It may come as no surprise that Christmas cookies rank high on my list of favorite things about the season. I don't recall who sent a plate of Christmas cookies to my home when I was kid, but I distinctly remember thinking that there couldn't possibly be any better neighborly gift than frosted sugar cookies, fudge, chocolate covered pretzels, and peanut butter kiss cookies. My friend Jackie recently hosted a cookie exchange and we all loaded up on cookies and other treats to give out as gifts. I made mint chocolate fudge and left with pounds of Mexican wedding cookies, mint chocolate brownie bites, Snickerdoodles, chocolate-covered Oreos, sugar cookies, thumbprints, and more. Talk about a dream, sugar-high party.