Whether you're making cookies for a party, giving them as gifts or hosting a cookie swap, Cooking Channel has the holiday cookie recipes, step-by-step directions and baking tips to satisfy your sweet tooth all season long.
S'mores cookies, spiced jam sandwiches and booze-spiked bites: Only the creative minds of our chefs could concoct such surprising sweets.
Kelsey Nixon demos how one basic dough can be transformed into five flavored, seasonally shaped holiday cookies.
Try our top 20 highest-rated, most-viewed, tried-and-true cookies for your holiday cookie plate.
Buck tradition by baking Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith's twisted holiday treats, like gingerbread "kidz" with a Caribbean attitude.
Get step-by-step instructions on building a gingerbread house (and its inhabitants!), plus get decorating inspiration.
Get decorating ideas and recipes for a wintry cookie swap, plus tips on how much to bake and more.
We asked food bloggers we love to share their inspired twists on cookie classics, like these Irish Cream and Coffee Cookies.
Inject savory flavor into your cookies with a spiced jam, a la Nadia G., or by working Parmesan and pepper into the dough.
It wouldn't be Christmastime without these classics: stars, spices, shortbread and spritz cookies galore.
Using just a few simple ingredients and tools, you can decorate cookies that look like they were baked professionally.
Confection-creator Julia Baker combines three of our favorite things: red velvet, whoopie pies and all things mini.
Bourbon-glazed triangles, maple and pecan stacks or lemon-cranberry bars: Why settle for simple vanilla?
These remarkable cookies filled with crushed candies are as beautiful as colored glass when they're held up to the light.
Wow loved ones with sandwich cookies, two-tone swirled sweets, salty twists and more unique recipes.
Get in the holiday spirit by pairing cookies with spiced, mulled or simply sweet cocktails and mocktails.
Dessert masters Zac Young and Yigit Pura prep sweets like chocolate chip, sea salt and caramel ice cream sandwiches.
Upload your best cookie pics from years past and get inspired by the cookie creations from other fans.
Bake pretty red-, green- and white-striped trees, bells and other shaped cookies for a festive finish to your Christmas meal.
Layers of flavors, crunchy crumbles and powdered sugar toppings –– what's not to love about these dense bar cookies?
Downsize the gingerbread mansion (and effort required) by assembling these super-easy, single-serving miniatures.
Some of our favorite actors, singers, public figures — and monsters — share their family cookie recipes.
Taking inspiration from the iconic candy cane, these delicate red and white macarons are dressed in their holiday finest.
Tired of burned, dry or crumbly cookies? Follow our simple tips and techniques for turning out perfect cookies every time.
Watch videos on making meringue cookies and more helpful how-tos from favorite Cooking Channel chefs.
No two chocolate chip cookie recipes are the same, and we've compiled our very best for your gratuitous consumption.