Cookie Recipes {Tried and True} - GOODEness Gracious (2024)

Are you looking for the perfect Cookie Recipes for the holiday baking season? Below is a list of all kinds of great cookies from some of my favorite bloggers.

Cookie Recipes {Tried and True}

I have spent the last couple weeks asking my blogging buds for their favorite cookie recipes from their sites. And, they did not disappoint! I am so very excited to share with you this list of Tried and True Cookie Recipes… from kitchens across the blogosphere! (Psst…Make sure topin this listto save it for future reference.)

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

First up is the recipe forGiant Chocolate Chip Cookiesover on Gooseberry Patch. The Goose and I go way back to my early, early days and I adore their staff and big puffy heart their cookbooks. When I asked for a favorite cookie recipe of their staff, this classic chocolate chip recipe came with a serious good recommendation!

Amy’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Leah’s version ofAmy’s Chocolate Chip Cookiesover on Beyer Beware is fantastic. They use pudding in the dough and it makes ALL the difference. Leah and I have been friends for years and I have had the pleasure of having these babies in person. You simply cannot eat just one.

Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

This past year I have had the pleasure of getting to know Krista over at Everyday Mom’s Meals. Although we are both Hoosiers, we have yet to meet IRL(In Real Life… as if online isn’t real, but that is a whole other blog post ; ) and we are going to have to remedy that one day soon! Krista shared with me herGrandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars.

Chewy Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Cookies

Mandy over on South Your Mouth is another blogger that I have gotten to know this past year. You will love her serious good recipes and her no-holds-bar way with words. Mandy shared with me herChewy Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Cookies. I am a sucker for the butterscotch twist to any cookie.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Mandy also shared her very popularNo-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies. Don’t they look divine?

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mary over on Giving Up on Perfect were fast friends when we met in Texas this year at a blog conference. I adore her authentic approach to her blog and life in general, and I cannot wait to try herPumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Monster Cookies

Mary also whipped up a quick batch of Monster Cookies to share. These babies take 15 minutes to prep and 20 minutes to bake. Don’ t they look delish?

S’mores Cookies

S’more lovers will have to check out Mary’sS’mores Cookies. Hershey’s chocolate, mini marshmallows and graham cracker pieces adorn these chocolate chip cookies.

Phenomenal Apple Cookies

A dear friend, Miss Jent over on From My Front Porch shared with me her Phenomenal Apple Cookies.These cookies are so good she has to hide a couple because they are gone before she knows it! Jent’s blog is such a treasure. Her honest humor is often a highlight of my day. Jent shares the joys and struggles of life on the farm. You simply must check her site out.

Cherry Almond Bars

Another fellow Indiana blogger, Liz over on Hoosier Homemade shared with me her Cherry Almond Bars. Don’t they look ah-mazing?Even though we are both Hoosiers, I actually met Liz in person for the first time in Tennessee at a blog conference!

Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies with Maple Frosting

Liz also shared these festivePumpkin Cranberry Cookies with Maple Frostingthat take your traditional pumpkin cookie to a whole new level.

Caramel Cashew Bar Cookies

Liz’sCaramel Cashew Bar Cookiesuse a cake mix as the crust with a decadent topping of caramels, marshmallows and cashews

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

My very favorite traditional cookie is myEasy Peanut Butter Cookie. This cookie is rich with memories and is always a much requested family favorite.

4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

These 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are also a favorite at this house. A super quick fix, they are also quite addicting.

Double Lemon Cookies

Amy from A Latte with Ott, A and I used to work together and now keep in touch via the blogosphere. Amy shared with me herDouble Lemon Cookiesthat use a lemon cake mix with lemon chips!

Lemon Bars

Another Liz from Indiana –my good friend over on Two Maids A Milking– shared a couple fruity favorites, including theseLemon Bars. Liz is known in our circle of friends as quite the baker. I have a serious love for Lemon Bars, so I cannot wait to try her go-to recipe.

Cranberry Treasure Cookies

Liz also shared theseCranberry Treasure Cookiesthat she posted over on Real Farmwives of America and Friends. I just love a good cranberry cookie, don’t you? These cookies are packed full of fresh cranberries, white chocolate chips and pecans.

Hot Cocoa Cookies

If you have a hot cocoa fan in your house, you are going to want to try Liz’sHot Cocoa Cookies. These would be so fun to make with the kiddos since they use the hot cocoa packets and the little bitty marshmallows they love.

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

Liz’sOatmeal Butterscotch Cookiesare a butterscotch fan’s delight. Oh and Miss Liz gives us permission to have them for breakfast too!

Mud Hen Bars

My friend Tina over on Mommy’s Kitchen shared with me herMud Hen Bars. These unique cookie bars have a gooeycookie crust layered with chocolate chips, mini marshmallows and nuts and ends with ameringue topping.

