Behind the Scenes at Iowa's State Fair Cookie Contest
The Iowa State Fair runs the largest amateur food department of any fair in the country, drawing up to 9.800 entries across some 150 contests—and Midwest Living sponsors one of the biggest. Here's your backstage pass to cookie-con.
The Chocolate Cookie You Need for the Dark Days of Winter
Slip yourself one of these insanely rich cookies on those gray afternoons when only chocolate will do.
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies I've Ever Eaten. Period.
Mindy Segal takes the classic chocolate chip cookie, adds a few twists and creates the best chocolate chip cookie. Ever.
Shortbread Cookies 12 Ways
One classic four-ingredient shortbread recipe becomes a rock-star cookie when you dip, drizzle, mix in and sprinkle on.