Cookies & Bars

Several espresso chocolate chunk cookies in a paper container.

Espresso Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Just like Tollhouse cookies but with the amp turned up. Way up. Think of them as a more mature version of a classic. (Finally, something you don’t have to share with the kids!)

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0
Several paleo snickerdoodles scattered on a table, one with a bite out of it.

Paleo Snickerdoodles

Thanks to this gluten-free, paleo-friendly godsend of a recipe, everyone can have their snickerdoodles and eat them, too.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
A stack of five chocolate chip cookie brownies.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

You shouldn’t have to choose between your two competing cravings. The only disappointing thing about these? That we didn’t discover them sooner.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2
Two pieces of almond biscotti on a stack of plates with a glass of coffee

Almond Biscotti

We find these unabashedly unconventional biscotti bewitching beyond belief. Different form. Same function. Far less fuss.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 21
Different shapes of homemade animal crackers lying on a chalkboard background.

Homemade Animal Crackers

Made from scratch with natural ingredients, these are gonna remake all your memories of stale, bland animal crackers in the circus box.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 6
A stack of chicharron chocolate chip cookies on a blue plate on a wire rack with a couple more cookies on the rack.

Chicharrón Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy to make, these chicharrón chocolate chip cookies turn out soft, chewy, ever so slightly salty, and oh so intriguing in a very, very good way.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 15
Three orange madeleines in a medeline tin.

Orange Madeleines

Tender, buttery, and enhanced with a subtle citrus lilt. Just as Proust would have wanted. (No madeleine tin? No worries. They’re just as lovely when made in a mini-muffin pan.)

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
A small batch of chocolate chip cookies on a baking sheet.

Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happiness can be found in this recipe that ended our search for the perfect small-batch chocolate chip cookie. Insanely perfect for when you need—need, not want—just a dozen.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
Several palmiers on a wire rack.

Palmiers

These flaky French pastries are dainty, diminutive, and irresistible as can be (typed while licking the sugar from our fingers).

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Nine chocolate thumbprint cookies and a chocolate covered spoon on a round wooden board.

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Subtly sweet and slightly crumbly, these chocolate cookies are indulgent through and through yet in a sorta sophisticated way. Tasting is understanding.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8