Chocolate peppermint cookies

This chocolate peppermint cookie recipe was one of the winners of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Twirled candy cane cookies

These twirled red and white peppermint stick-style candy cane cookies are instantly festive - no extra decorations needed!

Vanilla-spiced holiday sugar cookies

A twist on traditional sugar cookies, this vanilla-spiced holiday sugar cookies recipe offers a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg for holiday-inspired flavor.

Frosted soft sugar cookies

Use sprinkles of different shapes and colors to dress up these simple, fun and festive soft sugar cookies for any occasion - or no occasion at all!

Espresso-hazelnut truffle cookies

This Espresso-hazelnut truffle cookie recipe was one of the winners of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Gingerbread men cookies

These gingerbread men cookies can be decorated raisins, currants or cinnamon red hot candies for eyes and buttons.

Macadamia nut mini-tart cookies

These Hawaiian macadamia nut mini-tarts cookie recipe was one of the winners of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Magical Kisses cookies

The magic in these Kisses magical cookies recipe comes from the chocolate kiss hidden in the middle of a powdered-sugar covered cookie.

Italian almond cookies

This Italian almond cookies recipe was the first-place winner in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's 2014 Taste Holiday Cookie Contest.

Gingerbread people cookies

Gingerbread people cookies, made with molasses and spices, are a favorite among cookie lovers during the holidays.