Micheal Jordan

Updated at 2020-01-08 10:10:13 UTC

10 Brand New Cookie Recipes to Bake This Year

Cookies are the most loved and the most consumed by the people of every age and gender all around the world. Seeing the need and demand, there are a lot of people who have started their businesses at home, using their skills for the benefit. These delicious cookies that look mouth-watering on the shelves are appealing half because of their taste and half because of custom cookie boxes they come in. 

If you are planning for a special event or hosting a party you can make your cookies following these amazing new recipes that will make your guests speechless. Wrap your cookies in custom printed cookie boxes to give a professional and personalized outlook. 

1. Candy Cane Cookies 


  • 1/2      cup of shortening
  • 1/2      cup of butter (softened)
  • 1      cup of confectioners' sugar
  • 1      large egg at room temperature
  • 1      ½ teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1      teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2      cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2      teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2      teaspoon of red food colouring
  • 1/2      cup of peppermint candy (crushed)
  • 1/2      cup of sugar


  • Cram the shortening in a bowl with butter and confectioner’s sugar until it is light and fluffy in appearance. Beat the egg and add in the mixture. 
  • Combine flour and salt and add in the mixture, gradually.
  • Divide your dough in half and add food colour of your choice in it.
  • Cover the dough and refrigerate in the freezer for at least 2 hours or until it is easy to handle.
  • Shape one teaspoon of the plain dough in a rope shape by rolling and twisting two or more straps around each other.
  • Place it on the tray and curve from the top to make a cane-like shape. 
  • Repeat the same with all the remaining dough. 
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 9 minutes or until they are set and not sticking to the tray.
  • Sprinkle with crushed candy, sugar, or whatever you like to top it with. 

2. Cookie Reindeer, Sweet and Salty


  • 1 cup of butter, melted 
  • 1-1/2 cups of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 ¼ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup of baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • Miniature pretzels
  • M&M's miniature baking bits
  • Small red gumdrops


  • Mix cream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until it is light and fluffy. 
  • Beat eggs along with vanilla essence.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, and cream of tartar in a large bowl.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the mixture and mix well.
  • Divide your dough into eight portions.
  • Cover the dough and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to the maximum.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. 
  • Flour the surface of the tray, roll each portion into a 6-inch circle and cut into the wedges. 
  • Place them 2 inches apart from each other on an ungreased baking sheet. 
  • To make antlers, press pretzels, baking bits for eyes, and a gumdrop for the nose before getting into the oven. 
  • Bake      7 to 9 minutes or until they are set. 
  • Cool for a minute or two before removing from wire rack and place in an airtight container. 

3. Cherry top Cookie


  • 2 cups of cookie dough 
  • Chocolate stars 
  • Chocolate kisses
  • Candied cherry halves


  • Place 2 heaping teaspoonful of cookie dough 2 inches apart onto a greased baking sheet. 
  • Top it with a chocolate star and cover with dough and place a cherry on the top. 
  • Bake at 375degree for 10 to 12 minutes or until the bottom of the cookies is golden brown. 
  • Wire rack them to cool them for a bit. 

4. Rosettes 


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1 cup of 2% milk
  • 3 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • Oil for deep frying


  • 2 cups of confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons of water


  • Beat eggs and sugar in a bowl.
  • Stir in milk and vanilla. 
  • Combine flour and salt; gradually add it in the batter and mix until it is smooth.
  • Heat oil, almost 2 ½ inches, at 375 degrees in a deep frying pan or electric skillet, whatever suits you’re the best. 
  • Place rosette iron on hot oil.
  • Dip in a batter, three-fourth up the sides of the iron. Try not to overtop the iron with the batter.
  • Immediately place the iron in hot oil and loosen the rosette with the help of a fork. 
  • Fry rosettes from each side for 2 to 3 minutes or until they are golden brown.
  • Remove to paper towel-lined wire racks to let them drain and cool for a bit.
  • Repeat the frying process with the remaining batter. 

5. Waffle Cookies


  • 1/2 cup of softened butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • Add all the wet ingredients into a bowl and mix until they are smooth and fluffy.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients like flour, baking powder, and salt. 
  • Gradually add the mixture into the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  • Drop tablespoons full of the dough 3 to 4 inches apart onto a greased preheated waffle iron. 
  • Ake until they are brown that will be approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove to the iron wire rack to let them cool completely.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.

6. Crème de Menthe Cookies


  • 3/4      cup of softened margarine
  • 1/2      cup of sugar
  • 1      large egg
  • 2      cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2      teaspoon of salt

Filling or Frosting 

  • 2      cups of confectioners' sugar
  • 4      to 5 tablespoons of green crème de menthe
  • 1      cup (6 ounces) of semisweet chocolate chips


  • In a large bowl, mix cream margarine and sugar until they are fluffy and light.
  • Beat      the egg in the mixture
  • Take another bowl and whisk flour and salt.
  • Mix dry ingredients mixture into a creamed mixture to make a dough.
  • Divide the dough into two halves. Shapes each of the half into a disk and wrap it in a plastic bag. 
  • Place the dough into the refrigerator for almost for an hour or until is firm enough to be rolled. 
  • Till then, preheat the oven to 325 degrees. 
  • Take two wax paper sheets and roll each half of the dough in between them. 
  • Take a round cookie cutter and cut out the shapes. 
  • Place these cookies 2 inches apart from each other on an ungreased baking sheet. 
  • Ake for 6 to 7 minutes or until they are completely set. 
  • Remove the cookie from the fan and wire rack cool them. 


