Let Loose with 11 Crazy Cookies

December 13, 2013

Sugar cookies are swell. Chocolate chip is dandy. Linzer are lovely. As far we know, no one's ever complained about a nice ginger snap, or an inoffensive oatmeal.

But that doesn't mean that you can't push the boundaries. In fact, we encourage it. Because everyone always loves a rebel -- especially when it comes to cookies. Add some spice, some zest, and heck, maybe even some cheese. As long as it's a cookie, we'll take one. Or eleven.

Cardamom Currant Snickerdoodles by fiveandspice

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Lemon Almond Cornmeal Diamonds by LE BEC FIN

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Citrus-Thyme Macarons by drbabs

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PB & C (Peanut Butter and Cheese) Cookies by abduffy

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Melomakarona (Greek Honey-Spice Cookies) by Kristy Mucci

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Fennel Biscotti by mrslarkin

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Elsa's Rye Cookies by Amanda Hesser

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Chocolate-Balsamic Macaroons by foxeslovelemons

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Meyer Lemon Pizzelle by Hilarybee

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All I Want for Christmas Peanut Butter Cookies by MrsWheelbarrow

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molly Y. December 13, 2013
i love the idea of rye cookies
Catherine L. December 14, 2013
Right? And anything Swedish is probs good.