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101 Cookie Recipes

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101 Cookie Recipes

What makes cookies so irresistible? Everyone has an opinion on what the finished product should be — crispy, crumbly, or chewy — which is why we couldn’t settle on just one recipe to test. After digging through our collection of more than 300 cookie recipes, reaching out to our Culinary Content Network for their favorite recipes, and tapping into the minds of our favorite expert bakers (pastry chef Zac Young, baker Amy Scherber, cookbook author Paula Shoyer, chef Nathan Lyon, and more) for their picks, we rounded up our most comprehensive list yet.

This holiday season, as you search for edible gift and cookie platter ideas, peruse The Daily Meal’s round up of 101 cookie recipes, including everything from the classic to the quirky, that is sure to satisfy your cookie needs.

5-Ingredient Pie Crust Cookies

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5-Ingredient Pie Crust Cookies

If you like the flaky, buttery crust of a pie, you're going to love this easy cookie recipe. These cookies offer everything you love about your favorite pie crust, but in the form of portable cookies. The all-butter pie crust recipe can be used to make cut-out cookies or braided into a beautiful design. Although this recipe for pie crust is basically foolproof, you can also use store-bought pie crust instead. Sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, these cookies are just sweet enough to enjoy any time of day! — Kristie Collado

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

 

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

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Almond Thumbprint Cookies

These sweet almond cookies can be filled with your choice of jam, ganache, or other filling for a delicious customizable cookie that looks as beautiful as it tastes.

For the Almond Thumbprint Cookies recipe, click here.
 

Ambrosia Cookies

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Ambrosia Cookies

These cookies are inspired by the famous Southern salad, which includes coconut, mandarin oranges, marshmallows, pineapple, nuts, and whipping cream. The crisp cookie edits down the ingredients, but still contains pineapple, coconut, and nuts.

For the Ambrosia Cookies recipe, click here.

 

Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

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Apple Peanut Butter Cookies

Tired of chocolate chip, macadamia nut, and plain old sugar cookies? Then try these apple peanut butter cookies, rich with a touch of fruitiness. — Taste of Home

For the Apple Peanut Butter Cookies recipe, click here.

 

Biscoff Oatmeal Cookies

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Biscoff Oatmeal Cookies

Just a touch chewy, these Biscoff oatmeal cookies are rich, nutty, and sweet. The Biscoff spread, which is slightly sweeter than traditional speculoos, adds a subtle hint of spices, like cinnamon and nutmeg.

For the Biscoff Oatmeal Cookies recipe, click here.

 

Biscoff-Stuffed Snickerdoodles

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Biscoff-Stuffed Snickerdoodles

These snickerdoodle cookies have a delicious twist — the oozing cookie butter center. The Biscoff spread adds flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg to the already spiced cookie.

For the Biscoff-Stuffed Snickerdoodles recipe, click here.

 

Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies will be as good as the chocolate you use to make them, so I recommend purchasing a couverture 64-percent cocoa paste chocolate. Vahlrona, Cocoa Barry, Felchlin, and Dagoba are all great brands. — Sarah Levy

For the Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

 

Black and White Cookies

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Black and White Cookies

This recipe from the famous vegan and gluten-free bakery BabyCakes tackles the iconic New York cookie using gluten-free flours, agave nectar for sweetening, and coconut oil instead of butter.

For the Black and White Cookies recipe, click here.

Black-Out Cookies

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Black-Out Cookies

These cookies are baked until just firm, and get a double infusion of chocolate from chocolate extract and unsweetened baking chocolate.

For the Black-Out Cookies recipe, click here.

Breakfast Cookies

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Breakfast Cookies

Dried fruit, muesli, and chocolate chips combine to create a chewy, delicious, and healthier cookie that you can enjoy for breakfast or dessert.

For the Breakfast Cookies recipe, click here.

Butter Pecan Toffee Cookies

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Butter Pecan Toffee Cookies

Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies

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Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies

Macadamias add some crunch to these chewy cookies, while brown sugar and vanilla extract bring out notes of caramel.

For the Chewy Macadamia Nut Cookies recipe, click here.

Chewy Orange Almond Cookies

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Chewy Orange Almond Cookies

These cookies may look simple, but they deliver a complex profile of flavors including refreshing citrus, aromatic anise, and cherry-like almonds.

