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7 Cookies to Bake (and Devour) This Holiday Season
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7 Cookies to Bake (and Devour) This Holiday Season

We think there's nothing quite as festive as baking a batch of holiday cookies! We like to make a day out of it, get the kids in the kitchen, and try a few different recipes. Plus any extra can be packaged up and given out as gifts. Keep it classic with Linzer Cookies or change things up with Dirty Chai Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches!

1. Peppermint Candy Chocolate Sable Cookies

Photo and recipe by @theboywhobakes

When we think holidays one of the classic flavor combos that comes to mind is chocolate and peppermint, and these sable cookies are just that. Sprinkle some crushed peppermint candies on top and eat away!

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2. Chocolate Dipped Toasted Marshmallow and Gingersnap Cookies

Photo and recipe by @spoonforkbacon

Trust us, the work it takes to make these cookies pays off! They make a great gift, but are also perfect for any holiday party you are hosting. 

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3. Spitzbuben - Raspberry Jam Cookies

Photo and recipe by @sarah_fel

Spitzbuben are pretty much the German equivalent of the Austrian Linzer cookie. Festive and fun to make, they are a holiday baking must!

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4. Dirty Chai Shortbread Cookie Sandwiches

Photo and recipe by @52weekscooking

A batch of these cookies will fill your home with the smell of holiday spices! Plus, sandwich cookies mean you get 2 for 1! 

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5. Peppermint and Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Photo and recipe by @clementineandleaf

You can't go without baking a batch of sugar cookies, and these ones have some added flair with chocolate and peppermint. Use all sorts of cookie cutters and decorate with icing if you please!

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6. Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Toffee Skillet Cookie

Photo and recipe by @dianemorrisey

Grab your spoons and dig into this skillet cookie!

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7. Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate

Photo and recipe by @mjnboa

So maybe these aren't totally holiday themed, but we couldn't forget to include a peanut butter cookie, especially one topped with dark chocolate!

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Julie Resnick, thefeedfeed

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