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.

Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Candy Twist

Looking for a classic cookie with a special holiday twist? Depending on the holiday, you can dress these cookies up and make them look like Christmas, Halloween, Easter or even Valentine’s Day. The secret is in the candy you choose and the perfect base recipe to draw from. Get it by clicking 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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