For the Chewy Orange Almond Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate Amaretti Cookies

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Chocolate Amaretti Cookies

The double dose of almonds in this cookie, as provided by the almond paste baked into the cookie and the slivered almonds sprinkled on top, provides rich flavor and texture.

For the Chocolate Amaretti Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate Cayenne Lime Cookie Cake

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Chocolate Cayenne Lime Cookie Cake

This chocolate cookie cake has a hidden spicy surprise — cayenne pepper. The vanilla frosting and lime will help to cool the heat.

For the Chocolate Cayenne Lime Cookie Cake recipe, click here.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oats and walnuts give this unique chocolate chip cookie its crumbly texture.

For the Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Toss these soft and delicious chocolate crinkle cookies in powdered sugar to finish their dramatic look. You will love the subtle hint of the cardamom, which adds just the right amount of spice.

For the Chocolate Crinkle Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons

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Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons

This traditional recipe for coconut macaroons produces a soft and chewy cookie made even more delicious by its rich, chocolate coating.

For the Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons recipe, click here.

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

These bite-sized classic sugar cookie sandwiches are held together with an indulgent, chocolate-hazelnut spread.

For the Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate Mint Cookies

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Chocolate Mint Cookies

Capitalizing on a winning pairing of chocolate and mint, these cookies are thin, crisp, buttery, and utterly irresistible.

For the Chocolate Mint Cookies recipe, click here.

Chocolate-Peanut-Butter Acorn Cookies

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Chocolate-Peanut-Butter Acorn Cookies

These little acorn cookies are a fun, festive way to celebrate fall. The sweet chocolate matched with salty pretzels is an unbeatable combination.

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

Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti

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Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti

Biscotti are baked twice to give them that cracker-like crunch. Enjoy these chocolate-dipped chocolate and pistachio biscotti with coffee or make an extra-large batch to give away as an edible gift.

For the Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti recipe, click here.

Chunky Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chunky Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Roasted peanuts, bittersweet chocolate, and just a touch of salt — what's not to love? These cookies are downright irresistible. — Whole Foods Market

For the Chunky Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chock-full of oats, pecans, and raisins, these cookies are perfect for a lunchbox treat or an afternoon snack. — McCormick

For the Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies recipe, click here.

 

Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Looking for a classic chocolate chip cookie with a kick? Try this chewy, chocolate chip cookie with a dash of cinnamon.

For the Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe for chocolate chip cookies from Brooklyn's One Girl Cookies produces thick, cakey, and delightful cookies.

For the Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Coconut Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

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Coconut Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

These cookies contain everything but the kitchen sink. Oats, white chocolate, dried cherries, and coconut all come together in these treats.

For the Coconut Cherry Oatmeal Cookies recipe, click here.

Cookie Cake with Chocolate Coffee Frosting

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Cookie Cake with Chocolate Coffee Frosting

Nothing improves the flavor of chocolate quite like strong coffee, which is why this chocolate chip cookie cake is topped with a coffee-chocolate frosting.

For the Cookie Cake with Chocolate Coffee Frosting recipe, click here.

Cookie’s Cookie at David Burke at Bloomingdales

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Cookie’s Cookie at David Burke at Bloomingdales

Enjoy these chocolate dipped cookies from The David Burke Group's executive pastry chef, Zac Young. This cookie is sprinkled with coarse sea salt before it's baked for a salty and sweet treat.

For the Cookie’s Cookie at David Burke at Bloomingdales recipe, click here.

Cornmeal and Coconut Cookies

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Cornmeal and Coconut Cookies

These easy-to-make cookies are sweet and crispy, making them the perfect afternoon treat. Corn has a lot of natural sweetness which pairs well with the coconut. If you don't have yellow cornmeal on hand, you can easily use polenta instead. — Kristie Collado

For the Cornmeal and Coconut Cookies recipe, click here.

Cranberry Sugar Pecan Balls

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Cranberry Sugar Pecan Balls

These petite cookies have just the right amount of tartness from the cranberries to cut through all the powdered sugar that gives these cookies their beautiful snowball appearance.

For the Cranberry Sugar Pecan Balls recipe, click here.

Crisp Vanilla Butter Cookies

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Crisp Vanilla Butter Cookies

The secret of crisp, buttery cookie is vanilla powder, offset with a drizzle of dark chocolate to finish.

For the Crisp Vanilla Butter Cookies recipe, click here.

Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies

The dark chocolate chip cookies get a boost of flavor and texture from the sweet-tasting, crunchy pistachios.

