Our Best Cookie Videos

Straight from our test kitchen, we've compiled our best how-to videos for creating, baking, and decorating cookies.

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    How to Make Chewy or Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    We've got the best-ever chocolate chip cookie recipe for you! Get our tips for the kinds of fat you can bake with (butter, oil, and shortening) so your chocolate chip cookies end up chewy or crispy -- whichever you prefer.

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    How to Roll & Cut Sugar Cookies

    Watch how to evenly roll cookie dough, space out cookies on a cookie sheet, and provide a light dusting of flour all around to make the perfect sugar cookie cutouts. 

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    How to Test Sugar Cookies for Doneness

    There's a fine line between a tender, melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookie and a hard, overdone one. Here's how to tell when sugar cookies are done and ready to come out of the oven.

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    How to Make Icing for Cookies

    Learn how to decorate cookies like a pro with our secrets to making your own cookie icing. Watch as our Test Kitchen expert makes royal icing from scratch, sharing her tips for mixing and tinting the icing for the prettiest -- and tastiest -- decorated cookies.

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    How to Decorate Cookies with Icing

    Top your cookies with beautiful decorative icing, ensuring your cookie plate always stands out in a crowd. Watch as our Test Kitchen expert demonstrates two easy icing techniques: how to swirl the icing and how to create hearts on your decorative cookies.

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    How to Drizzle Cookies

    Drizzling powdered sugar icing or chocolate over simple sugar cookies requires no artistic ability and makes plain cookies look much prettier. Drizzle with total abandon -- or in a bit more of a controlled fashion.

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    How to Make Slice-and-Bake Cookies

    Learn how to make classic (and easy!) slice-and-bake cookies just like our Test Kitchen experts. It’s simple to create delicious cookie recipes when you see how to roll, wrap, slice, and store the cookies.

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    How to Pick a Cookie Baking Sheet

    Baking your favorite batch of chocolate chip cookies has never been easier! Our quick guide to baking sheets (they really make the difference) helps you get the tastiest cookies every time.

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    Bake a Hearty Breakfast Cookie

    These cookies are full of good-for-you ingredients, and they freeze like a dream. Pop them in the microwave to reheat and you're out the door!

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    How to Frost Sugar Cookies

    Watch how to frost your cookies just like the bakery -- our tips ensure success. Starting with the piping bag, we help you discover the little tricks you can use to make pretty decorated cookies for any occasion.

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    How to Make Rolled-Out Sugar Cookies

    Sugar cookies are a holiday staple -- make your best-ever sugar cookie recipe with our Test Kitchen secrets for rolling out the dough, using cookie cutters, and getting creative with the leftover sugar cookie dough.

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    How to Make Marbled Cookies

    Swirling a little food coloring through sugar cookie dough gives the finished cookies a fun, marbled effect -- and they're decorated before they even go into the oven.

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    How to Make Your Own Flavorful Chocolate Chip Cookies

    For a chocolate chip cookie unlike any other, watch our secrets to adding unique flavors. We help get the proportions just right so you’ll finish with a tasty batch of chocolate chip cookies every time.

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    How to Check Cookies for Doneness

    Watch how to solve the conundrum of checking cookies for doneness. Use our baking secrets for testing your chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, and other favorite cookie recipes during the baking process.

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    How to Make Shortbread Cookies

    Three-ingredient shortbread cookies still have secrets -- it’s all about how you work in the butter. Watch as we demonstrate the technique to making delicious, sandy shortbread cookies.

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    How to Frost & Glaze Cookies

    Make your sugar cookies extra special with these simple frosting techniques. One of our secrets is to turn the same frosting into a glaze. We also show you how sprinkles can dress up your cookies.

  • Next Slideshow Fantastic Holiday Bar Cookies

    Fantastic Holiday Bar Cookies

    These festive holiday cookie bar recipes--including butterscotch-toffee bars and classic brownies--make delicious gifts and holiday desserts. With make-ahead options, store-bought shortcuts, and mix-and-match topping ideas, the hardest part of your holiday dessert prep will be choosing which of these marvelous and merry dessert recipes to try first.
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