Easy Cookie Recipes

Easy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Photo: Todd Porter & Diane Cu

What do these basic butter cookies, almond-grappa cookies and no-bake chocolate-peanut butter cookies have in common? They're all easy to make.

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Basic Butter Cookie

Basic Butter Cookie

Make these soft butter cookies up to a month in advance and store them in your freezer. They can be pulled out and baked a few at a time whenever the cookie mood strikes.

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Walnut Snowball Cookies

Walnut Snowball Cookies
© Antonis Achilleos

These buttery, crumbly, sugar-dusted cookies are irresistible. Jerusalem cooks personalize them with different nuts and aromatic flavorings, like rose water or cardamom.

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Almond-Grappa Cookies

Almond-Grappa Cookies
© Simon Watson

These hard, crunchy cookies are meant for dunking in espresso or Vin Santo.

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Parmesan Cookies

Warm Olives with Rosemary, Garlic and Lemon
© Quentin Bacon

These tender, crumbly, buttery Parmesan coins are a clever twist on sweet slice-and-bake shortbread cookies.

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No-Bake Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookies

No-Bake Cookies
© Fredrika Stjärne

Grace Parisi's crumbly, ultra-peanutty cookies require only four ingredients: puffed-corn cereal, peanut butter cups, peanut butter and chocolate sprinkles. The powdery texture of the ground cereal prevents the cookies from feeling sticky.

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Coconut Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

Coconut Flour Butter Cookies

These peanut buttery cookies have lots of peanut flavor and coconut flour's hearty texture.

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Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots

Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots
© Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Dried apricots are a wonderful fruit addition to these easy homemade oatmeal cookies.

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Easy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Easy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Todd Porter & Diane Cu

A warm batch of these oatmeal raisin cookies and glass of milk is a simple yet satisfying dessert.

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