For the Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Each one of these Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cups is stuffed with a mini dark chocolate peanut butter cup and topped with creamy dark chocolate frosting.

For the Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cups recipe, click here.

Decadent Chocolate Coins

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Decadent Chocolate Coins

These thin, crisp chocolate cookies get a hint of citrus flavor from the little bit of orange zest added to the dough.

For the Decadent Chocolate Coins recipe, click here.

Double Chocolate Cookies

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Double Chocolate Cookies

Decadent cocoa powder and chocolate chips give these cookies an irresistible earthy richness.

For the Double Chocolate Cookies recipe, click here.

Double Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

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Double Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookies are rolled in cinnamon sugar, giving them a crunchy texture and plenty of flavor.

For the Double Cinnamon Sugar Cookies recipe, click here.

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

These flourless peanut butter cookies are surprisingly light and airy. Enjoy them with a glass of milk fresh from the oven.

For the Easy Peanut Butter Cookies recipe, click here.

Eggnog Cookies

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Eggnog Cookies

Two holiday traditions, eggnog and cookies, come together in one delicious, soft cookie package that you can make all holiday season long.

For the Eggnog Cookies recipe, click here.

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

A delicious alternative to traditional chocolate chip cookies, these are made with extra-virgin olive oil instead of butter. Recipe provided by Libby Crow, Olive Oil Program Ambassador at the Oregon Olive Mill (adapted from Cook’s Illustrated Thick & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe). — Vindulge

For the Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Flourless Chocolate Cookie

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Flourless Chocolate Cookie

You may need a glass of milk to wash down these soft, rich, and flourless chocolate cookies.

For the Flourless Chocolate Cookie recipe, click here.

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

This peanut butter chocolate chip cookie is flourless, simple to make, and sure to be a hit with the whole family.

For the Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Ginger Molasses Cookies

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

This recipe pays homage to the healing and warming spice ginger, since it’s utilized three different ways. Ginger in all forms is a powerful natural anti-inflammatory agent. The molasses makes for a really earthy cookie. — Andrew Weil, M.D.

For the Ginger Molasses Cookies recipe, click here.

Ginger Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

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Ginger Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

Break away from the usual oatmeal cookie with this chewy version that includes the mild spice of ginger.

For the Ginger Oatmeal Pecan Cookies recipe, click here.

Gingerbread Men

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Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread comes in all shapes, sizes, and textures, but as soon as you cut a cute, round-headed man out of gingerbread cookie dough, you've got a classic holiday treat that can be decorated however your holiday-heart desires. — Anne Dolce

For the Gingerbread Men recipe, click here.

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Chunk Cookie

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Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Chunk Cookie

Lose the gluten, not the taste with these decadent and chunky chocolate-peanut butter cookies that are perfect for edible gifts or a delicious after-dinner treat.

For the Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Chunk Cookie recipe, click here.

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies

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Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies

If you’re looking for more gluten-free cookie options, this is your new go-to oatmeal cookie recipe. Combining cinnamon, raisins, and applesauce, they have all the flavor of the classic version. — Kristie Collado

For the Gluten-Free Oatmeal Cookies recipe, click here.

 

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These soft and chewy cookies will please both gluten-free and non-gluten free eaters alike. — Watch Learn Eat

For the Gluten-Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies recipe, click here.

Gluten-Free White Chocolate Peppermint and Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Gluten-Free White Chocolate Peppermint and Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies

Get all jiggy with a 'pop' of red color in these soft Gluten-Free White Chocolate Peppermint and Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies baked in a lovely cream cheese cookie dough! Santa wants! — The Baking Chocolatess

For the Gluten-Free White Chocolate Peppermint and Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Gooey Red Velvet Butter Cookies

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Gooey Red Velvet Butter Cookies

Cream cheese, cocoa powder, and plenty of red food coloring combine to create the gooey cookie version of the classic red velvet cake. The festive red is perfect for holiday gift baskets and dessert tables.

For the Gooey Red Velvet Butter Cookies recipe, click here.

Green Tea Hamantaschen

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Green Tea Hamantaschen

Enjoy an herbal twist on this classic cookie that is mostly associated withthe Jewish holiday  Purim (March 23 next year), but delicious anytime. The cookie has a characteristic triangle shape, which makes its distinguishable from other jam filled cookies, like thumbprint cookies.

For the Green Tea Hamantaschen recipe, click here.

