The 50 Most Beautiful Christmas Cookies You’ll See This Year

A successful holiday season wouldn’t be complete without whipping up a batch or two of cookies; these bite-size beauties really make this time of year feel special. We’ve rounded up the prettiest sugar-laden treats, guaranteed to get your pulse racing and your mouth watering. Before you head into the kitchen and get to work, check […]

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You’ll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Americans are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie – one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. I’m included in that list of seekers. I’ve tried all sorts of recipes – including Serious Eats’ so-called best chocolate chip cookies – but I’m going to get […]

These Soft and Chewy Christmas Cookies Have an Ingenious Secret Ingredient

The following post was originally featured on Alexandra’s Kitchen and written by Alexandra Stafford, who is part of Collective Food. There is a woman here in town who, I have no doubt, would defeat Bobby Flay in a Christmas-cookie throw down. Her name is Kelly, and I met her this past summer at a lawn-games […]

Halloween Desserts Don’t Get Much Easier to Make Than These Oreo Eyeballs

Just because you’re time-strapped doesn’t mean you have to miss out on making a fun and festive Halloween dessert. Unlike most cookies, cupcakes, and other treats, there’s no baking involved; rather, it’s more of an assembly job. All you need are Oreos, Lifesaver Gummies, chocolate chips, and candy melts (these are stocked at many supermarkets […]

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are one of those staples that are simple yet complicated to make. If you’ve ever screwed up a whole batch, you already know that following the recipe to a T makes all the difference, and that small changes can have a big impact. For example, using bread flour instead of all-purpose flour […]

It’s Time to Settle This Once and For All: Are These Frosted Cookies Trash or Amazing?

You know those soft frosted sugar cookies from the bakery section in the grocery store? They’re delicious, right? Or maybe you think they’re a sad excuse for cookies and wouldn’t dare eat one voluntarily. It turns out the sugary cookies are very polarizing, and a viral tweet has thrown the internet into a serious debate. […]