Salted-Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Epi associate editor Emily Johnson liked her family cookie recipe, but thought it could be even better. So she started making it with butter instead of margarine, increased the salt, and used chopped chocolate instead of chips. This new version has since become her new favorite cookie recipe—and she thinks her family (and yours) will agree.
No-Bake Pistachio–White Chocolate Cookies
Want cookies you can make in less than an hour without having to run out to buy perishable ingredients—or even turn on your oven? These no-bake cookies rely on nut butter and white chocolate for their creamy, chewy texture, and a combination of oats, pistachio, and cranberries adds a nice, sweet crunch.
Simple Vanilla Jam Drops
Raspberry jam gives these easy drop cookies an extra touch of festive color for the holidays, but feel free to use whatever flavor you love best.
Nutter Butter® Cookies
Made from equal parts butter and peanut butter, these shortbread wafers are ultra-crunchy and salty-sweet—perfect for sandwiching with whipped peanut butter creme. They’re best made with commercial peanut butter, which makes the dough and filling easy to handle.
The 107 Best Cookie Recipes to Make Again and Again
Looking for the best cookie recipes? Discover 107 our of best cookies, including chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, and even easy no-bake cookies.
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you’re baking more than one tray of cookies at a time, swap their shelf positions in the oven halfway through cooking time to ensure even coloring.
Pannelet Cookies with Sweet Potato and Coconut
Alice Medrich's version of these golden orange yam and coconut cookies from Spain is delicate and flavorful.
Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies, aka "The Nora Ephron"
This may be the most sought-after cookie recipe in the book, the cookie that makes it into Seattle Metropolitan magazine's food lover's guide year after year. Once, when director, screenwriter (When Harry Met Sally), and novelist Nora Ephron was in town, she stopped by the dahlia Bakery and bought a few of these cookies. Later she e-mailed me, saying this was her all-time favorite and asked for the recipe. Naturally, I sent it to Nora along with a big package of cookies. When…
Lime zest is a fresh addition to macaroons, and a Microplane is our zesting tool of choice. If you can't find unsweetened coconut chips, use two 7-ounce bags of sweetened shredded coconut and reduce the sugar to 1 tablespoon.
Rose Water Shortbread Cookies
Rice flour gives these cookies a very fine texture, and also results in a gluten-free dessert. Letting the dough rest allows the flour to absorb moisture, making it less crumbly and easier to handle.