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.

Jam Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies from The View from Great Island are super easy to make using your favorite flavor of jam. Let the kids get involved mixing the batter and topping them with the jam before popping the cookies in the oven. To grab the recipe, click here.

photo: The View from Great Island


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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