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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.


4. 5-Ingredient Microwave Mint Chocolate Swirl Fudge Bites

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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.


8. 5-Ingredient Vanilla Almond Snowball Cookies

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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.

10. Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

11. Linzer Cookies With Raspberry Jam

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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.

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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

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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.


18. 3-Ingredient Coconut Macaroons

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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.