Here's an easy way to save time this December: Bake cookies before the season gets into full swing, freeze them in an airtight container (place a sheet of wax paper between layers), and thaw when you're ready to serve them at a party or package as a gift.
By the Family Circle food editors
Makes: 8 dozen cookies
Prep: 5 minutes
Chill: 10 minutes per batch
Bake: 1 hour