9 Outrageously Delicious Cookie Recipes You Need Right Now

1. Vanilla Meringue Cookies

Meringue cookies are delightfully sweet and light, and they can be made into many different flavors, although vanilla is just perfect. If you haven’t worked with meringue much, there are plenty of helpful tips—like making sure the egg whites are at room temperature

2. First-Place Coconut Macaroons

When baking coconut macaroons, it’s important to control the moisture so they don’t spread too much on the cookie sheet. You’ll have nice and craggy, chewy cookies in no time. These coconut macaroons earned a first-place ribbon at the county fair.

3. Peppermint Meltaways

These festive cookies are a great addition to any Christmas cookie platter or gift box. True to their name, these peppermint treats simply melt in your mouth. They look pretty and festive, making them perfect for holiday gatherings or as thoughtful homemade gifts

4. Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

You only need five ingredients and a short amount of time to make these classic peanut butter-and-chocolate treats. While milk chocolate kisses are the standard, you can experiment with other flavors, like white chocolate swirled kisses.

5. Coffee Shortbread

A crisp, buttery coffee-flavored shortbread drizzled with white and semisweet chocolate is like a morning mocha in cookie form. To keep the dough from sticking on the counter or your rolling pin, tuck it between two sheets of parchment paper for easy smoothing.

6. Pecan Meltaways

To ensure the proper melt-away texture of pecan meltaways, chill your cookie dough like you would for cutout cookies. It will help keep them from spreading too much on the baking sheet. These sweet, nutty cookies are a holiday tradition in many households

7. Raspberry Ribbons

Like a buttery shortbread with sweet jam, these “ribbon” cookies make a lovely addition to any dessert table. Because they’re filled with jam and cut after baking, they are more delicate and not ideal for shipping. These attractive buttery cookies are a hit at gatherings

8. White Velvet Cutouts

This super soft and buttery cookie really tastes like white velvet feels. With cream cheese in the dough, the texture and flavor can’t be beat. They shape easily, and the icing can be any color you want, so they’re good year-round.

9. Contest-Winning Chocolate Truffle Cookies

The key to getting a puffy cookie with a rich, soft, chocolatey center is chilling the dough for at least three hours. This prevents the cookies from getting too flat while baking. These enticing cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, somewhat bittersweet