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100 Best Cookies


This collection of best-loved cookies from the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen includes perennial favorites such as Chocolate Revel Bars and Peanut Butter Blossoms alongside soon-to-be classics such as frosted Chai Crescents and Orange-Kissed Chocolate Brownies.

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it’s as easy as 1-2-3

No time? No problem. Add your own special touches to cookie mixes and purchased cookies for flavor that will fool family and friends alike.+ chocolate chip cookie mix+ white baking pieces+ chopped mixed nuts+ sugar cookie mix+ snipped dried cherries+ almond extract+ purchased sugar cookies+ canned frosting+ toasted coconut+ peanut butter cookie mix+ chocolate baking pieces+ canned frosting+ oatmeal cookie mix+ snipped dried fruit+ chopped toasted pecans+ purchased vanilla wafers+ chocolate-hazelnut spread+ cocoa powder…

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10 most ‘pinned’

Visit pinterest.com/bhg for fresh ideas for recipes, home décor, and more!NO. 1chocolaty caramel thumbprintsPREP: 40 MINUTES CHILL: 2 HOURS BAKE: 10 MINUTES PER BATCH OVEN: 350°F1 egg1 cup all-purpose flour1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup butter, softened2/3 cup sugar2 tablespoons milk1 teaspoon vanilla16 vanilla caramels, unwrapped*3 tablespoons whipping cream*11/4 cups finely chopped pecans1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces1 teaspoon shortening1. Separate egg; place yolk and white in separate bowls. Cover and chill egg white until needed. In a medium bowl stir together flour, cocoa powder, and salt; set aside.2. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl. Beat in egg yolk, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in flour mixture on…

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10 best classic cookies

NO. 11oatmeal-raisin cookiesPREP: 30 MINUTES BAKE: 8 MINUTES PER BATCH OVEN: 350°F1 cup butter, softened11/2 cups packed brown sugar1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon salt2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla11/2 cups all-purpose flour3 cups regular or quick-cooking rolled oats1 cup raisins1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour, the oats, and raisins.2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons or tablespoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet.3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes…

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modern macarons

double-almond macaronsPREP: 35 MINUTES STAND: 30 MINUTES BAKE: 9 MINUTES PER BATCH OVEN: 325°F11/2 cups finely ground almonds11/4 cups powdered sugar3 egg whites1/2 teaspoon vanilla Dash salt1/4 cup granulated sugar1 recipe Almond Butter Frosting1. Line three large cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together ground almonds and powdered sugar; set aside.2. In a large mixing bowl beat egg whites, vanilla, and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed until frothy. Gradually add granulated sugar, about 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high speed just until soft peaks form (tips curl). Stir in almond mixture.3. Spoon mixture into a large decorating bag fitted with a large (about 1.2-inch) round tip. Pipe 1 1.2-inch circles 1 inch apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Let…

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10 best bars and brownies

NO. 21inside-out s’mores browniesPREP: 20 MINUTES BAKE: 25 MINUTES OVEN: 350°F1/2 cup butter2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped1 cup sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla3/4 cup all-purpose flour9 graham cracker squares1 cup tiny marshmallows1. In a medium saucepan cook and stir butter and chocolate over low heat until melted; cool. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 11*7*1 1.2-inch baking pan with parchment paper or lightly grease pan; set aside.2. Stir sugar into cooled chocolate mixture. Add eggs, one at a time, beating with a wooden spoon just until combined. Stir in vanilla. Stir in flour just until combined.3. Spread half of the batter in the prepared baking pan. Top with graham crackers, cutting as necessary to fit. Sprinkle with marshmallows, but do not let them touch the sides of the pan. Careful…

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10 best shortbread cookies

NO. 31coconut-lime shortbreadPREP: 30 MINUTES BAKE: 15 MINUTES PER BATCH OVEN: 325°F1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted2 tablespoons finely shredded lime peel1 teaspoon vanilla21/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup butter, cut up1 recipe Lime Glaze (optional) Finely shredded lime peel (optional)1.Preheat oven to 325°F. In a food processor combine sugar, coconut, the 2 tablespoons lime peel, and the vanilla. Cover and process until coconut is finely chopped. Add flour; cover and process with one on/off pulse just to combine. Add butter; cover and process until mixture starts to cling. Transfer to an extra-large bowl. Form mixture into a ball and knead until smooth. Divide dough in half.2. On a lightly floured surface, roll half of the dough at a time until 1/4 inch thick. Using 11.2-to 2-inch cookie cutters, cut…