10+ Tasty Cookie Recipes for The Best Mother's Day Yet
With all the social distancing and retail restrictions going on at the moment, you may find yourself a little "Mother's Day challenged" this year. Give her a gift straight from the kitchen (and the heart) by baking a batch of homemade cookies. From classic kid-friendly thumbprint cookies to sugar cookie pops, these recipes are sure to be a hit.
Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies
Kids can help out in the kitchen with these easy thumbprint cookies. If mom doesn't care for raspberries, simply swap for her favorite flavor of jam (or even a chocolate kiss).
Triple Chocolate Cookies
Chocolate lovers will be delighted over Triple Chocolate Cookies with chopped semisweet chocolate and milk chocolate chips inside the cookies and melted white chocolate on the outside.
Pavlovas with Summer Berry Sauce
Top snow-white homemade meringues with sweetened berries and whipped cream for a light and luscious cookie that's perfect for celebrating mom.
Hummingbird Deep-Dish Skillet Cookie
Hummingbird cake, a classic Southern layer cake that features banana, pineapple, and coconut meets a deep-dish skillet cookie in this tropical dessert. Although the origin of the name "Hummingbird" is somewhat a mystery, one thing we know for sure is that this skillet cookie is the perfect combination of fruity, exotic, and sweet. Somewhere between a warm, butter cookie and a piña colada, this dessert is certainly going to be a crowd-pleaser.
Lemon Cake Mix Cookies
Nobody will know you used boxed cake mix and Cool Whip for these irresistible, buttery cookies. These were a hit in our test kitchen, especially with their soft texture and crisp bottoms.
Caramel Popcorn Cookies
Experimenting with unusual ingredients can produce an irresistible batch of cookies. In this recipe, caramel and popcorn pieces create the ultimate combination of salty and sweet—in cookie form!
All-Time Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies
It's hard to beat a classic chocolate chip cookie, and this tried-and-true recipe is as foolproof as they come. Pro tip: Bake 10 minutes for a softer cookie or up to 14 minutes for a crispier cookie.
Tequila-Lime-Coconut Macaroon Bars
These tangy-sweet bars are to-die-for. Think margarita meets piña colada in bar form.
Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookies
Trouble deciding whether to bake mom peanut butter cookies, or chocolate ones? Problem solved. Simply whip up a batch of these half peanut butter, half chocolate treats and call it a day. You're welcome.
White Chocolate Chip-Oatmeal Cookies
Double-Raisin Oatmeal Cookies
This twist on the traditional oatmeal raisin cookie features raisin puree baked right into the batter for a double dose of flavor.
Sugar Cookie Pops
Kids will have a fantastic time helping bake these oh-so-easy cookie pops. Simply roll balls of sugar cookie dough in colored sprinkles and insert a white craft stick before baking.