15 Chewy Cookies for Your Next Craving
It's hard to beat a fresh-out-of-the-oven chewy cookie. It has a just-right balance of soft and crispy textures; that's not to mention a warmth that makes you want to melt. You'll have a hard time keeping batches of those cookies around for more than a few minutes. But you can also make cookies that are designed to stay chewy, even after they've cooled. That's precisely the types of cookies you'll find in this collection. Whether you choose chocolate chip, oatmeal, or lemon, you can't go wrong when baking up these chewy cookies.
Chewy Sugar Cookies
The perfect balance between sweet and buttery, this chewy sugar cookie recipe is a classic. If you're craving snickerdoodles, feel free to add a dash of cinnamon to the sugar coating.
Chewy Brownie Cookies
Can't decide between brownies or cookies? This tasty recipe for chewy chocolate-chocolate chip cookies doesn't make you choose. "You know that delicate crackly top you get on brownies if you're lucky? And then how underneath that a soft and chocolaty brownie is revealed? [...] Yeah these are like that," says naple34102.
Chewy Coconut Cookies
Delightfully fluffy shredded coconut gives these cookies a chewy texture and tropical flavor. Reviewer Kelly says, "If I could give this cookie a 10 I would! These are the most yummy cookies ever!"
Chewy Rolo Cookie Bars
Yellow cake mix is magically transformed into a candy-infused treat with this chewy cookie recipe. With layers of Rolo caramel chocolate candy and walnuts, you're guaranteed chewiness in every bite.
Chewy Ginger Cookies
These cookies get a double dose of flavor with both ginger powder and crystallized ginger. "Perfect combination of chewy soft insides but firm outside," says Arla Hoffman Macnab.
Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
Chock full of raisins, walnuts, and chocolate chips, these oatmeal cookies can't help but be chewy. Applesauce keeps the cookies moist while adding a hint of extra sweetness.
Chewy Chocolate Cookies
With a cocoa-laced dough and gooey baking chips, these chewy cookies are every chocolate lover's dream. Reviewer Alexa says, "I have a hard time stopping my family members from eating them all fresh out of the oven which is really something."
Lemon Chewy Crisps
Lemon zest and juice pep up these delectably chewy cookies. Roll the tops in sugar for more sweetness or slivered almonds for extra crunch.
Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
You don't have to go to a bakery to get chewy chocolate chip cookies the size of your hand. Whipping up over a dozen of these takes less than an hour and is sure to become a new family favorite.
Chewy Cinnamon Cookies
Graham cracker crumbs are the secret to these golden brown cookies. The result is a remarkably tender, yet chewy, cookie that's infused throughout with cinnamon.
Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
These classic cookies are known for being chewy, and this recipe lives up to expectations. "Very easy recipe and straight forward," says reviewer PPSYCHLING. "I don't think it could be any simpler than this."
Chewy Maple Cookies
Real maple syrup infuses these soft cookies, pairing up with vanilla extract and flaked coconut. Be sure to use Grade A Very Dark maple syrup for an extra pronounced maple flavor.
Soft and Chewy Pumpkin Cookies
Pumpkin puree pairs up with oats, raisins, and vanilla in this fall favorite cookie. JEGOLD says, "I have never been a fan of pumpkin but these are some of the best cookies I have ever eaten!"
Soft, Chewy Rosh Hashanah Honey-Walnut Cookies
Easy, Chewy Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
Whether you're gluten-free or just trying to avoid flour altogether, these cookies are just as chewy and irresistible without it. If you're looking for a little extra texture, choose crunchy peanut butter.