50+ Best Cookie Recipes

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    This amazing list contains 50+ of the best cookie recipes! I consider myself to be a cookie connoisseur, as a good cookie is my absolute favorite dessert. You’ll love them too!

    collage of cookie recipes

    As a recipe blogger, it’s basically my job to whip up yummy treats and test them out on your behalf. I know, I know, I’ve got a tough gig! I’ve made a lot of cookies over the years, and this list of delicious recipes is made up of the best of the best.

    If you’re craving a warm, homemade cookie, I’ve got 50+ of them for you to try right here. There are so many delicious recipes, it’s hard to pick a favorite. So scroll through this list and pick a few to add to your baking list today!

    Classic flavors

    These are classics for a reason. These flavors are proven winners, many of which have been passed down from generation to generation. Most of the required ingredients are ones you probably already have at home. Plus, each of these desserts is a crowd-pleaser, so give them a try.

    stacked sugar cookies with pink frosting and sprinkles
    Sugar Cookie Recipe
    A tried and true recipe that has been made hundreds of times! This super soft sugar cookie recipe works great with cookie cutters and bakes up nice and fluffy. Best served with buttercream frosting!
    Total Time: 1 hour 28 minutes
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    stack of peanut butter cookies
    3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe
    Easy peanut butter cookies made with only 3 ingredients in just 15 minutes. These cookies are soft, chewy and full of creamy peanut butter flavor.  
    Total Time: 14 minutes
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    butterscotch cookies
    Butterscotch Cookie Recipe
    Perfectly soft white chocolate butterscotch cookies that will melt in your mouth! This recipe is one of my go-to desserts and is always a crowd pleaser. So delicious!
    Total Time: 18 minutes
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    mexican wedding cookie with a bite taken
    Mexican Wedding Cookies
    These Mexican wedding cookies are so simple and take only 5 ingredients to make! The perfect bite-sized cookie recipe that will literally melt in your mouth. 
    Total Time: 28 minutes
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    stack of snickerdoodles on a cooling rack
    Soft Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
    This super soft snickerdoodle cookie recipe will instantly win you over! It truly is the best. It's a classic recipe that makes soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies with lots of flavor every time.
    Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
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    COCONUT MACAROONS -one of the easiest cookies to make! You only 6 ingredients and one bowl!
    Coconut Macaroon Recipe
    Easy Coconut Macaroons - Soft, chewy and full of coconut flavor. So simple to make...you only need 6 ingredients and one bowl! You can make them plain or dip them in chocolate for an added touch! 
    Total Time: 23 minutes
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    butter cookies recipe
    Butter Cookies Recipe
    Delicious Butter Cookies that melt in your mouth and have an amazing butter flavor! Perfect for any occasion and so fun to decorate. This butter cookies recipe will become your new favorite! 
    Total Time: 26 minutes
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    white chocolate macadamia nut cookies on cooling rack
    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
    These delicious white chocolate macadamia nut cookies are everything you want in a cookie! They have soft and chewy centers, crisp edges and are bursting with white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts. 
    Total Time: 40 minutes
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    Chocolate chip

    This is an all-American cookie that’s loved by all. There are lots of delicious variations, like adding pudding mix to the dough to make it extra soft. Or adding in brown butter for a burst of caramel flavor. Whether you make the classic recipe or a fun variation, each of these are bound to be a hit!

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    Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
    The world's best chocolate chip cookies with a soft and chewy inside and perfectly crisp edges. Each bite is absolute heaven!
    Total Time: 55 minutes
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    chocolate chip pudding cookies on a silpat mat
    Pudding Cookie Recipe
    The BEST chocolate chip pudding cookies that are gooey on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Every bite is absolute perfection!
    Total Time: 25 minutes
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    The BEST Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies ...soft, chewy and slightly crispy around the edges. These have the perfect flavor and tons of chocolate!
    Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
    The BEST Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies - Soft, chewy and slightly crispy around the edges. These cookies have the perfect caramel flavor and tons of chocolate!
    Total Time: 28 minutes
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    close up of a chocolate chip cookie with sprinkles
    Birthday Cookies Recipe
    Soft and chewy birthday cookies loaded with chocolate chips and sprinkles. So fun, festive and full of deliciousness. The perfect cookie for any celebration! 
    Total Time: 25 minutes
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    pizookie
    Pizookie Recipe
    Pizookie - A big, warm chocolate chip cookie pizza that's topped with ice cream, chocolate chips and hot fudge. Crisp on the outside and gooey on the inside. This cookie skillet is one of our all-time favorite desserts! 
    Total Time: 30 minutes
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    Oatmeal

    It’s hard to beat a soft and chewy oatmeal cookie. My absolute favorite type is the classic version, but feel free to add in chocolate chips, bananas or even make an oatmeal cookie sandwich with frosting in the middle. So, so delicious!

