7 Cookie Cookbooks to Keep the Cookie Jar Full

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Yes, yes, I know. Everyone is either no-carb or low carb. But go ahead and treat yourself. As we all know, nothing is quite as good as a warm chocolate chip cookie from the oven, and really, you only have to eat just one.


The All-American Cookie Book

by Nancy Baggett

Not only is this book filled with wonderful recipes and photographs, but it is also laced with fascinating cookie lore. This one is a definite keeper.


Betty Crocker's Cooky Book

by Eric Mulvany, Betty Crocker Editors

This was always one of my favorite cookbooks to look through when I was a kid. There is the most fab cookie house to make in this book. My mother just recently sent me my beloved grandmother’s copy of this book, and if a heaven forbid, a fire breaks out, it will be the first thing I will grab.


Cookies for Christmas

edited by Jennifer Darling

The photographs in this cookbook are to die for. They really are cookie porn. The recipes are very easy to follow. I am a scratch baker, but for those that aren’t, there are even recipes that start with using a cake or cookie mix.


The Good Cookie: Over 250 Delicious Recipes from Simple to Sublime

by Tish Boyle

This book contains recipes for old standards like Peanut Butter cookies to the more sophisticated Triple Ginger-Pecan Biscotti. I also like that the author explains some common baking problems and their solutions.


Martha Stewart's Cookies: The Very Best Treats to Bake and to Share

by Martha Stewart Living Magazine

Leave it to Martha to come up with a unique organizing system for this wonderful cookbook. All of the recipes are organized by texture. For example, "Rich and Dense" would include Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies and Mint Sandwiches while "Cakey and Tender" would include Madeleines and Carrot Cake Cookies.


No-bake Cookies: More Than 150 Fun, Easy & Delicious Recipes for Cookies, Bars, And Other Cool Treats Made Without Baking

by Camilla V. Saulsbury

So you thought those cookies with the cocoa, oatmeal and peanut butter was the only no-bake cookies out there? No way. This very fun book is full of scrumptious easy to make recipes.


Rose's Christmas Cookies

by Rose Levy Beranbaum

I have been a huge fan of the author for years. After all she wrote The Cake Bible. This book contains great cookie recipes, but in Rose’s unique precise way she also tells you the best tools to use when baking, as well as other baking tips. This book also contains pictorial demonstrations, which come in so handy.