Tender chocolate cookies that have a little secret, in the form of a creamy peanut butter filling. It might seem like magic but it’s actually pretty easy.
Dorie Greenspan’s Rugelach
These butter and cream cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.
Chewy Hermit Bars
These chewy hermit bars are a revelation. They’re wonderfully spicy, plumped with raisins, and amazingly chewy–even fudge-like.
3 Ingredient Condensed Milk Cookies
Homemade cookies that require only 3 ingredients and no mixer? You bet. It doesn’t get any easier than this, folks.
Coconut Lime Cookies
Think sugar cookie meets margarita. Or something like that. And just as difficult to stop at a single taste.
Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies
Who can resist fluffy vanilla buttercream frosting sandwiched between two chewy oatmeal cookies? Not us.
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.
Cracked Brownie Cookies
No one should ever have to choose between a fudgy brownie and a chocolate cookie.
Spiced Rye Ginger Cookies
The alluring spice blend and perfect combination of crispy and chewy has this cookie recipe on repeat in our kitchens.
Barley Thumbprint Cookies
These little gems are chewy, clock in with just the right amount of sweetness, and have a pleasantly nutty flavor. The magic? Barley flour.
Not all holiday sweets have to be loaded with sugar and fat. As delish as that is, you might crave something with a little healthy oomph.
Vanilla Bean Sablés
These vanilla bean sables are everything you want in a cookie: tender, buttery crumb and the sweet seduction of vanilla.
Easy Shortbread Cookies
If you’ve been intimidated by shortbread, this recipe really is easy. The addition of cornstarch keeps it flaky and light. Give them a try, they’re superb.
Dried Fruit and Nut Cake
Chock-full of crunchy nuts and moist dried fruit, this cake is a taste sensation. May we suggest a choice of apricots, plums, pears, or peaches?
Sugar Christmas Snow Cookies
What exactly is a snow cookie? It’s a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth moment of loveliness, and it’s as easy to roll,
bake, and decorate as it is to admire–and devour.
Want to party like the Earl of Grantham? These old-school gingerbread biscuits are very nearly the closest thing served at Downton Abbey.
Walnut Crescent Cookies
Want some Christmas magic? Make these delicate, nutty, traditional Christmas cookies and watch them disappear…
Chewy Molasses Cookies
The holidays incarnate. That’s what these cookies are to us. They’re magnificently and traditionally spiced and are crinkly and chewy. All in the best possible sort of way.
Christmas Tree of Cookies
Holiday diet tactic #142: This stunning cookie tree. Because it sorta makes it harder to demolish a half batch of cookies when doing so would demolish the Christmas tree.
Whether your knack for cookie-decorating leans toward fancy schmancy or basic buttons on gingerbread people, you need a foolproof royal icing. Look no more.