Sweet Summer Cookie Recipes Worth Turning on the Oven For

You won’t even care about beating the heat after baking these tasty recipes

Jackie Alpers

You’ll love these seasonal sweets.

In the summer, the last thing you want to do is turn on your oven and make your kitchen hot and uninhabitable. Seriously, of all the summer bummers, heat is the worst offender. You probably end up relying on no-cook meals, heading to your slow cooker for dinner, or simply ordering out more often. But one thing that you can’t quite order or whip up in the slow cooker is a tasty cookie.

Sweet Summer Cookie Recipes That Are Worth Turning on the Oven For

Cookies are magical desserts that have the power to transport us back in time. Who doesn’t remember a beloved cookie that Grandma baked every year or a recipe that reminds them of their favorite holiday? Cookies are so special that they’re well worth sweating over.

You’ll be excited to crank on the oven when you get a look at these seasonal recipes. If you’re looking for something to serve at a backyard soirée, check out our selections that have summery citrus flavors and hints of berry. Indulge with recipes like Linzer heart cookies or be creative with a crunchy tortilla cookie topped with avocado frosting. Get ready to sweat for some delicious sweets — we promise it will be worth it.

Chocolate Balsamic Macaroon Recipe

The chocolate and balsamic in these cookies play so well off of each other, and the coconut just adds a little nuttiness.

-Emily Jacobs

Chocolate Cranberry Coconut Macaroon Recipe

You can change this recipe to suit your tastes — just keep the proportion of dry ingredients the same. For instance, if you don’t like coconut, add more cereal.

-Emily Jacobs

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