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.

Cream Cheese Christmas Tree Cookies

Dig out your cookie cutters to make these cute little trees topped with a delicious vanilla frosting. The cream cheese added to the cookie batter gives them a special touch, too. To get the recipe, click here.


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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