Holiday Cookie Plate: Our Best Cookies, Bars and Barks

Create a delicious cookie assortment for your cookie plate this holiday season. Find more helpful holiday tips on Food Network.
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Chocolate Drop Cookies with Caramelized White Chocolate Filling

Alex sandwiches her brownie-like cookies with a caramelized white chocolate filling, which adds richness and a toasted flavor that pairs well with the chocolate.

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Gingerbread Cookies with Royal Icing

Sandra's secret for making shortcut gingerbread cookies: Use store-bought sugar cookie mix and flavor it with pumpkin pie spice, ground ginger and molasses.

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Peanut Brittle

Trisha says it's the baking soda that makes this peanut brittle so light and crunchy. Act quickly because once you add the baking soda, it's time to pour the mixture on the sheets to harden.

Chocolate-Dipped Hazelnut Shortbread

Simple shortbread is made gift-worthy by giving it a quick dip into melted chocolate.

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Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

The holidays wouldn't be complete without old fashioned sugar cookies cut in festive shapes and decked out with colorful sugars or sprinkles.

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Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Giada's take on chocolate chip cookies includes oats, English toffee candy and toasted hazelnuts. The crunch of the mix-ins adds a contrast to the soft, chewy cookies.

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Chocolate Toffee

This combination of almonds with crunchy toffee and bittersweet chocolate makes a great holiday gift.

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Almond and Lemon Biscotti Dipped in White Chocolate

Chopped almonds speckle the inside of Giada's biscotti and enhance the zest of the citrus and nutty white chocolate coating.

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Hazelnut-Mocha Macarons

Homemade macarons make great gifts or pass-around treats.

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Monster Marshmallow Cookies

These fully loaded cookies are packed with mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, crispy rice cereal and pecans, and are topped with even more marshmallows and chocolate chips.

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Giada's Hazelnut Crunch: Noci Croccante

Give hazelnut brittle as a gift to friends and family.

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Apricot Oat Bars

The combination of dried fruit and nuts is popular around the holidays, but it also makes a healthy treat. Giada's fiber-packed Apricot Oat Bars give this classic medley a sweet twist. Every bite is loaded with apricots, walnuts and jam.

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Mini Linzer Cookies

The foundation to Ina's gorgeous linzer cookies is the shortbread, which comes together with the help of flour, sugar and a generous amount of butter. Raspberry preserves sandwiched between two cookies add an elegant touch.

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Jelly-Glazed Doughnut Cookies

These Hanukkah-inspired, doughnut-shaped cookies are subtly sweet, thanks to the light jelly glaze. They'll go perfectly with tea or coffee.

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Sugar Cookies

Make classic holiday cookies--festively shaped and decorated. Our no-fail dough makes it easy!

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