
"Drop cookies" are made from semi-soft dough that is dropped onto a baking sheet.


Baking Tip:
To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


Baking Tip:
To allow the hot air to circulate properly, leave at least 2 inches around all sides of cookie sheets or pans in the oven.


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Baking Stick Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

Baking Stick Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

Official Rules

Classic Crisco Pie Crust

Tender, flaky, and delicious—use our pie crust recipe to make the season merry and bright.

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