Cookie Recipes are popular all year long. They can be made into different types of treats from butter cookies to sandwich cookies and everything in between. It has long been a tradition to make cookies with the kids during the holiday season no matter how old they are. Even the youngest children love to add frosting.
Although chocolate chip cookies are the number one cookies in the world, peanut butter cookies come in second and oatmeal cookies are right behind them. From the classic recipe for butter cookies to the famous snickerdoodle cookies, there is something for everyone when it comes to baking cookies.
Some of the best cookie recipes are made during the holidays like the traditional delicious sugar cookies that we like to shape and decorate. Is your favorite cookie covered in powdered sugar, shredded coconut, melted chocolate, or chopped nuts? Or maybe you just like the basic chocolate cookies.
Whether you want to bake a batch of crinkle cookies or some shortbread cookies that melt in your mouth, remember to put them in an airtight container afterward to store. And baking cookies is a lot of fun with the right cookie recipe. Here are a few of our favorite cookie recipes.
Cheesecake Stuffed Red Velvet Cookies
These cheesecake-stuffed red velvet cookies are decadent and look amazing with a red cakey outside and creamy cheesecake filling. They are easy to make with red velvet cookie dough made from butter, sugar, cocoa powder, and red food coloring.
Fill with cream cheese, powdered sugar, and a pinch of salt for a unique flavor that tastes amazing. You only have to bake them in the oven for about 15 minutes before letting them cool on a cooling rack for a few minutes. The flavor is amazing, and they go great with a glass of cold milk.
Chewy Molasses Cookies
Our chewy molasses cookie recipe is the perfect balance of sweetness and savory spices. Served warm, your family will love these sweet treats year-round even though many people make them for Christmas. It is love at first bite with these cookies.
With some flour, molasses, ginger, and a handful of other basic ingredients, you can have these crisp and ready to eat in minutes. The secret ingredient here is the turbinado sugar so make sure you have some. It is important for the texture. Add a dash of cinnamon for extra flavor.
Christmas Sugar Cookies
Everyone loves Christmas cookies. The soft Christmas cookies with a sweet taste are perfect for decorating with friends or the whole family. Once you mix up the dough and have it baked, all you have to do is chill it in the fridge for 20 minutes before you roll it out to make holiday shapes.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
This chocolate chip cookie recipe is easy and all you need besides chocolate chips are a few basic ingredients like flour, sugar, butter, eggs, and vanilla. All home cooks have their own version of the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. Some people add nuts like walnuts, almonds, or even pistachios.
Our easy recipe calls for the basic traditional chocolate chip ingredients using shortening as well as butter for extra tender cookies. You can also add peanut butter to make chocolate chip peanut butter cookies. Or you can add raisins or oats to your cookie dough along with the chocolate chips. Then just cook for about 10 minutes before cooling.