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Best Cookie Recipes

The Top Ten


Cookies are really a reward for being alive. Think of the best cookies you've eaten and why you've eaten them. They are a perfect pick-me-up with coffee, are the best lunchbox treats, and enhance any celebration, from a child's birthday party to a retirement party. These are my favorite cookies; they'll soon become yours too!

1. M&M Cookies

Linda Larsen
The best M & M cookies are soft and chewy, with a wonderful brown sugar flavor. The contrast between the chewy cookie and the crisp candies is fabulous. No wonder kids love this cookie so much!

2. Grandma's Sugar Cookies

Linda Larsen

These are the best sugar cookies ever. This is my Grandmother Matha's recipe, and the cookies are tender, crisp, and perfectly sweet.

3. My Mom's Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies
Linda Larsen
This is another fabulous old fashioned recipe. The combination of butter and oil makes a really chewy cookie that manages to be tender too. And the flavor can't be beat. Yum.

4. Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
Linda Larsen

I developed this recipe a while ago; I used my favorite chocolate frosting to sandwich some peanut butter cookies. These cookies are rich, indulgent, and perfectly wonderful!

5. Frosted Brownie Cookies

Frosted Brownie Cookies
Linda Larsen

This recipe is really easy to make and special too. I especially love the cookies frosted with plain vanilla buttercream frosting, but chocolate frosting is fabulous.

6. Peanut Blossom Cookies

Peanut Blossom Cookies
Linda Larsen
This classic cookie recipe is slightly different from all the others out there. You must chill the dough before baking. The cookies are tender and perfect with the chocolate kiss on top.

7. Chocolate Mint Surprise Cookies

Chocolate Mint Surprise Cookies
Linda Larsen
These delicious, thin and crisp brown sugar cookies are wrapped around a chocolate mint. The mint melts to create a chocolate center. Yet the cookies still manage to be tender and chewy! Wow.

8. The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies
Linda Larsen

This recipe, from my first cookbook Everything Meals for a Month, has been spreading around the world! You must read the first review of this recipe; it brought tears to my eyes! These chewy, tender, crisp cookies are just perfect.

9. White Chocolate Cashew Cookies

White Chocolate Cashew Cookies
Linda Larsen
These fabulous cookies are soft, but with a fabulous texture. The white chocolate chips and chopped cashews are the perfect addition.

10. Snickerdoodles

Linda Larsen

These classic cookies are crisp and tender, with a fabulous cinnamon flavor. They're a classic cookie jar and lunch box cookie.

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