Milk and cookies: nothing is better during the Holiday season then these freshly-baked, homemade treats. With so many to choose from, its no wonder why it’s Santa’s dessert of choice. Whoever they’re for, The Washington Post shares a list of the best holiday cookie recipes for 2010. Below are some of our favorites. For a gallery of all 27 treats, click here.
Your favorite holiday drink in a cookie. These are rich enough to serve as a plated dessert, with crushed macadamia nuts and a dollop of whipped cream.
Chef Michel Richard set out to produce a cookie that would create a legacy. Because this one contains oatmeal and bacon, he might have achieved cookie immortality.
Because these are made with crystallized ginger and dried ground ginger instead of fresh ginger, they do not have a burning spiciness. Lemon zest in the bars and lemon juice in the glaze provide a lovely contrast.
These crisp meringue cookies offer a kiss of peppermint.
These cookies marry the sublime flavors of white chocolate, cherry and pistachio.