For many the Christmas cookie is king. In my family, the holiday baking starts at Thanksgiving and continues all season long. I can imagine the delicious smells floating out from the kitchen during the holidays. There are so many delicious treats out there to try. Sweet treats just begging to be a part of the season.

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Around the radio station, we were visiting about the different cookie varieties we enjoy during the holidays. My granny would make a cookie every year that would melt in your mouth. That taste and those memories still linger today. I'm willing to bet you have a go-to cookie at Christmastime too. See if you agree with some of our favorites.


Homemade Snickerdoodle cookies
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That one-of-a-kind taste and crunch? Sign me up. This one is a holiday favorite for many. It's hard to go wrong with a classic recipe.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

A personal favorite of mine. When I do enjoy a good cookie, this one is it. Check out how easy and delicious this cookie can be.

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Sugar Cookies

When I think of Christmas cookies, this is what comes to mind. A sugary crisp shaped like candy canes and reindeer. Try these tips for some awesome sugar cookies.


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Gingerbread Cookie

A Christmastime classic, with many different recipes available. There's just something about the taste of gingerbread at the holidays.


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Photo: Circo's Bakery/Amazon

Italian Cookie

Another favorite in our group is Italian cookies. They're so good, and practically dissolve in your mouth. Scrumptious. There are plenty of good options out there.


Homemade Peanut Butter Cookies
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Peanut Butter Cookie

These cookies get the popular vote, hands down. You just can't go wrong with this delicious traditional taste. Looking for a game-changing recipe? Try some of these.

There are many special things about Christmas. The meaning, the traditions, memories with loved ones, and really good food. To me, that's the holidays in a nutshell.

For another jolly outing, pull up a chair and have a meal in a Texas restaurant that's gone into Christmas overload. Take a peek inside below.

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