Hamantaschen

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Hamantaschen

This hamantaschen recipe calls for a tender, flaky cookie dough instead of the more traditional tougher cookie base.

For the Hamantaschen recipe, click here.

Lemon Jammies

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Lemon Jammies

These daisy-shaped shortbread cookies are packed with a sweet and mildly sour lemon curd filling perfect for any lemon lover.

For the Lemon Jammies recipe, click here.

Lemon Shortbread Cookies

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies

Lemon zest is baked into these tender shortbread cookies for a bright delicious flavor that pairs perfectly with a hot cup of tea.

For the Lemon Shortbread Cookies recipe, click here.

Lime Cornmeal Cookies

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Lime Cornmeal Cookies

The inspiration for these luscious cookies happened one day when the roommate of our former daytime pastry chef, Molly, brought home a cookie for her to taste: a crisp little cornmeal wafer that had a light coating of lime-flavored glaze on the top. Molly loved how the combination of buttery sweet corn and zesty lime tickled her taste buds. When she worked on the idea in the bakery pastry kitchen, this recipe was the result. Instead of a small crisp wafer, she made a big, soft, voluptuous cookie with crunchy bits of coarse cornmeal and flecks of lime zest scattered throughout. Topping it off is a light glaze made with confectioners sugar and freshly squeezed lime juice. The whole combination is irresistible. — Amy Scherber

For the Lime Cornmeal Cookies recipe, click here.

Linzer Cookies

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Linzer Cookies

These linzer cookies are made richer than their classic counterpart by the addition of sour cream.

For the Linzer Cookies recipe, click here.

Matcha Fortune Cookies

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Matcha Fortune Cookies

Add your own personalized message to these lightly sweetened matcha fortune cookies that have a delicate, earthy flavor.

For the Matcha Fortune Cookies recipe, click here.

Melomakarona

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Melomakarona

Enjoy these honey-syrup-soaked Greek Christmas cookies anytime of the year.

For the Melomakarona recipe, click here.

Milk Chocolate Cookies with Ginger and Toffee

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Milk Chocolate Cookies with Ginger and Toffee

We use crystallized ginger in these revved up chocolate chip cookies specifically because it’s as sparkly as any New Year’s Eve dress worth its price in glitter. — Big Girls Small Kitchen

For the Milk Chocolate Cookies with Ginger and Toffee recipe, click here.

Mini Chip Snowball Cookies

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Mini Chip Snowball Cookies

These Mini Chip Snowball Cookies will add an attractive contrast to any holiday or special occasion cookie selection with their round shape and powdered sugar coating. — Lauren Gordon

For the Mini Chip Snowball Cookies recipe, click here.

Molasses Cookies

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Molasses Cookies

The molasses makes these cookies both pleasantly bitter and chewier than your typical spiced sugar cookie.

For the Molasses Cookies recipe, click here.

Molasses Ginger Snaps

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Molasses Ginger Snaps

Bake these ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove cookies longer for a snappy cookie and less for a gooey finished product.

For the Molasses Ginger Snaps recipe, click here.

No-Bake Sicilian Cookie Magic Chunks

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No-Bake Sicilian Cookie Magic Chunks

These chunky Sicilian cookies include granola, dark chocolate, pistachios, and sweet dried fruit.

For the No-Bake Sicilian Cookie Magic Chunks recipe, click here.

Nutella Macarons

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Nutella Macarons

The perfect macarons have a thin, crisped shell that gives way to a chewy meringue center. As if the perfect French macarons weren’t delicious enough, these are filled with a smooth, chocolate-hazelnut filling.

For the Nutella Macarons recipe, click here.

Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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.

Orphan One Hundred Cookies

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Orphan One Hundred Cookies

Don't be confused by this cookie’s quirky name. It will be right at home in your kitchen. The secret to this chewy yet crisp cookie is the Rice Krispies folded into the batter.

For the Orphan One Hundred Cookies recipe, click here.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Three cookies in one isn't the worst idea as exemplified by this cookie that combines classic chocolate chip, rich peanut butter, and wholesome oatmeal.

For the Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies recipe, click here.

Peanut Butter Toffee Crunch Cookies

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Peanut Butter Toffee Crunch Cookies

These peanut butter cookies include a decadent candy bar crunch provided by toffee pieces that are folded into the cookie dough before baking.

For the Peanut Butter Toffee Crunch Cookies recipe, click here.

