Easy Christmas cookie designs can be absolutely gorgeous, even when you only use just two colors of icing. Learn how to mix and match cookie shapes and different icing colors to make a simple but stunning Christmas cookie platter for your friends and family.
Christmas and sugar cookies go hand in hand but if you're new to decorating cut-out cookies with royal icing, you'll definitely want to pick the right Christmas cookie designs so you don't get overwhelmed.
When I bake cookies with my kids, I have a pretty strict "Just Two Colors" rule when it comes to our cookie designs.
That may sound limiting, but there are countless ways you can mix and match a different sugar cookie shape with certain colors of icing to have absolutely stunning cookie trays when you're done.
We work together to plan our cookie designs working with the just two colors plan.
Then we add a third or fourth color by adding sprinkles for accents.
To help inspire you to create your own easy Christmas cookies, I wanted to share some design ideas to get you started.
Royal Icing Sugar Cookie Tips
Are you new to decorating with royal icing? You won't want to miss these helpful tips before you get started:
More Christmas Cookie Ideas
Looking for more fun Christmas treats to bake for your family? Here are some of my favorites: