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.

Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

We guarantee that the little ones will love helping you decorate these adorable cookies from Bakergirl. Plus, you can swap out the peanut butter cookie for your favorite sugar cookie or gingerbread recipe if that’s more your speed. To get the recipe, click here.

photo: Bakergirl


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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