Mouth-watering cookie recipes to make just in time for National Homemade Cookies Day

National Homemade Cookies Day
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Mouth-watering cookie recipes to make just in time for National Homemade Cookies Day

Chocolate mint 

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Chocolate coconut

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Chocolate chip peanut butter

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Shortbread cookies

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Snickerdoodle truffles

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Walnut shortbread

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Carrot cookies

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Chocolate lava

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Pecan cookies

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Ginger cookies

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So, we're just going to cut right to the chase -- it's National Homemade Cookies Day and we could NOT be happier! Known as a day to celebrate and take full advantage of baking your own batch of delicious goodies, Homemade Cookie Day is all about the smell, the taste and the feel (aka: how we feel when we eat them) of cookies! If you're like us and one of your favorite guilty pleasures is a perfectly baked cookie, then you're probably celebrating this day with a snickerdoodle in one hand and a thin mint in the other.

Thankfully, if there was ever a moment not to be ashamed about your love of oatmeal chewies, it's today. But instead of buying several boxes from your local girl scouts, why not make your own sweet treats? That being said, we've got 10 mouth-watering cookie recipes in the slideshow above that are sure to impress your family and intrigue your taste buds. Let's get baking!

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