Slideshow SLIDESHOW: 16 Easy Drop Cookies to Make for the Holidays

Whether you're baking cookies to share or to leave by the fireplace along with a glass of milk for Santa, they're always welcome during the holidays. But sometimes, holiday cookies with intricate snowmen and Christmas trees can be daunting to make. Fear not, we have gathered 16 quick and easy recipes for you to bake this winter.

From chewy chocolate covered cranberry oatmeal cookies to lemon polenta cookies, there are flavors for everyone. Just mix the ingredients, spoon the dough onto baking sheets, pop them in the oven and soon the smell of cookies will flood your house as your mouth starts to betray you and water away. Click through the slideshow for inspiration or skip directly to the recipes below.

The Recipes

Apple Oatmeal Cookies
Banana Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chips
Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookies
Buffalo Chip Cookies
Chai Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Cherry Ginger Cookies
Chewy Chocolate Orange Cookies
Chunky Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Covered Cranberries
Double Chocolate Icebox Cookies with Aji and Chipotle
Double Ginger Cookies
Gluten-Free Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Lemon Polenta Cookies
Toffee Chunk Cookies
Macadamia Cream Cheese Cookies
Pumpkin Orange Cranberry Cookies
Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies

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