Giant cookie cake with pretzels and ice cream in a pan

Easy cookie recipes

45 Recipes

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.

37 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
193 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
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854 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
87 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

32 mins
Easy
32 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

8 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

32 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
117 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
28 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
24 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
68 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

27 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

57 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
45 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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.

50 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Sandwich ginger biscuits with a creamy, zesty filling to make these gluten-free teatime treats that are aromatic with wintry spices - cloves, nutmeg and cardamom

44 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
82 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

You've got all bases covered with white, milk and dark chocolate in these American-style cookies, best enjoyed warm with a cold glass of milk

25 mins
Easy
68 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cookies don't have to be a guilty pleasure - these tasty treats from Leiths School of Food and Wine are superhealthy

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
51 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Hang these from a Christmas tree or pack them into boxes as end-of-term gifts for teachers and friends.

22 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Oaty, chewy, spicy cookies - ready in under an hour and great for tea time

50 mins
Easy
36 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These freezable biscuits are completely irresistible and make a great gift for kids to give to teachers or grandparents

35 mins
Easy
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