25 Most Over-the-Top Cookie Recipes

If you want a cookie that has more than chocolate chips, then these are the recipes for you
Carrot Walnut Cookies

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25 Most Over-the-Top Cookie Recipes

25 Most Over-the-Top Cookie Recipes

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Chocolate chip, sugar, and oatmeal cookies are delicious and simple to make, but sometimes you just want a treat with a little extra flavor. Chocolate chip cookies with chocolate chunks, oatmeal cookies drizzled with Nutella, or sugar cookies dipped in chocolate are a nice surprise for cookie-lovers. They’re familiar, but offer a little something extra.

5-Ingredient Pie Crust Cookies

5-Ingredient Pie Crust Cookies

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If you like the flaky, buttery crust of a pie, you're going to love this easy cookie recipe. These 5-Ingredient Pie Crust Cookies are everything you love about your favorite pie crust, but in the form of portable cookies.   

For the 5-Ingredient Pie Crust Cookies recipe, click here.

Asparagus Cookies

Asparagus Cookies

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Don’t knock these cookies until you try them. They have one cup of grated asparagus in them, but they’re delicious.

For the Asparagus Cookies recipe, click here.

Carrot Walnut Cookies

Carrot Walnut Cookies

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These cookies are packed filled with oats, carrots, banana, and apples for a sweet and fruity cookie.

For the Carrot Walnut Cookie recipe, click here.

Choco-Mint Crownies Recipe

Choco-Mint Crownies Recipe

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It’s a cookie and brownie all in one. Two all-time favorite desserts, chocolate chip cookies and fudge brownies, are combined into an indulgent cookie dough-topped brownie. Now that’s excessive.

For the Choco-Mint Crownies recipe, click here.

Chocolate Cherry FroYo Sandwiches

Chocolate Cherry FroYo Sandwiches

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Black cherry Greek yogurt is combined with chocolate chip cookies to make a sweet treat.

For the Chocolate Cherry FroYo Sandwiches recipe, click here.

Chocolate Fudge Cookies

Chocolate Fudge Cookies

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Chocolate fudge cookies seem a little plain, but the added ingredient of black beans changes these into something special.

For the Chocolate Fudge Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate Ginger Bliss Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Ginger Bliss Oatmeal Cookies

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Trail mix is added to these cookies for a cookie packed with dried fruit, chocolate, nuts, and ginger. 

For the Chocolate Ginger Bliss Oatmeal Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate-Hazelnut-Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate-Hazelnut-Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

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These cookies are over-the-top delicious! Dipping the cookie dough in semisweet chocolate and topping with chopped hazelnuts gives them an extra-special look. — Pillsbury

For the Chocolate-Hazelnut-Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate White Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate White Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

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These dark chocolate cookies are studded with white chocolate chips, have a burst of peppermint flavor, and a crunch factor thanks to the walnuts.

For the Chocolate White Chocolate Mint Cookies recipe, click here.

Cranberry, White Chocolate, and Nut Cookies

Cranberry, White Chocolate, and Nut Cookies

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These quick and easy cookies combine tart cranberries, sweet white chocolate, and crunchy nuts for an awesome snack.

For the Cranberry, White Chocolate, and Nut Cookies recipe, click here.

Mini Chip Snowball Cookies

Mini Chip Snowball Cookies

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These cookies take on the consistency of a “snowball” or a very soft cake. They’re different in texture, but have the same taste as a chocolate chip cookie.

For the Mini Chip Snowball Cookies recipe, click here.

Nutella Amaretto Icebox Cookies with Almonds

Nutella Amaretto Icebox Cookies with Almonds

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Two delicious cookie doughs combine to create striped and swirly patterns in this easy recipe. And who can resist the nutty sweetness of Nutella? — Oneida

For the Nutella Amaretto Icebox Cookies with Almonds recipe, click here.

Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This oatmeal cherry chocolate chip cookie recipe is a twist on an old classic. The hint of orange extract perfectly complements the dried cherries and dark chocolate chips, giving the cookies a surprisingly bright flavor. — Butter & Type

For the Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Orange Ricotta Cookies Recipe

Orange Ricotta Cookies Recipe

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Cookies made with ricotta are surprisingly delicious.  Try these delectable ricotta cookies topped with orange glaze. You won’t be able to eat just one.

For the Orange Ricotta Cookies recipe, click here.

Orphan One Hundred Cookies

Orphan One Hundred Cookies

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They’re chewy, crisp, sandy, rich, buttery, and light, all at the same time. It’s hard to stop eating them, so it’s a good thing the recipe really does make a hundred cookies. They have a secret ingredient: crunchy Rice Krispies. — Dora Charles

For the Orphan One Hundred Cookies recipe, click here.

Overstuffed Nutters

Overstuffed Nutters

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This recipe combines two great recipes into one fantastic dessert. Oatmeal raisin cookies and peanut butter cookies come together to create an excessively delicious dessert.

For the Overstuffed Nutters recipe, click here.

Pesto Cookies

Pesto Cookies

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Pesto is usually a sauce that dresses pasta or pizza, but pesto can be used to make a savory cookie with walnuts and orange, which adds a twist to a traditional short bread cookie recipe.

For the Pesto Cookies recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Sandwich Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Sandwich Cookies

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Fair warning: These cookies are very indulgent. But the best part about them is that you can taste every layer of flavor without being overwhelmed. The pumpkin spice chips are muted by the chocolate morsels and the cinnamon cream cheese filling gives it that fall flavor you crave. — Lauren Gordon

For the Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Sandwich Cookies recipe, click here.

Salted Cashew and Milk Chocolate Whippersnappers Cookies

Salted Cashew and Milk Chocolate Whippersnappers Cookies

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Toasted Marshmallow and Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

Toasted Marshmallow and Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Trail Mix Cookies

Trail Mix Cookies

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Trail mix is an unusual ingredient to add to your cookie, but it will give you a burst of energy and taste delicious.

For the Trail Mix Cookies recipe, click here.

Triple Chocolate Pistachio Mint Cookies

Triple Chocolate Pistachio Mint Cookies

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Having a chocolate cookie isn’t enough — you need to have a triple chocolate cookie studded with white chocolate chips.

For the Triple Chocolate Pistachio Mint Cookies recipe, click here.

Viennese Cookies Recipe

Viennese Cookies Recipe

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These cookies are stuffed with apricot jam and topped with semi-sweet chocolate for an outrageously good result.

For the Viennese Cookies recipe, click here.

Whiskey-Bacon Cookies with Pecans and Maple Sugar

Whiskey-Bacon Cookies with Pecans and Maple Sugar

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This is a crispy but chewy cookie that is irresistible — chunks of pecans and chewy pieces of bacon make a salty-sweet cookie that we’re sure you’ll fall in love with. — But I’m Hungry

For the Whiskey-Bacon Cookies with Pecans and Maple Sugar, click here.

White Sesame Cookies

White Sesame Cookies

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