  • Mix a confectioners’ sugar and required crème de menthe to reach spreading consistency. 
  • Spread the mixture on cookie and covers with another cookie.
  • Melt chocolate chips in a microwave and stir until they are smooth. 
  • Frost cookies with it.

7. Gingerbread teddy bears


  • 1      cup of cubed butter 
  • 2/3      cup of packed brown sugar
  • 2/3      cup of molasses
  • 1      lightly beaten egg
  • 1-1/2      teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 4      cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2      teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1      teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 3/4      teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2      teaspoon of ground cloves
  • Miniature chocolate chips
  • Icing and sprinkles


  • Combine butter, brown sugar, and molasses in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat until all the sugar is melted and completely dissolved.
  • Pour the mixture into a large bowl and let it stand for at least for 10      minutes.
  • Stir egg and vanilla extract in a bowl.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and gradually add them into the butter mixture and mix well.
  • It is best to cover it and refrigerate overnight or if you do not have time,  go for 2 hours to the minimum.
  • Preheat  oven to 350 degree
  • Shape the dough into balls; ten 2 in. balls, ten 1 in. balls, 40 ½ in. balls,      and 20 3/8 in. balls each. 
  • For body place 2 in. balls on a three foil-lined baking sheet and flatten the ball ½ in. in thickness. 
  • Place 1 in. balls for the heads.
  • Attach 4 of ½ in. balls to each ear for arms and legs. 
  • Attach 3/8 in. balls for ears. 
  • Add chocolate chips for eyes of the bear and also use them as buttons. 
  • Bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes or until they are set. 
  • Let them cool for 10 minutes before shifting them to wire rack for complete cooling.
  • Make ears, paws, and muzzle with frosting and use sprinkles for fingers, nose,      and toes.

8. Hot chocolate cookies


  • 3/4      cup of softened butter
  • 3/4      cup of sugar
  • 3/4      cup of packed brown sugar
  • 2      large eggs at room temperature
  • 1      teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2      ¼ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2      cup of instant hot cocoa mix, almost 3 packets
  • 3      tablespoons of baking cocoa
  • 1      teaspoon of salt
  • 1      teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2      teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1      cup of vanilla marshmallow bits 
  • 1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips 


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees
  • Mix cream butter and sugar in a larger bowl until they are fluffy and light.
  • Beat eggs with vanilla essence.
  • Whisk dry ingredients; flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, baking cocoa, salt, and baking soda.
  • Gradually mix the dry ingredients mixture into a creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Add marshmallow bits and chocolate chips, mix. 
  • Take a greased baking sheet and drop a tablespoon of dough 2 in. apart onto the sheet.
  • Bake until they are set, it will approximately be 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Remove your cooked cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

9. Date cookies 


  • 1 package or 8 ounces of chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 2 cups of basic cookie dough


  • Mix dates, sugar, lemon juice, water, and bring to boil. 
  • Reduce heat and simmer uncovered saucepan for 5 minutes while stirring on and off. 
  • Remove from the heat and let it cool.
  • Take a baking pan, grease, and press half of the cookie dough into it, at least      9 inches. 
  • Spread the date mixture on top of it.
  • Crumble remaining dough over the date mixture. 
  • Bake at for 30 min at 375 degrees or until the top of the mixture is golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack and cut into bars you like to make.

10. Melomakarona 


  • 1      cup of sugar
  • 1      cup of water
  • 3/4      cup of honey


  • 1      cup of confectioners' sugar
  • 2      cups of olive oil
  • 1/2      cup of Cognac
  • 1/2      cup of orange juice
  • 1      tablespoon of honey
  • 7-1/2      cups of all-purpose flour
  • 4      teaspoons of grated orange zest
  • 3      teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1      teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2      cup of ground toasted walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine sugar, water, and honey; ring it to boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile,      to make cookies, mix sugar and oil; blend until they are completely dissolved into each other.
  • Eat orange juice, Cognac, and honey in the mixture.
  • Take another bowl and whisk dry ingredients all together.
  • Gradually beat mix ingredients into sugar mixture.
  • Make 1 in. thick ovals of a 1 tablespoon of dough and place on the parchment sheet.
  • Bake them ton golden or light brown for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Cool on the pan for 5 minutes and remove to wire rack.
  • Dip warm cookies in syrup for 10 seconds and allow excess to drip off completely.
  • Place your cookies on a wax paper.
  • Sprinkle with walnuts and let it stand till they are completely set. 
  • Keep them in airtight containers wrapped in waxed paper.

Surprise your guests or your family with homemade cookies. You can make them for holidays and pack them in custom cookie boxes wholesale as they are the cheapest yet most high-end. Cookie Boxes are not only attractive but affordable, sustainable, and in reach of everyone in various qualities according to the need of the product. 

Half the taste of the food items is in the presentation. Do not hesitate to go for custom boxes. Be creative and imaginative to give your cookies the most aesthetically appealing appearance.