Daddy’s Oatmeal Craisin Cookies

Lynn over on Southern with a Twist is another great blogging bud from the south. Lynn shared with me her Daddy’s favorite oatmeal cookie,Daddy’s Oatmeal Craisin Cookies.

White Chocolate Walnut Oatmeal Cookies

Connie over on Smockity Frocks shared with me her family’s favorite cookie of all time, theseWhite Chocolate Walnut Oatmeal Cookies. I have read Connie’s blog for years and it was an absolute delight to get to meet her in person this past year.

Sour Cream Cookies

My pal Lana over on Walking the Off-Beaten Path shared her family’s Sour Cream Cookiescomplete with a trick on how to get the colored sugar on those cookies.

Molasses Cookies

My friend Marybeth is sharing her Molasses Cookiesover on Alarm Clock Wars. Marybeth and I have known each other for years and share a morning battle with an alarm clock! Marybeth is a vet and a farmer. In addition to Alarm Clock Wars, Marybeth also has a great resource blog for folks who have questions about food and farms today.

Peppermint Snow Ball Cookies

Marybeth also shared these festivePeppermint Snow Ball Cookieswith me. Much like a traditional snowball cookie, this recipe adds the twist of crushed peppermint candies.

Maple Bacon Cookies

My friend Heather over on Basilmomma shared her Maple Bacon Cookies… a recipe I am sure my bacon loving hubs will definitely want to give a try. I feel like I have known Miss Heather forever.

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Heather also shared her from-scratchChocolate Crinkle Cookies. A lot of folks use a cake mix to make crinkle cookies, but Heather shows you the homemade version.

Double Chocolate Oatmeal Sea Salt Cookies

My friend Rebeca over on Average Parent shared with me herDouble Chocolate Oatmeal Sea Salt Cookies. A little salt with the sweet? Yes, please.

Pumpkin Spice Shortbread

ThesePumpkin Spice Shortbreadcookies are one of my favorites. The subtle pumpkin spice flavor perfectly compliments the buttery-sandy texture.

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Have a friend or family member who is gluten free? Twinkle has you covered with herGluten Free Sugar Cookies.

Breakfast Trail Mix Cookie

If you are looking for a cookie that is a great breakfast treat, theseBreakfast Trail Mix Cookiesfit the ticket. Filled with all kinds of dried fruits and nuts, these delicious cookies pack a flavorful punch.

Grandma Johnson’s Christmas Sugar Cookies

Fellow Hoosier blogger Robbie shared herGrandma Johnson’s Christmas Sugar Cookieswith me.

Andes Mint Cookies

My sweet friend Jen from 4tunate shared her seriously good Andes Mint Cookies with me. She calls theseChocolate Mint Perfection in a Cookie. And I for one cannot wait to try them!

Chocolate and Peppermint Blossoms

My pal Sara over on Solid Gold Eats shared herChocolate and Peppermint Blossomsrecipe that uses my favorite Christmas time candy of all time… those addictive Candy Cane Hershey Kisses. Nom!

Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies

My friend Ann-Marie over on Choas is Bliss shared herBrown Sugar Shortbread Cookies. I LOVE a good shortbread cookie.

3 Cake Mix Cookie Recipes

From my Red Velvet White Chocolate Santa Cookies to Cake Mix Roll-Out Cookies to 1-2-3 Cookies, this post has3 Cake Mix Cookie Recipesthat we use regularly in this house.


Fellow Indiana blogger Victoria shared herSnickerdoodlesrecipe.

Best Cutout Cookies Ever

My friend Sarah over at Redefining Perfect shared herBest Cutout Cookies Ever, a great recipe to have on hand for the kiddos.

Cream Wafers

Fellow Gooseberry Patch Reviewer Susan over on Not Quite June Cleaver shared these beautiful uber-popularCream Wafers.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Squares

My friend Tina over on Gramma’s in the Kitchen shared with me these super easyChocolate Chip Cheesecake Squaresthat use refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough.

Marshmallow Clouds

My pal Kristin’s pillowyMarshmallow Cloudslook absolutely divine. A chocolate cookie with a marshmallow center would go perfect with a tall glass of milk!

Southern Pecan Butterballs

My dear friend Brandie over on The Country Cook shared herSouthern Pecan Butterballs. A classic if there ever was one, these powdery favorites go by many names: Snowballs, Mexican Wedding Cakes, Russian Tea Cakes, etc.

21 Days of Christmas Recipes

Whew… Those are a lot of cookies! Did I miss one of your favorites? Do tell!

Make sure to pin this list to save it for future reference!

This post is a part of our celebration of21 Days of Christmas Recipeswith Gooseberry Patch and our sister

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