Cookie Recipes

How To Make Caramel Peanut Thumbprints

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

What happens when you take a Snickers bar and flip it inside out? You get these delicious holiday cookies. We took that classic candy bar combination ...

How To Make Macaroon Bars

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Oh, that classic Almond Joy vs. Mounds dilemma... Whether to go dark chocolate or milk chocolate with nuts. These bar cookies inspired by those siblin...

How To Make Chocolate Peppermint Patties

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

When we eat a York peppermint patty, we get the sensation... That they'd be delicious transformed into a holiday cookie. So we did. The result is a si...

How To Make Cloud Cookies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Inspired by Sky Bar candy bars, these 4-in-1 cookies combine all your favouriteflavours — chocolate, peanut butter, caramel and white chocolate — ...

How To Make Frosted Chocolate Drops

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Imagine a chocolate peanut butter cup, but instead of peanut butter the chocolate shell encases a gooey marshmallow filling. There's your Mallo Cup ca...

How To Make Triple Musketeer Puffs

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Sometimes you crave a caramel sugar bomb sort of candy bar, and sometimes you want something a bit more refined.And by refined we mean the pillowy sof...

How To Make Caramelized Crispy Bar Cookies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

So what would you do with 100 Grand?Obviously, the only appropriate answer is to eat it. But if you don't have one of those bars of chocolate, caramel...

How To Make Shortbread Wafer Sandwiches

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Is it even possible to eat a Kit Kat bar without triggering that "Give me a break!" earworm from the '80s? Seems not. So our cure to keep us from humm...

How To Make Holiday Coconut Wafers

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

Zagnut candy bars are like a crumbly, coconutty Butterfinger, minus the chocolate. These cookies play off that crisp coconut texture, combining both c...

Making Caramel Peanut Butter Rocks For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

This cookie was all about packing an outrageous number of peanuts into one small, but so-very-delicious package. Inspired by the NutRageous bar, these...

Making Gold Bars For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

So how do you eat a Twix bar? Do you use your teeth to scrape all of the chocolate-caramel topping off, then go back and eat the naked crunchy cookie?...

Making Crackle Bark For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

You may not lay a finger on anyone's Butterfinger, but you will want to grab a plateful of this Butterfinger-inspired holiday bark. Like the candy bar...

Every Recipe You Need For The Season's Best Cookies

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

The eating season is upon us. Our neighbours to the south started in earnest with Thanksgiving, but there's no reason we Canadians can't join in — H...

Making Tropical Almond Macaroons For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Face it... The dark days of winter may bring the holidays, but they also bring a longing for warmer, sunnier weather. So we decided to give a tropical...

Making Brown Butter Fig Thumbprint Cookies For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

For this cookie, we created a hybrid of two of our favourite treats — fig bars and jam-filled thumbprint cookies. We started with a basic thumbprint...

Making Sweet-And-Salty Kitchen Sink Cookies For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

This is the cookie to make when you're looking to clean out the cupboards. We've packed them with all manner of treats — and oddities — from rolle...

Making Ice Cream Cone Caramel Date Bars For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

And you thought you were done with ice cream cones for the season. But we found a way not just to bring them back, but to do so deliciously and with j...

Making Peanut Butter And Jelly Cookies For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Peanut butter cookies — with that iconic crosshatch pattern pressed into their tops — are a holiday classic for many Americans. But as good as the...

Making Apple-Orange Spice Drops For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

These drop cookies may be fast and easy to make, but they deliver big, bold flavour just right for the holidays.We take a basic brown sugar and butter...

Making Mango Marshmallow Bars For Christmas

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

This bar cookie has all the makings of a classic summer s'mores — graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallow — but with a decidedly more festive s...

How To Make No-Bake Cranberry Coconut Bites

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

For anyone who loves macaroon's, these chewy, cranberry-speckled no-bake cookies should help you satisfy your coconut cravings.Feel free to decorate t...

How To Make Strawberry Pistachio Icebox Cookies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Freeze-dried strawberries add a potent blast of flavour to these cookies without watering down the dough. You'll find them in the grocer's natural foo...

How To Make Oatmeal Blues Drop Cookies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Everyone loves a basic oatmeal cookie. But these are no ordinary oatmeal cookies. In addition to studding them with chewy, sweet dried blueberries, we...

How To Make Cherry Lime Brownies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

We've seen all manner of ways to make brownies a holiday treat, everything from burying peppermint candies in them to topping them with candy canes. B...

How To Make Honeyed Apricot Tassies

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

These tiny tarts — named for the small cup or goblet they resemble — could be filled with any chopped dried fruit, but we loved the idea of beauti...