Christmas Cookie Recipes: Top 10 Classics

Whether you present them on a pretty tray for eager party guests or leave them next to a tall glass of milk for Santa on Christmas Eve, holiday cookies are part of what makes the season so special.

We rounded up our 10 best classic Christmas cookie recipes below -- so whether you love buttery shortbread, sparkly cookie cutter creations or tasty gingerbread men, you'll be sure to find a recipe (or three) to suit your taste. Turn up the Christmas music and get baking!

Classic holiday cookies