50 Different Types of Cookies You Have to Try

Types of Cookies

There’s nothing to dislike about cookies. Whether they’re chewy, crunchy, packed with add-ins, or relatively plain, cookies are universally loved. But whether you’re a cookie connoisseur or stick to your tried-and-true favorites, you probably haven’t tasted every type of cookie out there. That’s why we’ve gathered up 50 different types of cookies you have to try at least once.

1. White Chocolate Strawberry Cookies

White Chocolate Strawberry

These cookies bring together two favorite ingredients: white chocolate and strawberry. They’re perfectly sweet and chewy with fun bites of dried strawberry pieces and white chocolate chips.

2. Pineapple Semi-Sweet Cookies

Pineapple Semi-Sweet

These cookies are loaded with sweet pineapple pieces and indulgent semisweet chocolate chips for a tropical treat that’s twice as nice. They’re sweet, chewy, and perfectly delicious.

3. Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

You can’t go wrong with the classic chocolate chip cookie. This recipe includes melted butter, more brown sugar than white sugar, and an extra egg yolk for a chewy texture and big chocolate chunks for indulgent flavor.

4. Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookie

These quick and easy sugar cookies only require three ingredients you probably already have at home: butter, sugar, flour, and vanilla. They’re sweet and buttery and can be topped with rainbow sprinkles or nonpareils.

5. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

These cookies have soft and chewy centers with lightly crisped edges. An extra egg yolk provides chewiness, while white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts provide the ultimate flavor.

6. Peanut Butter Blossoms

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Made with a heaping serving of peanut butter, these cookies are perfectly soft and topped with Hershey’s Kisses or peanut butter cups. Pro tip: to ensure the Kisses actually stick to the cookies and hold their shape, just pop them in the freezer while you’re making the cookies.

7. Soft Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Sof Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These oatmeal raisin cookies are super soft, chewy, and packed with oats and raisins. Even better, they’re easy to make with common household ingredients, including oats, flour, butter, brown sugar, sugar, and vanilla.

8. Salted Honey Pistachio Cookies

Salted Honey Pistachio Cookies

These cookies provide the perfect blend of sweet and salty for the best of both worlds. They’re soft and extra flavorful with browned butter, sea salt, honey, and salted pistachios.

9. Classic Austrian Linzer Cookies

Classic Austrian Linzer Cookies

Linzer Cookies are a popular Austrian treat that tastes like almond shortbread. This recipe combines that shortbread cookie with a tangy raspberry jam that balances out the sweetness.

10. Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies-

They’re the quintessential Christmas cookie, but gingerbread cookies are delicious anytime. With tasty warming spices, including ginger, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves, they’re simply delicious and make your house smell amazing.

11. Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Featuring a generous helping of cinnamon and sugar and that classic tang from cream of tarter, Snickerdoodles are a perennial favorite. They’re soft, chewy, and so delicious that they’re sure to disappear quickly.

12. Key Lime Cookies

Key Lime Cookies

Key lime isn’t just for pies. These key lime cookies are made with a graham cracker crust and filled with a tart key lime pie filling. They’re easier to make than a key lime pie, but twice as delicious.

13. Carrot Cake Cookies

Carrot Cake Cookies

These cookies feature a soft, cake-like texture, a slightly spiced flavor, and plenty of tangy cream cheese frosting on top. They’re just like bite-size pieces of carrot cake, with shredded carrot, walnuts, oats, and more.

14. Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies with Icing

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies with Icing

These thumbprint cookies feature a buttery shortbread cookie and a sweet raspberry jam filling topped with sweet icing. They look elegant and sophisticated, but are easier to make than you might think.

15. Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

These lemon cookies are full of anomalies. They’re soft with a slight crunch. They’re tart, but still sweet. Even better, they don’t call for anything you probably don’t already have in your kitchen.

16. Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

These double chocolate chip cookies are packed with ooey-gooey melted chocolate and chocolate powder baked right into the cookie. A huge amount of chocolate chips results in a chocolatey flavor that’s simply divine.

17. Soft & Chewy Butter Pecan Cookies

Soft & Chewy Butter Pecan Cookies

Soft, buttery, and chewy, these cookies have it all. Plus, they’re easy to make with a few simple ingredients (butter, flour, brown sugar, eggs, and pecans), and you don’t even need to use a stand mixer.

