Celebrate the season with with these irresistible holiday treats
Cost per serving: 47¢
These bite-sized delights won't last long! Save time by making them in advance--they'll keep in an airtight container at room temperature for two to three days.
See recipe: Pecan and Honey Diamonds
Cost per serving: 57¢
Cherries and chocolate are a winning combination and this recipe takes it to the next level with extra doses of chocolate--both semisweet and white chocolate chips are baked into rich chocolate cookies.
See recipe: White Chocolate Cherry Cookies
Cost per serving: 12¢
At about 10¢ per serving, holiday cookies do not get cheaper than this. And not only do they look festive and beautiful, they taste incredible!
See recipe: Coconut Christmas Wreaths
Cost per serving: 21¢
Curl up with a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate and this festive twist on a treasured treat.
See recipe: Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti
Cost per serving: 26¢
To vary the taste, you can try other jam and nut combinations: Apricot jam and walnuts go well together, as do orange marmalade and pecans. Be sure to finely chop the 1/2 cup nuts used in the topping.
See recipe: Raspberry-Almond Bars
Cost per serving: 28¢
This classic recipe is a staple at holiday parties and sure to be hit with your guests. And costing just pennies to prepare, the price is right for Christmas goodies on a budget.
See recipe: Thumbprint Cookies
Cost per serving: 18¢
Chocolate and mint never tasted so good together! The red and green filling gives this recipe extra holiday flair.
See recipe: Chocolate-Mint Sandwich Cookies
Cost per serving: 22¢
For a burst of color, use pretty candy melts (available at craft stores) instead of white chocolate chips, and be sure to omit the shortening.
See recipe: Triple Chocolate Cookies
Cost per serving: 44¢
Simple and sweet–enjoy the familiar taste of homemade apple pie without all the fuss.
See recipe: Apple Crumble Bars
Cost per serving: 10¢
Made with pureed carrot baby food, these cookies are innovative, easy to make, and full of flavor.
See recipe: Iced Carrot Cookies