Here are 100 recipes every cookie-lover will love, including modern twists on the classics for when you’re in the mood for something a little different. Who can resist a freshly baked cookie, still warm from the oven? Cookies are simple treats, easy to make, and perfect for almost any occasion, from an after-school snack to a thank-you gift, from bake sales to potlucks. For cookies that are delicious every time, look no further than recipes that have stood the test of time. This “best” collection includes classic favorites, like Snickerdoodles, buttery shortbread, and Peanut Blossoms, along with their modern twists, Cappuccino Snickerdoodles, Rosemary Chocolate Shortbread, and Peanut Butter and Jelly Blossoms. These fresh takes on best-loved cookie jar classics will have you falling in love with your favorites all over again.
Ellen Jackson received her culinary training at the New England Culinary Institute before working for twelve years as a pastry chef in some of Portland’s best restaurants. She is a cookbook author, food writer, food stylist, and recipe developer. She wrote The Chefs Collaborative Cookbook, is the co-author of The Grand Central Baking Book, and contributed to The Paley’s Place Cookbook. Most recently, she is the author of The Lemon Cookbook.