18. Soft and Chewy M&M Cookies

Soft and Chewy M&M Cookies

Loaded with M&Ms, these cookies elevate a regular chocolate chip cookie to a new level. They have crisp chewy edges, soft centers, and enough chocolatey goodness to go around.

19. Cherry Almond Shortbread Cookies

Cherry Almond Shortbread Cookies

Soft and buttery shortbread cookies are packed with cherry and almond and topped with sweet white chocolate drizzle for these unique cookies. Chunks of sweet maraschino cherries delight your taste buds.

20. Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are perfectly sweet and buttery rich, and they’re sure to satisfy that peanut butter craving. Plus, they feature a fork-pressed crisscross pattern that’s just as much fun to do as to eat.

21.  Peach Cookies

Peach Cookies

These cookies look just like a ripe and juicy peach. Plus, made with a buttery and sweet sandwich cookie filled with peach jam and topped with sugar, they’re just as tasty as one, too.

22. Black and White Cookies

Black and White Cookies

Black and white cookies are a classic offering at New York City shops and bakeries. They feature a super soft, cake-like texture topped with thick vanilla and chocolate icing, giving it a simply iconic look.

23. Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

With crackly tops and a super chewy texture, these cookies are absolutely delicious. They provide just the right amount of spice, thanks to ginger, cinnamon, and cloves, which balances perfectly with the sweet taste of molasses and brown sugar.

24. Homemade Fig Newtons

Homemade Fig Newtons

With sweet, fruity figs and a whole wheat brown sugar crust, these fig newtons are simply delicious. Plus, made in a bar instead of a rolled cookie, they’re ten times easier to make and taste just as great.

25. Ube Crinkle Cookies

Ube Crinkle Cookie

Naturally purple in color, with a flavor between pistachio and vanilla, an ube is a purple yam frequently used in Filipino and other Southeast Asian desserts. It lends its purple color and sweet flavor to these ube cookies.

26. Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delectable cookies are filled with mint candies, mint chips, and chocolate chips for the perfect blend of mint and chocolate in every bite. Even better, these cookies require no chill time, so they’re ready in under 30 minutes.

27. Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet Cookies

Red velvet is delicious as a cake, but it’s even better as a cookie. These cookies feature that can’t-quite-put-a-finger-on-it taste of red velvet paired with creamy white chocolate chips.

28. Salted Caramel Cookies

Salted Caramel Cookies

These cookies are a simply delightful mix of sweet, salty, and chewy. Soft caramel cookies are topped with sea salt and drizzled with salted caramel for the perfect blend of salty and sweet.

29. Cheesecake Cookies

Cheesecake Cookies

These cookies have all the flavor of a cheesecake in a bite-sized cookie. They feature a graham cracker crust topped with a sweet and tangy cheesecake, and a touch of fruity flavor comes from a dollop of jam right in the center.

30. Grasshopper Mint Cookies

Grasshopper Mint Cookies

This cookie features a soft and chewy cookie that pairs nicely with mint frosting and a thick layer of chocolate ganache. It’s just the right combination of minty sweetness and chocolatey goodness.

31. Chewy Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

These buttery soft chocolate chip cookies are golden at the edges and chewy in the middle. Finely shredded coconut adds a nutty tropical flavor that sets this recipe apart from other chocolate chip recipes.

32. S’mores Cookie Cups

S'mores Cookie Cups

These cookie cups are baked in a mini muffin pan with a graham cracker cookie base, a toasted marshmallow, and a piece of chocolate on top. They’re everything you love about classic s’mores but without the fire and mess.

33. Chocolate Turtle Cookies

Chocolate Turtle Cookies

These chocolate cookies are stuffed with caramel and topped with chopped pecans. They’re like turtle candy in cookie form and offer a chewy and crunchy texture with creamy caramel on the inside.

34. Hot Fudge Filled Chocolate Lava Cookies

Hot Fudge Filled Chocolate Lava Cookies

These pillowy soft chocolate cookies offer a surprise of hot fudge on the inside. They’re like a lava cake but in cookie form where every bite explodes with ooey-gooey chocolatey goodness.

