It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Are you singing yet? Family is in town for the holidays, the streets are lined with wreaths and lights, and Christmas music is on loop (it’s inescapable, really). I have to admit, I rarely bake, but during the holiday season I pull out the stand mixer, find the cookie cutters, and tie on my tackiest red and green apron. Whether you are taking cookies to a neighborhood exchange, giving them as festive homemade gifts, or putting them out for Santa, these 11 holiday cookie recipes are sure to get you in the spirit.