Are you a cookie rookie? No worries. With easy holiday cookie recipes like these, you can do this!
There are some people out there who feel they're just not cut out for cookie baking. And here it is -- big time cookie season and all.
What's a cookie rookie to do when the office party or family gathering looms on the horizon?
Avoid the shameful bakery box that screams "I don't bake" -- and prance in proudly with a plate of your own creations. You can do it. We've got the ideas below to get you going.
And just think, rookie...you might even be named party MVP!
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Are these cute, or are these cute? And they start with refrigerated dough, so they're also just plain easy.
Easy sophistication on the cookie platter -- that's this recipe. Just 3 ingredients put these cookies on your plate with only 15 minutes of prep time. Divine and delish.
These are just plain fun! Instead of rainbow colors for the outsides, color them red and green for the holidays. Either way, these cookies are as easy as can be because they start with cookie mix.
Food coloring gels are the paints, and quick sugar cookies are the canvas. These pretty cookies are an easy and fun way to show off your personality!
Got 15 minutes? You can make these minty chocolate cookies for the holidays. Add crushed peppermint candies on top for even more cheer!
Here's a good one for the kid in all of us -- plop dough balls into sprinkle-filled cups, drop on a cookie sheet and bake. Voila!
These are way cute. They are way easy. And, they're soooo good! Chocolate, caramel and pecans. I know, right?!
Peanut Blossoms are a seasonal fave. So dress 'em to impress with a few quick squirts of icing and some sprinkles. Done!
Cinnamon sugar surrounds these easy classics that start from refrigerated dough. Add a dab of frosting and a couple cinnamon dots on top and that's it!
Yah, ok. Some of you are still not convinced that cookies can be your thing. So take 10 minutes and whip up these delish almond bars (even if you're not Scandinavian). Bonus: Your kitch will smell beyond wonderful when these are baking!