Christmas Cookie Shortcut

Even if you don't have time to bake, you and your family can still enjoy special Christmas cookies. It just takes a trip to the grocery store and a little creativity! Here are tricks for making purchased cookies your own works of art.

Melt some vanilla or white baking chips. Dip gingersnaps halfway into melted chips…or drizzle the melted chips over the cookies.

Tint your favorite vanilla frosting with food coloring. Use to pipe holiday designs on sugar cookies.

Purchase chocolate-covered mint cookies; drizzle with contrasting melted white chocolate.

Frost chocolate chip cookies with purchased or homemade chocolate frosting. Decorate with colored sugar or sprinkles.