Homemade Thin Mints

Tired of waiting and waiting and waiting for your boxes of Girl Scout Thin Mints to arrive? Not with this trusty little recipe.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 8

Confetti Cookies

Cloudy with a chance of sprinkles. That’s our forecast for anyone who wishes to recreate the sugar cookies of their childhood.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2

Rum Balls

Who could possibly say no when offered one of these homemade and inebriating edibles? Certainly not us.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Natural Food Coloring

At last, after literally years of searching, we have the perfect DIY natural food coloring recipe—minus the monumental price tag.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 33

Gingerbread Cookies

Dark, hearty molasses gingerbread cookies or pale, sweet honey gingerbread cookies? Your choice. (Hint: You can’t go wrong.)

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 0

Homemade Animal Crackers

Not at all like the packaged animal crackers of your childhood, these clever cookies are all-natural and made with love.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 6

Cardamom and Cashew Cookies

Magically delicate and nuanced cookies that satisfy the little kid cookie craving in an adult sorta way.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 12

Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate

A classic. And even better than we remembered. It’s like childhood 2.0. (We mean that in the best possible way, Mom.)

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 8

French Sable Cookies

This sneaky sable, a French shortbread of sorts that’s crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, is going to rock your world.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 4

Gingersnap Cookies

True to their name, these little lovelies practically snap when you take a nibble. We love truth in advertising.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Cut-Out Cookies with Champagne Glaze

The Christmas cookie that celebrated pastry chef Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar fame just can’t imagine life without.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 9

Windowpane Cookies

Wowsers! (We can’t really think of anything else to say about these stunning cookies, except they’re far easier to make than you’d expect.)

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Chocolate Cookies

Some things are so good you want to eat ’em all yourself. And some are so good you can’t help but share. These are the latter.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Tender and crumbly like shortbread, yet subtly flavored and sweet like cookies, these beg the question, which are they?

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 20
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