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.

Peppermint Brownies

Even though these are technically brownies, we couldn't resist including them in our roundup of must-have holiday sweets. They're the perfect combination of rich chocolate with icy, cool peppermint. Get the recipe from Leah's Thoughts by clicking here.

photo: Leah Singer


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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