Cookies & Brownies

Cookies and brownies are perfect every day or for party desserts. For example, how about Perfect Classic Cakey Brownies, my longtime favorite family dessert; or, enjoy your favorite sports game with Homemade Pretzel and Beer Oreo Cookies. There’s something for every taste, even gluten free: 5 Minute Gluten-Free No-Bake Crispy Chocolate Pumpkin Bites.

Want to single out brownie recipes? Just browse here for brownie recipes.

Or, find 26 special cookie project recipes here for Christmas time or anytime.

Crumb Cookies

Four-Ingredient Crumb Cookies

If you like the crumbs on top of crumb cake or apple crumb pie, crumb cookies are for you! They are made with just four ingredients and taste just like buttery crumbs! To …

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Stack of cream cheese cookies

Cream Cheese Cookies

These cream cheese cookies have pillowy interiors and a strong vanilla flavor. My friends described them as the cookie version of gooey butter bars! They have just a few ingredients and come together so …

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Oatmeal Cream Pies

Oatmeal Cream Pies – Soft and Chewy Sandwich Cookies

If you've ever had an oatmeal cream pie, it's likely that it came out of a plastic bag from the grocery store or a gas station market. The Little Debbie's oatmeal cream pie is a …

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Funfetti Dessert Nachos being held up over a bowl of dessert nachos

Loaded Funfetti Dessert Nachos

These dessert nachos have been fan favorites for many years! They are crunchy funfetti cookies with a meringue dip (you can use marshmallow fluff if you want to save time), diced strawberries, and chocolate chips. …

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Peanut Butter Oat Dog Biscuits

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Homemade peanut butter dog treats are a special way to show your love for your four-legged family members. They are really easy to make and a fun project for kids to help out with. …

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Peppernuts

German Peppernut (Pfeffernusse) Cookies

Peppernut cookies, or Pfeffernusse in German, are small spice cookies loaded with cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and nutmeg. There's molasses, too, for a richer flavor, and a splash of brandy for brightness. But, the ingredient that …

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Brondie Bars

Brookies – Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bars

Brookies are a chocolate chip cookie plus brownie mashup. My brookie recipe is made with a layer of brownie, a layer of chocolate chip cookie dough, and then another layer of brownie. Oh, and don't …

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Spritz Cookies

Best Spritz Cookies

Spritz cookies are shortbread-like cookies made by pushing dough through a cookie press rather than rolling it out. They end up looking so impressive because of all of the fun shapes that you can …

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Mini Gingerbread Village

Working with Gingerbread House Kits

Gingerbread house kits make creating these cute holiday decorations an easy and fun family project. Here's everything you need to know to successfully decorate a gingerbread house from a kit! …

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Chocolate puff pastry

How to Make Chocolate Puff Pastry

Set aside a Saturday just for you - making chocolate puff pastry is going to take some time. I know you have a ton to do, but if there has ever been a reason to …

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a bowl of coconut macaroons

Easy Coconut Macaroons

Coconut macaroons are crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and have a wonderful coconut flavor. They are incredibly easy to make! You may have had macaroons from bakeries or from a …

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Cherry Turnover Cookies

Cherry Turnovers

Cherry turnovers are delicious little triangular pastries filled with homemade cherry pie filling. They are often made with pie dough or puff pastry; I make mine with an easy-to-make, rich, and tangy cream cheese dough …

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Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are classic buttery, rich holiday cookies filled with jam. This easy recipe is a hit every single time. Whether you make raspberry thumbprint cookies, chocolate, or strawberry, you can't go wrong. …

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Chocolate chip cookie dough on a spoon

Eggless Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

This edible cookie dough is so good and totally safe to eat raw, straight from the bowl! The recipe is super easy to make. I eat it all on its own, but it's amazing in …

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Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Amazing Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

These double chocolate chip cookies are amazing; they are soft and fudgey on the inside and crispy on the outside. This recipe is easy to make and loaded with so much chocolate goodness that …

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