5 quick and easy Christmas cookie recipes

Dec. 3, 2013 at 12:16 PM ET

Holiday cookie baking doesn't have to be an all-day affair. (Although that can be fun, too.) Here are our best recipes for easy Christmas cookies that will leave you with plenty of time for holiday shopping, tree-trimming and everything else on your to-do list!

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