The Most Popular Types of Cookies
We'll show you how to make several different types of cookies, including chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, gingersnap and many more.
(For tips about making all kinds of cookies, check out our cookie baking guide.)
Learn how to customize chocolate chip cookies to suit your tastes—whether you like chewy, crispy or soft.
Get our favorite shortbread recipes.
These are our favorite cutout cookies to make all year.
Here’s proof that peanut butter and chocolate just belong together. These peanut butter drop cookies are an easy family favorite and never fail to make my children smile. —Tammie Merrill, Wake Forest, North Carolina
Check out more of our favorite sugar cookie recipes.
Crispy, chewy and insanely delicious chocolate cookie recipes.
See more of our favorite slice-and-bake cookies.
These are our favorite spritz cookie recipes.
Try more scrumptious biscotti recipes.
The night before I make these drop cookies, I measure out the pretzels, peanuts, raisins and chocolate. Assembly goes quickly the next day. —Kelly Ward-Hartman, Cape Coral, Florida
GF eaters, rejoice! We have plenty more gluten-free cookie recipes to whip up.
Learn how to make macarons these step by step.
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These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always made a batch when she knew company was coming. —Jacquie McTaggart, Independence, Iowa