Find something to satisfy your sweet tooth in our collection of favourite cookie recipes.
Classic cookies are always a summer weekend favourite and easy for even a non-baking guest to make. Save some to bake into another treat, Fudgy Cookie Brownies, for a completely different sweet.
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Canadian Living has published many chocolate chip cookie recipes, but founding food editor Carol Ferguson's recipe, with a punchy hit of vanilla, is the standout. You can try making these cookies with all butter as well.
Mix together flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, baking soda and salt ; set aside. Beat shortening with mixer until creamy. Add eggs, molasses and milk a...
Baking cookies is the perfect way to get the family together in the kitchen. With this easy dough, it takes no time to cut the cookies into festive shapes and decorate as desired.
The equipment • Measuring spoons • 2 rimless and 1 rimmed baking sheet
• Parchment paper • Medium and large mixing bowls • Heatproof bowl • Small saucepan • Whisk • Wooden spoon • Small knife • Oven mitts • Wire cooling racks
• Metal spatula/lifter
Shaping cookie dough into logs, ready to slice and bake, is an ideal way to have cookies ready to enjoy quickly whenever you need them or crave them. Here¹s the basic butter-and-sugar-rich dough with candied cherries, but you can add to it or dress it up as your whims dictate.
For the best hat shape and colour, use dark chocolate Hershey's Kisses.
Use a heavy pan or rolling pin to crush the candy canes, then shake through a fine sieve to remove the powdery bits. Avoid the food processor because it will crush them to dust. Instead of candy canes, you can cut the dough into a variety of holiday shapes.
Mittens or festive cookie cutters give these vanilla-flavoured cookies a touch of whimsy. Decorate them with the Cookie Glaze, if you like. A good substitute for a vanilla bean is 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla.
Recipes in early cookbooks, such as the 1915 edition of the Five Roses Cook Book, show that ginger cookies have been a favourite for generations.
Watch how to decorate this classic drop oatmeal cookie recipe with a special party twist kids love in our Oatmeal Cookie video (see link below).
Colourful cakey cookies with soft pastel icing are popular with everyone, but especially with the kids.
Fool friends and family with these trompe l'oeil cookies.
These white cookies are truly pop-in-your-mouth delicious. If you like, roll them in more icing sugar for a thicker coat.
A mini ice-cream scoop is a quick way to form these nutty balls, a favourite recipe of Shanta Solanki of Woodbridge, Ont.
This is a cookie to satisfy anyone. The raw pumpkin seeds are also known as pepitas.
How appropriate in pumpkin season to incorporate green pumpkin seeds, or pepitas, in a crunchy lace cookie.
You can substitute jam for the red and green cherries but don't fill the centres until just before serving.
With a crispy exterior, soft interior and sticky date filling between them, these oversize cookies from the Canadian Living test kitchen make a perfect fireside snack.
The fudgy exterior of this cookie hides a decadent surprise — ooey-gooey melted caramel. Serve with slices of watermelon.
Memories of making cookies in the kitchen with my mother focus on this irresistible melt-in-your-mouth crescent. You can also form the dough into balls to bake and then roll in icing sugar to make Almond Snowballs.
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