Double Chocolate Butter Cookies

Chocolate Butter Cookie Recipes

This chocolate butter cookie recipe is the logical next step once you’ve mastered Italian butter cookies. How can you improve on their crumbly, buttery deliciousness? Add some chocolate, obviously! A Short History of Chocolate Butter Cookies The origins of these crispy, buttery, chocolatey cookies are completely unknown. At some point, some genius must have added … Read more

Chocolate Diamond Cookies: Queen of the French Cookie Recipes

French Cookie Recipes

This chocolate diamond cookie is the queen of French cookie recipes, giving its more famous sisters, the madeleine and the macaron, a run for their money. About French Cookie Recipes While French dessert recipes are legendary, French culture is not known for its cookies. Friends in France, in fact, complain about the dearth of decent … Read more

Cinnamon Swirl Cookies

Cinnamon Cookie Recipe

Do you ever wish you could eat cinnamon rolls for dessert AND breakfast? This cinnamon cookie recipe swirls chunks of cinnamon roll filling in a fluffy sugar cookie. A Short History of Cinnamon in Sweets Cinnamon is perhaps the spice that launched the age of exploration. The ancient Egyptians used it in their embalming process. … Read more

Nutella Amaretti Sandwich Cookies

bakery style italian amaretti cookies recipe

What’s better than a bakery style Italian amaretti cookies recipe? One that involves sandwiching said chewy amaretti cookies with nutella, obviously. A Short History of Amaretti Cookies There are two conflcting tales surrounding the origins of amaretti cookies. A more romantic version tells of the arrival of a bishop to the town of Saronno in … Read more

Chocolate Pinwheel Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Pinwheel Cookie Recipe

This chocolate pinwheel cookie recipe is a classic icebox cookie. Mix the dough, roll it into a log, and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to bake. Here, we’re swirling chocolate and vanilla batter for a pretty cookie with a decadent taste. A Short History of Icebox Cookies There would be no icebox … Read more

Coconut Pecan Cookie Recipe

Coconut Pecan Cookie Recipe

This coconut pecan cookie recipe combines your favorite drop cookies with a classic flavor combination – coconut and pecan. We also like to add some chocolate chips, for good measure. These cookies have a pleasing chewy texture interrupted by the crunch of pecan. About Coconut and Pecan Coconut and Pecan is a classic Southern American … Read more

Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe

This strawberry shortbread cookie recipe relies on freeze-dried strawberries rather than fresh strawberries or strawberry jam to provide an intense strawberry flavor. This recipe is loosely adapted from The Floured Table. A Short History of Shortbread Shortbread originated in Scotland. While the treat is famously associated with Mary Queen of Scots (also, coincidentally the most … Read more

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookie Recipe

This strawberry cheesecake cookie recipe is not for the faint of heart, since it requires several steps. All of the individual bits keep nicely in the refrigerator of freezer for several days, so it’s a good multi-day project for a busy weekend. A Short History of Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies While we’ve written extensively about cheesecake … Read more

“Batticuori” (Heartthrob) Italian Chocolate Cookies

Italian Chocolate Cookies Recipe

This Italian chocolate cookies recipe closely resembles Mulino Blanco’s line of batticuori (“heartthrob cookies). It’s a crisp, not too sweet, but very chocolatey shortbread cookie. How to Make Your Heart Flutter (With Chocolate Cookies) OK, we have to hand it to Mulino Blanco for coming up with the best cookie names. They somehow seem to … Read more