This Is the Most Popular Christmas Cookie Recipe on Pinterest This Year

Sleigh your cookie exchange with these festive M&Ms bars.

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Move over ! This season, it's all about the cookie bar.

To help you get a head start on , Pinterest recently revealed all of their , and this year's most buzz-worthy treat is M&M's Christmas Cookie Bars. The insanely popular recipe has already been saved more than 364,000 times making it a trendy choice for .

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A chocolate chip cookie base combined with white chocolate morsels, and — you guessed it — baked in, these decadent bars look and taste like a festively delicious dream come true.

Unlike most other , which are scooped and rolled into balls, this modern take is prepared flat like brownies, which means you can whip up a big batch faster than the traditional method. Simply mix and pour, and then cover your batter with a big ole handful of candy before throwing 'em in the oven.

Once they're baked to perfection, you can cut them up into squares to serve to your guests, or pack them in to hand out as .

And thanks to this recipe's versatile base, you can make these dessert bars look festive for any holiday you're celebrating just by changing up the candy. Think , , , and so on.

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Get the full recipe at , and check out more of our favorite ideas for including , , , and more.

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