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Free Christmas Cookies Cookbook Download

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This free to download Christmas Cookies Cookbook in PDF format contains over 60 recipes from the 1st Annual Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange.

This blog post, Free Christmas Cookies Cookbook Download, originally appeared December 2, 2019 and has been updated with current pictures and links.

I am so excited to make available the first ever Christmas Cookies Cookbook by The Birch Cottage. This cookbook is the result of the 1st Annual Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange.

1st Annual Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange

I had this idea that it would be so much fun to host a cookie exchange with the readers of The Birch Cottage blog. Only there really isn’t a convenient way for us to all get together and bake Christmas cookies.

So, then I thought “What about a virtual Christmas cookie exchange?” One where we would all share our favorite Christmas cookie recipe with one another. And then I could compile all those favorite recipes into a cookbook that you can download and print for free.


Plus, it seemed like the perfect way for me to give back to each of you. I really do appreciate every reader, subscriber, fellow blogger and friend who have so graciously shown their support of The Birch Cottage blog.

This blog quite simply would not be possible without the support of readers just like you. This is your cookbook. Consider it a gift from all the gracious readers, bloggers, family and friends of The Birch Cottage blog.

Christmas Cookies Cookbook

Like I said, this Christmas Cookies Cookbook is a compilation of recipes that were submitted by readers, fellow bloggers, friends and family members of The Birch Cottage blog. I received a few recipes for brownies, cakes and other sweet treats that I also included.


I received over 60 recipes as a result of the 1st Annual Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange. I couldn’t be more pleased and am so glad to finally be sharing this cookbook with you.

In fact, here is a list of all the recipes included in the cookbook:

This Christmas Cookies Cookbook is a 64 page PDF document that you can download and print for free.

Thank You

I’d like to extend a special “thank you” to everyone who participated in the virtual Christmas cookie exchange. This cookbook would not be possible without your generosity.

I’d like to extend a special thank you to Lori Dawidziak Szurgot who assisted with the proofreading of the cookbook. Lori also submitted the Kolaczki recipe. Her enthusiasm and support have been amazing.

Download the Christmas Cookies Cookbook

This Christmas Cookies Cookbook is really a gift from the readers of The Birch Cottage blog to all of you. It is saved in a PDF format and available as a free download exclusively to subscribers. You can subscribe below:

Print the Cookbook

I recommend you simply download the cookbook and print it yourself. You can also have the cookbook printed for you at your favorite office supply store or through online services like Shutterfly or Minted.

Like I said, the cookbook is located in the Subscribers Resource Library. From the library you can select to save the PDF document to your computer where you can print it later, open it in your browser or print it immediately from your browser or installed PDF reader.


To print the PDF cookbook, you’ll simply need your printer and printer paper or nice bond paper. It might also be nice to have a 3 hole punch and a binder to store your Christmas Cookies Cookbook.

Printing Instructions

Step 1: Download Adobe Acrobat Reader

If you don’t have a PDF (Printable Document Format) reader installed, you’ll want to do so. If you do have one, you can skip this step. I recommend the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you’d like to install the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can do so by clicking HERE.

Once you go to the Adobe website, you’ll want to UNCHECK the optional McAfee offers (as illustrated in step 1 of the below image). And then click on the Download Acrobat Reader button.

You’ll then go to step 2 where you’ll see the following screen stating that Acrobat Reader is Initializing.

Once initialization is complete, the file will automatically download to your computer. You’ll receive the following instructions.

Step 2: Open the Christmas Cookies Cookbook

If you downloaded and saved the Christmas Cookies Cookbook to your computer, you can just double-click on it to open it. It should open in Adobe Reader or your browser (depending on how the software is setup on your computer).

Step 3: Print the Cookbook

Once you have the PDF cookbook open, just click on the Printer icon or go to File > Print in the menu.

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Like I said, the recipes in this Christmas Cookies Cookbook by The Birch Cottage is a compilation of family favorite Christmas cookie recipes from readers, family, friends and fellow bloggers of The Birch Cottage blog. If you contributed a recipe, THANK YOU!

If you have any comments or feedback concerning the first annual virtual Christmas cookie exchange or the Christmas Cookies Cookbook by The Birch Cottage, please leave a comment below. If you download the cookbook, please come back and leave a comment thanking all the gracious contributors who made this cookies cookbook possible.

Here’s hoping this Christmas Cookies Cookbook helps your family to make fond family baking memories during the holidays and always.

Til next time…

Pam Baker from The Birch Cottage

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Monday 2nd of December 2019

Want to Thank You for your all your lovely posts. The Christmas tags and Christmas Cookbook are wonderful. Wishing you a very Happy Holiday season and a very prosperous and healthy New Year.

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