Pecan Cookie Cups with Maple Cream

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Pecan Cookie Cups with Maple Cream

A maple sandy cookie is baked into a cupcake and then topped with sweet, maple-syrup-spiked frosting.

For the Pecan Cookie Cups with Maple Cream recipe, click here.

Peppermint Mocha French Macarons

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Peppermint Mocha French Macarons

These festive French macarons have an intense, chocolate peppermint jolt that will add color and flavor to your holiday cookie platter.

For the Peppermint Mocha French Macarons recipe, click here.

Praline Cookies

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Praline Cookies

These cookies are both crisp and chewy. They can be frozen after they're iced for real convenience. With two small children, that's a great way to have my baking done ahead of time for holidays or special occasions. — Taste of Home

For the Praline Cookies recipe, click here.

Pumpkin and Cashew Biscotti

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Pumpkin and Cashew Biscotti

With puréed pumpkin, rich cashews, and warm winter spices layered into the dough, these crunchy biscotti make a terrific holiday gift or addition to the brunch table. — Whole Foods Market

For the Pumpkin and Cashew Biscotti recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread Cookie Sandwich

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread Cookie Sandwich

Enjoy delicious hazelnut chocolate and seasonal pumpkin flavors combined in a shortbread cookie sandwich this fall.

For the Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread Cookie Sandwich recipe, click here.

Raspberry Jam Dot Cookies

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Raspberry Jam Dot Cookies

These cookies are naturally sweetened with maple syrup and a fruit-sweetened jam. — Emily Jacobs

For the Raspberry Jam Dot Cookies recipe, click here.

Red Velvet "Oreos"

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Red Velvet "Oreos"

Imagine a delicious Oreo cookie infused with rich cream cheese and the chocolatey taste of a classic red velvet cake. Well, this is exactly what you get with this delicious homemade red velvet cookie sandwich.

For the Red Velvet "Oreos" recipe, click here.

 

Rumprint Cookies

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Rumprint Cookies

Rum extract gives these cookies a rich, spiced flavor. Double or triple this recipe and freeze the leftovers so you can enjoy this delicious cookie anytime you get a craving.

For the Rumprint Cookies recipe, click here.

Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Cookies

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Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Cookies

Caramel candies and coarse sea salt balance out these salty-sweet treats. Chilling the dough helps with handling the sticky dough. — Sally McKenney

For the Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate Cookies recipe, click here.

Salted Cashew and Milk Chocolate Whippersnapper Cookie

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Salted Cashew and Milk Chocolate Whippersnapper Cookie

These salty cashew and chocolate cookies use an unlikely ingredient as their base: Betty Crocker’s chocolate cake mix.

For the Salted Cashew and Milk Chocolate Whippersnapper Cookie recipe, click here.

Shortbread Cookie

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Shortbread Cookie

You can't beat this classic shortbread recipe that produces a tender, crumbly product. Add nuts, raisins, or spices to make it your own.

For the Shortbread Cookie recipe, click here.

Soft Batch Mini M&M’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Soft Batch Mini M&M’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Enjoy this twist on a classic soft-baked chocolate chip cookie, replacing chocolate chips with M&M’s candies.

For the Soft Batch Mini M&M’s Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies

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Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies

Pecan pie takes cookie form in this super simple recipe; your house will smell like the holiday season in no time thanks to seasonal spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. — Diamond of California

For the Spiced Butter Pecan Cookies recipe, click here.

Spicy Chocolate-Filled Peanut Butter Cookies

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Spicy Chocolate-Filled Peanut Butter Cookies

There are two reasons to love these oversized treats: a slightly spicy, chocolatey cookie on the inside, and a sugar-crusted peanut butter cookie on the outside. If you don’t have the savory peanut butter called for in this recipe, try adding a few pinches of dried ground spices to the filling; cumin, turmeric, cayenne, and garlic powder work well. — Kristie Collado

For the Spicy Chocolate-Filled Peanut Butter Cookies recipe, click here.

Sugar Cookie Ornaments

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Sugar Cookie Ornaments

There's no better way to turn your baked goods into a holiday specialty than by making them into an ornament. I'll poke a hole through the top of the cookies before baking so that I can string a ribbon through. Once they're done, I'll decorate them with colored icing or edible glitter to give them a nice holiday glow. — David Burke

For the Sugar Cookie Ornaments recipe, click here.

