Our 20 Best Cookie Recipes

on July 28, 2011
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Double-Delight Peanut Butter Cookies

These prize-winning peanut butter cookies with crunchy, creamy centers bring the delicious (and come back for seconds). Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

Soul Dog Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our delicious chocolate chip cookies use a gluten-free baking mix that works with almost any cookie recipe. Recipe: Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip

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Heart-Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

Low-fat and low-calorie, but high-flavor, these oatmeal cookies don't skimp where it counts. Recipe: Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Sandies

Chocolate, caramel and pecans. What more could you ask for in a cookie? Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Pecan Sandies

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Vermont Maple Pecan Cookies

Oats, pecans and maple syrup pack a wholesome and super-yummy wallop. Recipe: Maple Pecan Cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate on chocolate cookies feature a hint of eye-opening espresso. Recipe: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Cream Cheese Walnut Wafer Cookies

These thin, not-too-sweet wafer cookies are perfect with a steaming mug of tea. Recipe: Walnut Wafer Cookies

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Candy Cookies

Why wait for Halloween? Try adding your favorite candies to these fun-to-make cookies any old time. Recipe: Candy Cookies

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Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies

Don't let these reduced-calorie cookies fool you. They're loaded with chocolate chips so you can enjoy more and worry less. Recipe: Skinny Chocolate Chip

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Chewy Flourless Chocolate Cookies

These fudgy flourless cookies bring the flavor, not the glutens. Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cookies

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Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Cocoa powder and chocolate chips give these oatmeal cookies a double dose of the good stuff. Recipe: Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

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Walnut Maple Cookies

Buttery walnut cookies with maple syrup and brown sugar=all kinds of tasty. Recipe: Walnut Maple Cookies

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Old-Fashioned Applesauce Raisin Cookies

Starring applesauce with raisins and walnuts, these chewy nibbles are enduring favorites for a reason. Recipe: Applesauce Raisin Cookies

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Walnut Banana Cookies

Toasted California walnuts and fresh bananas combine for a breakfast-worthy cookie. Recipe: Walnut Banana Cookies

Ginger and Molasses Cookies

A glass of milk and a short stack of these spice-rich cookies featuring fresh ginger and molasses makes almost anything better. Recipe: Ginger Cookies

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California Walnut Breakfast Cookies

These walnut-oatmeal clusters are a delicious treat for breakfast (or anytime)! Recipe: Walnut Breakfast Cookies

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Zucchini Cookies

Pardon me sir, is that a zucchini in your cookie? Yes! Pecans and raisins bring crunch and sweetness to the party. Recipe: Zucchini Cookies

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Bittersweet Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

These crispy chocolate wafer cookies feature toasted walnuts with hints of almond and lashings of orange. Recipe: Chocolate Macaroon Cookies

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Mandel Kakor

Traditional Swedish butter cookies feature the simple, singular flavor of almonds for a sweet treat. Recipe: Mandel Kakor

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Buttery caramel-y dulce de leche sandwiched between delicate light cognac-laced cookies make these sugary sweets pair perfectly with a cup of herbal tea. Recipe: Alfajores