Most Popular Cookies Recipes


Cookies are a popular snack loved by many people. They are easy to make and count as one of the quickest energy-boosting snacks you can come across. But how does one know which cookies recipe to go for? Well, it all depends on your preference. Below are a few recipes you may want to know about as you think about a recipe that works best for you.


While many people cannot agree where this type of cookie originated from, it is one of the most popular cookies. It refers to any cookie made by dropping spoonfuls of dough on the baking tray before putting it in the oven. Snickerdoodles are very popular. They can be either soft or crisp and often have a cracked surface. There are numerous variations of this type of cookie, and this article will explore grandma Ruth’s Snickerdoodles cookies recipe.

Ingredients for the cookies:

  • 1 cup of softened butter
  • 1 and 1/2 white sugar
  • 2 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar

Ingredients for the Topping:

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F and line your baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease it.
  2. Beat the sugar, eggs, and butter in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add the dry ingredients to a separate container and add the wet ingredients until the dough forms well.
  3. Mix white sugar and ground cinnamon in a separate bowl
  4. Form the prepared dough into the size of tablespoonfuls and roll it in the cinnamon mix before arranging them on the lined baking sheet, making sure each ball is 2 inches apart. 
  5. Bake your cookies in the preheated oven for 7 minutes. Allow the cookies to cool down on the baking sheet for five minutes before transferring to the wire rack and cooling them off completely before storing them in your cookie jar.

2. CBD Infused Cookies

These cookies will be a hit with the adults who want to have some fun during the holidays. Use a full spectrum CBD gummies when cooking them to get maximum benefits. Just label the cookies properly to ensure only targeted groups use them. These are not ideal for children or adults that do not use CBD or cannabis. Here we’ll focus on a recipe for famous CBD-infused chocolate chip cookies.


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 9 oz chocolate chips
  • 2 mL (or 200mg) CBD oil (You are free to adjust or choose your preferred CBD oil brand and dosage)
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 ¼ cups GF all-purpose flour

Direction/ Method:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Be careful not to cook the cookies at a temperature higher than 350 degrees, as this could lead to evaporation of the CBD, which triggers the loss of potency. 
  2. Mix the softened butter and CBD oil in a bowl. 
  3. To this, add brown and granulated sugars and mix properly. 
  4. Follow up with the vanilla extract and eggs and mix properly. 
  5. Next, add the baking soda and the salt, and mix well. 
  6. Slowly add your flour to the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  7. Follow in with the chocolate chips.
  8. Put the cookie dough in the fridge for an hour. It is essential to chill the dough to prevent the cookies from spreading. Once chilled, roll the dough into balls and put them on a parchment-lined baking sheet. This amount of dough should make around 40 cookies. 
  9. Proceed to bake the cookies for at least 10 minutes.
  10. Let the cookies cool properly before storing them in an airtight container and placing them in a cool dark place. 

3. Oatmeal Cookies

These are another hit during cold months apart from the chocolate chip cookies. They are a form of drop cookies that are often underrated, yet they make an excellent pair for cold, dull days. The brown sugar and oatmeal make them comforting and warm and takes you back to grandma’s house’s simple days. These types of cookies come in different variations as well. Below is a recipe for the peanut butter oatmeal cookies


  • 1 ½ cups shortening
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ cups peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups of quick-cooking oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda


  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F /180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix your peanut butter, cream, and shortening in a bowl. Add eggs, brown sugar, and vanilla, and mix the ingredients properly.
  3. Top the resulting creamed mixture, add the flour, oats, salt, and baking soda. Mix all the ingredients properly.
  4. Take teaspoonfuls of the dough and drop them on an ungreased baking sheet. Flatten the dough with folk and let them bake for at least 12 minutes before removing them from the oven. Serve or store the cookies once they cool off completely.

4. Shortbread Cookies

You have probably heard about shortbread cookies. These are easy to make and come in different variations. First, however, we will explore the most popular whipped shortbread cookies recipes.


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup green maraschino cherries, quartered
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup red maraschino cherries, quartered
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the confectionary sugar, butter, and flour in a large bowl and use an electric mixer to mix. Beat the mixture for about 10 minutes until everything is light and fluffy. Spoon the mixture onto the baking sheet, keep a 2-inch distance between each cookie. Put a cherry amid each cookie, alternating between red and green cherries.
  3. Let the cookies bake for 15 to 17 minutes until the bottoms turn light brown. Once done, let the cookies cool before storing them in an airtight container, separating each layer with waxed paper.

Final Thoughts

Cookies are the most popular snacks people reach for whenever they want something quick and easy to enjoy. They are also fantastic for celebrations and keeping warm during cold winter seasons. So, find a recipe that you love and try to make some of your favorite cookies.




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