    oatmeal cookie recipe
    Oatmeal Cookies
    These are the BEST oatmeal cookies! Crispy around the edges and soft and chewy in the center. So easy to make and even easier to eat!
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe
    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
    These oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are soft and chewy on the inside, with perfectly crispy edges. Made in one bowl in less than 30 minutes!
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    stacked oatmeal pie cookies
    Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies
    Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pies - Chewy oatmeal cookies filled with a fluffy marshmallow cream frosting. A nostalgic childhood treat that you can easily make at home!
    Total Time: 1 hour
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    banana chocolate chip cookies
    Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
    Banana Oatmeal Cookies - Super soft, chewy and absolutely delicious. The perfect way to use up those overripe bananas! 
    Total Time: 32 minutes
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    A close up of a healthy oatmeal cookie with chocolate chunks
    Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
    Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies made with just 3 simple ingredients! Absolutely no sugar, butter or flour added and only 50 calories per cookie! 
    Total Time: 17 minutes
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    Chocolate cookies

    These are for all of my chocolate lovers out there. Each of these recipes are rich, delicious and bursting with bold chocolate flavor.

    stack of triple chocolate chip cookies
    Triple Chocolate Cookie Recipe
    Soft and chewy triple chocolate chip cookies made with semi-sweet chips, chocolate chunks and cocoa powder.
    Total Time: 30 minutes
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    half eaten chocolate peanut butter stuffed cookie
    Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookie Recipe
    A rich and flavorful chocolate cookie filled with a delicious soft peanut butter center. These decadent stuffed cookies are an absolute dream!
    Total Time: 40 minutes
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    stack of chocolate crinkle cookies
    Chocolate Crinkle Cookie Recipe
    Chocolate Crinkle Cookies - Fudgy on the inside with a crisp outside edge! So rich and decadent and adored by any and all chocolate lovers. Doesn't get better than this crinkle cookie recipe! 
    Total Time: 38 minutes
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    A close up of a hot chocolate marshmallow cookie
    Hot Chocolate Cookie Recipe
    Hot Chocolate Cookies have all the flavors you love in a mug of hot chocolate, rolled up into one delicious baked good. Add these cocoa cookies to your baking list this season—just don't forget the melty, gooey, roasted marshmallow topping. It's my favorite part!
    Total Time: 30 minutes
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    stack of german chocolate cookies
    German Chocolate Cookie Recipe
    German Chocolate Cookies - A rich, dense, chocolaty cookie topped with a heavenly coconut pecan frosting and drizzled in chocolate. A deliciously indulgent dessert!
    Total Time: 40 minutes
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    close up of a M&M brownie cookie
    Brownie Cookie Recipe
    Fudgy Chocolate Brownie Cookies loaded with extra chocolate chips and M&M's. Only requires one bowl and no refrigerating. The perfect easy and delicious cookie for Valentine's Day!
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    Cake mix cookies

    These might be one of the easiest types of cookies ever. The base of these recipes start with 3 simple ingredients: a box of cake mix, eggs and vegetable oil. Then mix in any extras and that’s it!

    Cake Mix Cookie Recipe
    These cake mix cookies are such an easy and delicious recipe to make with only 3 ingredients! Customize this recipe with your favorite flavor and mix-in's. 
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    funfetti cookies with sprinkles
    Funfetti Cookie Recipe
    Soft and chewy funfetti cookies made with only 3 ingredients in just 20 minutes! These cookies have the classic cake mix batter flavor that everyone loves. 
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    lemon cake mix cookies on pan
    Lemon Cake Mix Cookies
    Easy lemon cake mix cookies made with just 5 simple ingredients. These delicious Spring cookies are bursting with fresh lemon flavor! 
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    stacked spice cookies
    Spice Cake Mix Cookies
    Easy spice cake mix cookies made with 3 main ingredients in just 20 minutes. These delicious cookies have crisp edges, a soft inside and are filled with the perfect spice flavor. 
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cookies ...made with only 3 ingredients! These make the perfect Valentine's Day treat!
    Strawberry Cake Mix Cookies
    Chocolate dipped strawberry cookies made with only 3 ingredients! These make the perfect Valentine's Day treat!
    Total Time: 20 minutes

    Candy-flavored

    A classic dilemma: cookie vs. candy. Can anyone else relate? Thankfully, you really can have it all with these incredibly delicious recipes. Choose your favorite candy and get to baking!

