Cookie Recipes

Cookies are often a favorite punctuation to everyday moments. A sweet treat at the end of a picnic or a hike. A little sampler to wind down a night. A homemade gift for a friend. Everyone can (and should) make delicious cookies on occasion.

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Brown Sugar Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate stuffed sandwich cookie recipe made with a poppy-flecked brown sugar dough.

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Not your typical peanut butter cookie recipe - but just as good. Tastes pretty darn close to the classic bu without all that butter, and with maple syrup in place of the white sugar. Vegan, egg-free, and easily made wheat-free if you like.

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Banana Chip Cookies

A riff on one of my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes. This version features banana chips, chocolate chips, toasted walnuts, toasted wheat germ, and whole wheat pastry flour.

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Nibby Buckwheat Butter Cookies

Alice Medrich's twist on a traditional butter cookie recipe from her latest book, Pure Dessert. She uses a knock-out blend of all-purpose and buckwheat flours.

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Anzac Cookies

Anzacs are made from oats, coconut, and flour coming together in a butter-kissed dough. You end up with a hearty, sturdy cookie, that isn't overly sweet, with little fuss.

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Pine Nut Rosemary Shortbread

A twist on the shortbread recipe I included in my book -perfectly golden pine nuts and just enough rosemary and lemon zest to infuse the buttery sweet dough with fragrance and flavor.

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Minty Chocolate Christmas Cookies

This cookie combines thin chocolate wafers with a thick, creamy peppermint filling. A wonderful holiday or Christmas cookie.

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Spooky Ghost Meringues

A fun meringue recipe that enables you to shape the meringue into seasonal shapes - ghosts for halloween, or snowmen for the holidays

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Grown-up Fig Cookies

A grown-up twist on the figgy classic. This filling for this fig cookie recipe is dried figs that are marinated overnight in port and pomegranate juice and then pureed. They also happen to be gluten-free.

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Madeleines

Perfect, golden, scalloped madeleines. From a favorite recipe shared with me by a friend and long-time Madeleine baker.

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