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16 Simple Cookie Recipes

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Updated August 31, 2023

Do you remember being a little kid staring up at the cookie jar on the very top shelf in the kitchen? Do you remember longingly staring at that jar and scheming up ways that you could grab just ONE cookie? Luckily, now that you are older, you can grab a cookie any time you want to. If you want to eat a cookie, then go ahead and eat a cookie! And we've made it easy on you to make and eat a cookie whenever you want to with these 6 Simple Cookie Recipes. Enjoy!

Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

When it comes to simple cookie recipes, this one can't be beat. Start with cake mix and in a few easy steps, end up with a freshly baked batch of Snickerdoodles!

Cake Mix Cookies

Thanks to cake mix, these homemade cookies are almost effortless. What are you waiting for? Tear open a package and reap the rewards, 'cause everyone will be wanting seconds of these Cake Mix Cookies! It's one of those simple cookie recipes that you just can't turn down!

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Last-minute company? Need something in a hurry? Easy Peanut Butter Cookies are fast and delicious! However, you're probably gonna want these around all the time, company or not!

Lemon Coconut Clouds

These heavenly Lemon Coconut Clouds are lighter than air and have just the right amount of tropical flavor to make you feel like you're on a private island soaking in the sunshine and the breeze. Now, go on and share the paradise with your friends and family!

Banana Cherry Cookies

We weren't monkeying around when we came up with this recipe for Banana Cherry Cookies. These cookies have a soft, cake-like consistency that makes 'em melt-in-your-mouth delicious! It's one of those simple cookie recipes you'll always have ready to bake whenever your cookie cravings hit. 

Anytime Cookie Balls

Do you need a dessert that can go to school, to work, and even be ready-to-go when you get unexpected company? These will do all that! They're ready for anytime, anywhere (and they travel so well, too)!

Easy Oatmeal Cookies

Take one of our simplest oatmeal cookie recipes, and curl up for a comforting snack. Our Easy Oatmeal cookies go great with milk so make a bunch and enjoy!

Famous Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Feel like you're on vacation without even leaving your home with one of our best chocolate chip cookie recipes. Bake a batch of these Famous Hotel Chocolate Chip Cookies, grab a glass of cold milk and relax!

Easy Ginger Cookies

These extra-chewy, spiced, and Easy Ginger Cookies are made with only four ingredients! This is a cookie that truly tastes like the holiday season!

Italian Christmas Cookies

What's a cookie platter or exchange without a few Italian Christmas Cookies? Well, you'll be all set with these easy-to-make, fun-to-decorate, everybody-loves 'em favorites.

Sweet and Salty Cookies

For some reason we crave the taste of snacks that are at the same time both sweet and salty, so here's a combination of sugar cookies and pretzels that your taste buds will fall in love with.

Magic Microwave Cookies

Are the chocolate chip cookie cravings setting in? Instead of rushing out to the bakery and buying a dozen, you can make your own in just under 2 minutes with our recipe for Magic Microwave Cookies!

Chewy Fudge Cookies

Our Chewy Fudge Cookies are just the thing to satisfy any cookie lover! With chocolate chips, chocolate squares, and some extra pecans for crunch, who could say no to these easy-to-bake cookies? 

Vanilla Sugar Cookies

These Vanilla Sugar Cookies have a light vanilla flavor that's really wonderful. Sprinkle a little sugar over them, set them out on a platter, and watch 'em go!

Almond Lace Cookies

You won't believe how easy it is to make these company-perfect Almond Lace Cookies. Plus, they're so light and delicate, it's hard to have just one. Set these out on an elegant plate, and watch as your guests keep coming back for more!

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Our melt-in-your-mouth recipe for Soft Peanut Butter Cookies will satisfy all your peanut butter lovers, for sure. We even included the traditional fork hash marks on these peanut butter cookies! Serve these homemade peanutty tasting cookies with a cold glass of milk and watch them disappear from your cookie jar. (Good thing they're so easy to bake!)

Looking for even more amazing cookie recipes? Check out this collection of Fun Cookie Recipes! And if you want to learn how to make the best cookies ever, don't miss these 20 Tips for Baking Perfect Cookies!

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These all sound AMAZING! How am I supposed to choose? LOL

If you're looking for an easy cookie recipe, try the Cake Mix Snickerdoodles. They're easy delish!

The lemon coconut clouds were so easy to make. I shared this recipe with my sister and now she makes it as often as she can too!

So far I've tried the Snickerdoodles and the Lemon Coconut Clouds. Both were tasty and super easy to make. Great collection - add some more!!!

The snickerdoodles look great.

This collection is simply divine!

Lemon coconut clouds? How have I never heard of such a thing. They're now on my to-do list! Wow!

These all look delicious especially the peanut butter and banana cherry cookies.

Great recipes! The Banana Cherry Cookies sound very interesting. Thank you for sharing!

The lemon coconut clouds sound wonderful! I must try them.

Banana Cherry Cookies sound wonderful and tropical. Thanks.

I have never heard of the lemon coconut clouds but am betting I would LOVE them because I love all things citrus and coconut! mmm!

I hav e made many of your cookie recipes and love them all. Always looking for more.

I'm always looking for new cookie recipes, so these sound great!


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