10 Best New Cookie Recipes of 2020

We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.

closeup of a crackly topped chocolate cookie lightly sprinkled with coarse salt
Photo: Sarah Fischer

You may have already seen our list of the best new desserts from 2020, but cookies stand on their own as a much-loved genre of desserts. They're a crowd pleaser for sweets fans of all ages, and they're often easier to make and store than more complicated desserts (like cakes and trifles). So to help you find your new favorite cookie, we pulled together this list of the most visited, most reviewed, and most loved cookie recipes that were first published in 2020.

01 of 10

Texas Sheet Cake Cookies

You don't have to know and love Texas Sheet Cake to want to make these cookies. Recipe creator Kim describes these as "fudgy, chocolaty goodness." Reviewers suggest you have to watch the clock closely so they will be the perfect texture, and work quickly with the frosting so it sets up beautifully.

02 of 10

Gina's Italian Butter Cookies

"Omg. These were easy to make. And so yummy too. I always make them," writes reviewer Ronnie Pieszak. If you can't find almond paste, you can make your own.

03 of 10

Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Teach yourself a new cookie skill — and some patience — with these cookies that require letting the dough sit in the refrigerator for a day or two. What's the benefit? A fully-flavored dough that's unlike any basic chocolate chip cookie.

But if you don't have the time to wait, reviewer vikicooks says you don't have to: "Delicious recipe! I have made them twice this week. The first time I refrigerated the dough, the second time I didn't and couldn't tell the difference."

04 of 10

Salted Chocolate Cookies

close up of salted chocolate cookie
Sarah Fischer

Don't let anyone convince you sweets shouldn't be salty. These brand-new cookies from Allrecipes Allstar Yoly are proof that the two flavors get along famously.

"OMG!! These cookies are phenomenal! I made them per recipe instructions and didn't vary anything. They are amazing and so easy to make. Be sure and don't over bake them or they loose that special fudgyness," writes reviewer flakybabe.

05 of 10

Lemony Almond-Ricotta Cookies

"Have made them several times and totally enjoyed each time. Great recipe," writes reviewer Don.

06 of 10

Honey Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies

Upgrade your favorite peanut butter cookies with a hint of floral sweetness from honey and nuttiness from whole-wheat flour. You can't just substitute these two ingredients in a traditional recipe, so creator Tammy Lynn perfected it in this new cookie recipe for 2020.

07 of 10

Thin and Crispy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you aren't a fan of the thick and chewy oatmeal raisin cookie, give recipe creator Abracadabra's thin and crispy version a try. "Best cookies I've ever made. Followed the recipe with no changes. Be sure to keep the balls 3 inches apart. Got exactly the 30 as stated," writes reviewer Joann.

08 of 10

Ma'amoul (Lebanese Date Cookies)

"Thank you for this amazing recipe! My husband is from Jordan, and his exact words were, 'Ooo very authentic tasting!' :) love these cookies and will make many times," writes reviewer Kelli Schmidt. You can find ma'amoul molds on Amazon.

09 of 10

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

In the summer of 2020, Allrecipes community members loved these fresh strawberry cookies. They embrace the flavors of the classic Strawberry Shortcake, but these are a bit easier to make and keep longer, too. Plus, they're a great way to use any fresh strawberries you may have that you can't eat before they've turned mushy.

10 of 10

Loaded Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Skip rolling out dozens of cookies and make one large one instead. The heat-retaining capabilities of a cast iron skillet help brown and cook through this skillet cookie. Recipe creator jaybu says, "As long as your skillet is well seasoned, the whole cookie will pop right out on a serving platter making it perfect for serving as a birthday cookie 'cake.'"

Was this page helpful?
You’ll Also Love