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.)
Who could possibly say no when offered one of these homemade and inebriating edibles? Certainly not us.
How To Make A Gingerbread House
Knowing how to make a gingerbread house entirely from scratch may not have been on your bucket list, but it’s not nearly as complicated as you would imagine. Here’s how to make the Brothers Grimm proud.
Bacon Fat Gingersnaps
We’re not certain which we find more incredulous, the sheer genius behind these bacon fat gingersnaps or the resulting flavor of said genius.
Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
Tender and crumbly like shortbread, yet subtly flavored and sweet like cookies, these beg the question, which are they?
Gingerbread Men Cookies
The cutest, sweetest, happiest gingerbread people ever, right? They also happen to be the fastest, cheapest, unfussiest gingerbread cookies we’ve encountered.
Chinese Five-Spice Cookies
Chinese Five-spice cookies. Essentially sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder. Say hello to your newest holiday tradition.
Light and Dark Gingerbread Cookies
Sometimes it’s not a bad thing to indulge our culture of gratification and have exactly what we want, whether that means pale gingerbread cookies that are mild and sweet or darker gingerbread cookies that are stronger and spicier.
These traditional German Christmas cookies that are subtly reminiscent of gingerbread are typically called lebkuchen, although we tend to refer to them as moments of perfectly spiced deliciousness.
Cream Cheese Rugelach
“Transcendent” is how the author describes these rugelach. We’d like to add “flaky,” “tender,” and “perfect” to the list of apt adjectives.
Cardamom and Cashew Cookies
Magically delicate and nuanced cookies that satisfy the little kid cookie craving in an adult sorta way.
French Sablé 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.
True to their name, these little lovelies practically snap when you take a nibble. We love truth in advertising.
Wheat-Free Butter Cookies
Believe it. Wheat-free, slice-n-bake cookies that taste like the real deal without fuss or crazy ingredients. You’re welcome.
Black Pepper Cookies
It’s no surprise that a traditional Scandinavian cookie would be warming. Chalk it up to an inspired melding of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, black pepper, and cocoa.
Mix-and-Match Thumbprint Cookies
Remember those thumbprint cookies your grandma use to make? They were the perfect spot-of-jam delivery system. These little darlings are no different. Well, a little different…
Simultaneously crispy and chewy and silken, these flourless French indulgences make us swoon each and every time without fail.
Walnut Star Cookies
These walnut cookies are made with ground walnuts, giving them a delicate flavor and texture. A zig-zag of chocolate on top lends a festive touch.
Lavender Fleur de Sel Shortbread
These sophisticated shortbread are gilded with sweet butter, vanilla, and fleur de sel. Most excellent holiday gifts.
Italian Rainbow Cookies
Also known as Neapolitan or Venetian cookies, these vivid cakes are stacked and sliced and dubbed cookies. We can deal.