There's nothing better than a gathering of friends and family for an indulgent afternoon of treat trading. But you don't have to be a professional baker or aspiring Dominique Ansel to win "most popular" at your cookie swap--no matter your baking style, taste or level of experience, we've got the perfect recipe for for you. Happy holidays!


If you're looking for a little art project:Plaid Gingerbread Bars


If you just can't get enough of a classic:Soft Sugar Cookies with Colored Sugar


If you want to impress your friends with something out of the ordinary:Mexican Magic Bars