12 Easy Cookie Recipes to Make This Weekend (or Tonight)

It's baking season. Embrace it with these delicious cookie recipes. (You won't be able to eat just one!)
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When the weather cools and the holidays draw nearer, many of us decide to stay inside, roll up our shirt sleeves and start baking up a storm. It's that time of year for experimenting with cookie recipes galore, and if peanut butter cookies, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal cookies and pumpkin cookies are on your favorites list, we have some delicious recipes to spice up your seasonal fare. Read on for some of our favorite drool-worthy fall cookie recipes.

Fall-Inspired Cookies Perfect for the Season

Homemade Candy Bar Cookies

Homemade Candy Bar Cookies

Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies, and this dressed up version packs an extra punch with a mashup of favorite Halloween candy in the mix.

Get the recipe: Candy Bar Cookies

Halloween Marshmallow Jack-o'-Lantern Cookies

Halloween Marshmallow Jack-o'-Lantern Cookies

Making marshmallows is so much easier than many people think. This easy DIY not only helps you make chewy gooey marshmallows, but how to coat them in a light sugar crust. These little jack-o'lanterns are as cute as they are tasty. We made ours with vanilla, but you could take this a step further by giving your marshmallows a different flavor, like orange, lemon or even chocolate.

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Get the recipe: Pumpkin Cookies

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Get the recipe: Apple Cider Snickerdoodles

Cookies For Choco-holics

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Get the recipe: Triple Chocolate Cookies

Ganache-Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ganache-Dipped Chocolate Chip Cookies

Make this perennial favorite special enough for the any season by dipping each cookie into a simple-to-make chocolate ganache. Get the recipe.

Tuxedo Cookie

Tuxedo Cookie

Friends and family will flip for these crunchy, chocolatey cookies filled with rich mascarpone cream and then rolled in mini chocolate chips. Get the recipe.

Get the recipe: Tuxedo Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Part cookie, party brownie, this soft chocolate cookies are as simple as it gets. Since there's no creaming or rolling involved in this recipe, you can make them even if you're without a rolling pin or a mixer. Get the recipe.

Sweet Treats With Fave Ingredients

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Classic oatmeal cookies get a little update just in time for the holidays. This thick cookie is hearty and tasty and combines cranberry and orange flavors making it perfect for the season.

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Get the recipe: Herb-Infused Cookies

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