Slideshow: 16 Easy Drop Cookies to Make for the Holidays

Toffee Chunk Cookies
Toffee Chunk Cookies

The secret to these cookies is chopped up chocolate-covered toffee bars, like Skor or Heath.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Lemon Polenta Cookies
Lemon Polenta Cookies

Sweet cornmeal cookies with a ton of bright lemon flavor.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies
Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies

Looking for a cookie that everyone will love? Try these chewy, sweet, ready to be dunked treats.

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[Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti]

Gluten-Free Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten-Free Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just because you're gluten-free doesn't mean you can't enjoy the traditional holiday treat. These chocolate chip cookies get a nutty, carmel scent from brown butter.

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[Photograph: Elizabeth Barbone]

Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Covered Cranberries
Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Covered Cranberries

These oversized cookies are the perfect treat to leave for Santa. They're bursting with big, nubbly oats and sweet chocolate covered cranberries.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Chai Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Chai Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you have a tea lover in your life, make their day by gifting them these chai-inspired cookies.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Pumpkin Orange Cranberry Cookies
Pumpkin Orange Cranberry Cookies

These soft, cakey cookies have a ton of pumpkin flavor thanks to the boosting effects of orange. Tart cranberries provide occasional bursts of tartness and nutmeg.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Apple Oatmeal Cookies
Apple Oatmeal Cookies

Thanks to applesauce and chopped apples, these cookies have a delicious fruit flavor. The base is a chewy oatmeal cookie, with just enough cinnamon to round out the flavors without overwhelming the taste of the apple, almost like breakfast in a cookie.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Cherry Ginger Cookies
Cherry Ginger Cookies

Dried cherries give a bit of sweet-tart fruit flavor to traditional ginger cookies.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Buffalo Chip Cookies
Buffalo Chip Cookies

This Buffalo Chip Cookies fall into the category of kitchen sink cookies, which means that basically you can toss your favorite salties and sweets into the batter to for crisp-chewy cookies studded with everything from chocolate chips to nuts, dried fruit or even pretzels.

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[Photograph: Sara Remington]

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips
Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Peanut butter and bananas make an awesome taste combination, but also keep these keep these chocolate chip-oatmeal cookies moist.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookies
Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can't decide whether to bring chocolate chip cookies or brownies to the cookie swap? How about both?

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[Photograph: Robyn Lee]