It’s cookie season! Wait… EVERY season is cookie season! We have homemade cookie recipes from scratch and some cookie hacks. Chocolate chips or sprinkles? Soft and moist or crispy and crunch?

We have all of these and everything in between. Let’s be honest, cookies are the perfect treat for any occasion.

The Best Cookie Recipes

Seriously, have you ever met anyone who will turn down a cookie? Let’s take a look at some of the (many) fabulous ways to serve them up to your favorite people.

1.Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies

These rainbow sprinkle cookies, better than any bakery version, are so happy and colorful – They come with a no age requirement BIG SMILE  guarantee! The sweet secret to making them soft is including cream cheese in the recipe! Perfect for absolutely any occasion!

Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies square

2. Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just when you think soft, delicious chocolate chip perfection can’t get any better, we stuffed these with delectable ooey-gooey caramel! This heavenly recipe comes with pro tips like:

  1. Don’t refrigerate the dough.
  2. Line baking pans with parchment paper in case that caramel tries to escape.
  3. Don’t cool these on a wire cooling rack.

Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

3. Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

“Hershey Kiss Cookies” just doesn’t do these glorious cookies justice… we’ve renamed them Peanut Butter Blossoms! And they are divine!

You simply can’t go wrong with the classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate. You may, however, have trouble keeping the family away until the guests arrive.

This recipe gives a few tips on butter versus shortening, and how to reach perfection in about 11 minutes!

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

4. Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

I’m just saying if you think breakfast can’t be DELICIOUS and FUN, you haven’t tried our 3-ingredient chocolate chip banana oatmeal breakfast cookies!

Gluten-free and nut free, they are perfect for those with restricted diets! If you’re feeling a little sassy in the morning, sprinkle a little cinnamon for just the right amount of WOW to this fun breakfast option.

Healthy Breakfast Cookies - three ingredients only

5. Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

The only way to improve on our fabulous blossom cookies is to infuse them with a little Christmas magic! Red food coloring, a peppermint Hershey’s kiss… and VOILA! Christmas just got a whole lot sweeter!

The kids will have fun helping out, and they are the perfect addition to your recipe box of cookie recipes and for your next cookie exchange. Very merry!

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

5. Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Molasses, cinnamon, ginger, and cinnamon maple icing… Crispy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside… you’re not dreaming! These Soft Gingersnap cookies are the real deal!

These easy-to-make delights are the perfect mix of spices and will warm the hearts of everyone on your holiday list. This recipe is a “snap”!

gingersnap cookies square featured

7. Meringue Cookies

Meringue cookies are so elegant that they look daunting. But NO WORRIES! With 10 minutes and 4 simple ingredients, you’ll be an expert!

We’ll take you step-by-step through the mixing process. You’ll need dry baking equipment and superfine granulated sugar to make these gorgeous, delicate, low-calorie delights! Aren’t they impressive?

How to make easy meringue cookies

8. Lemon Meringue Cookies

These melt-in-your-mouth lemon meringue cookies are so wonderful, you can’t possibly stop at one! Keep in mind that the building block of meringue cookies are whipped egg whites, sugar, and cream of tartar.

When you whip the egg whites, you’re looking for glossy, stiff peaks. Meringue cookies, though tiny, do require a long baking time, but it’s definitely worth the wait!

Pinterest graphic for Lemon Meringue Cookies

9. Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite ice cream flavors, but have you tried it in cookie form? It is Ah-mazing! This one is even dipped in chocolate for an extra rich flavor… yum! 

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie

10. Chocolate Covered Oreo Critter Cookies

Now I don’t normally enjoy eating bugs, but these Oreo critters are just too cute to pass up. These adorable cookies are super easy to decorate and you can get the kids in on the fun! 

Oreo cookies dipped in chocolate with sprinkles and eyes on them to look like monsters or critters on a white plate

11. Cookies and Cream Stuffed Cookies

If I were to dream in cookies, it would be filled with these cookies and cream stuffed cookies. They only require 6 ingredients, too! 

Cookies and cream stuffed cookies with flowers

12. Red Velvet Stuffed Cookies

Similar to a whoopie cookie, these stuffed red velvet cookies are rich and made from a boxed cake mix. Does it get any easier? 

stuffed red velvet cookies

12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Love the classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate? These cookies are for you! This is chocolate and peanut butter heaven in cookie form. 

