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.

Snowball Cookies

These little treats, also known as cinnamon Mexican wedding cookies, are definitely tastier than your average snowball. They’re a snap to make, too, leaving more time for you and your little ones to frolic in the snow.

photo: Meal Makeover Moms 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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