Holiday Cookies

There's no denying that kids and cookies go together. And there's no time of year when that's more true than at the holidays. Browse or collection of yummy sweets you can make for and with your kids--from quick and easy creations made from purchased cookie dough to bar cookies and brownies.

Rainbow Rounds

The dough for these butter cookies is rolled in different colors of crystal sugar. Set them out at a party and let guests pick their favorite color.

Love Bites

Our tiny heart-shaped shortbread cookies are buttery-good. Make them for a Valentine's party or a tea party.

Chocolate Malt Crinkles

This cookie recipe has double chocolate flavor. The powdered sugar makes a pretty pattern when the cookies bake.

Crunchy Cereal Wreaths

Green icing color tints the marshmallow mixture that combines with the coconut and rice cereal for these festive holiday snacks.

Almond & Honey-Butter Cookies

This thumbprint cookie uses honey as the only sweetener and tender ground almonds to replace much of the butter found in similar cookies. Just a touch of butter mixed with honey in the filling gives it a rich flavor without too much saturated fat.

Peppermint Snow Balls

These little butter cookies are made with oats and crushed peppermint candies. They're a sweet and minty dessert perfect for Christmas.

Pecan Snowballs

These ground nut cookies are always a favorite at the holidays. Plus they're easy to make.

End-o'-the-Rainbow Cookies

Instructions for making St. Patrick's Day sugar cookies that look like rainbows.

No-Bake Cranberry Oat Cookies

This easy recipe for No-Bake Cranberry Oat Cookies combines oats, cranberries, coconut, and cocoa--and you don't even need to turn on your oven to make these yummy festive snacks.

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Easy Gingerbread-Treat Recipes

Gingerbread doesn't have to be complicated. Celebrate the season with these simple and adorable recipes, perfect for making with kids.

Mouse Macaroons

With almond ears, a cinnamon candy nose, and a licorice tail, kids will love these dessert cookies.

Chocolate Gingerbread Drops

This drop cookie recipe features a moist blend of gingerbread, chocolate, and cherries.

Star Cookie Trees

Cut sugar cookie dough into different sized stars then decorate. Stack them up to form a cookie tree for a sweet Christmas dessert.

Peanut Butter and Jam Cups

This recipe makes peanut butter and jelly into a cookie. Make this fun dessert as a change from traditional peanut butter cookies.

Corny Cookies

These candy-topped treats are a sweet addition to your feast or a Thanksgiving school party.

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