12/12/2014 05:04 EST | Updated 12/12/2014 10:59 EST

Christmas Cookie Recipes: 20 Easy Gingerbread Treats

Simply Sugar And Gluten Free

For the next five weeks, the Huffington Post Canada's Living team will bring you delicious cookie recipes perfect for the holiday season. We're thinking sugary, chocolaty and frosted treats ideal for those holiday dinners and office shenanigans.

Gingerbread cookies are pretty popular during the holiday season, especially in the form of little humans and large houses. Often made with molasses, most gingerbread cookies also have ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar. From caramel filling to icing sugar to gingerbread men shaped like ninjas, our list this week really has something for everyone on your holiday list.

Last week we brought you 20 delicious shortbread cookie options and next week, we'll collect all 100 cookies recipes in one post — you can thank us later.

Check out the final batch of 20 cookie recipes (we'll miss this series!) and don't forget to leave your favourite holiday cookie recipe in the comments below:

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