18 Delicious Cookie Recipes You’ll Make Again and Again

gooey butter cookies, chocolate chip cookies, molasses cookies and more

Is there anything better than a warm cookie out of the oven? Gooey butter cookies, spicy snickerdoodles, chewy chocolate chip, a fudgy chocolate cookie… our mouths are watering just thinking about them. If you want to learn about the history of cookies, click here (they’ve been around since 7th century AD!). What we love most about a cookie, though, is besides being tasty, they’re easy to make. A batch can be made in no time when a sweet craving strikes. One bite of these 18 delicious cookies and you’re going to make them again and again.

Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles

"One of the things I love most in the colder months is a Mexican Hot Chocolate! Chocolate, cinnamon, and a little kick from the cayenne. These cookies were inspired by that flavor." - Teresa
Gooey Butter Cookies

Gooey Butter Cookies

"These cookies are so easy to make and everybody loves them. It's fun to experiment with different cake flavors, too. We've made these with coconut cake mix and added coconut flakes as well." - Vonna
All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

All-American Chocolate Chip Cookies

"There is nothing more American than a warm and gooey chocolate chip cookie and a cold glass of milk. This is a classic recipe filled with nuts and chocolate chips. The cookie is buttery and tender. You get multiple chocolate chips and the right amount of walnuts in every bite." - The Kitchen Crew
Dark Chocolate Brown Sugar Cookies

Dark Chocolate Brown Sugar Cookies

"Dark Chocolate Brown Sugar Cookies have the perfect chewy texture on the inside with just a bit of crisp on the outside." - Paula
Lemon Cream Cheese Delights

Lemon Cream Cheese Delights

"I love a good lemon cookie. I came up with this after several years of trying to create a good lemony shortbread style cookie. They are also good with tea on a cold winter afternoon." - Noelle
Chocolate Whoopie Donna's Way

Chocolate Whoopie Donna's Way

"This is a soft double chocolate sandwich cookie on STEROIDS! (kinda like an Oreo Cakester, but better) A simple cake mix cookie w/chocolate frosting filling. It is sure to please any sweet tooth or chocolate craving." - Donna
Thick and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Thick and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

"Thick and chewy Thick and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies with crispy edges and soft, pillow-y, cookie-dough like centres!" - Kevin
Mom's Hermits

Mom's Hermits

"With a light molasses flavor, these old-fashioned cookies are an absolute dream to eat. They have the flavor and spices of a molasses cookie, like ground ginger, cinnamon and clove, with walnuts and raisins mixed in. When baked, they're slightly crisp on the outside and chewy inside." - The Kitchen Crew
Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookies

"These Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookies are the perfect chewy cookie for any occasion. Sprinkles are added to make these festive for any holiday." - Debbie
Italian "S" Cookies

Italian "S" Cookies

"We really enjoyed these traditional Italian cookies. They're light and airy with a hint of lemon flavor. The delicate cookie just melts in your mouth. Delicious alongside a cup of coffee." - The Kitchen Crew
Chocolate Stuffed Snickerdoodles

Chocolate Stuffed Snickerdoodles

"These chocolate stuffed snickerdoodles are soft, fluffy, melt in your mouth, cinnamon sugar goodness. The little nugget of melted chocolate in the middle is a delicious surprise." - The Kitchen Crew
Real Deal Irish Shortbread Cookies

Real Deal Irish Shortbread Cookies

"I was given this recipe many years ago by a little old Irish woman I know. It far surpasses any other shortbread I have ever eaten, even after a trip to Ireland! Melt in your mouth delicious!" - Laura
The Ultimate Butter Cookies

The Ultimate Butter Cookies

"These cookies are so ridiculously easy and so very good! They are extremely buttery and crumbly and just melt in your mouth. They taste just like those Danish butter cookies that come in a tin, absolute winner!" - Cosette
Give Me Some Sugga! Fudge Cookies

Give Me Some Sugga! Fudge Cookies

"These are the perfect chocolate fudge cookie. They're easy to throw together, simple ingredients and oh so delicious. A little extra sugar makes these cookies extra special. Grab a big glass of milk cause these fudge cookies are rich and full of chocolate flavor." - The Kitchen Crew
Favorite Coconut Macaroons

Favorite Coconut Macaroons

"I love coconut macaroons. The small bit of flour gives them a little more density and better texture, even though traditional macaroons do not contain flour." - Anne
Tangy Lemon Sugar Cookies

Tangy Lemon Sugar Cookies

"These Lemon Sugar Cookies are delicious and tangy. You can vary your choice of citrus and use orange, lime, or even grapefruit in this recipe." - Sophie
Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

"There are only advantages to preparing no-bake cookies. This recipe is ready in minutes, and you’re guaranteed to end up with a perfect batch of vegan chocolate cookies—not too cooked or too soft." - Sophie
Jam-Filled Bite-Size Vegan Cookies

Jam-Filled Bite-Size Vegan Cookies

"These homemade jam-filled vegan cookies are comforting delights that come in the perfect size: bite-size! They are great for an afternoon snack with tea or a light dessert." - Shikha