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The Midwest's Best Cookie Recipes
Indulge in mouthwatering cookie recipes from Midwest bloggers and restaurants, Midwest Living readers, and our own test kitchen.
9 Midwest Heritage Cookies and Treats
What would it look like to tell the Midwest's story through Christmas cookies? The author of a cookbook celebrating the Midwest's baking heritage finds out—and shares 9 of her recipes.
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.
Easy Drop Cookies For No-Fuss Treats
We love drop cookies because they're so easy to make. Our recipes include drop cookies highlighting the flavors of chocolate chips, peanut butter, coconut, oatmeal and more.
Shortbread Cookies 12 Ways
One classic four-ingredient shortbread recipe becomes a rock-star cookie when you dip, drizzle, mix in and sprinkle on.
11 Scandinavian Christmas Cookie Recipes
Old-world traditions shape cookies flavored with ingredients that have long brightened Scandinavian winters.

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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.
A S’mores Bar Cookie Recipe To Celebrate Summer Camp
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Our Favorite Fall Cookie Recipes

Whether you make them for an afternoon snack or a weekend tailgating party, these 30 cookie recipes will bring autumn's scents and flavors into your home.