Cookie Recipes

Did someone say, cookie? Try one of these favorite recipes including chocolate chip, gingerbread, lemon, peanut butter, pinwheel, spritz and macaroon cookies today!

Recipe Spotlight

Salted Cashew & Caramel Chews

Nothing says "welcome home" like warm, gooey, chewy cookies right out of the oven with a cold glass of milk—mmm, heaven. You don't need a plate. Just grab and go. —Paula Marchesi, Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania
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Holly Berry Cookies

Holly Berry Cookies

Holly Berry Cookies

What would Christmas be without overflowing tins of cookies? These festive filled cookies are the all time favorites of my family. Back when our children were small, we began baking them the day after Halloween and put them away in the freezer.

Cream-Filled Chocolate Cookies

Cream-Filled Chocolate Cookies

Cream-Filled Chocolate Cookies

I've been making these cookies for years. My children and grandchildren gobble them up.

Maple Pecan Cookies

Maple Pecan Cookies

Maple Pecan Cookies

When I bake cookies for the annual youth ski trip, I try at least one new recipe. When I received recipe requests for these frosted goodies, I knew I had a winner.
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Candied Fruit Cookies

Candied Fruit Cookies

Candied Fruit Cookies

"These no-fuss drop cookies are both nutty and fruity, so they're always a hit at holiday time," notes busy baker Florence Monson of Denver, Colorado.

Homemade Lollipop Cookies

Homemade Lollipop Cookies

Homemade Lollipop Cookies

This is my grandson's favorite cookie recipe. One year he asked me to make them for his kindergarten class. I did, and drove 50 miles to deliver them to his school! The cookies are delicious even if you don't make them into "lollipops." —Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma

Peanut Chocolate Whirls

Peanut Chocolate Whirls

Peanut Chocolate Whirls

"The mouthwatering combination of chocolate and peanut butter is irresistible in these tender swirl cookies," says Joanne Woloschuk of Yorkton, Saskatchewan. "My daughters and I have such fun making and sharing these yummy snacks."—Joanne Woloschuk, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Swedish Spice Cutouts

Swedish Spice Cutouts

Swedish Spice Cutouts

My sister, Judith Landgren of White Sulphur Springs, Montana, brought this recipe with her when she came to the United States from Sweden in 1928.

White Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

White Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

This is a cookie you will want to make again and again. I like to take it to church get-togethers and family reunions. It's very delicious...crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. -Denise DeJong, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jeweled Cookies

Jeweled Cookies

Jeweled Cookies

Candied fruits give a stained-glass look to Raymond, Alberta field editor Ruth Ann Stelfox's specialties. "They're like shortbread, but dressed up," she says.

Fruited Fish

Fruited Fish

Fruited Fish

I served this fish at a banquet. The theme was tropical—and this sweet treat caught everyone's eye!—Becky Vroon, Charlotte, North Carolina

Chocolate Gingersnaps

Chocolate Gingersnaps

Chocolate Gingersnaps

When my daughter, Jennifer, was 15 years old, she created this recipe as a way to combine two of her favorite flavors. They're great with a glass of milk.

Pecan Cinnamon Shortbread

Pecan Cinnamon Shortbread

Pecan Cinnamon Shortbread

The recipe for this melt-in-your-mouth cookie comes from Mitzi Sentiff from Annapolis, Maryland. “It yields just enough for the two of you and goes great with a cup of coffee,“ says Mitzi.

Cafe Mocha Cookies

Cafe Mocha Cookies

Cafe Mocha Cookies

These taste like my favorite coffee house drink in cookie form. They're crispy outside, but soft in the middle. —Angela Spengler, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Red Chapeau Sugar Cookies

Red Chapeau Sugar Cookies

Red Chapeau Sugar Cookies

Red sprinkles and a purple frosting sash add flair to these crisp cutout cookies from Patsy Snyder of Rural Hall, North Carolina. For a fun party activity, have guests decorate their own cookies.
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