Cookies from Around the World

It is #TuesdayTips and with the holidays fast approaching, we want to bring you a plethora of recipes. We. of course, add more learning into it.

USA

Banana Zucchini Cookies – Plant Based on a Budget

Banana zucchini cookies stacked on a counter with shredded zucchini in the background.

“I have more zucchini than I know what to do with, so I am trying to be very creative because I really don’t want to get tired of it. I adapted this recipe from Nestle Toll House by lowering the sugar, replacing the egg with banana and adding zucchini. Give it a try and let me know what you think!” – Toni

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Plant Based on a Budget

several finished pumpkin chocolate chip cookies scattered on a white surface

“Say hello to the BEST Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies ever! Thick, chewy, and loaded with real pumpkin flavor! ” – Toni

OLD FASHIONED BUFFALO CHIP COOKIES – Little Home in the Making

These old fashioned buffalo chip cookies are loaded with pecans, coconut, oatmeal, chocolate chips and cereal! I make mine with Rice Krispies, but you can use cornflakes too. The ultimate potluck and bake sale cookie; you get a whopping 90+ cookies with just one bag of chocolate chips! Freezer friendly and packed full of flavor. This is a unique cookie recipe that you’re going to want to hold onto.” – Dolly

Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies – Living Healthy with Chocolate

“This Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is a healthier Vegan cookie that you can make without eggs in just 1 bowl and 3 easy steps. The result are super chewy soft cookies, full of melted chocolate chips inside that have became a readers’ favorite.” – Adriana

Fun Fruity Pebbles Cookies – Marley’s Menu

“These colorful Fruity Pebbles Cookies are soft and chewy with a rainbow crunch, the perfect texture and flavor for a bright and fun bite!” – Marley

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Marley’s Menu

“These Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies combine the perfect amount of pumpkin and complimentary spices with classic chocolate chip cookie flavors to bring you the ultimate Fall cookie.” – Marley

Italy

AMARETTI COOKIES – Delicious meets Healthy

“These deliciously sweet Italian amaretti cookies are perfect for the holiday season, and all year round! With flavors of almond and lemon, they are simple and easy to make.” – Neli

Chewy Mandarin Orange Cookies (Gluten-Free, Vegan) – Healthy World Cuisine

“Chewy Mandarin Orange Cookies are made with Italian love, mandarin orange zest and drizzled with a deliciously light and bright citrus glaze. ” – HWC Magazine

EASY BISCOTTI RECIPE – Food Fun & Faraway Places

“I’m loving this easy biscotti recipe as these Italian treats are one of my favorites. How often are you in the mood for a little something sweet with a cup of coffee or tea in the afternoon?” – Kelly

ITALIAN AMARETTI COOKIES RECIPE – Food Fun & Faraway Places

“I’ve been thinking about making this Italian amaretti cookies recipe for so long. Cookies have always been my favorite kind of dessert. ” – Kelly

Germany

Almond Crescent Cookies (German Vanillekipferl) – CheerfulCook

“You might know Almond Crescent Cookies by another name: Vanillekipferl. Vanillekipferl are traditional German cookies that have a wonderful vanilla-almond flavor.” – Make

Spekulatius – Classic German Spiced Cookies – Cheerful Cook

Spekulatius are classic German spiced Christmas cookies. These buttery shortbread cookies are gently spiced with a mix of cardamon, cloves, and other warm spices. Perfect with a cup of hot chocolate, coffee, or tea.” – Make

Mexico

Mexican Sprinkle Sugar Cookies – The Six Figure Dish

Polvorones Mexicanos con Chochitos

“Whether you’re baking for the holidays or just because you absolutely love doing it, these Mexican Sprinkle Sugar Cookies will become your new favorite cookie to bake! These sprinkle cookies are soft, buttery and little bit chewy on the inside. ” – Danielle

HOJARASCAS (MEXICAN SHORTBREAD COOKIES) – Mamma Maggies Kitchen

Hojarascas are yummy Mexican shortbread cookies covered in a sweet cinnamon and sugar coating. Make a few dozen because one batch is just never enough.” – Maggie

MARRANITOS (PUERQUITOS) – Mamma Maggies Kitchen

Marranitos (Puerquitos) are soft and chewy Mexican piggy cookies. Made with piloncillo, spices, and plenty of butter for the best flavor. No wonder they are one of the most popular Mexican sweet breads. ” – Maggie

Italy

JEERA BISCUITS – Spices N Flavors

biscuits placed on a white plate with a pink tea towel at the base and tea in the background

“A buttery crisp and tender; these Jeera Biscuits are classic Indian cookies that are super easy to make at home with just 5 basic pantry ingredients.” – Sushma

BEST KHASTA NANKHATAI RECIPE – 7 SECRET TIPS!! – Spices N Flavors

nankhatai biscuits placed in a wide mouth bowl over a marble cutting board with rose petals and nuts on the side

