25 Cookie Recipes That Will Put You in the Holiday Spirit

'Tis the season!

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These eye-catching cookies are as much about looks as they are about flavor. The…

Thick and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Most recipes turn out dough that is best used for building material. Is there a …

Chocolate Butter Cookies

Chocolate butter cookies usually taste bland or surrender their crisp, delicate …

Chewy Chai-Spice Sugar Cookies

Everyone thinks it’s easy to make classic buttery-tasting sugar cookies that are…

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Why did it take six months to develop the right recipe for a chewy, thick, butte…

Classic Meringue Cookies

These classic cookies can have a Styrofoam-like texture and a saccharine-sweet f…

Peppermint Mocha Cookies

What flavor is more symbolic of the holiday season than peppermint?

Molasses Spice Cookies with Dark Rum Glaze

Dry, tasteless molasses cookies belong on a Christmas tree, not in a cookie jar.…

Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Commonplace ingredients and a quick mixing method make these cookies convenient;…

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

We set out to perfect the back-of-the-bag classic with a cookie that was crisp a…

Florentine Lace Cookies

The easy part about these cookies is that most of the work takes place in a sauc…

Christmas Spice Cookies (Lebkuchen)

These German Christmas cookies are essentially spice-nut cookies—chock-full of g…

Checkerboard Cookies

These French butter cookies offer sophistication and style from simple pantry in…

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies with Honey-Cinnamon ...

We wanted a cookie so packed with peanut flavor that it needed no crosshatch to …

Baci di Dama (Italian Hazelnut Cookies)

These Lilliputian Italian hazelnut-chocolate sandwich cookies are utterly charmi…

Brown Sugar Cookies

A chewy cookie with a crisp exterior and a big jolt of brown sugar flavor sounde…

Chewy Browned Coconut Butter Cookies

Crispy at the edges. Chewy in the center. Bursting with toffee-like toasted coco…

Glazed Chocolate-Mint Cookies

Chocolate butter cookies usually taste bland or surrender their crisp, delicate …

Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies

Most roll-and-cut cookies force you to battle rock-hard dough and then rarely ev…

Belgian Spice Cookies (Speculoos)

Passengers can’t get enough of Delta Air Lines’ in-flight snack of Biscoff, the …

Chocolate-Chunk Oatmeal Cookies with Pecans and Dri...

What could be better than an oatmeal cookie crammed with dozens of ingredients? …

Mexican Chocolate Butter Cookies

Chocolate butter cookies usually taste bland or surrender their crisp, delicate …

Almond Spritz Cookies

That golden-swirled kiss of a holiday cookie often ends up bland, gummy, and tas…

Millionaire's Shortbread

Britain’s triple-decker combo of buttery cookie, sweet caramel, and dark chocola…

Gingersnaps

What’s the secret to gingersnaps that combine bold spice flavor and real snap? T…