Bakers, it’s time to pull out the cookie cutters and piping tips—our 2020 Holiday Cookies special issue is here! This issue includes a merry and bright star-studded lineup of bakers in addition to our own holiday favorites. Rebecca Firth brings spice, spirits, and her typical cookie prowess to our pages. Dazzling snow globe and stocking cookies were created with care by Emily Hutchinson, the queen of cookie decorating, equipped with helpful step-by-step photos. Her stunning recipes for Twinkling Tree Cookies and Poinsettia Cookies are our gorgeous cover stars. Mike Johnson, brownie connoisseur, offers several delicious bars and cookies, including Peppermint Patty Brownies that everyone will rave about all season long. Erin Clarkson brings fabulous new recipes to the table, like Cranberry Shortcake Bars and Chocolate Cherry Linzer Cookies. Laura Kasavan delivers her usual buttery, crumbly comfort in the form of Chocolate Toffee Shortbread and Cranberry Cheesecake Cookies. And finally, how could Sarah Kieffer not finish things off with an epic pan bang? Chocolate-Mint Pan-Banging Cookies, along with cheesecake bars and pumpkin blondies, round out this wonderfully festive collection of cookies.