Five Classic Cookie Recipes
These five classic cookie recipes demonstrate three different cookie-making methods: the "drop" method, the "molded" method, and the "rolled" method.
These gingerbread cookies are sweetened with brown sugar and molasses and flavored with ground ginger, cinnamon and cloves. They're perfect for decorating.
Chocolate Sugar Cookies
These chocolate sugar cookies are a simple and easy variation on the classic sugar cookies, and they're a perfect companion to regular sugar cookies.
Sugar cookies are a holiday favorite, and these sugar cookies are light, delicate and perfect for icing or just eating straight out of the oven.
Chocolate Chip Chocolate Cookies
If you like chocolate cookies, you're going to love this recipe for chocolate chip chocolate cookies. They're made with cocoa powder and chocolate chips.
Peanut Butter Cookies
With their delicious blend of salty and sweet flavors, peanut butter cookies are always popular. This basic recipe uses the so-called "molded method" because we use a fork to flatten and shape the cookies.
Chewy Chocolate Cookies
Here's a really simple chewy chocolate cookies recipe. You can prepare the cookies just like this or add nuts, chocolate chunks, or whatever you like.
Chocolate White Chocolate Cookies
These chocolate white chocolate cookies feature contrasting colors and flavors, as the dark chocolate cookie and white chocolate chips combine beautifully.
White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies
White chocolate macadamia cookies are a classic combination that you're glad someone came up with. The nutty macadamias pair perfectly with the sweet white chocolate.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Here's a basic chocolate chip cookie recipe that's sure to become one of your favorites. It uses semi-sweet chocolate chips and brown sugar for that old-fashioned goodness.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Oatmeal-raisin cookies are everything a cookie should be. This classic oatmeal-raisin cookie recipe shows why it's one of the most popular cookies ever.
Rolled Chocolate Cookie Recipe
These tasty chocolate cookies are made using the "rolled cookie" method where the dough is rolled out and the cookies are cut out with cookie cutters.
Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies
These chocolate cinnamon cookies are a chocolately twist on the basic cinnamon cookies. We use a the bottom of a glass to flatten and shape the cookies.
These snickerdoodles are slightly soft and chewy with a generous sprinkling of cinnamon sugar on top. The way we get them so chewy is by mixing just until the ingredients are combined.
Cream Cheese Brownies
These cream cheese brownies are made by swirling tangy cream cheese into a rich, chocolatey brownie batter. The result is heavenly. Makes one 9 x 13 pan.
Cocoa Powder Brownies
If you want brownies but the only chocolate you have is cocoa powder, try this recipe. Cocoa powder brownies might even be better than the other kind.
Skillet brownies are fun to make (and eat). I like to use a cast iron skillet because it gives the brownies the nice chewy edges that I love.
Classic Chocolate Brownies
These are the brownies that spring from your deepest, most chocolatey fantasies. Moist and gooey in the center, they're the classic chocolate brownies.
Chocolate Chip Blondies
Blondies might be the easiest thing in the world to bake. If you've never baked anything before in your life, blondies are what you should start with.
These mouthwatering lemon bars are made with a layer of shortbread crust topped with a tangy lemon filling, then baked and dusted with powdered sugar.
Pretty much the only way to improve on the classic snickerdoodles recipe is to make them chocolate. Here's a recipe for chocolate snickerdoodles.
These basic cinnamon cookies are simple and delicious. We use a the bottom of a glass to flatten and shape the cookies.
These butter cookies are buttery and rich, sort of like sugar cookies but even more buttery. We form the dough into a log, chill, then slice and bake.
Shortbread Cookie Recipe
Here's a recipe for shortbread cookies made by the rolled cookie method where the dough is rolled out flat and then the cookies cut out with cookie cutters.
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
These scrumptious oatmeal chocolate chip cookies manage to be wholesome and decadent at the same time. That might make them the perfect cookie.
Pecan Cookies Recipe
I love a nutty, brown-sugary cookie, and pecan cookies are my favorite. They're a fun and festive cookie that's perfect for the holidays or anytime.
Brown Sugar Nut Cookie Recipe
Brown sugar nut cookies are like chocolate chip cookies, but with nuts instead of chocolate chips, and all brown sugar instead of half white, half brown.
Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies
These oatmeal cranberry cookies are a fun twist on the basic oatmeal-raisin cookie. This recipe features dried cranberries instead of raisins.
Easy Brownie Recipes
Brownies are one of the easiest things you can bake. If you're craving brownies, one of these easy brownie recipes is sure to suit your fancy.
Why Do Cookies Spread?
If your cookies spread too much when you bake them, it's probably for one of the reasons described in this troubleshooting guide.