It’s the most wonderful time of the year—cookie time! We’ve gathered up our ultimate list of the best (and easiest) holiday cookie recipes, many of which are tried-and-true favorites from our own editors and staff. Click through the slideshow below to get in on the sweet stuff.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

It’ll be easy to get the little ones involved in making these yummy cookies. They’ll love mixing up the batter and rolling the dough balls in powdered sugar—not to mention noshing on their creations after they’ve been baked! To snag the recipe, click here.

photo: Ruth Hartnup via Flickr


We all have them—those cookies we bake every holiday season. Tell us below about your go-to holiday cookie recipe!

—Susie Foresman


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