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18 Easy Holiday Cookies You Can Make With Just 5 Ingredients Or Less

No baking skills? No problem.

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1. 5-Ingredient Funfetti Shortbread Bites

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Bake these little guys on a sheet pan, then slice them into whatever size cookies you like. Get the recipe.

2. 5-Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

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A little bit of mint perfectly cuts the richness of these melt-in-your-mouth truffles. Get the recipe.

3. 5-Ingredient Italian Cannolis

If you're cooking a Feast of the Seven Fishes, then these ricotta-filled cannoli are a must-have on your dessert table. Get the recipe.
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If you're cooking a Feast of the Seven Fishes, then these ricotta-filled cannoli are a must-have on your dessert table. Get the recipe.

4. 5-Ingredient Microwave Mint Chocolate Swirl Fudge Bites

These microwave fudge bites require only 15 minutes of hands-on cooking. Then, pop them into the fridge to set for four hours and serve. Get the recipe.
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These microwave fudge bites require only 15 minutes of hands-on cooking. Then, pop them into the fridge to set for four hours and serve. Get the recipe.

5. No-Bake Sugar Cookie Truffles

These cute little bites require no baking whatsoever. All you need is a microwave to melt the chocolate. Get the recipe.
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These cute little bites require no baking whatsoever. All you need is a microwave to melt the chocolate. Get the recipe.

6. Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whether or not you're trying to avoid gluten, these flourless yet super-moist cookies are a must try. Get the recipe.
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Whether or not you're trying to avoid gluten, these flourless yet super-moist cookies are a must try. Get the recipe.

7. 3-Ingredient Palmiers

Calling for just puff pastry, cane sugar, and kosher salt, these classic cookies couldn't be any easier. Get the recipe.
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Calling for just puff pastry, cane sugar, and kosher salt, these classic cookies couldn't be any easier. Get the recipe.

8. 5-Ingredient Vanilla Almond Snowball Cookies

You might know these bite-sized treats as Mexican wedding cookies. They take just 30 minutes to make, and they'll be the hit of your holiday dessert table. Get the recipe.
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You might know these bite-sized treats as Mexican wedding cookies. They take just 30 minutes to make, and they'll be the hit of your holiday dessert table. Get the recipe.

9. Vegan, No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

These no-bake cookies don't contain any dairy. But thanks to coconut milk, shredded coconut, and chocolate, they're still incredibly creamy. Get the recipe.
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These no-bake cookies don't contain any dairy. But thanks to coconut milk, shredded coconut, and chocolate, they're still incredibly creamy. Get the recipe.

10. Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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Enjoy all your favorite holiday flavors in a single mouthwatering cookie. Get the recipe.

11. Linzer Cookies With Raspberry Jam

It doesn't get much better than these buttery sugar cookies filled with tangy jam and dusted with sugar. P.S. You can make them from start to finish in 20 minutes. Get the recipe.
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It doesn't get much better than these buttery sugar cookies filled with tangy jam and dusted with sugar. P.S. You can make them from start to finish in 20 minutes.

Get the recipe.

12. 5-Ingredient Almond Joy Cups

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Calling for just coconut flakes, coconut oil, vegan chocolate chips, maple syrup, and almonds, these chocolate almond sweets are dairy and gluten free. Get the recipe.

13. 5-Ingredient Puppy Chow Cookies

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If you're someone who has a hard time choosing between savory and sweet, these cookies — made with salty and buttery Ritz crackers — are for you. Get the recipe.

14. 3-Ingredient Buttery Shortbread Cookies

Butter, brown sugar, and flour are all you need to make these basic but delicious sugar cookies. Then, dress them up however you like with sprinkles, powdered sugar, or colorful icing. Get the recipe.
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Butter, brown sugar, and flour are all you need to make these basic but delicious sugar cookies. Then, dress them up however you like with sprinkles, powdered sugar, or colorful icing. Get the recipe.

15. Gingerbread White Chocolate Cookies

It wouldn't be Christmas without some gingerbread cookies on the table. Get the recipe.
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It wouldn't be Christmas without some gingerbread cookies on the table. Get the recipe.

16. Peppermint Oreo Truffles

A few simple, store-bought ingredients — Oreo cookies, cream cheese, peppermint candy, and chocolate — are all that's required to make these festive bites. Get the recipe.
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A few simple, store-bought ingredients — Oreo cookies, cream cheese, peppermint candy, and chocolate — are all that's required to make these festive bites. Get the recipe.

17. 5-Ingredient Peppermint Patties

Just combine butter, sugar, and peppermint into patties and dip them in chocolate for a homemade take on a classic candy. Get the recipe.
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Just combine butter, sugar, and peppermint into patties and dip them in chocolate for a homemade take on a classic candy. Get the recipe.

18. 3-Ingredient Coconut Macaroons

Looking to make the easiest cookies on the planet? Combine coconut flakes, condensed milk, and vanilla extract; scoop them into mounds onto a baking sheet; and bake for 15 minutes until they're crispy, chewy, and golden brown. Get the recipe.
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Looking to make the easiest cookies on the planet? Combine coconut flakes, condensed milk, and vanilla extract; scoop them into mounds onto a baking sheet; and bake for 15 minutes until they're crispy, chewy, and golden brown. Get the recipe.

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