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Easy Herbal Cookie Recipes: Over-the-Top Cookie Swap

Deck your kitchen table this holiday season with these tasty herbal cookie recipes that your family and friends will love.



To make these Anise-Scented Sugar Cookie trees, make several sizes of the star-shaped cookies. Then stack, rotating and alternating the stars' points and using icing to adhere cookies as you stack. To finish, decorate with dragee "ornaments" adhered with icing.
Susan Jackson
To make these Anise-Scented Sugar Cookie trees, make several sizes of the star-shaped cookies. Then stack, rotating and alternating the stars' points and using icing to adhere cookies as you stack. To finish, decorate with dragee "ornaments" adhered with icing.
Susan Jackson
To make these Anise-Scented Sugar Cookie trees, make several sizes of the star-shaped cookies. Then stack, rotating and alternating the stars' points and using icing to adhere cookies as you stack. To finish, decorate with dragee "ornaments" adhered with icing.
Susan Jackson
Send guests home with plenty of treats. If you’re feeling ambitious, create edible, gingerbread carrying boxes. Alternately, holiday tins lined with tissue paper make lovely, reusable containers.
Susan Jackson
Rosemary-almond biscotti looks elegant dipped in chocolate and topped with a silver dragée or a sprig of rosemary.
Susan Jackson
To make elegant ornaments, cut holes in the cookies before baking, frost them and string them on satin ribbons.
Susan Jackson
Chocolate-Peppermint Truffles become tasty “snowballs” when placed in banks of powdered sugar in our holiday scene.
Susan Jackson
Rich in flavor and tradition, these classic Italian Pignoli Cookies need no ornamentation.
Susan Jackson
Surprise your guests by adding the subtle taste of lavender to a simple shortbread cookie.
Susan Jackson

















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