Cookie Recipes

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Cookie recipes for you to make at home are here and you will be sure that they are fresh and contain the ingredients you know and preservatives for you.

Homemade cookies are always the best because they can be eaten warm from the oven and you can adapt them to your own family and friends personal tastes. We are adding more and more cookie recipes as you read so why not try some soon.

It’s odd, isn’t it, how cookies seem to be intertwined with our lives beginning in childhood and going up through the twilight years?

Whether you love chocolate cookies, sugar cookies, shortbread cookies, peanut butter cookies, or brownie bar cookies, there are hundreds of variations of recipes for cookie that fill our cookbooks to bursting, our kitchens with wonderfully delicious scents, and tickle our taste buds with delight.

Just for Fun...Cookie Trivia

Did you know?
  • Residents of the United States spend more than $550 million every year just on Oreos! Nabisco Chips Ahoy Chocolate Chip Cookie is hot on their heels as the second favorite and best selling cookie in the U.S.

  • Oreos have been around since 1912.

  • Joplin, Missouri is home to the National Cookie Cutter Historical Museum.

  • Animal crackers were originally created and produced as a novelty and that was as edible Christmas ornaments. Now you know why the box has a string!

  • Cookie cutters were first fashioned back in the 1700’s by early American tinsmiths.

  • Ruth Graves Wakefield baked the first chocolate chip cookies ever baked. That was back in 1930 in Massachusetts at the Toll House Inn Restaurant. Nestle bought her recipe and began manufacturing what we know now as the Original Nestle Tollhouse cookies.

  • Girl Scouts realized what a great idea cookies were and began selling boxes of cookies back in the 1920’s.

What Are Cookies Called Elsewhere?

It’s interesting to discover cookie recipes from other countries. Do you know what cookies are called in other countries?

Germans call cookies "keks" or "Platzchen". Cookies are actually referred to as "biscuits" in both England and Australia. The Spanish people call cookies "galletas" and the Italians call cookies "amaretti" and "biscotti" to name a few.

The original name ‘cookie’ came from the Dutch word koekje, which means small or little cake. So why are they called this?

Historians say that a long time ago, chefs and cooks wanted to see if the oven temperature was high enough to bake the cake, so they would put small amounts of batter onto a sheet and cook it to test the oven temperature. The result was a small cake, which we know today as a cookie.

Enjoy these delicious cookie recipes!

German Chocolate Cookies Recipe HERE!

Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe HERE!

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe HERE!

Original Toll House Cookies Recipe HERE!

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies Recipe HERE!

Chocolate Cookie with Chocolate Crackle Tops Recipe HERE!

Mint Chocolate Cookies with Nestle's Mint Chocolate Delights Recipe HERE!

White Chocolate Chip Cookies with Ghirardelli White Chips Recipe HERE!

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