C is for Cookie: Our Favorite Cookie Recipes

C is for Cookie: Our Favorite Cookie Recipes
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C is for Cookie: Our Favorite Cookie Recipes

Discover our 10 favorite cookie recipes.

Almond-Coconut Cookies

Delicious and tasty cookies! Perfect for the holiday season.

Want the recipe? Click here: Almond-Coconut Cookies

Fig 'N' Flax Thumbprint Cookies

We love how the ground flax adds a nutty flavor and the brown sugar caramelizes on the outside of these thumbprint cookies. Fig preserves make this cookie special; other fruit preserves could be used as well.

Want the recipe? Click here: Fix 'N' Flax Thumbprint Cookies

Spiced Pumpkin Cookies

The deep flavors of molasses, pumpkin and spices make these wholesome cookies delicious without the addition of butter--and they lend themselves beautifully to the inclusion of whole-wheat flour.

Want the recipe? Click here: Spiced Pumpkin Cookies

Joy Cookies

These coconut-chocolate-almond-topped shortbread cookies are reminiscent of Almond Joy candy bars.

Want the recipe? Click here: Joy Cookies

Chocolate-Chocolate Cookies

An ode to one of the best baked goods of all time, the fudgy brownie, this cookie has a healthy salt content and is essentially perfection.

Want the recipe? Click here: Chocolate-Chocolate Cookies

Thousand-Layer Chocolate Chip Cookies

Imagine the countertop of your favorite bakery piled high with generous stacks of crunchy cookies marbled with sheets of chocolate. Now imagine that in your very own kitchen. These beauties are worth the extra effort you put into them.

Want the recipe? Click here: Thousand-Layer Chocolate Chip Cookies

Colorful Spiral Cookies

The use of bright colors in this recipe communicates a feeling of cheerfulness and energy. They are easily made in a food processor, and the dough can be kept in the freezer for slice-and-bake convenience.

Want the recipe? Click here: Colorful Spiral Cookies

Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Cynthia Farr-Weinfeld, a hypnotherapist and writer, started improving the nutritional profile of a friend’s mother’s ginger cookie recipe by substituting whole-wheat pastry flour for all-purpose flour and canola oil for shortening.

Want the recipe? Click here: Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Cranberry Honey-Spice Pinwheel Cookies

These cookies boast a bright, zesty filling and spicy aroma. They make a large batch and are extremely convenient, since you can make the logs of cookie dough ahead, then pull them out of the freezer and slice and bake as many cookies as you need.

Want the recipe? Click here: Cranberry Honey-Spice Pinwheel Cookies

Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies

It’s quick and easy to mix together these slice-and-bake cinnamon-sugar cookies whenever you need something sweet. The recipe makes enough dough so you can bake half and put the other half in the freezer—ready to pull out and bake up a few fresh cookies anytime.

Want the recipe? Click here: Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies


Looking for new cookie recipes? Discover easy-to-prepare cookie recipes, including double chocolate, cinnamon and sugar, pumpkin and more in the slideshow above!

Whichever recipe you choose, make sure to enjoy it with a glass of cold milk.

And head over to our cookie page for even more delicious cookie recipes!

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