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Sugar Cookie Recipes

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Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Rating: Unrated
8
Large or small, these triple chocolate cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Refrigerating the batter for 48 hours before baking is ideal, as this allows the dough to fully form its flavor.

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Honey Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: Unrated
3
These soft and cakey peanut butter cookies use nonfat Greek yogurt and don't have any oil or butter. With whole wheat flour and honey, they are great as a snack between meals.

Ma'amoul (Lebanese Date Cookies)

Rating: Unrated
1
After a few phone calls with my mom and grandma, I managed to write a detailed recipe for one of my favorite Lebanese sweets, ma'amoul. They take time to make, but are not very difficult. Wooden ma'amoul molds give them their distinctive decorative shapes.

Salted Chocolate Cookies

Rating: Unrated
15
The addition of sea salt takes these big, soft, chocolaty, fudgy cookies to another level. Chocolate lovers will find these cookies irresistible.

Gluten-Free Magic Cookie Bars

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2
A gluten-free version of classic magic cookie bars with layers.

Gina's Italian Butter Cookies

Rating: Unrated
4
Traditional Italian-American bakery-style butter cookies that will make you feel like you bought them from your favorite local bakery in New York! Fill them with raspberry or apricot preserves, or chocolate, or dip one side in chocolate and cover with sprinkles--or do both! Whatever you choose, these are sure to be your new favorite recipe for every holiday and celebration to come!

Lime Bars

Rating: Unrated
82
A different take on the lemon bars we all love. I actually prefer them to lemon. This is my favorite bar cookie and I'm asked to bring it when going to a potluck or picnic. The recipe says it serves 36, but you can't eat just one of these delicious, tangy lime bars. You can omit the glaze and sprinkle with powdered sugar if that's your preference.

Easy, Chewy Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: Unrated
37
This simple, tasty recipe yields 12 to 16 cookies, but is so simple that it can be doubled (or tripled!) easily.

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

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13196
Crisp edges, chewy middles.
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Easy Sugar Cookies

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6427
Quick and easy sugar cookies! They are really good, plain or with candies in them. My friend uses chocolate mints on top, and they're great!

Inspiration and Ideas


Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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4328

I modified Beatrice's Excellent Oatmeal cookies very slightly. I came up with something that my boyfriend went CRAZY over! I've never seen him enjoy cookies to that extent! He said I blew his mother's recipe away.