Reason #1 we can’t wait for Christmas: the gifts the cookies! But who has time to toil away in the kitchen? Here, nine delicious recipes, all of which contain five ingredients or less.

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT COOKIES

All you need is Devil’s food chocolate cake mix, butter, eggs and, of course, peppermint.

CHOCOLATE KISS POWDER PUFFS

Pie crust + Hershey’s kisses + confectioners’ sugar. Believe it.

RASPBERRY SANDWICH SUGAR COOKIES

OK, we cheated and bought premade dough. But three ingredients, people!

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT BLOSSOMS

OK, fine. We’ll eat 12.

PEPPERMINT BARK

Easy to make and 100 percent the best Christmas food of all time.

BUTTERY SHORTBREAD COOKIES

Don’t forget the sprinkles!

JAM THUMBPRINT COOKIES

Way better than the store-bought version.

MINT CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Or these.