Holiday Cookie Recipes: Sugar, Shortbread And More (PHOTOS)

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With so many holiday cookie recipes to choose from -- frosted sugar cookies, shortbreads galore, chocolate crinkles, raspberry linzers, molasses -- this time of year is a baker's dream. And because the Christmas season creates such a demand for holiday cookies, the home baker is gifted with many excuses to keep playing with all that flour, sugar and butter. Whether you're an experienced baker or an annual one, you'll find just what you're looking with these 60 holiday cookie recipes.

The holiday season wouldn't be the same without our selection of sweets to choose from. And while we love eggnog-flavored baked goods and gingerbread dessert recipes, holiday cookies are definitely on the top of the list. Check out the recipes and get baking.

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Holiday Cookie Recipes

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