The tree has to be decorated. Lights have to be strung outside. Cards need to be addressed (or emailed). Invitations need to be sent out. Gifts have to be bought, wrapped and mailed. Menus have to be planned. So. Much. To. Do. And you still need to find time to relax and have fun outdoors, in Colorado’s gorgeous winter wonderland. Aside from the messy tradition of decorating sugar cookies with your kids, who has a lot of time to spend on sweet treats?In honor of National Cookie Day on Dec. 4, Denver Post staffers have put together some of our favorite recipes that are easy to toss together, so you can spend less time in the kitchen. Thin, Crunchy, Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies I have always been one of those people who thought, “Why waste the calories on a dessert that’s not chocolate?” That was until this cookie came along. It’s one of those tried-and-true recipes that now define the holidays in my family. Crunch on the outside, chewy in the middle, and … [Read more...] about Who has time to decorate fancy cookies? Here are some easy (but delicious) recipes for your Christmas baking.