9 Types of Cookies You Did NOT See Coming


Sit down, chocolate chip cookies

Take a break, oatmeal raisin.

We’re talking to you, too, sugar.

Yes, we all know you guys taste great and would make for an excellent dessert.

But it’s time now to focus on nine types of cookies that are a bit removed from the mainstream.

Put your cookie-baking skills to the test via the following recipes:

  1. White Chocolate Peppermint Mocha Cookies Recipe
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    • I’m not a regular drinker of Starbucks coffee, but if I happen to have a coffee craving, the white chocolate mocha with a double shot is my go-to beverage. If it’s winter, I’ll indulge in the peppermint mocha. For cookie week, I’ve taken my two favorite Starbucks coffee drinks and turned them into these delicious white …
  2. Russian Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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    • When I’m putting together a cookie plate for the holidays, I like to try to find some balance. I always think I’d be perfectly happy with a plate full of Reese’s peanut butter cup cookies and chocolate-peppermint treats, but it is never the case. I inevitably end up craving some bright citrus flavors, a cookie packed with warming spices or …
  3. Gingerbread Biscotti Recipe
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    • The rich flavors of molasses and ginger packed into crisp twice-baked cookies that are perfect for coffee dipping. Gingerbread biscotti with sweet orange glaze are delicious little holiday cookies you’ll be happy to serve to guests or give away as gifts! I have been mailing cookies like nobody’s business this holiday season. I’ve sent so …
  4. Peanut Butter Stuffed Cookies Recipe
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    • Whew, that’s a mouthful. Here’s the thing…these peanut butter stuffed chocolate chip cookie cups are much too epic to leave even a single detail out. I’m talking mind-blowing, head spinning, gotta-have-more-cookies-in-my-face deliciousness! This recipe really is the ultimate cookie recipe. I’m not just saying that because I’m biased. Heck, I’m my own worst critic. I’m …
  5. Chocolate Coconut Cookies Recipe
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    • Hello my fellow Chocolate Fanatics! I love my monthly visits to Food Fanatic. I get to show up and talk about my love for chocolate every month. This month is a chocolate lovers dream come true. The holidays mean chocolate is everywhere. That makes me super happy. I’m partial to milk chocolate most of the time but for …
  6. Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies Recipe
    • Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies Photo
    • Let’s just start by saying this; Santa will be very pleased this year. And by Santa, you know what I mean. I’ve made his all-time favorites, the peanut butter blossom cookies. My daughter, Kelsey, and I have already gotten a head start on our Christmas baking. We started with some double chocolate thumbprint cookies last week and then …
  7. Chocolate Orange Cookies Recipe
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    • Hooray for cookie week! The holidays are right around the corner and my cookie baking has started this week. I love making a variety of cookies to give to family and friends, but I also like having a tray for myself for a special holiday dessert. The problem is that they are eaten by my kids …
  8. Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies with Apple Recipe
    • Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies with Apple Photo
    • Have you ever seen the look of horror on your child’s face? Did you know that could happen over cookies? I learned a valuable lesson this past week, do not send all the cookies to work with Daddy. I spent most of the weekend baking, and one item in particular that I was pretty proud of …
  9. Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies in a Jar Recipe
    • Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies in a Jar Photo
    • I cannot believe that there are only twelve days until Christmas. Twelve. Seriously, where has this month gone? Things have been incredibly hectic for us between traveling, the holiday blogging season and packing for our pending move, so we’ve honestly not even put a dent in our holiday shopping. Thank goodness for Amazon Prime. I’m one …

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