Chocolate peanut butter cookies

13. Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies

You won’t need the processed snack cookies once you learn how to make your own oatmeal cream pies. These are crunchy on the outside and moist on the inside. You can even add toffee and pecans for a stepped up version.

Oatmeal cream cookies with walnuts and a glass of milk and a red plate

I would classify myself as an over the top kind of gal, so these chocolate chip cookie s’mores are right up my ally. Just look at these individual works of art! 

Chocolate Chip Cookie S'mores - taking s'mores to a whole new level

15. Copycat Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies

Back in the day, the recipe for the Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip cookie sold for $250, but this version is absolutely free! This is always my go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe because it never fails and is always delicious! 

A close-up of a chocolate chip cookie in front of a wire rack

16. Blueberry Almond Cookies

These blueberry almond cookies won’t last long at your house. Using fresh blueberries, these babies are done in an hour from start to finish.

Blueberry almond cookies stacked on top of each other

17. Rainbow Cookies

These rainbow cookies are SO easy to make and are the most fun cookie to display and eat! You don’t need a special occasion to let these cookies bring a smile to your face. 


A collage of a rainbow cookies with mini marshmallows as clouds on a white plate

18. Lime Swig Sugar Cookies

Citrus is my favorite flavor and these lime swig cookies are sweet with just the right amount of sour. They will round out any cookie tray and are great warm weather cookies, too! 

A close up of sugar cookies stacked up

19. Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pecan chocolate chip cookies are one of my husband’s favorite cookies. If you don’t love nuts, this recipe tastes like heaven without them, too! 

A close-up of pecan chocolate chip cookies stacked on top of each other

20. Cake Mix Cookies

It truly doesn’t get any easier than cake mix cookies. With only 3 ingredients, you can whip up a batch of these delightful cookies in 15 minutes start to finish. 

Cake mix cookies stacked on top of each other on a wire rack

21. White Chocolate Strawberry Cake Batter Cookies

White chocolate, strawberry and cake batter… is your mouth watering yet? Mine sure is and this recipe is delicious and simply heavenly. 

White chocolate strawberry cookies on a wood board with a spatula

22. Oatmeal Butterfinger Cookies

This soft, chewy oatmeal cookie is delicious, but it takes it up a notch when you add bits of Butterfinger. So, so good! 

Oatmeal Butterfinger cookies stacked on a white plate

23. Chocolate Crackle Rolo Cookies

Before I begin to tell you about this cookie, can we all agree that everything is made better with a Rolo? This chocolate crackle cookie is to-die-for, but when you stuff it with a rolo candy it takes it into another dimension. This cookie is totally amazing!

Chocolate cookies stuffed with Rolo\'s with powdered sugar on a white plate

24. Caramel Popcorn Sugar Cookies

Just hear me out when I tell you that this cookie will blow you away with its flavors. These caramel popcorn sugar cookies are crazy good. I know the flavor combination sounds risky, but trust me, take the risk! They are that good. 

Caramel popcorn sugar cookies on a wire rack

25. Lemon Cake Mix Cookies

I love lemon anything, so these cookies are a personal favorite. Lemon cake mix cookies… all of the wonderful flavor of a complicated cookie, but super easy and only a handful of ingredients. Just my speed. 

Lemon cake mix cookies in a gift bag with a gift tag on top

26. Candied Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here is another recipe where you just have to trust me. Chocolate chip cookies with candied bacon. Two of America’s favorite flavors all baked into one. They are SO good! 

candied bacon chocolate chip cookies

27. Spider Halloween Cookies

When Halloween rolls around, there is nothing more cute than these spider cookies. An all time favorite here at Princess Pinky Girl! 

Spider Cookies for Halloween

This giant cookie skillet is chewy with golden crispy edges, a soft center and loaded with chocolate chips! This easy to make chocolate chip cookie bakes in a single skillet and can be served warm right from the oven!

Skillet Cookie topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce.

Reese’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites! You only need TWO ingredients and they take 15 minutes start to finish. World’s easiest dessert!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites with a bite out of one

Thick and delicious and covered with creamy whipped frosting, topped with sprinkles and perfect to eat, love, and enjoy in every bite.

Sugar Cookie Bars

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