Show me a person who doesn’t love cookies. Impossible! Soft and delicious, we have more than 60 cookie recipes and tips that can be applied to nearly any variety!

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Chocolate Cookies

Even the healthiest of healthy will have one cookie that is their weakness. That they are willing to eat on their cheat day.

There are some cookies that just can’t be recreated to their fullest at home, like OREO or Milano Cookies. But then there are some that might be better homemade than store bought.

There are also a few tips and tricks to making cookies that can be applied to any cookie recipe. Just my favorite good cookie recipes from scratch that have all been tried and tested by me and my family.

From Banana Cookies to Cake Mix Cookies and everything between, we have you covered!

Even how-to’s like how to scald milk and choosing the right mixing bowl!

Tips for Impossibly Soft Cookies:

  1. Use room temperature eggs. The coldness of the eggs can shock the rest of the dough.
  2. Use room temperature butter. Warm butter blends better and is less likely to leave large chunks that could impact the baking of your cookies.
  3. Use unsalted butter. This goes for most baked goods. Salt dries things out. Unsalted also allows you to control the salt levels.
  4. Don’t skip creaming your butter and sugar. You want it to be evenly mixed, but also to incorporate in air to make them fluffy.
  5. Sift dry ingredients. This helps to evenly distribute leaveners and added salt, but also reduce clumps.
  6. Reduce flour just slightly to make softer cookies. I talking just a tablespoon or two.
  7. Don’t over mix your cookies. The only step where more is more is creaming the butter and sugar. After this, only mix until just blended.
  8. Unless specifically mentioned (like for cookie press cookies) chill the dough before baking. Chilling the dough will allow it to cook a little slower and help it keep shape.
  9. Use insulated baking sheets. Hot air can circulate around the cookies for more even cooking.
  10. Use parchment paper opposed to grease or oils. This prevents sticking and burning.
  11. Check cookies 2-3 minutes before they are supposed to be done.
  12. Remove cookies right before they look cooked. I guarantee if you want until they are lightly browned, they will be a little over cooked.
  13. Let cookies cool on a cooling rack. Keeping them on a hot baking sheet will only make them continue to cook.
  14. Store cookies at room temperature in an airtight container with a slice of bread. The moisture from the bread will help keep cookies soft and chewy.
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Lemon Cooler Cookies

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