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.

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Scrumptious Snickerdoodle Recipes We Can't Get Enough Of

Step aside, chocolate chip—we’re filling our cookie jar with snickerdoodles! Of course, cinnamon-sugar is too good to save for just cookies, so we created more snickerdoodle recipes inspired by our favorite cookie. Get ready for snickerdoodle cheesecake, pie, cupcakes, and more!
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15 Mouthwatering Recipes That Start with Girl Scout Cookies

My favorite time of the year is Girl Scout Cookie season. As a former Girl Scout, I know how important it is to sell all those boxes of cookies, and I am more than willing to support them. With these 15 recipes made with Girl Scout Cookies, you might as well stock up on a few extra boxes.
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Our Best Ice Cream Sandwiches

Why choose between a cookie sandwich or an ice cream recipe when you can enjoy both in one crave-busting package? Each of our favorite ice cream sandwiches—with variations that include fruit, chocolate, and even donuts—is so delicious that these ice cream treats will surely disappear long before they melt.
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Decorate Cookies Like the Pros: How to Use Luster Dust

If you want your cookies to really shine with lots of pretty color and sparkle, learn how to use luster dust! It's easy to use and makes cookies look extra special.
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Cookie Sandwiches to Eat When One Cookie Just Isn't Enough

We all know two is better than one, but these cookie sandwiches take it a step further by adding a creamy, rich filling between two cookies. Mix and match your favorite chocolate, shortbread, and sugar cookies as the sandwich "bread," and fill in the space between with salted caramel, chocolate ganache, or fluffy marshmallow filling for cookie recipes that are doubly sweet.
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Get Your Cookie Fix—No Oven Required

Admit it: You totally sneak some of the dough every time you make monster cookies. But what if we told you there was a safer, faster, easier way to the dough your heart desires? You probably already have most of the ingredients in your pantry. And in addition to the gotta-have-it cookie dough, we also have even more ovenless ways to get your cookie fix—stat.
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Dorie's Easiest Holiday Cookies

Cookie guru Dorie Greenspan shares her simplest recipes for stress-free holiday baking. We've got delicious ideas for frozen, no-bake, and thumbprint cookies! Plus, get our must-have tips for perfectly baked cookies, frosting cookies, and freezing cookies.