Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Mocha-Walnut Macarons

1 review

These mocha macarons perfectly capture the chocolate, nutty flavor of my favorite gourmet coffee. Store in an airtight container. —Christine Venzon, Peoria, Illinois

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

7 reviews

These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


Hot Chocolate Cookies

5 reviews

Using hot chocolate mix and marshmallow bits in the cookie dough really makes these cookies taste like hot cocoa. —Lisa...


Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies

1 review

Patricia Kaesta of Brockton, Massachusetts jazzes up a packaged cookie mix, then lets Junior Mints melt on top of the...


Macadamia-Coffee Bean Cookies

1 review

Nearly anyone who loves coffee will perk up for this java-infused cookie. What hot beverage would you pair these treats...

Chocolate Maple Cookies

3 reviews

My aunt made these one year for Christmas, and my husband ate about a dozen. Since he liked them so...


Chocolate Marshmallow Meltaways

13 reviews

Kids are thrilled to find a marshmallow hidden under this cookie's cocoa frosting. I enjoyed these cookies as a child,...

Chocolate-Dipped Spumoni Cookies

5 reviews

I combined my favorite cookie and ice cream into one dessert. With so many delicious flavors going on, it's hard...


Chewy Chocolate Cookies

31 reviews

This cookie recipe—a favorite of our four children—has been in my collection for years. Sometimes I'll substitute mint-flavored chips for...


Triple Chocolate Cookie Mix

1 review

Everyone likes a good old-fashioned cookie mix—and this one is especially popular with chocoholics! Tie the prep and baking directions...


Cocoa Brownie Cookies

My son is a chocoholic and this is his favorite cookie. Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over simmering...

Chocolate Nut Cookies

5 reviews

Folks are quick to grab one of these cookies when they see they're chocolate. Once they discover the nuts and...


Chocolate Mallow Drops

4 reviews

These fudgy treats feature a marshmallow layer topped with a squiggle of chocolate frosting. —Marie Hattrup, Sparks, Nevada


Chewy Brownie Cookies

22 reviews

Biting into these chocolaty cookies reveals they're like chewy brownies inside. —Jonie Adams, Albion, Michigan


Peanutty Chocolate Cookies

1 review

"I have never taken these cookies anywhere without a request for the recipe," relates Brenda Jackson of Garden City, Kansas....


Chocolate-Dipped Almond Macaroons

My mother taught my daughter how to make these chocolaty macaroons. When my daughter was 10 years old, she entered...

Chocolate Lebkuchen

1 review

Having lived in Germany, I try to keep my German cooking as authentic as possible. This lovely lebkuchen recipe is...


No-Bake Chocolate Oat Cookies

4 reviews

This is my son's all-time favorite cookie. He will share just about anything, but these are an exception...he gobbles them...


Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

10 reviews

If you want to still enjoy one of these soft, chocolate chip peanut butter cup cookies the day after you...


White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies

29 reviews

White baking chips and macadamia nuts are a fantastic duo in these buttery cookies. They are a nice change from...


Double-Dutch Chocolate Holiday Cookies

1 review

Rich dark chocolate and crunchy, colorful M&M's combine to make these cookies extra special. Who wouldn't want to receive this...


Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons

These macaroons have got a great homemade feel to them. The chocolate and coconut combination make them a very rich...


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Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

9 reviews

This is a variation of the cookies my mother made when I was growing up. Now my 13-year-old daughter and...


Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

15 reviews

Of all the recipes in my repertoire, I knew my Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies would have the best shot of...

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Hazelnut Dream Cookies

1 review

I sampled these goodies at a Bible study and knew from the first bite that I had to have the...


Chocolate Lover’s Dream Cookies

10 reviews

“My daughter won 1st prize in the cookie division of a local Chocolate Festival with these — beating out a...


Chocolate Macadamia Macaroons

1 review

This perfect macaroon has dark chocolate, chewy coconut and macadamia nuts and is dipped in chocolate—sinful and delicious! —Darlene Brenden,...


Sour Cream Chocolate Cookies

52 reviews

These soft chocolaty sour cream cookies can be easily altered to make several different varieties —I've added everything from mints...