These are called Tree Cookies. Simple name, Simple Idea.
I always try to make it a family tradition to have fresh baked cookies in the kitchen for the holidays. I've made these a few times and they've turned out perfect. It's a cute, simple way to liven up your dessert table and look like alot of work went into these beauties. My daughter loves how the chocolate M&Ms just melt when you take a bite of a fresh cookie.
Here's the recipie I've used: