Today, December 4, is a magical holiday. No, it's Hanukkah or Christmas or one of the many winter holidays you'll be bombarded with the month. Today is National Cookie Day — a day in which sugar fiends and confection fanatics rejoice, because they have an excuse to whip up one of their many mouth-watering cookie recipes. (Of course, any real cookie fan will assure that you don't need a designated day to bake a batch of chocolate chip treats. But it's nice to have one.
Because, in my opinion, there's nothing better than a cookie (or, if we're being honest, three.) It can help mend a broken heart, make a rainy seem a little more sunny, and even cure the common cold. OK, maybe not that last one, but that just shows how far my love for cookies goes.
Here you will find a cookie for every possible craving. Chocolate? Naturally. Salty and sweet? We've got you covered. Fruity? Look no further, my friends. You're speaking to the queen of cookie lovers, and this is a task I do not take lightly.So grab your spatula, preheat your ovens, and get ready to celebrate National Cookie Day with a mouthful of ooey, gooey, deliciousness.
1Giant Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie
There's nothing about a cookie that's bigger than my face that I don't love. This skillet cookie from A Cozy Kitchen is basically a cake in cookie form- that you can justifiably eat in one sitting. And, don't worry, I'll never tell.
2Apple Butter Pinwheel Cookies
These cookies are the lovechild of cinnamon rolls and apple pie. Sounds too good to be true, right? Baked by Rachel's recipe for apple butter pinwheel cookies is the perfect cookie for chilly winter days.
3Funfetti Oreo And Sprinkle Chocolate Chip Cookies
Yes, you read that correctly. This funfetti Oreo chocolate chip cookie recipe from Averie Cookies might just be the only cookie recipe you need for the rest of your life.
4Cream Cheese Brownie Cookies
I can hear all of you chocolate lovers running to your kitchens right now. These cream cheese brownie cookies from Cookies and Cups might just be the best thing since, well, the brownie.
5Chocolate Fudge Bourbon And Whipped Cream Sandwich Cookies
If the name wasn't already a mouth-full, imagine sinking your teeth into these gooey, chocolate-y cookie sandwiches by Domestic Fits. And yes, alcohol is involved.
6Gluten-Free Strawberry Coconut Cookies
There are some cookie considers who are sick of chocolate everything. If that sounds like you, then hese strawberry coconut cookies from Feed Me Phoebe will hit the sweet spot.
7Cranberry Bliss Cookies
Give Me Some Oven really speaks to the winter-loving heart with these cranberry bliss cookies. They're almost too beautiful to eat, but you can make an exception just this once.
8Dark Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons
These coconut macaroons from Hello Natural are as healthy as they are delicious. Using orange essential oil and dark chocolate for the ganache, they're cookies you can feel good about indulging in.
9Stawberry And Citrus Ice Cream Sandwiches
Far from your average ice cream sandwich, these strawberry and citrus ice cream sandwich cookies from Hummingbird High are infused with citrus zest and made with cornmeal.
10Amaretto Pecan Cookie Dough Truffles
Truffles are just tiny cookies right? That's what I thought. These cookie dough truffles by Inside Bru Crew Life add unexpected flavors of amaretto and pecan to up the truffle game even more.
11Salted Chocolate Covered Oreos
Again with the Oreos? Like you care. These chocolate covered Oreos from Jelly Toast Blog add a salty kick and colorful sprinkles to an already amazing cookie.
12Pumpkin Cookies With Brown Sugar Frosting
If pumpkin is your thing, look no further. These soft, chewy pumpkin cookies by the Merry Thought will convert pumpkin lovers from pie to cookies in an instant.
13Red Velvet Cookies With Cream Cheese Filling
The perfect festive treat, Your Cup of Cake's red velvet cookies are stuffed with cream cheese frosting, making them a decadent, delicious dessert.
Images: Courtesy of Cookies and Cups; A Cozy Kitchen; Averie Cooks; Baked by Rachel; Cookies and Cups; Domestic Fits; Feed Me Phoebe; Give Me Some Oven; Hello Natural Co; Hummingbird High; Inside Bru Crew Life; Jelly Toast Blog; The Merry Thought; Your Cup of Cake