Sugar Cookies

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Sugar Cookies

Enjoy these sugar cookies for what they are: sweet, crisp, and buttery cookies. Or, break out the cookie cutters and royal icing to make holiday ornaments for the tree.

For the Sugar Cookies recipe, click here.

Swedish Coconut Cookies

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Swedish Coconut Cookies

These coconut cookies have a light, airy, lacy texture that is perfect for the holiday cookie platter or a deliciously sweet "just because" treat.

For the Swedish Coconut Cookies recipe, click here.

Teff Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Teff Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

This peanut butter and chocolate chip cookie uses teff flour, a gluten-free flour, instead of regular all-purpose flour for a tender, delicious sweet and crunchy cookie treat.

For the Teff Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Thick N’ Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Thick N’ Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The butter is cut down from a typical chocolate chip cookie recipe to achieve these bite-sized, chewy chocolate chip cookie mounds.

For the Thick N’ Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Toasted Marshmallow and Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Toasted Marshmallow and Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

All the taste of s'mores baked into a single cookie. The marshmallows develop that signature caramelized color and taste as the cookies bake and brown in the oven.

For the Toasted Marshmallow and Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Toffee-Almond Meringues

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Toffee-Almond Meringues

These sweet and nutty meringue cookies have an added crunch provided by sweet toffee candy that is folded into the meringue base.

For the Toffee-Almond Meringues recipe, click here.

Trail Mix Cookies

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Trail Mix Cookies

"Healthy" and "cookie" don't generally go together, but these cookies are packed with healthy oils from the nuts, fiber-rich oats, and vitamins from the fruit.

For the Trail Mix Cookies recipe, click here.

Trefoil Cookies

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Trefoil Cookies

Part butter cookie, part shortbread, this hybrid version of the Trefoil touts a super-crunchy and buttery flavor but is made without all the things that upset your belly. — Cara Reed, Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking

For the Trefoil Cookies recipe, click here.

Triple Chocolate Cookies

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

The inclusion of instant coffee in this recipe brings out the rich chocolate flavor of this cookie that combines unsweetened, bittersweet, and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

For the Triple Chocolate Cookies recipe, click here.

Triple Chocolate Pistachio Mint Cookies

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Triple Chocolate Pistachio Mint Cookies

Chocolate, peppermint, and pistachios come together in this cookie dough to produce a decadent and nutty chewy cookie.

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

Truffle Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Truffle Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Break open these chocolate chip cookies to see the secret to this cookies decadence — a gooey truffle center that melts in the oven.

For the Truffle Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Vanilla Bean Confetti Cookies

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Vanilla Bean Confetti Cookies

These bright colorful cookies are loaded with sprinkles. Consider using red and green for Christmas, blue and white for Hanukkah, and black and white for New Year's Eve and you'll have a festive cookie to display at your next party.

For the Vanilla Bean Confetti Cookies recipe, click here.

Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies

The classics are hard to top, and this chocolate chip cookie is one of the best. Use a high-quality vanilla extract for the best flavor.

For the Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe, click here.

Walnut-Raspberry Linzer Thumbprint Cookies

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Walnut-Raspberry Linzer Thumbprint Cookies

The addition of walnuts produces a supremely crunchy twist on a classic raspberry linzer cookie. You can swap the walnuts for pine nuts, almonds, or pecans if you prefer.

For the Walnut-Raspberry Linzer Thumbprint Cookies recipe, click here.

Whiskey-Bacon Cookies with Pecans and Maple Sugar

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Whiskey-Bacon Cookies with Pecans and Maple Sugar

This is the 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 recipe, click here.

White Chocolate Biscoff Cookies

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White Chocolate Biscoff Cookies

You will love these giant Biscoff cookies stuffed with white chocolate! Sweet white chocolate pairs so well with the spiced Biscoff Spread. Enjoy them warm straight from the oven with a cold glass of milk. — Katrina Bahl, The Biscoff Cookie & Spread Cookbook

For the White Chocolate Biscoff Cookies recipe, click here.

White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies

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White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies

You’ll never be able to eat just one. Classic sugar cookies are vamped up with white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts for an addicting dessert. — Maui Brand

For the White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies recipe, click here.

Zimtstern (Cinnamon Stars)

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Zimtstern (Cinnamon Stars)

These traditional German holiday cookies are cut into star shapes and then topped with a meringue icing and slivered almonds.

For the Zimtstern (Cinnamon Stars) recipe, click here.

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