One of the best parts of the holidays is the delicious and festive food. Ever since childhood, Christmas treats and cookies have been a holiday staple. The tasty treats are the perfect addition for every gathering or Christmas party. Baking holiday cookies is also a great way to spend times with your friends and family. When you want to get started baking, try these classic recipes:

White Velvet Cutouts
For the recipe great for every holiday, try white velvet cutouts. It’s an easy recipe that can be cut into any holiday shape you desire. White velvet cutouts are always a favorite among loved ones. The sweet cookie melts in your mouth and is always hard to have just one. To get started baking, check out the recipe here.

Gingerbread Man
This classic treat completes every holiday party. The cookie can be found at many stores during the holiday season, but what’s the fun in that? Grab a group of friends or family and get baking! While you’re at it, make sure to build your gingerbread man a gingerbread house. For a delicious and true gingerbread man cookie recipe, try it out here.

Peppermint Biscotti
There is never a shortage of candy canes or peppermint sticks are Christmas time. Peppermint sticks can be used to make a delicious holiday cookie. A peppermint Biscotti is dipped into sweet, melted chocolate and rolled into crushed peppermint candy. It is the perfect treat to go with hot chocolate or coffee. The easy and simple recipe can be found here.

Snickerdoodles
This popular cookie is coated in cinnamon and is a favorite during the holiday season. Bringing this to a Christmas party or Thanksgiving dinner will surely be a favorite among your friends and family. The recipe calls for only a few ingredients, but the Snickerdoodle cookie is always fun to make with a loved one. To try out the recipe, check it out here.

Peppermint Meltaways
Another peppermint treat that will pair well with every festive gathering this holiday season is the peppermint meltaway. Just as it says in the name, this sweet and peppermint cookie melts in your mouth. This will make the perfect addition to every holiday cookie platter. To get started baking your batch of peppermint meltaways, read the recipe here.

Dipped Gingersnaps
Much like peppermint, ginger is the perfect flavor for the holiday season. This soft and sweet treat crumbles perfectly with each bite and tastes even better when dipped in white chocolate. Check out the easy-to-follow recipe here.