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

Lime & Gin Coconut Macaroons

I took these lime and coconut macaroons to our annual cookie exchange, where we name a queen. I won the crown! — Milissa Kirkpatrick, Angel Fire, New Mexico
View Lime & Gin Coconut Macaroons Recipe

More Cookie Recipes

Quick Chocolate Chip Cookie Pops

Quick Chocolate Chip Cookie Pops

Quick Chocolate Chip Cookie Pops

My family prefers milk chocolate to dark or semisweet chocolate, so I created this recipe. Baking the pops on a stick makes them fun, but the cookies are just as delicious by themselves.

Homemade Ladybug Cookies

Homemade Ladybug Cookies

Homemade Ladybug Cookies

The spotlight shines on these confections every time Sharon Kotsovos serves them. "The sugar cookies themselves are so yummy," she attests from Coos Bay, Oregon. "But they're even better when I decorate them."

Double Delights

Double Delights

Double Delights

These treats are perfect for folks who like both chocolate and vanilla cookies because it gives then the best of both worlds" They're an appealing addition to any cookie tray. and they're usually the first to disappear.

Chocolate Nut Acorns

Chocolate Nut Acorns

Chocolate Nut Acorns

"I love to bake, especially for friends," says Penny Clawson of Lititz, Pennsylvania. "These cookies are a particular favorite I make for gatherings in the fall. They look great and taste even better...plus, they're the first treats to disappear when I serve them!"

Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

For years, I made Swedish thumbprint cookies with raspberry jam and walnuts. Now at Christmas, I use pistachios and cranberries for holiday color. —Dion Frischer, Ann Arbor, MI

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pops

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pops

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pops

Set out a basket of these pleasing "lollipops" at your next bazaar or family event and watch them disappear! You can easily create characters by icing the cookies with store-bought frosting like the CT home economists did here or serve them plain just as Jan Cassidy of El Reno, Oklahoma often does. "Our children love eating cookies either way," Jan details. "What I enjoy is the fact that serving the sweets on sticks like this keeps messy hands to a minimum."—Jan Cassidy, El Reno, Oklahoma

Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

Frosted Cranberry Drop Cookies

Shirley Kidd started making these treats after tasting a batch her friend whipped up. "I immediately requested the recipe and have been baking them by the dozens ever since," she enthuses from her home in New London, Minnesota. "The icing is an ideal complement to the tart berries in the cookies."

Date-Filled Sandwich Cookies

Date-Filled Sandwich Cookies

Date-Filled Sandwich Cookies

Of all the cookies I've baked over the years, these have remained one of my all-time favorite. The dough is very easy to work with, and the result is eye-catching. —Debbie Rode, Oxbow, Saskatchewan

Favorite Macaroon Kisses

Favorite Macaroon Kisses

Favorite Macaroon Kisses

These cookies are a holiday favorite around our house. You can top them off with cherries or chocolate— or some of each!

Chocolate Almond Crescents

Chocolate Almond Crescents

Chocolate Almond Crescents

If you like chocolate-covered almonds, you’re in for a treat. These buttery, crumbly cookies make a thoughtful holiday gift. —Vicki Raatz, Waterloo, WI

Chocolate Puddles

Chocolate Puddles

Chocolate Puddles

The variations on this original recipe are almost endless. For double chocolate puddles, use semisweet chocolate chips for the vanilla chips. Or make peanut butter puddles by substituting peanut butter chips and peanuts for the vanilla chips and mixed nuts.

Kipplens

Kipplens

Kipplens

My Great-Aunt Hilda makes this recipe every Christmas, and everybody just raves about it! Kipplens taste a lot like Mexican wedding cakes...but I like them better. Kipplens really do melt in your mouth! Plus, they are easy to make-an advantage for me because I have two small children at home and also like to quilt, cross-stitch and work in my garden.

Double Chocolate Biscotti

Double Chocolate Biscotti

Double Chocolate Biscotti

Not fond of biscotti? Try this moister version that's especially good with a hot cup of coffee. It has such a chocolaty taste and sweet drizzle on top that you won't even know it's been lightened up.

Hazelnut Crunchers

Hazelnut Crunchers

Hazelnut Crunchers

Ruth Sayles of Pendleton, Oregon reveals, "I often make ice cream sandwiches using these yummy cookies."
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT