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Easy cookie recipes

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Bake cookies for the family and enjoy with a cuppa. These recipes are simple to make, from chocolate chip and soft oat cookies to unicorn biscuits.

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  • A pan serving a giant cookie

    Giant cookie

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.56 ratings

    Get baking with the kids who'll love this giant cookie that they can adapt with their favourite treats like marshmallows, pretzels, nuts, toffee or fudge

  • Gooey chocolate cherry cookies

    Gooey chocolate cherry cookies

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.201 ratings

    If you like American-style cookies, you’ll love these pale, chewy delights. Plus, they can be baked from frozen

  • Chocolate chip cookies on a plate with a small glass bottle of milk

    Vintage chocolate chip cookies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1084 ratings

    An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a hit

  • Basic cookies on a wire rack

    Basic cookies

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.191 ratings

    Bake a batch of these easy cookies with just five ingredients – or fewer. A perfect partner to a cup of tea, you can whip them up in no time

  • Chewy chocolate chip cookies on a baking tray and wire rack

    Chewy chocolate chip cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.167 ratings

    Enjoy these chewy chocolate chip cookies with a cup of tea. If you have time, leave the dough overnight for the best flavour and texture

  • Forgotten cookies

    Forgotten cookies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.42 ratings

    What's in a name? Pop these in the oven, forget about them overnight, and you'll have crumbly cookies in the morning

  • Snickerdoodles cinnamon cookies on a wire tray

    Snickerdoodles

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    Is your dream cookie crisp on the outside and soft in the middle? If so, these cinnamon biscuits are for you. A classic American bake, they're popular for a reason

  • Butterscotch cookies

    Butterscotch cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.37 ratings

    Hidden rice puffs give reader Pamela Johnson's butterscotch chocolate chip biscuits a good crunch

  • Gingerbread cookies served on a wire tray

    Gingerbread cookies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.39 ratings

    Put your feet up and enjoy these moreish gingerbread cookies with a cuppa, made with aromatic cloves, ginger, cinnamon and rich black treacle

  • Pistachio & cranberry cookies stack with crumbs

    Pistachio & cranberry cookies

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.127 ratings

    These crunchy, fruit & nut biscuits are sure to be a family favourite - make ahead and freeze, or wrap up for the perfect homemade gift

  • Unicorn biscuits

    Unicorn biscuits

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.37 ratings

    Swirly vanilla cookies, edged with sprinkles and stars – these unicorn-inspired biscuits are ideal for kids' parties or as a fun home baking activity

  • Coconut cookies on a board

    Coconut cookies

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.13 ratings

    Make these coconut cookies for the perfect pick-me-up. They're coated in luxurious dark chocolate and toasted coconut sprinkles

  • Rainbow cookies

    Rainbow cookies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.23 ratings

    These colourful cookies are bound to be a big hit with kids and adults alike

  • A stack of white chocolate cookies

    White chocolate cookies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Bake a batch of these soft American-style cookies, studded with chunks of white chocolate. Leave to cool or eat slightly warm with a scoop of ice cream

  • Fruity cookies

    Fruity cookies

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.24 ratings

    This easy yet delicious recipe was whipped up by the Year 7 pupils from the Priory School in Suffolk

  • Chocolate chunk pecan cookies

    Chocolate chunk pecan cookies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.70 ratings

    You can't beat American-style cookies with big chunks of chocolate and nuts. The perfect grown-up biscuit

  • Chocolate marshmallow wheels

    Chocolate marshmallow wheels

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    A crisp chocolate shell encases these vanilla biscuits with a fluffy marshmallow and sweet raspberry jam filling - take your cookies to the next level!

  • Fruity flapjack cookies on a wire rack

    Fruity flapjack cookies

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Toast oats before mixing them into the dough to make these fruity cookies, a delicious hybrid of syrupy flapjacks and coconut macaroons

  • Vegan peanut butter cookies served on a tray

    Vegan peanut butter cookies

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Make some moreish vegan peanut butter cookies for a welcome mid-morning treat. Made with dairy-free ingredients, they're sure to be loved by all

  • Cookies with bottles of milk

    Double choc peanut butter cookies

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.63 ratings

    What could be better with a glass of cold milk than a warm, gooey peanut butter cookie? These choc chunk treats are topped with crunchy chopped peanuts

  • Alfajores

    Alfajores

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.9 ratings

    These melt-in-the-mouth shortbread-like cookies originate from South America and are filled with dulce de leche and rolled in desiccated coconut

  • Butter cookies on cooling rack

    Butter cookies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    These easy butter cookies will melt in your mouth – they're deliciously soft and crumbly. Make and give these as a homemade edible gift

  • Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies

    Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.13 ratings

    The food processor does most of the work in this cookie recipe, but younger children will enjoy rolling the dough into balls and thumbprinting. Older kids can make them on their own

  • All-American chocolate chunk cookies on wire rack

    Chocolate cookies

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.52 ratings

    Bake a batch of our irresistible all-American chocolate chunk cookies to enjoy with your cuppa. These easy sweet treats are ideal for weekend baking.

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