Fall Cookie and Bar Recipes
It will be difficult to keep your cookie jar full once you start baking these delicious treats.
Pumpkin Pie Cutout Cookies
Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Cutout Cookies
Bake the cookies up to five days ahead, and store in an airtight container. To make our wind cookies and leaf cookies, we used round cutters and swirly piping to represent the wind, and various sizes of leaf-shaped cutters for fluttering foliage.
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Peanut Butter Mississippi Mud Brownies
Chocolate and peanut butter have never tasted so good. And the marshmallow topping makes these brownies just as dense and sweet as the famous cake.
Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Recipe: Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies
For an even chewier texture, substitute 1/2 cup hazelnut or almond flour for 1/2 cup all-purpose flour.
Crème-Filled Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
This filled-cookie recipe is fantastic any time of year, but you can make it ghostly good by taking a few special steps for the scary season. If you really want these cookies to be frightful and delightful, let them help you celebrate Halloween by tinting one-third of the filling with orange food coloring and one-third with yellow food coloring; keep one-third white. For an unexpected taste surprise you can also flavor the colored fillings with 1 tsp. of your favorite extract, such as orange or almond. For adults-only cookies, you can stir 1 Tbsp. bourbon or rum into filling before dividing to tint.
German Chocolate Pecan Bars
Recipe: German Chocolate-Pecan Bars
Everyone will ask you for the recipe for these bars after just one bite! They're easy to make and everyone will love them at your next gathering or party.
Chocolate Crinkle Candy Surprise Cookies
Nutty Chocolate Thumbprints
Recipe: Nutty Chocolate Thumbprints
Easily pipe the filling using a zip-top plastic bag.
Basic Cheese Straw Dough
Recipe: Basic Cheese Straw Dough
Start with Basic Cheese Straw Dough to make simple cheese straws or crackers, or use as a base recipe to add other savory additions to this basic dough recipe.
Recipe: Lemon-Almond Bars
For quick cleanup and easy serving, line the bottom and sides of the pan with foil before adding the dough.
Recipe: Triple Gingersnappers
You can chill the dough for these gingersnappers up to three days before baking.
Whiskey Whoopie Pies
Recipe: Whiskey Whoopie Pies
Freeze the assembled whoopie pies in zip-top plastic bags up to 3 weeks before your party. Defrost in the fridge overnight.