    stack of chewy M&M cookies
    M&M Cookie Recipe
    BEST M&M Cookies - Super soft, chewy, crispy edges and full of chocolate! These M&M cookies taste like they came straight from a bakery!
    Total Time: 40 minutes
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    milky way cookies
    Milky Way Cookie Recipe
    Milky Way Cookies - These cookies are AMAZING! They are super soft with loads of milky ways! The chocolate caramel combination is my absolute favorite.
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    chocolate rolo cookies with caramel oozing out
    Rolo Cookies
    Soft and fluffy chocolate rolo cookies filled with rich gooey caramel. Only 5 simple ingredients and so easy to make!
    Total Time: 50 minutes
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    A close up of almond joy cookies
    Almond Joy Cookie Recipe
    Almond Joy Cookies - Rich coconut cookie dough packed full of coconut, chocolate chips, almonds, and Almond Joy candy pieces. An over the top indulgent treat that will become a new favorite!
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    peanut butter blossoms
    Peanut Butter Blossoms Recipe
    Peanut Butter Blossoms - Soft sugar coated peanut butter cookies topped with a chocolate Hershey's kiss. An amazing classic cookie recipe that is perfect for any occasion! 
    Total Time: 18 minutes
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    peanut butter m&m cookies on plate
    Peanut Butter M&M Cookies
    These peanut butter M&M cookies are super soft, thick and bursting with chocolate.
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    monster cookies
    Monster Cookies
    Thick, chewy, soft baked cookies filled with peanut butter, oats and double the chocolate. These monster cookies are easy to make and super delicious to eat!
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    s'mores cookies on a plate
    S'more Cookie Recipe
    Soft and chewy s'mores cookies with a buttery graham cracker flavored dough, a gooey marshmallow and chocolate kiss on top! This summer treat is even better than the traditional s'mores and no campfire is needed!
    Total Time: 30 minutes
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    No-bake cookies

    Have no fear…we also have recipes for when you don’t feel like heating up the oven! All of these require absolutely no baking. It doesn’t get easier than that!

    chocolate no bake cookies stacked
    No-Bake Cookie Recipe
    Only 7 ingredients and 15 minutes to make! Perfectly soft and chewy with a delicious chocolate peanut butter taste. 
    Total Time: 15 minutes
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    No bake oatmeal cookies
    Peanut Butter No Bake Cookie Recipe
    Chewy and full of creamy peanut butter flavor. Made with simple ingredients and are ready in minutes. The perfect treat to whip up in a pinch!
    Total Time: 40 minutes
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    stack of cornflake cookies on a white plate
    Cornflake Cookies
    These no-bake cornflake cookies are made with 4 simple ingredients in just 30 minutes! Crunchy, chewy and full of peanut butter flavor.
    Total Time: 30 minutes
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    These No Bake Breakfast Cookies are easy to make, healthy, packed with protein and simply delicious. They can be whipped up in less than 5min and stored for up to two weeks.
    Breakfast Cookie Recipe
    These No-Bake Breakfast Cookies are easy to make, healthy, packed with protein and simply delicious. They can be whipped up in less than 5 minutes and stored for up to two weeks.
    Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
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    Pumpkin

    Pumpkin cookies are the epitome of fall baking. The pumpkin puree makes them super soft and moist and adds amazing fall flavor. Kick off the season with any of these delicious recipes!

    iced pumpkin cookies with a bite taken
    Pumpkin Cookies
    Melt in your mouth soft pumpkin cookies topped with rich caramel frosting. Simply the best pumpkin dessert out there and a must-make this fall!
    Total Time: 50 minutes
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    pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
    The BEST Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
    These are the absolute BEST Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies! Soft, moist and loaded with fresh pumpkin flavor and sweet chocolate chips. This is one of my most requested recipes and gets rave reviews! 
    Total Time: 25 minutes
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    pumpkin chocolate cake mix cookies with a pumpkin Hershey kiss in the middle
    Pumpkin Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
    Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies - Made with only 3 ingredients in just 20 minutes! The perfect easy cookie recipe for the "non-baker" to whip up this fall!
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    A close up of pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies with white chocolate chips
    Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Recipe
    Soft and chewy pumpkin snickerdoodles loaded with white chocolate chips. All of the best fall flavors in one deliciously baked cookie!
    Total Time: 45 minutes
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    pumpkin whoopie pies
    Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
    Two super soft pumpkin spice cookies sandwiched between a delicious and creamy maple frosting. You'll be making these amazing pumpkin whoopie pies all season long!
    Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
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    Fruity flavors

    These are the perfect cookies for spring and summer. Their bright, fruity flavors make them seriously irresistible. I especially love anything lemon flavored. It’s my favorite!

    stack of lemon glazed cookies
    Lemon Cookie Recipe
    Glazed lemon cookies - soft baked sugar cookies topped with a fresh glaze. The perfect light and sweet dessert for Spring & Summer. These are melt-in-your-mouth good! 
    Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    raspberry cookies
    Raspberry Cookie Recipe
    Soft raspberry lemon cookies with a sweet lemon glaze. The bright fruity flavors mixed with the buttery cookie base are a match made in heaven! 
    Total Time: 35 minutes
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    jello cookies
    Jello Cookie Recipe
    Jello Cookies - A yummy cookie recipe that can be turned into playdough! So fun and perfect for Summer. The kids will love these easy jello cookies! 
    Total Time: 20 minutes
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    I know it’s impossible to pick, but which one of these great cookie recipes are you going to reach for first?

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