Frosty's Melting Cookies
With his pretzel arms, candied buttons and fruit-leather scarf, Frosty is the perfect cookie for creative kiddos!
Almond Lemon Cookies
Garnish lemon cookies with an almond! It's both a nutty crunch and a decorative detail.
Vanilla Bean Snowmen
These little snowmen make the perfect stocking stuffers -- after they get decked out in sugar that is!
Oatmeal-Cranberry Cookie Sandwiches
With a cream-cheese center, these cookies will melt in your mouth.
Hot Cocoa Cookies
Who needs a mug? One bite of these Hot Cocoa Cookies will warm you right up. For a decadent soft chocolate center and molten marshmallow topping, serve these treats fresh from the oven.
Black & Tan Pinwheels
Best for those who want the fixins, these pinwheels are a holiday staple. Tip: Use a bench scraper to loosen cookie dough from your work surface and to scoop up the chopped nuts.
How to Shape Pinwheel Cookies
They're easy! Watch and learn our techniques on how to assemble pinwheel cookies for the holidays.
Nutty Coconut Drops
Macadamia nuts add crunch to these snow-white holiday cookies.
Watch: How to Roll & Cut Cookie Dough
Watch our test kitchen expert properly roll and cut cookie dough for all of your holiday cookies.
Chocolate-Mint Evergreen Cookies
Mix together mint and chocolate cookie doughs for one heavenly cookie. To create the tree, use a shaped mold and decorate with sprinkle ornaments!
Cookie Decorating Tips
The best part about holiday cookies: the more festive, the better! Get our test kitchen director's best holiday decorating tips and ideas.
With ginger's natural healthy benefits, and dark-chocolate's natural antioxidants, it's natural to have more than one! Tip: Cool these cookies on brown paper grocery bags instead of racks.
Cherry Shortbread Cookies
If baking isn't your thing, here's a fail-proof recipe you've gotta try this season.
Choco-Coconut Cookie Sandwiches
These sandwiched cookies get points for being the easiest treats, ever -- no baking required. Just whip up the tasty cream, spread, then sandwich together and roll sides in choco chips. Delish.
Coconut Snowball Crisps
Crispy coconut cereal covered in a sweet sugary glaze makes the perfect Christmas treat! Tip: Separate eggs when they're cold, but wait until they're at room temperature for most volume when whipping.
This classic recipe is the essence of Christmas time!
Peppermint Meringue Kisses
These little pops of peppermint work perfectly as holiday party snacks.
Use a cooker cutter to give these holiday cookies their shape. Then sprinkle them with sugar for a snow-like shimmer!
PB&B Cloud Cookies
Beat together a fluffy frosting from banana, sugar and lemon juice. Then, sprinkle chopped peanuts on top to give these cookies the nutty taste. Tip: Sandwich the frosting between two cookies and coat the sides with the nuts.
Apricot Cheesecake Pockets
These sassy, sparkly turnovers are stuffed with an ooey-gooey combo of rich cream cheese and tangy apricot preserves.
Vanilla Meringues with Sour Cherry Centers
Crunch through the sweet, crisp meringue to discover the sour cherry surprise inside. The chewy red jewels and snowy white shells make for an especially festive finale.
Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies
Enjoy all of the chewy goodness of a chocolate chip cookie -- supersized.
Cornmeal Linzer Hearts
Cornmeal adds to this classic, and the shape will melt your heart with each bite! Tip: Cut the center hearts into half of the cookies before baking, dust with confectioners' sugar, and then assemble.
Cinnamon Cornmeal Wafers
These easy refrigerator cookies pack a satisfying crunch. Tip: Sprinkle colored decorating sugar onto the cookies just before baking!
Black and Blue Berry Rugelach
Roll blueberries, cinnamon and walnuts into a flaky cookie crust for a cookie your guests won't be able to pass up.
How to Shape Rugelach
It's easier than it looks! Watch our how-to video to learn how to shape this classic holiday cookie.
Whip up one of these perfect-for-after-dinner delicacies for your next holiday gathering.