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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Gingerbread Amaretti Cookies

1 review

The classic Italian cookie gets a new gingerbread twist! Don’t overbake—they should be slightly chewy. —Tina Zaccardi, Eastchester, New York

Bananas Foster Cookies

I was in a Christmas baking frenzy, trying to decide what to make next. My roommate suggested something with bananas...


Andes Mint Cookies

1 review

Transform your favorite candy into a baked treat! These Andes mint cookies are better than any after-dinner mint. —Taste of...


Sourdough Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

6 reviews

My husband's family has been passing down sourdough recipes for over 100 years. They brought them from Europe and added...


Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 review

I love using zucchini in the summertime. This recipe reminds me of a zucchini bread my aunt makes, but I...


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Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

8 reviews

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

Oatmeal Caramel Apple Cookies

15 reviews

This recipe for caramel apple cookies is a fun twist on traditional oatmeal raisin. These treats are hard to resist!...


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Hot Chocolate Cookies

7 reviews

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


Crackled Cranberry Pecan Cookies

1 review

Cranberries, orange and nuts make one of my favorite flavor combinations, and this special drop cookie fits in particularly well...


Pumpkin Sage Beurre Noisette Cookies

2 reviews

In a world of pumpkin spice flavor, these fluffy cookies are my top choice. The infusion of fresh sage gives...

Coconut, Lime and Pistachio Cookies

7 reviews

Perfect for freezing, these cookies look like Christmas but taste like summer. —Barbara Crusan, Pass Christian, Mississippi


Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

7 reviews

Carrot cake is a family favorite, and these delicious cookies with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, cinnamon and cloves...


Vermont Maple Cookies

17 reviews

I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years...


Copycat Berger Cookies

3 reviews

After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...


Summertime Fun Cookies

2 reviews

Use this basic sugar cookie recipe to make the perfect poolside treat. Kids (and adults) won't be able to get...

Chocolate Toffee Peppermint Cookies

2 reviews

Chocolate and peppermint are a natural match, so I put them together in this easy cookie recipe. It's one of...


Italian Orange-Fig Cookies

2 reviews

This is one of the first holiday cookies I made when I found out I could no longer eat gluten....


Grandma’s Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

6 reviews

"Ever since my husband's grandmother gave me this special recipe, I haven't made another oatmeal cookie recipe. The pudding mix...


Gingerbread Fruitcake Cookies

2 reviews

Here’s a recipe that combines two holiday classics—gingerbread and fruitcake—into one yummy favorite. I spread on a simple glaze made...


Mom’s Lemon Sugar Cookies

4 reviews

These tender, soft sugar cookies have just a hint of lemon. If you like more lemon flavor, go ahead and...


Lemon Oatmeal Cookies

5 reviews

My grandmother always made these cookies for us for Christmas, and now I have inherited that task. I make them...


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...


Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

5 reviews

These rich, fudgy cookies are chewy and studded with tangy dried cherries. It’s a good thing the recipe makes only...

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Apple Oatmeal Cookies

36 reviews

I brought these yummy cookies to work and they were gone in
seconds. They’re a great snack and addictive,...


Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies

3 reviews

This cookie's always been a favorite with my kids, and a best-seller at bake sales. If you want to gild...


Oatmeal Molasses Crisps

11 reviews

In Amish and Mennonite homes, home cooking is guaranteed delicious. So when I found this recipe in an Amish cookbook,...


Tea Cakes

4 reviews

I've baked many batches of different cookies through the years, but family and friends tell me these are the best....


Cheery Cherry Cookies

19 reviews

With a tall glass of ice-cold milk, a couple of cherry cookies really hit the spot for dessert or as...


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Ranger Cookies

41 reviews

These golden brown ranger cookies are crispy on the outside and cakelike on the inside. Their tasty blend of oats,...