Welcome to the third annual 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop!

Welcome back to day 8 of the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop! Today, is all about cookies and cookie tips! So, he’s my tip…don’t add more to your holiday ‘to-do’ list by baking. Buy store-bought Oreo cookies and jazz them up by adding candy melts, sprinkles, and edible glitter to make Festive Sparkly Glitter Oreo Cookies! 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop

Stop by every day from December first through the twelfth for new ideas you can use to make your season brighter! Make sure to check out the host cookie recipes and the rest of the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop ideas at the end of the post.

Festive Sparkly Glitter Oreo Cookies

Festive Sparkly Glitter Oreo Cookies

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Before I share these super quick and easy Festive Sparkly Glitter Oreo Cookies, I have to tell you that it’s a miracle that any Oreo cookies got decorated. My kids LOVE Oreo cookies and were circling the table for an opportunity to snatch one up. So here’s my second tip…buy more Oreo cookies than you need if making these with kids because a few are bound to disappear before being decorated.


  • Oreo cookies
  • cookie sheet or baking tray
  • optional – parchment paper
  • Crisco – Tip 3 – this helps the candy melts stay fluid longer and helps to thin it out
  • candy melts – white and red
  • festive Christmas sprinkles
  • edible glitter (make sure it’s edible and not just non-toxic for decorative food purposes)
  • spoons and bowls

How to:

Festive sparkly glitter Oreo cookies on tray with candy melts

  • Place parchment paper on a cookie sheet and lay all the Oreo cookies on it.
  • Add about 1/4 of each candy melt color into small bowls with a teaspoon of Crisco. Melt in the microwave in 10 second increments, stirring in between, until the candy melts are melted.

Drizzle candy melts to Oreo cookies

  • Dip a spoon into one of the melted candy melt colors and drizzle it over the cookies. Repeat with the other color(s).
  • Quickly sprinkle on festive Christmas sprinkles before the candy melts harden.

Sprinkle edible glitter on Oreo cookies

  • Here’s what makes the cookies sparkle…edible glitter! Hold the glitter pot high above the cookies and gentle tap with your finger to give the cookies a light dusting. A little glitter goes a long way, so don’t over do it.

Close up of festive sparkly glitter Oreo cookies

  • Place the festive sparkly Oreo glitter cookies on a pretty dessert stand and serve!

These pictures don’t do these festive sparkly glitter Oreo cookies justice. The cookies really sparkle and will make a beautiful addition to any treat table.

Have you ever used edible glitter?

Be sure to visit our fellow 12 Days of Christmas Bloggers below for even more creative ideas this holiday season!

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