We’ve all been there: it’s an hour before the big Christmas party, the room fills with smoke, the snowman shaped cookies are charred black, and your holiday spirit starts to wane… Well at least I have. These holiday cooking fails will make your holiday baking troubles look a little less tragic:

via Buzzfeed

Don’t let the prospect of sad, lumpy, marshmallow snowmen stop you! Be proud of your failures; learn from your mistakes! Maybe you’ll even make it on the Best Of Holiday Baking Fails fails list. So dry those tears and try some of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes from around the web (the Internet is really just one big cook book if you think about it…):

After you try these, send me your failed attempts and we can all have a good, delicious laugh!