One of my dad’s favorite candies is chocolate-covered cherry cordials. I decided to re-create the flavor in these cookies. They were a hit with my taste testers! For extra ease, you could prepare the dough ahead and freeze up to 3 months. —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Whenever my husband and I visit family in Maryland, we all cook dinner together. Everybody offers up ways to improve recipes, and that's how this dessert came to be. Sugar cookies from the bakery make a speedy "crust." —Barb White, Ligonier, Pennsylvania
I love to make spritz cookies. Each year I make several varieties of cookies and then deliver them to friends. I love to see the smiles on their faces when they see a plate full of cookies.—Margaret Otley, Waverly, Nebraska
Julia Child had a love of live and French cooking as described by her and Alex Prud'Homme in My Life in France. The woman who introduce Americans to the delights of French cuisine would find these crisp, chewy French-style macarons cookies a delight, too!Taste of Home Test Kitchen
I combined recipes to create these heart-shaped cookies for my Valentine's Day, but you can enjoy them anytime. My children are grown, but I still bake the cookies for my husband and myself and for others.