3 Creative Uses For Leftover Christmas Cookies

The Holiday Season is officially over.. your family has left town, parties are no longer on the calendar, and you’re left with too many Christmas cookies to handle. We can easily be tempted to toss those oh-so-sweet Christmas cookies in the trash with a full house of treats and not enough people to eat them. Instead of throwing them away, here are some tasty ways to make use of those leftover Christmas cookies.

By little blue hen

1. Cookie Crumb Pie Crust

If you have a dozen or more leftover cookies, then you should have enough to create a tasty cookie crumb pie crust. It’s quick, simple, and you can freeze it for later use! Just crush the cookies and add a bit of butter. Check out Craftsy’s step-by-step instruction for how to make a cookie crumb pie crust.

By Jamie from Birmingham, AL, USA

2. Make Cookie Pops

Everyone loves cake pops for their bite-sized delightfulness. Cake pops can be made with leftover cake, so why not use leftover cookies instead?! See how Tastemade makes their Rainbow Cake Pops , just substitute cookies for cake!

3. Whip Up Some Cookie Butter

If you’ve never heard of cookie butter, then your life is about to be changed. Cookie butter works as a great topping or spread. It’s pretty simple, too. You just have to basically blend your cookies with butter or oil and a few small ingredients. Here are instructions on how to make easy cookie butter.