Is there anything more feel-good than a cookie? I don’t know about you, but I will happily eat cookies at any time of the day. The best kind of cookies are home-made, warm and fresh out of the oven. But these, unfortunately, involve baking them yourself. While some people are confident in their baking abilities, I am one of the many who aren’t. So when I’m baking, I choose cookie recipes that are too easy to fail. But I’m not going to compromise on flavour, so I’ve chosen cookie recipes that are also delicious. Go on and try out these 10 easy cookie recipes for yourself!
1. Try these warm, fluffy snickerdoodles
Snickerdoodles are the quintessential winter treat, the soft pillows of goodness just bursting with delicious cinnamon flavour. This is the perfect recipe for snickerdoodles if you want something easy. As long as you use quality ingredients, you’ll be sure to make some delicious cookies. Try the recipe here:
2. Keep it classic with these choc chip cookies
When all is said and done, nothing compares to classic choc chip cookies. Good choc chip cookie recipes are hard to find, as everybody has a preference for how they should be made. If you’re after the classic cookie that honors the original, have a look here:
3. Go the extra mile with these triple chip pudding cookies
If you’re not satisfied with simple choc chip cookies, consider trying out these triple chip pudding cookies. They’re basically choc chip cookies with extra chips, making the inside melty, soft, and oh-so-good. Try it out here:
4. Try these melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies
There is something about shortbread which makes me all fuzzy inside. The soft and buttery texture is unparalleled in the cookie world, but something I’ve often failed to replicate in my baking. Thank goodness for internet, where kind-hearted souls share their easy recipes so even I can make them! For a shortbread cookie recipe that’s easy and delicious, give this one a go:
5. Try these 3-ingredient peanut butter cookies
Peanut butter. Sugar. Eggs. So simple. So good. Try it out here:
6. Pump up the flavour with these coconut cookies
Adding coconut to cookies is a genius move. Not only does it give it another layer of texture, it creates a delicious tropical flavour that’s great on its own or paired with other flavours. These chewy coconut cookies let the coconut flavour shine and are super easy to make.
7. Add some colour with these rainbow sugar cookies
Sugar cookies will always remind me of my childhood, as I preferred something simple and sweet. Now that I’m older, I appreciate sugar cookies for their delicate flavour even more. It’s hard to find good sugar cookie recipes, but I managed to found one that’s got the soft-baked texture that I like. Don’t let the gorgeous looks fool you, the recipe is also easy to follow. Bonus points–it’s vegan! Check it out here:
8. Indulge with these vegan chocolate crinkle cookies
Don’t these cookies look simply divine? Chocolate is always a good choice any time of the year. These crinkle cookies are a lot easier to make than they appear, so you’ll be sure to impress if you follow this recipe. Go on, treat yourself.
9. If you want something healthy, try these easy 3 ingredient cookies
When I want cookies but I’m concerned about all the sugar, I thank the universe cookie recipes like this exist to satisfy my cravings. Somehow, these banana oat cookies manage to be delicious even though they have no sugar and contain only 3 ingredients. Too easy!
10. Experience an explosion of flavour with these flourless fudge cookies
Fudge + cookies is a win-win situation. These flourless cookies are both chewy and gooey and will satisfy all your chocolate cravings. With only 6 ingredients it’s too easy to fail. Check out the recipe here:
Drooling on your keyboard? Tell us which of these cookie recipes you want to try in the comments below!
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