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Air-Fryer Lime Macaroons

I took these lime and coconut air-fryer macaroons to our annual cookie exchange, where we name a queen. I won the crown! —Milissa Kirkpatrick, Angel Fire, New Mexico

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...


Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

1 review

Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but...


French Butter Cookies

The Brittany region of France is known for its use of butter. These French butter cookies, also known as sable...


Tiramisu Cookies

2 reviews

These tiramisu cookies bring out the delicious flavors of tiramisu, sandwich-style. Pack these treats in a decorative container for an...

Easy Scottish Shortbread

1 review

These traditional butter cookies require only three ingredients. They’re so yummy, you won’t be able to stop at just one!...


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Stamped Cutout Cookies

Rich, buttery sugar cookie cutouts like these never last long at a party. They're one of my favorite homemade Christmas...

Festive Meringue Christmas Trees

4 reviews

These meringues are eye-catching on the dessert table at a holiday party, and they taste heavenly! Look no further for...


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Marbled Meringue Hearts

5 reviews

Pretty pastel cookies are a fun way to brighten any special occasion. Replace the vanilla with a different extract for...


Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

10 reviews

The topping on my sister-in-law's peach cobbler was so delicious that I asked for the recipe, then decided to use...


Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

6 reviews

Carrot cake is a family favorite, and these delicious cookies taste just like it with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted...

Southern Tea Cakes

5 reviews

There were nine children in our family and Mother had to stretch the budget, so she made these often for...


Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

14 reviews

What fun! These double-chocolaty delights have a surprise inside! Atop the chocolate cookie base, marshmallow peeks out under chocolate icing....


Tender Pecan Logs

7 reviews

Folks always ask me to make these tender nutty logs. Not overly sweet, they're just right with a steaming cup...


Thumbprint Butter Cookies

6 reviews

These buttery little rounds add beautiful color to a platter of treats. Fill the thumbprint in the center with any...


Greek Holiday Cookies

4 reviews

Koulourakia are a traditional treat in Greece, where they are usually made for Easter and other celebrations. I enjoy making...

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....


Jeweled Thumbprints

3 reviews

When I moved here from Malta more than 20 years ago, a kind neighbor lady took me under her wing...


Vanilla Wafer Cookies

34 reviews

These buttery cookies bake up chewy and crispy at the same time. Sprinkle these vanilla wafers with colored sugar or...


Soft Sugar Cookie Puffs

6 reviews

My husband's Aunt Laurel always made these cake-like cookies with her own farm-fresh eggs, cream and butter. Now I prepare...


Orange-Cranberry Nut Tarts

1 review

My friend gave me a recipe for orange cookies. I just had to embellish it. Now my friends and family...


Lemon Curd Cookies

1 review

I've made these cookies for years. I like to give them out to family and friends. —Carole Vogel, Allison Park,...


Sandbakkelse (Sand Tarts)

3 reviews

Translated from Norwegian, the name of these cookies is "'sand tarts." They're most attractive if baked in authentic sandbakkelse molds,...


Double-Drizzled Biscotti

1 review

Semisweet and white chocolate drizzles give these biscotti a pretty look. The baking time is shorter than for some biscotti,...

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Crispy Butter Cookies

4 reviews

These cookies are easy to make and taste so good. They're very crisp and light, perfect with milk or coffee.


Melt-In-Your-Mouth Lemon Cutouts

3 reviews

Full of lemony flavor, these cookies are great for any time of year and always popular with family and friends.—Patricia...


Italian Lemon Cookies

3 reviews

Christmas wouldn't be the same without my grandmother's cookies. A plate full of these light and zesty cookies is divine!—Elisabeth...


Lemon Meringue Pie Cookies

4 reviews

Here's a way to have the refreshing flavor of lemon meringue pie in a hand-held cookie. The meringue base is...


Lemony Coconut Bars

7 reviews

These lemony and chewy bars make a refreshing addition to the holiday cookie tray. Try lime juice and zest for...


Texas Tumbleweeds

1 review

Tumbleweeds blow across the roads in some parts of Texas, and I think these cute stacks look like them. I've...