Whether you love chocolate chip, peanut butter, oatmeal, or shortbread, our collection of cookie recipes ranges from easy recipes, no-bake recipes, and ideas on how to decorate them.
Carrot-Cake Thumbprint CookiesYou can have your cake and eat it, too--as a cookie! The bases for these thumbprints are studded with grated carrots, chopped pecans, golden raisins, and rolled oats. The creamy filling features fresh goat cheese (cream cheese would work in its place) and a swirl of apricot jam. The result? Layers of flavor in every bite.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
A Christmas Cookie Decorating Party to Satisfy the Sweet Tooth
Grab an apron and join in the fun! Hosting a Christmas cookie-decorating party is a low-stress way to celebrate the holiday season with friends.
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Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
The debate continues as to whether thin and crispy or soft and chewy is the perfect texture for chocolate chip cookies. But everyone agrees they are best warm from the oven, preferably with a cold glass of milk.
No-Bake Cookie Recipes
Leave the oven turned off and serve a batch of no-bake treats the next time you need something sweet on a hot day. Choose from chocolate bars, cereal bars, marshmallow treats, and more.
Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies That Are Really DeliciousWho needs gluten? Try our crumbly, craveworthy, and totally scrumptious meringues, shortbread, chocolate chip cookies, and other gluten-free recipes.
Our Favorite Oatmeal Cookie Recipes
Raisins or chocolate chips? It's a defining question among oatmeal-cookie lovers. Find your preference, and many other tempting variations, in our collection of oatmeal cookie recipes.
Christmas Checklist: Christmas CookiesGet out your baking sheets, sanding sugar, and all your Santa and tree cookie cutters. It’s time to make the Christmas cookies -- surely the sweetest of holiday traditions.
Bar Cookie Recipes
Streamline your baking with a pan of bar cookies -- just bake and slice. Choose from lemon bars, chocolate chip bars, oatmeal bars, and more.
Best Ever Sandwich Cookie Recipes
Eat your cookies two at a time! Find banana whoopie pies, chocolate-cappuccino bites, peanut butter sandwich cookies, and more in our collection of 26 recipes.
Our Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes
It's time for Christmas cookies! Choose from our very favorite cookie recipes to share with family and friends, including gingerbread, speculaas, biscotti, pfeffernussen, chocolate chip, and snickerdoodles.
How to Make French Macarons
Thirty recipes for buttery shortbread cookies, including traditional, chocolate, pecan, oatmeal, and cranberry.
Best Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes
Peanut butter cookies are a comforting classic, down to the crosshatch pattern on top. But browse our collection of 21 tempting variations to find new ways to enjoy that peanut butter flavor. And don't worry; the classic recipe is here, too.
Storing and Packaging Cookies
Proper storage can ensure your cookies stay fresher longer. And our packaging ideas take advantage of household items to make gift-giving easier.
How to Make Classic Biscotti, Plus RecipesOnce you see how easy biscotti are to make yourself, you’ll pass right by the ones that come in boxes or wrapped in cellophane. The crisp Italian cookies are a breeze to bake in large batches and to customize with add-ins -- try our master recipe, with almonds and anise seeds, or one of our clever variations.
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Lemony Brown-Butter Crinkle CookiesLemon zest and juice add brightness and cut the richness of the brown butter in these cookies. You can make the dough up to two days in advance.Recipe
Martha's Chewy Fig BarsMillet flour gives these grown-up fig bars the perfect crumbly texture. Martha made this recipe on episode 704 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Hazelnut CookiesThe deep hazelnut flavor and buttery goodness of these cookies belie their simplicity. With just five ingredients, these are some of the easiest cookies to make. Martha made this recipe on episode 704 of Martha Bakes.Recipe
Chocolate Shortbread with Lemon Royal IcingThis shortbread is so rich and flavorful that you may not wish to add icing; in that case, substitute granulated sugar for flour when rolling out the dough.Recipe
Make-Ahead Chocolate Chunk CookiesThis easy make-ahead cookie dough can be prepared, rolled into logs, and then frozen until the craving strikes.Recipe
Mazurka with Apricot ToppingThese Polish bar cookies are traditionally made on Christmas Eve.Recipe
Polish Tea CookiesThese jam-filled treats are a close cousin to thumbprint cookies.Recipe
Carolynn's Chocolate-Chip CookiesTop off a scoop or two of ice cream with one of these gooey chocolate-chip cookies.Recipe
Chocolate WedgesA chocolate version of our Basic Shortbread Wedges.Recipe
Almond Shortbread StarsAlmond Shortbread Stars are a variation of our Basic Shortbread Wedges.Recipe
Ginger ShortbreadThis Ginger Shortbread, perfect for the holiday season, is a variation of our Basic Shortbread WedgesRecipe
Hazelnut Shortbread BallsStack them high! Place a mound of these Hazelnut Shortbread Balls in your favorite serving dish, place them at the center of your table, and watch them disappear as your guests delightfully enjoy.Recipe
Rosemary Pine Nut LeavesThese Rosemary Pine Nut Leaves are a variation of our Basic Shortbread Wedges. Shortbread makes an excellent gift because it actually improves with age and keeps for several weeks when stored in an airtight container.Recipe
Green Tea FlowersThese Green Tea Flowers are a variation of our Basic Shortbread Wedges.Recipe
Candied Ginger ShortbreadThis Candied Ginger Shortbread is a variation of our Basic Shortbread Wedges.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Brown Sugar FingersThese Brown Sugar Fingers are a variation of our Basic Shortbread Wedges. The secret to shortbread's tender, crumbly nature is stirring the wet and dry ingredients until they are just combined.Recipe
Chocolate-Glazed Nut BallsThese chocolate treats are a variation of our Basic Shortbread Wedges.Recipe
Citrus CoinsThese cookies, with hints of lemon or orange, are a variation of our Basic Shortbread Wedges.