30 Holiday Cookie Hacks
These clever tips, easy twists and genius time-savers will have you baking like a pro, even if you're a cookie rookie.
Give store-bought cookies a holiday makeover by dipping them in chocolate and sprinkling on fun toppings.
Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies
Get creative with these classic thumbprint cookies. The filling possibilities are endless!
Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies with Gingerbread Caramel Filling
Think outside the jam jar!
Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies with Marshmallow-Mint Filling
The taste of peppermint in these treats will put you in the holiday spirit in no time.
Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies with Mocha Melt Filling
A hint of espresso gives these cookies an extra kick.
Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies with Orange Cream Filling
The classic Creamsicle flavor gets a holiday makeover.
Vanilla Thumbprint Cookies with Rose-Merry Filling
A unique flavor that's perfect for afternoon tea or cocktail parties.
Spiced Gingerbread Cookies
Sugar, spice and everything nice--this classic cookie never gets old.
Easiest Ever Frosting
Memorize this formula and you can make homemade frosting in a pinch!
Easiest Ever Frosting in Light Pink
Out of food color? Tint vanilla frosting in these flavorful ways.
Easiest Ever Frosting in Yellow
A neutral and happy color, brought to you by a secret ingredient!
Easiest Ever Frosting in Orange
This frosting tastes as tangy as it looks!
Easiest Ever Frosting in Hot Pink
This frosting is definitely on the fruity side.
Easiest Ever Frosting in Purple
If you're a fan of grape, then this frosting is right up your alley.
Easiest Ever Frosting in Blue
As sweet as a pack of blueberries.
Easiest Ever Frosting in Green
Not too sweet, with just the right amount of zest.
Create a swap-worthy cookie without turning on the oven!
Bite into these cereal-laden treats.
The tastiest snowball around!
Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars
Everyone loves a chocolate-covered pretzel! Dress it up with holiday sprinkles.
Homemade Hanukkah Coins
Fun, simple, and a great way to jazz up cookies you've already got at home.
Soft Sugar Cookies
Master this recipe and then change up the shape, toppings and flavor in tons of different ways.
Soft Sugar Cookies with Edible Paint
Paint your way to the perfect holiday cookies, then enjoy all your hard work.
Soft Sugar Cookies with Colored Sugar
Add shimmer to your next cookie swap!
One cookie cutter is all you need to turn out lots of fun, festive designs. Here are some ideas!
A fun, sweet way to celebrate the holiday.
There's no better way to have snow around when none has fallen.
Broken pretzels give these cookies an extra crunch.
The best types of flowers are edible ones.
Leave these out for Santa the night before Christmas.
Plaid Gingerbread Bars
Save time on chilling, rolling, and cutting, by making pretty plaid bar cookies.
Christmas Tree Shortbreads
No need for a cutter: Turn classic shortbread into decked-out Christmas trees.