Cookies are a go-to dessert standby. We've got all varieties, all shapes, all sizes, and all flavors in this collection of cookies. If you've got a flavor favorite, we've got recipes for you to try: shortbread, peanut butter, raspberry, chocolate—you name it! If you don't want to turn on the oven, no problem: There are fantastic no-bake favorites that minimize fuss and maximize flavor. Bar cookies are great for feeding dessert to a crowd; use our step-by-step guide to get the perfect bar cookies every time. Baking cookies is simple to do, but there are many factors that can affect the final result. We'll help you test cookies for perfect doneness and give you cookie-cutting tips for shaped cookies. We'll also teach you how to find the best cookie sheet, as well as some hints on how to line a pan (and save yourself cleanup, too). Cookies are great for freezing and storing, and they're the perfect vehicle for experimenting with different types of sweeteners and flours. We've got advice for all of that here, too.
All About Cookies (Plus Recipes!)
Great Cookie Collections
All About Cookies: Our Easy How-Tos
Fun Cookie Ideas
How to Make Bar Cookies
There’s always an occasion for bar cookies. Use our step-by-step guide to making these one-pan wonders.
How to Make Cookie Dough
We take the guesswork out of making delicious cookie dough when you follow these six simple steps.
How to Make Fresh Raspberry Bars
Better Homes and Gardens contributing editor Scott Peacock shows you how to make delicious fresh raspberry bars.
Fabulous No-Bake Cookies & Bars
There’s no oven required for these flavorful no-bake cookie and bar recipes that can be ready in no time.
How to Line a Pan
Use this time-saving trick to prevent fudge, brownies, and bar cookies from sticking to the pan.
Cookie Sheet Tip Sheet
Choose the right baking sheet for your favorite cookie recipes by following these six tips for success.
Tips for Baking Cookies
Freshly baked cookies can be a snap when you use these four tips to ensure success every time you bake.
Freezing Cookies and Dough
Save time by freezing freshly baked cookies and dough in advance. Follow these four tips for the best results.
How to Keep Cookies from Crumbling & Sticking to the Pan
Learn the secrets to keeping freshly baked cookies from crumbling in the pan by following these easy steps.
How to Test Cookies for Doneness
Can’t tell when your cookies are done? Follow these hints and tips for perfect cookies, brownies, and bars.
Secrets to Success
Avoid common baking mistakes with these helpful hints and tips for making your best cookies yet.
Follow these guidelines for storing freshly baked cookies so you’ll have treats on hand whenever you need them.
Chocolate Cookie Recipes
Here’s a twist on 20 decadent chocolate cookie recipes that are paired with some of our favorite ingredients.
All-Time Favorite Cookie Recipes
Whether it’s dipped, dropped, rolled, or sliced, it's easy to find a favorite among these yummy cookie recipes.
Our Best Bar Cookies
No matter how you slice them, bar cookies are a consistent crowd-pleaser that make an everyday treat seem special.
Blissful Brownie Recipes
Fudgy and fabulous, these delectable brownie recipes are a sweet any-occasion treat.
Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
These chocolate chip cookie recipes are sure to be a hit, whether you like them soft and chewy or thin and crispy.
Scrumptious Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut butter is a baking favorite in classic cookies, bars, and brownies. Here are 25 to try.
Christmas Sugar Cookies
Turn a simple sugar cookie into a holiday masterpiece this Christmas season.
Healthy Cookies and Bars for Christmas
Choose these healthy cookie and bar options for this year's Christmas cookie exchange.
White and Gold Christmas Cookies
From pearly whites to rustic golds, our charming Christmas cookies play on the colors of the season.
Red and Green Christmas Cookies
These red and green Christmas cookie recipes will help you celebrate the Christmas season.