Gorgeous Christmas Cookies from a Mix
To save time with your holiday cookie baking, start with a cookie mix or store-bought cookie dough, then add your own creative touches.
Dried sage leaves and orange marmalade add flair to tender thumbprint cookies.
Crispy Chocolate Chewies
These easy crowd-pleasers start with a biscuit mix and take just 15 minutes of prep time.
Topped with toasted coconut and coconut-pecan frosting, these crisp cookies start with a German chocolate cake mix.
Banana-Chocolate Chip Bars
Coffee crystals give brownies-from-a-box rich, chocolaty flavor. A touch of Irish liqueur adds pizzazz to store-bought vanilla frosting, while toffee pieces make a yummy topper.
Peanut Butter and Caramel Chip Cookies
With just six ingredients, including a peanut butter cookie mix, you can whip up this irresistible holiday treat.
This snazzier twist on peanut butter-chocolate chip cookies starts with biscuit mix and features caramel-swirled chocolate chips and a drizzling of melted chocolate.
Chocolaty Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
With just five ingredients -- including sugar cookie and gingerbread dough -- these cookies are simple to make.
Pumpkin-Spiced Star Cookies
A classic flavor pairing -- chocolate and peanut butter -- comes together to make these irresistible Christmas cookies. A dusting of coarse sugar adds a festive touch.
Hazelnut and Eggnog Cookie Sandwiches
Buttery icing adds a festive touch to these simple cutout cookies. Serve them with a scoop of cinnamon ice cream.
A creamy eggnog filling jazzes up traditional butter cookie sandwiches topped with festive coarse sugar.
With only three ingredients -- gingerbread cookie dough, dried cherries, and chopped almonds -- these cookies take just 10 minutes to whip up.
Carrot Cake Bars
For a quick yet holiday-worthy dessert, try these 6-ingredient bar cookies. They're ready in 30 minutes.
Chewy Chocolate Caramel Bars
Inspired by a beloved cake, this cookie recipe is ideal for a holiday open house -- and it whips up from a mix.
Gooey Mixed-Nut Bars
Filled with crunchy walnuts and melty chocolate pieces, this chewy bar cookie couldn't be more simple to make -- it starts with a German chocolate cake mix.
Honey-Roasted Peanut Butter Bars with Chocolate Ganache
Featuring all the delicious flavors of pecan pie, this bar cookie is a snap to make with the help of a cake mix.
Apricot-Fig Meringue Bars
With a rich layer of devil's food cake, a creamy peanut butter filling, and a fudgy topping, these easy bar cookies are a chocoholic's dream.
Cherry Crumb Bars
A crisp oatmeal crust is topped with a layer of tart fruit and fluffy meringue.
Easy Flower Cookies on Sticks
Tart cherries balanced with a sweet powdered sugar icing make these moist bar cookies hard to resist.
Cranberry-Pear Bars with Orange Frosting
For a pretty, edible party centerpiece, try this homemade cookie bouquet that starts with a mix.
With a delectable mix of winter fruits and luscious frosting, these cinnamon-spiced cookies make an elegant dinner-party dessert.