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Vegan Almond Lemon Cookie Recipe

A delicious vegan cookie that sings with lemon flavor

Mostaccioli Cookies | Cookie Recipe

Dark, earthy molasses cookie recipe with an ancient history

Tipsy Cranberry White Chocolate Almond Cookie Recipe

Who got the cranberries drunk again?

Persimmon Cookies | Cookie Recipe

Pretty persimmons flavor these holiday spiced cookies

Basil Orange Italian Cookies | Cookie Recipe

Holy basil, Batman. An odd cookie challenge turns out pretty tasty

Cayenne Chocolate Coffee Cookies | Cookie Recipe

Rich, chocolate cookies with a hint of heat and a tart tingle of dried fruit

Chocolate Kiss Snowballs | Cookie Recipe

Warm Hershey Kisses in the center are the secret of these snowballs

Yes We P’Can Tarts | Cookie Recipe

A shortbread cookie with spiced honey on top? Yes, please.

Rosemary Cardamom Pinwheels | Cookie Recipe

Filled with savory and sweet spices and sugar, it’s a unique take on the usual holiday cookie.

Death By Chocolate Chip Cookie | Cookie Recipe

Move over Tollhouse, these cookies are doubly chocolately

Gingerbread People | Cookie Recipe

The truest gingerbread cookie recipe I’ve found to date

Chocolate Peanut Butter Creams | Cookie Recipe

Luxe chocolate cookies with a creamy peanut butter center are a hybrid of Whoopie pies and Oreos.

Lenguas de Gato Cookie Recipe

These buttery cookies are called Cat’s Tongue because of their shape

Spiced Butternut Squash Cookies | 2011 WINNER

A spicy vegan cookie gets a lot of thumbs-up from tasters

Cookie Contest 2011

Results of the cookie contest

Real Ginger Ginger Snaps | Holiday Cookies

Submitted by a professional caterer, I knew these would be amazing, but hands down, these are the best ginger snaps I’ve made to date. The fresh ginger adds a special zing you just can’t get in powdered ginger.

Pecan Crunch Cookies | Holiday Cookie Contest

I love, love, love these potato chip cookies. They’ve got a shortbread base with the extra salty, crunchy flavor of the chips. Tasters loved these cookies as well. The bonus is that they’re amazingly easy to make.

Citrus Shortbread Cups | Holiday Cookies

There’s a lot going on in these little cookie cups — shortbread, nuts and chocolate chips. Tasters were mixed on their affinity toward them, but if you’re a shortbread fan, it’s worth trying these intriguing little treats.

Cashew Crusted Guava Cream Cookies | Holiday Cookies

Exotic flavors give these cookies an island feel

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies | Holiday Cookies

Super soft and decadent. And that’s from someone who doesn’t usually do peanut butter. Extra love for the sugar tops.

Soda Cracker Toffee Bark | Holiday Cookies

Okay, suspend disbelief for a minute. This one sounds crazy, but like tomato soup cake, ends up remarkably well. The salty soda crackers give the toffee a solid base and add some savory to what could be mind-bendingly sweet.

Almond Joyous Cookies | Holiday Cookies

These little cookies end up tasting a whole lot like the coconut almond candies you love.

Date Balls | Holiday Cookies

This simple recipe took some trial and error to get right, but the outcome makes for a tasty treat with a little crunch.

Aunt Ellie’s Lemon Bars | Holiday Cookies

These easy-to-make lemon bars are a crowd-pleaser with their bold flavor, citrusy aroma and light crust.

Sebastopol Applesauce Cookies

A healthier take on holiday cookies, this recipe incorporates applesauce and whole wheat flour for a hearty, cake-like drop cookie.