Reason #1 we can’t wait for Christmas: the gifts the cookies! But who has time to slave away in the kitchen? Here, nine delicious recipes, all of which contain five ingredients or less.

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Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

All you need is Devil’s food chocolate cake mix, butter, eggs and, of course, peppermint.

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Chocolate Kiss Powder Puffs

Pie crust + Hershey’s kisses + confectioners' sugar. Believe it.

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Raspberry Sandwich Sugar Cookies

OK, we cheated and bought premade dough. But three ingredients, people!

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Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

OK, fine. We’ll eat 12.

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Peppermint Bark

Easy to make and 100 percent the best Christmas food of all time.

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Buttery Shortbread Cookies

Don’t forget the sprinkles!

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Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Way better than the store-bought version.

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White Chocolate and Peanut Cookies

Did we mention you don’t even have to bake these?

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