Sweet Spider Cookies

Sweet Spider Cookies

If you find spiders crawling around your house, I sure hope they are these Sweet Spider Cookies! They are cute, sweet, and very tasty, just how I like my spiders. These cookies bring back fond memories from my 11th year of life! My neighbor and I decided to record ourselves baking and cooking and we made it into a web show called “Kid Cookers”. We only filmed a few episodes because life got busy, but one of those recipes…

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Frosted Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

Frosted Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

These Frosted Pumpkin Sugar Cookies are super soft and have creamy, fluffy buttercream frosting. It’s the perfect fall treat! With fall in the air, it seems like time to start baking again (I never really stopped, but you know what I mean.) After trying our Apple Cinnamon Cookies, I knew I needed more of them in my life. I played around with the recipe, adding pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. Instead of a glaze, I…

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Banana Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Banana Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies are an unexpected delight. You may not think toffee would love being nestled into banana chocolate chip dough. Try it, you’ll love it. How did this recipe come to be? I made a new friend and she was happy to find out I created cookie recipes from scratch. She asked if I could make a banana, toffee, chocolate chip cookie when we were running the cookie shop. I hadn’t tried. So I…

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Edible Cookie Dough for One

Edible Cookie Dough for One

Got a cookie dough craving? This eggless chocolate chip cookie dough is the perfect amount for just you, or to share with a friend as you reminisce about how great 2020 was. Let’s be honest, the last thing we need is an entire batch of cookie dough sitting on the counter or in our freezer for us to munch on all night or over the course of a few days. In order to learn some self-control and satisfy our cookie dough cravings…

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Apple Cinnamon Cookies

Apple Cinnamon Cookies

These Apple Cinnamon Cookies are a new way to deliver a delicious apple to teachers. A squeeze of lemon is the secret to the best apple pie – and the same is true for this little gem of a creation. It was the beginning of the school year. Crisp apples were coming off of my apple trees and fall was in the air. We needed an apple in the cookie shop. After years of making applesauce and smelling those apples as we pulled…

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Oatmeal Crumble Cookies (Copycat Hobnobs)

Oatmeal Crumble Cookies (Copycat Hobnobs)

These Oatmeal Crumble Cookies are easy, buttery oat cookies with delicious crisp! With a delicious, deep caramel flavor and irresistible crunch, they won’t last long. I think about creating cookies – a lot. One night, I had a dream that a friend really needed a crumbly oatmeal cookie. I woke up laughing and determined to make it that day, so I started researching and testing. It just so happens that Kailey married a man…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

A classic Peanut Butter Chocolate No-Bake Cookie needs peanut butter and chocolate. This recipe has both and is ready to jump right into your mouth! These Peanut Butter Chocolate No-Bake Cookies were one of my favorite treats in college. I had the best roommate who would make them all the time, and this is her family recipe. Nothing cures late-night studying headaches like these easy, peanut buttery, chocolatey cookies…

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Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

Although these Chocolate No-Bake Cookies don’t have any peanut butter, you’ll only complain until you take a bite. Then you’ll taste those rich, fudgy notes that peanut butter normally hides, and you’ll be sold! A classic no-bake cookie is the perfect quick and easy sweet treat for any event… and especially the best event of all: midnight snacks! These are my guilty pleasure, and I love to make and enjoy them at night when…

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Oat Toffee Almond Cookies

Oat Toffee Almond Cookies

Spoonfuls of toffee in a soft oatmeal dough, topped with sliced almonds… you won’t be able to keep anyone away. Once you have a bite you’ll know what I mean. Ok, I get it. When you first see the name of this cookie you might think “Uh, I’ll pass.” At least I did as a kid, especially if there were regular chocolate chip cookies around. But boy was I wrong! If I could go back and tell myself these were just as delicious…

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Oatmeal Cookie for the Kids

Oatmeal Cookie for the Kids

The Kids Oatmeal Cookie, made from kids. I mean for kids! Have kids that hate oatmeal? They won’t after introducing them to this cookie! When I made this cookie recently, I said to myself, “Why don’t I make this way more often than I do!” I have many, many recipes I can make, and to say that about this cookie, says something. It began when I couldn’t get my kids to enjoy my Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie made with…

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Triple Chip Pudding Cookies

Triple Chip Pudding Cookies

Soft vanilla triple chip pudding cookies! Vanilla pudding is the secret ingredient that creates a beautiful and flavorful cookie packed with three different kinds of chocolate chips. My mother grew up with pudding cookies and she loved them so much that she wanted to remake them! They were very popular and easy to make. These triple chip pudding cookies will surely melt your chocolate-loving heart. We know you’ll love them…

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Copycat ’90s Hardee’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Copycat ’90s Hardee’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Go big or go home! This big cookie is a copycat of the original chocolate chip cookie offered at Hardee’s, and is enjoyed best with a friend and a tall glass of milk! Way back in 1993, my mom, Missy was a newlywed. To help pay the bills, she worked at the local Hardee’s fast-food restaurant. She is one of the hardest workers I know, so I don’t doubt she put in long hours working at Hardee’s. Being on your feet all day…

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Whoppers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whoppers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can’t get enough of those crunchy chocolate-covered malt balls? Then these cookies are for you! With melty chocolate chips and crunchy Whoppers nestled in the perfect buttery cookie dough, these cookies pack a punch of flavor! These Whoppers Chocolate Chip Cookies are to die for! It’s hard to improve on the irresistible malt crunch of a Whopper, but when you add melty chocolate chips and the perfectly baked cookie…

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Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies

Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies

This recipe is locked and loaded with our favorite ammo; chocolate and peanut butter. Loaded with plenty of peanut butter chips and chocolate candies, this Loaded Peanut Butter Cookie is ready to be fired into your mouth! Peanut butter cookies are a classic. You almost can’t go wrong with them, especially if you use my Peanut Butter Cookie recipe. I’ve made countless batches of peanut butter cookies and they are always…

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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

This is not your average oatmeal cookie. Loaded with tender, wholesome oats and fragrant butterscotch chips, these butterscotch oatmeal cookies are the perfect treat for anytime of day from morning to night! These Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies are truly something special. They seem unassuming and simple, but from the moment they start baking, your mouth will start watering. The smell coming from the oven is simply irresistible! You won’t want to leave…

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Hi, I’m Missy. Welcome to Taste Before Beauty. For 28 years I’ve been developing recipes that taste delicious, before they look delicious.

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