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.

Basic Sugar Cookies

When it comes to the holiday season, you can never go wrong with a simple batch of basic sugar cookies. They're perfect for kid involvement too, from cutting out the dough to decorating the cooled cookies. Click here to snag the recipe.


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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