25 Best Cookies Recipes

Buttermilk Tea Cookies with Lemon Glaze and Poppy Seeds

Buttermilk Tea Cookies with Lemon Glaze and Poppy Seeds
5

A favorite of my family's (especially of the under-10set), these cookies are traditionally called "taralles." They start as a very simple batter-like dough ...


By Dawn Casale and David Crofton

Gluten-Free Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a recipe for chocolate chip cookies that are thin and crispy, and made with gluten-free flour.  With a nostalgic taste and a health-conscious ...


By Nicole Hunn

“Goodness Gracious” Triple Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt and Guinness Recipe

“Goodness Gracious” Triple Chocolate Cookies with Sea Salt and Guinness Recipe
4

For this cookie, Ashley Swider wanted to do something in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, yet have the name reflect her positive vibe that’s carried ...


By ashley swider

Anise Drop Cookies - Pastry Chef, Angela Gong - Waterbar Restaurant in San Francisco

Anise Drop Cookies - Pastry Chef, Angela Gong - Waterbar Restaurant in San Francisco
5

Known for her sweet creations, Angela Gong, pastry chef at Waterbar in San Francisco, has created some incredible recipes for the holidays. Angela’s Anise ...


By Glodow Nead

Magic Chocolate Cheesecake

Magic Chocolate Cheesecake
1

Once again cocoa is magic! All the ingredients in this vegan, gluten-free cake are wonderful; and yet again, cocoa really makes it work. That’s true with ...


By Emily Jacobs

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie
3

While pumpkin pie deserves respect as a Thanksgiving icon, it's fun to shake up tradition. Surprise your family and friends with a frozen pie this year — it ...


By Recipe Rehab

Fijian Mud Pie

Fijian Mud Pie
3.5

If you can’t find McConnell’s ice cream, please substitute with a high-quality or homemade Dutch chocolate ice cream (the fewer the ingredients the better). ...


By Caroline Lange

Raspberry Ginger Cheesecake

Raspberry Ginger Cheesecake

This is a fun twist on a traditional raspberry cheesecake recipe. Raspberries and ginger are an unlikely combination, but the tart and spicy combination ...


By betsy@dessertsrequired.com

Peppermint Cheesecake

Peppermint Cheesecake

Delcious and utterly desireable, check out Chef Dana's peppermint cheese cakes for a truly sweet treat.


By Lauren Gordon

Meyer Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Meyer Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

This cheesecake gets a dose of fresh, fruity flavors from Meyer lemons and raspberries. A buttery and sweet crust made from shortbread cookies proves to be ...


By Susan Palmer

Green with Envy Cheesecake Bars

Green with Envy Cheesecake Bars
5

These cheesecake bars — with contrasting layers of green, white, and black — get a hint of sophistication from rich dark chocolate and refreshing pure ...


By McCormick

Peanut Butter Banana Freezer Pie

Peanut Butter Banana Freezer Pie
3

Life wouldn’t be complete without dessert, and the Casserole Queens cover everything from soup to nuts when it comes to their recipes. This peanut butter ...


By Casserole Queens

Chocolate Crumb Crust

Chocolate Crumb Crust
4.5

This easy recipe is the perfect crunchy addition to the Chocolate Mousse Pie pictured at left.


By Sarah Billingsley and Rachel Wharton

Meyer Lemon Tart with Raspberry Thyme Sauce

Meyer Lemon Tart with Raspberry Thyme Sauce

A buttery and sweet crust made from shortbread cookies makes this tart unique. A simple recipe of lemon juice, eggs, and sugar creates an incredibly easy ...


By Mallory Dash

Vanilla and Honey Shortbread Pie

Vanilla and Honey Shortbread Pie

Vanilla and honey are two flavors that complement shortbread's warm and comforting taste, and this pie recipe combines the three in a creamy, indulgent pie. 


By Kayle Blogna

Pecan Ginger Thin Rice Krispies Treat

Pecan Ginger Thin Rice Krispies Treat

To end your Thanksgiving dinner, make this Rice Krispies treat. It's a sweet treat using ginger cookies and pecans. Click here for 15 Asian-Inspired ...


By Chef Kathy Fang

Oreo French Toast

Oreo French Toast

Oreo french toast is a great twist on a breakfast classic. It is one of our signature dishes at the Monroe Diner. It is obviously is loved by kids and is ...


By knoblockj

The Gingerbread Margarita

The Gingerbread Margarita
3.25

A spicy twist on your favorite Christmas cookie — grab the tequila and run for it. The recipe is courtesy of Canard, Inc. catering services. Click here for ...


By marcyafranklin

Red Wine Poached Pear and Cranberry Tart

Red Wine Poached Pear and Cranberry Tart

Ginger, bacon, and an almond crust makes this red wine poached and cranberry pear tart extra delicious.


By Robin Selden

Strawberry Sandy Recipe

Strawberry Sandy Recipe
5

This recipe is for hot summer nights, when ice cream is too heavy for dessert and fruit is not quite enough. Where do you turn for dessert inspiration?When ...


By Hannah Smith-Drelich

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip, Raspberry and White Chocolate Trifle

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip, Raspberry and White Chocolate Trifle

I love the Gluten Free Chocolate Chip, Raspberry and White Chocolate Trifle because it tastes decadent, but is really easy to prepare. There are only five ...


By Cat Cora

Molasses Ginger Snaps

Molasses Ginger Snaps
3

I'm in the habit of introducing these as "my famous ginger molasses cookies," though that might be giving credit where it's not entirely due. These cookies ...


By Claire Bullen

Holiday Mint Squares Recipe

Holiday Mint Squares Recipe
4

It’s no wonder these treats will be hard for anyone to resist — mint and chocolate chip have always been the perfect match. Before you know it, they’ll ...


By Oneida

Salted Vanilla Butterscotch Shortbread Bars

Salted Vanilla Butterscotch Shortbread Bars

This is a perfect bar cookie. It's a buttery, butterscotchy, rich and gooey, nutty-crunchy, and then oh my god there's salt on top sort of treat.


By Jessie Oleson

Deconstructed Oreo

Deconstructed Oreo

We rarely buy packaged cookies, but when it comes to Oreos, we just can’t help ourselves. Would it be too over-the-top to include our favorite store-bought ...


By Chocolate Chip Cookies by Carey Jones and Robyn Lenzi