Baking cookies for your friends is a great way to show your appreciation for them. There are tons of cookie recipes out there for each individual taste. Here are some especially delicious recipes that are sure to blow your friends away!
Snickerdoodles are a classic fall cookie. These cookies develop a crunchy golden brown outside while remaining soft and buttery on the inside.
The final step of rolling snickerdoodles in cinnamon and sugar elevates them from your typical sugar cookie. Snickerdoodles are perfect for the friends that have a taste for the classics. Check out this recipe.
2. Peanut Butter Blossoms
Peanut Butter Blossoms are cute as a flower and sweet as nectar. These bite-sized cookies give Reese’s a run for their money with their combination of a peanut butter cookie topped by a Hershey’s kiss. These cookies will satisfy your friends with a sweet tooth. This recipe is spectacular.
3. Sugar Cookies
Sugar cookies are perfect for any occasion. With a handful of cookie cutters and some royal icing, these cookies can be decorated to look like just about anything!
If you bake a few trays of sugar cookies and lay out different colored icings and sprinkles, you can have a cookie decorating party that your creative friends will certainly enjoy. Here’s a recipe that offers tips to make your icing look professional.
4. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip
While chocolate chip cookies might be your go-to cookie, these oatmeal chocolate chip cookies might just become their replacement after trying this recipe. It takes your typical chocolate chip cookie and makes it into chewy, gooey deliciousness. These cookies are great for friends who are a fan of oatmeal raisin or other chewy cookies.
5. Chocolate Chip
Not quite ready to add oatmeal into your desserts yet? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Many have taken their swing at creating the perfect chocolate chip cookie. This recipe has actually achieved that goal. These cookies are simple, tasty, and will give grandma’s recipe a run for its money.
6. Chai Tea Cookies
Popularized by one Taylor Swift, these fragrant cookies are a must for fall time. The unique cookie that contains chai tea powder is topped with a warm cinnamon and nutmeg frosting that resembles eggnog. This cookie will warm you and your friends up after a crisp day out and about. Here’s Taylor’s official recipe.
7. White Chocolate Macadamia
Friends not a fan of traditional chocolate? Try out this recipe for white chocolate macadamia cookies. These cookies create a textural experience like no other and are perfect for your friends who prefer a lighter, less rich kind of cookie.
8. M&M Cookies
These cookies are very similar to chocolate chip. However, the M&M’s give them a delightful crunch and color that ordinary chocolate chips don’t have. These festive cookies are a great present to give to a friend who is in need of celebrating!
If M&M’s aren’t your thing, you can swap them out for any chocolate-based candies like bite-sized Kit Kats or Snickers. Try out this recipe.
9. Double Doozies
If you’ve ever had the Double Doozies from Great American Cookie, then you have a good idea of what Heaven is: two cookies that sandwich creamy buttercream frosting in between them. This copycat recipe allows you to have these cookies at home any time you want!
10. Brownie Cookies
This recipe combines cookies and brownies in perfect chocolate harmony. These cookies are a must for your chocolate crazy friends. Sometimes, one dessert just isn’t enough!