Cookie Recipes To Drool Over

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Do you think that baking cookies is a hard chore? Don’t panic anymore!

These simple yet delicious to eat cookie recipes will make your baking day. And you will crave to try your hand more in baking cookies for your loved ones!

1. Jam Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • One large egg
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c. assorted jams, as per your taste

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350º F.
  • In the meantime, add flour, salt, and baking powder in a medium bowl.
  • Also, in another bowl whisk butter and sugar together until it gets fluffy and pale in color.
  • Mix in egg and vanilla essence and half of the dry. Fold thoroughly.
  • Then add remaining dry ingredients and fold until everything combines.
  • Further, line two baking sheets with parchment.
  • Use a small cookie scoop and scoop 1” balls on the prepared baking sheets.
  • Press a thumbprint in the middle of every cookie ball dough.
  • Fill that center with a small spoonful of your favorite jam.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 13 to 14 minutes until edges of cookies seem golden. Set aside cookies to cool before serving.

2. Peanut Butter Lava Cookie

Cookies Recipes To Drool Over
Cookies Recipes To Drool Over

Ingredients

For Filling

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar, powdered

For Cookies

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 c. granulated sugar, plus more for rolling
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • One large egg
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375° F

Filling Preparation

  • In a meanwhile prepare filling in a medium bowl by combining peanut butter and powdered sugar. Mix until it reaches a smooth consistency.
  • Scoop the batter into small balls of about 1 1/2″ and freeze them to use later.

Cookie Preparation

  • To make cookie dough combine peanut butter, sugar, and butter in a large bowl. Beat the batter with a hand mixer on medium till it is light and fluffy.
  • Further, put egg and vanilla essence and mix thoroughly.
  • Now throw in flour, baking soda, and salt. Fold the mixture until combined well.
  • Take out a heaping tablespoon of the cookie dough and level it into the form of a pancake.
  • Put the frozen peanut butter ball on top of every cookie.
  • Bring the sides of the cookie dough around to wrap the peanut butter ball. Dab the cookie edges together to cover peanut butter adequately. Note: You can place more dough if necessary, to completely seal the frozen peanut butter.
  • Further, line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Toss filled cookie dough ball in sugar and set on the prepared baking sheet. Note: Keep a space of about 2” between every cookie.
  • Bake for about 12 to 15 minutes until the cookies are golden on the bottom.
  • These cookies can be eaten as warm or at room temperature both.

3. Holiday Sugar Cookie

Cookies Recipes To Drool Over
Cookies Recipes To Drool Over

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups butter, cold
  • 1 cups of sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Two eggs
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Sift the flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder in a food processor.
  • Put in the cold butter and pulse just for seconds until the mixture resembles the big bread crumbs.
  • In a bowl whisk the eggs and vanilla essence together.
  • Pour the egg mixture into the food processor and pulse for some seconds till the dough gets together. Note: Do not over mix.
  • Let the dough chill for overnight.
  • Next day, roll out some of the dough on a floured area to around 1/4 to 1/8″ thickness.
  • Line the baking tray with parchment.
  • Now you can cut out your desired shapes from the dough and transfer them to a baking tray.
  • Bake at 325°F oven until light golden brown, for 18 to 20 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool.
  • Top up with icing and enjoy. You can also store these cookies in an airtight container for up to 7 days.