1. French Butter Cookies
French Butter Cookies: Begin your party cookie recipes search with this delectable dish; it's simple, but packs a load of flavor. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F, and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. These cookies take approximately 30 minutes to bake and about 6 minutes to cool before you can taste them. To begin mix 1 3/4 cups of flour, 1/4 of granulated sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt with 1 1/4 cups of unsalted butter and 1 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. Roll the dough into balls and place on your cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Bake and enjoy.
2. Fruitcake Cookies
Fruitcake Cookies: Even if the holidays are over, it doesn't need to be the end of festive favorites like fruitcake. You can put this one on your list of party cookie recipes for the New Year. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and grease a cookie sheet. Now mix together 3/4 cup of flour, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of sale, 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon of ginger, 1/4 teaspoon of allspice, 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 cup of butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 egg, and 2 tablespoons of dark rum along with 1 teaspoon of vanilla, 2 cups of chopped glace cherries, 1/2 cup of candied lemon, 1/2 cup pecans, and 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. This makes a very chunky batter which can be rolled into balls, placed on the tray and baked for 11 minutes.
Polvorones: This is also known as a Mexican Wedding Cookie, and works great in the long list of party cookie recipes that you're sure to be building at this point. TO begin, mix up 1 cup of Crisco, 1 cups of powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract, 2 cups flour, and 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda. Roll into small balls and place on greased cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes, while still warm roll them in 1 cup powdered sugar. Enjoy.
4. Double Chocolate Cookies
Double Chocolate Cookies: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and mix together 2 cups of biscuit baking mix, 1 can of condensed milk, 2 cups of melted semi-sweet chocolate chips, 3 tablespoons of butter, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, 1 cup of white chocolate chips and 1 cup of finely diced almonds. Roll together into balls and drop onto a cookie pan and bake for 12 minutes.
Snickerdoodle: For the best of party cookie recipes you might want to try this festive favorite. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F and mix together 2 1/2 cups of flour, 2 teaspoons cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 sticks butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 large eggs. Make into balls and roll in a mixture of 1/2 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons cinnamon, then place on a greased cookie tray and bake for 10 minutes. Enjoy!
6. Monster Cookies
Monster Cookies: For any party, these cookies will make an impression. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and mix together 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup white sugar, 1/2 cup margarine, 3 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 teaspoon light syrup, 1 1/2 cups peanut butter, 2 teaspoons baking soda, 4 1/2 cups oatmeal, 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, and 4 ounces of M&Ms. Form into balls and set on lined cookie sheet, bake for 15 minutes and enjoy.