Slideshow: Top 10 Cookie Posts of 2012

We Try Every Kind of Pepperidge Farm Cookie
We Try Every Kind of Pepperidge Farm Cookie
Maybe you've never really tried to archive the various sweet discs that come in those folded-top paper bags but they really have quite the collection. Read the full entry »
We Try 25 Kinds of Oreo
We Try 25 Kinds of Oreo
Today, there are Oreos with chocolate filling and with mint filling, slim ones covered in chocolate, even Oreos with three cookies rather than two. We've tried these guys as we picked them up at supermarkets and such, but had never actually tried them all in one go. So, of course, we had to do the dirty work for you, and slog through all 25 kinds. Read the full entry »
Cookie Monster: Top 10 Cookie Recipes
Cookie Monster: Top 10 Cookie Recipes
This week marks the first anniversary of Cookie Monster. From rich, chocolaty, espresso-filled sandwich cookies to buttery vanilla bean sables, it's been a very sweet year. So which were my favorites? Which cookies could I not stop eating (or making over and over again?) Well, I don't like to play favorites, but if you insist. Read the full entry »
17 Beautiful Holiday Cookie Recipes
17 Beautiful Holiday Cookie Recipes
There's a little bit of everything, from the classic to the outrageous and the simple to the decadent, but they're all pretty spectacular. Read the full entry »
41 Cookie Recipes from the 2012 Serious Eats Cookie Swap
41 Cookie Recipes from the 2012 Serious Eats Cookie Swap
We look forward to the Serious Eats Cookie Swap each year (more on cookie swaps here). It's become a special holiday tradition where we gather around with our wonderful band of New York-based contributors and essentially eat cookies until we make ourselves sick (and then eat more for breakfast the next morning). We take our cookie swaps very seriously. Read the full entry »
We Try Every Flavor of Archway Cookies
We Try Every Flavor of Archway Cookies
Archway has been around since 1936, so it's no surprise that it's a part of many of our childhoods. Whether it was finding the frosted animal crackers in your lunchbox or eating oatmeal cookies at your grandparents' house, it seems like that red and white box was always popping up. Read the full entry »
Cookie Monster: 1 Dough 9 Cookies, Oatmeal Edition
Cookie Monster: 1 Dough 9 Cookies, Oatmeal Edition
My theory is, when you find something good, you should hold onto it. That's why I still have a 1970s coffee peculator, I wear comfortable sweatpants until they lose their elastic, it took me a month to get through a box of Pierre Marcolini chocolates, and I'm pretty peeved about the most recent Firefox update. Read the full entry »
Share Your Sweets: Bar Cookies
Share Your Sweets: Bar Cookies
Why do we love bar cookies? It's easy: they're the best of two worlds. Pies and cookies combine to make apple or blueberry pie bars; lemon tarts and cookies meld into gooey lemon bars. Your recipes show that everything from s'mores to blondies can also shine in bar form (and did we mention they're great for a group?) Read the full entry »