35. Frosted Toffee Cookies

Frosted Toffee Cookies

These cookies feature a shortbread cookie bottom topped with white and milk chocolate frosting and chocolate toffee bits. They look so impressive, no one will guess how simple and easy they are to make.

36. Brown Butter Malted Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Brown Butter Malted Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Made with browned butter and malted milk powder, these cookies offer a rich, chocolatey flavor with a gentle crisp on the edges. The malted milk powder gives them a subtle depth of flavor that’s simply irresistible.

37. Almond Joy Cookies

Almond Joy Cookies

These cookies are made with no flour, eggs, or butter. Instead, they’re just made with chocolate chips, coconut, almonds, and sweetened condensed milk for the perfect cookie that tastes just like an Almond Joy.

38. Ooey Gooey Cookies

Ooey Gooey Cookies

These tasty cookies are made with common pantry ingredients, including salted butter, cream cheese, sugar, egg, vanilla, flour, baking powder, and confectioners sugar. They’re melt-in-your-mouth smooth and are simply irresistible.

39. Brownie Cookies

Brownie Cookies

Made from a brownie box mix and loaded with chocolate chips, these cookies are even tastier than a regular brownie. They have a crisp outer edge and chewy fudge center that you won’t be able to resist.

40. Peanut Butter Marshmallow Sandwich Cookies

Peanut Butter Marshmallow Sandwich Cookies

A fluffernutter in cookie form, these butter marshmallow cookies combine two classic flavors: peanut butter and marshmallow. The cookies are simple, soft, and sweet, plus they’re filled with a marshmallow frosting.

41. Thin Mints (Copycat)

Thin Mints (Copycat)

These copycat thin mints are the recipe you need to enjoy the taste of the popular Girl Scout cookies whenever the craving starts. Just make a thin chocolate cookie base and top with a combination of melted semi-sweet chocolate and peppermint extract.

42. Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies

Peanut Butter Cornflake Cookies

These cookies require no baking and instead are made with simple ingredients, including sugar, light corn syrup, peanut butter, vanilla extract, and corn flakes. They’re chewy, sweet, and salty, and they couldn’t be easier to make.

43. Banana Cream Cookies

Banana Cream Cookies

These cookies taste just like a banana cream pie, but take no time at all to whip up. They feature real banana pieces, packaged banana cream instant pudding mix, and white chocolate chips for a flavor explosion.

44. Homemade Oreos

Homemade Oreos

Nothing beats a dark chocolate cookie sandwiched around vanilla cream. Plus, this homemade version of your favorite cookie isn’t even that complicated to make.

45. Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Soft Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies are soft and fluffy with a delicious pumpkin flavor that’s reminiscent of the fall. Rolling the dough in powdered sugar before baking gives them a classy crinkle look that sets them apart.

46. Soft and Chewy Snickers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and Chewy Snickers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are even more delicious with Snickers pieces added right into the batter. They’re moist, tender, and provide just the right amount of sweetness and a high dose of chocolate to satisfy all of your cravings.

47. Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies

Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies

Oatmeal scotchies are soft and chewy cookies loaded with creamy butterscotch chips. They’re sweetened with brown sugar, spiced with cinnamon, and packed with chewy oats.

48. Orange Creamsicle Cookies

Orange Creamsicle Cookies

The combination of smooth vanilla cream and zesty orange is a classic favorite. These cookies combine your two favorite flavors in soft butter cookies that are sure to disappear quickly at your next gathering.

49. Soft Lemon Pudding Cookies

Soft Lemon Pudding Cookies

Chewy soft, deliciously lemony, and featuring the perfect lemon glaze, these cookies are the perfect choice for anyone who loves lemons. They provide a tart sweetness that’s sure to become addicting.

50. Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

Soft, chewy, and filled with Oreos, these cookies are sure to be a hit at your next gathering. Plus, they’re easier to make than you might think, with just butter, cream cheese, sugar, flour, and Oreo cookies.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy cookie fix, be sure to check out our Fresh-Baked Cookies. You can choose up to five great options, and they’re already premade, so you don’t need to deal with gathering up ingredients, putting everything together, or baking them.