M&M’s® Pudding Cookies
We took everyone’s favorite M&M’s® cookie and added lots of goodies to make them even more tender, sweet and irresistible! This version is a scratch baker’s delight, but they’re easy enough for anyone—and quick enough that you can whip them up in practically no time at all. But what are the extras that make these cookies extra special? First, our favorite secret weapon for making cookies tender and chewy with just one step: pudding mix. It makes just about any dough a little softer—and in…
White Chocolate Haystacks
This festive spin on a classic no-bake treat is a special addition to your holiday cookie tray. Chow mein noodles and salted peanuts are tossed with melted white chips, marshmallows and a surprise ingredient--vanilla frosting--and finished with holiday sprinkles. This recipe makes a large batch, perfect for holiday get-togethers.
We’re calling it: This citrusy spin on timeless shortbread is a new classic! With the buttery dough and double dose of lemon—there’s zest in the dough and lemon juice in the icing—these lemon meltaways really live up to their name. And just like classic shortbread, they’re made with a short ingredient list. So don’t be deceived by their impressive looks, these cookies are totally doable. One tip though, don’t skip tossing them in powdered sugar for the second time—doing so adds to their…
Indulgent, melt-in-your mouth chocolate truffles don’t just come from a box or the candy shop—they’re even better when they come from your own kitchen! Homemade chocolate truffles are an economical way to make a gift-worthy treat, but they also allow you to customize and give something that’s made with love. And once you learn how to make chocolate truffles, you’ll always have a great solution for party-ready sweets. Set these little beauties out at a gathering, and watch them fly off the…
Peanut Butter Blossoms (Cookie Exchange Quantity)
Whether you need the “just right” choice for the annual holiday cookie exchange, or whether you’d like to make a special dressed-up version of the classic peanut butter cookie, you'll find that adding sweet chocolate kisses to this salty cookie goodness creates peanut blossom cookies, a match made in baking heaven.
It’s Not Christmas Without These Scratch-Made Cookies
We’ve made the list. Now it’s time for you to check it twice! Learn how to make cookies from gingerbread to spice with Betty’s best scratch Christmas cookie recipes.
Classic on the outside, ooey-gooey indulgent on the inside! The cinnamon-sugar cookie that everyone loves gets a surprise upgrade with chocolate nuggets that get baked inside.
Thumbprint Cookie Bars
A cookie tray staple becomes a crowd-friendly bar. We’ve kept everything we love about classic thumbprint cookies—the jewel-like dollops of jam, the soft, buttery dough—and made it far less fussy by cutting out the rolling. Plus, there’s no need for multiple baking sheets—these beautiful bars are a one-and-done wonder!
Easy Cake-Mix Christmas Cookies
Looking to simplify your holiday baking routine? These recipes start with a box Betty Crocker cake mix, making them extra-easy and oh-so delicious.
Betty's 24 Days of Cookies
Make this your most Betty holiday yet with a countdown of 24 cookies coming your way. Each day a new recipe will be released leading up to Christmas. Turn on your oven, start up your mixer, switch on your imagination and visit our page for a new cookie to crack every day. Sign up for our email subscription to receive a different cookie recipe every day, for 24 days straight!
Timeless Christmas Candies You Can Make at Home
Sure, cookies are great, but homemade candy is truly something special. These are the candies we make every holiday season.
Tried-and-True Peanut Butter Blossom Cookie Recipes
No Christmas cookie tray is complete without peanut butter blossoms. Whether you want to bake them from scratch, need a shortcut or want to try a twist on the traditional, we have every recipe you need!
20 Cheery Treats That Bake Spirits Bright
Deck the halls, ring the bells and, of course, start baking! There’s no season like Christmas for baking treats that put a smile on everyone’s faces and some sparkle in their spirits.