12 Cookies Worthy of Cookie Monster

August 14, 2015

When we heard Sesame Street's big news this morning, our thoughts went first, of course, to Food52's Muppet-y, blue doppelgänger: Cookie Monster. Good for you, Cookie! We'll be munching these 12 of our favorite (kid-approved) cookies all day in your honor.

Honey-Almond Sesame Cookies by OliveandPearl's


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Chocolate Chip Cookies by Phyllis Grant

Chocolate chip 


Low-Sugar Oatmeal Raisin Cranberry Cookies by Joanne Chang



Cook's Illustrated Blondies by Genius Recipes



Peanut Butter Cookies by Merrill Stubbs

Peanut Butter


Deep Chocolate Cookies with Milk Chocolate Chips by Cara Eisenpress



Cream Cheese Cookies by Merrill Stubbs

Cream Cheese


Alice Medrich's New Classic Coconut Macaroons by Genius Recipes



Ginger Spiced Molasses Sugar Cookies by TasteFood



Fig Keplers by petitbleu



Oatmeal Scotchies by Nicholas Day



Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies by lara@goodcookdoris


What's your favorite childhood cookie? Share 'em in the comments. 

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Oat&Sesame October 2, 2015
As a kid, m&m cookies were magical. But the best are the kolaches..not the traditional bready ones..full on cookies that we make every Christmas. Stay tuned on my blog or in my f52 saved recipes...I'll be sure to share them when it's time!
Donna D. September 30, 2015
Lorna Doones from my Cioci Bet's cookie jar :)
Susan D. September 29, 2015
My favorite childhood cookie is a toss up between my Mamma's sugar cookies and her chocolate chip cookies.
Bella B. August 14, 2015
So many great looking cookies! Samoa cookies were always my favourite (and still are). I have the recipe on my blog.