“I soundly believe that a good Nankhatai biscuit should be deliciously flaky, nicely crisp, lightly sweet and delectably tender; this Nankhatai recipe is exactly that.” – Sushma

Scandinavia

Scandinavian Almond Cake – Smarty Pants Kitchen

Light and airy, this delicious Scandinavian Almond Cake is easy to make and even better with the homemade rum glaze!” – Anerica

Norwegian Christmas Cookies – It’s a Keeper

“These easy Norwegian Christmas Cookies are a crispy, cinnamon cookie, known as Brune Pinner. They are a delicious Scandinavian treat that my family loves.” – Christina

DANISH WEDDING COOKIES – Healthy Life Trainer

“Danish Wedding Cookies are a delicious mix of three main ingredients: pecan, butter, and flour. They are buttery, nutty, and sweet. They are also rolled in powdered sugar to give them a delicious sweetness and look of a beautiful snowball. You will not get enough of these Danish Wedding Cookies.” – Radwa

Sweden

VEGAN THUMBPRINT COOKIES WITH RASPBERRY JAM – Vegan Huggins

Vegan Thumbprint Cookies – The combination of tart jam and a buttery-sweet crumb is pure bliss in every bite. ” – Melissa

BLUEBERRY THUMBPRINT COOKIES – Maria’s Mixing Bowl

“Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies are one of the best cookie flavors and tastes! They are soft and buttery and filled with blueberry jam. When it comes to creating cookie memories at home, don’t miss out on this simple cookie dessert.” – Maria

Hungary

Walnut Crescent Cookies – My Pure Plants

Stack of walnut crescent cookies on a black plate

As long as I can remember Crescent Cookies with Walnuts have always been an unquestionable part of our family’s Christmas. In other words, there is no Christmas without Walnut Crescent Cookies.  The original recipe is handed down to generations. These cookies are definitely kid-favorites and the first ones to disappear, so we always make sure to bake enough. ” – Emese and Nandi

Croatia

Breskvice Recept: Croatian Peach Cookies – Sustain My Cooking Habit

Croatian peach cookies on a plate.

“Sharing our traditional homestyle dessert recipe for making tasty rum-filled breskvice, also known as Croatian peach cookies that have lovingly been enjoyed for generations.” – Iva

Croatian Biscuits: Medenjaci Recipe – Sustain My Cooking Habit

Croatian Medenjaci biscuits stacked on a plate.

“Today we’re sharing the recipe for making traditional Croatian biscuits, known as medenjaci. They’re a sweet and soft honey cookie that pair perfectly along side a cup of tea or coffee.” – Iva

Israel

DARK CHOCOLATE PISTACHIO TAHINI COOKIES – In Fine Taste

stack of dark chocolate pistachio tahini cookies on white platter

“These Dark Chocolate Tahini Pistachio Cookies cookies have a tahini and brown butter, toasted pistachios, and tons of dark chocolate for a rich, nutty cookie. They have a crispy crust and a gooey center. Chocolate chip cookies may not be strictly a Mediterranean dessert, but we’ve taken the classic flavors used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern desserts and transformed them into a cookie!” – Dianna & Alyssa

Scotland

Authentic Millionaire’s Shortbread or Caramel Shortcake (Recipe by a Scot) – Christina’s Cucina

millionaire's shortbread, aka Caramel Shortcake

Millionaire’s shortbread, or caramel shortcake, as it’s sometimes called, is a classic Scottish treat. Why make a faux version of this recipe when you can make this authentic Scottish recipe?“- Christina

New Cookie Recipes

HEALTHY PB2 PEANUT BUTTER POWDER COOKIES – My Plentiful Cooking

Cookies arranged on parchment paper with a dish of sea salt, spoonful of peanut butter and PB2 beside.

“Soft and chewy, these healthy PB2 peanut butter powder cookies are lower in fat and calories than the traditional ones! These delicious, rich cookies also happens to be vegan, dairy-free and high protein. Ready in 20 minutes and only 5 ingredients needed.” – Meesha

VEGAN CHOCOLATE ORANGE CRINKLE COOKIES – The Daily Dish

vegan chocolate orange crinkle cookies

“These vegan chocolate orange crinkle cookies will satisfy any sweet tooth. They’re soft and fudgy and full of festive dark chocolate and orange flavor. They’re so delicious that no one will ever guess that they’re dairy free!” – Keri

OATMEAL RAISIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES – Vegan Huggins

These Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies are tender and chewy on the inside, yet crispy on the outside. They require simple ingredients and they are so easy to customize. The whole family will love them! ” – Melissa

Chocolate Fudge Cookies – Bake With Sweet Spot

“These are definitely a winner in the hands of a cookie and chocolate lover.” – Shrulatha

Healthy Double Chocolate Chip Cookies – Living Healthy with chocolate

“Learn how to make Double Chocolate Chip Cookies without using any flour, grains or nut flours. These soft and chewy cookies have an intense chocolate flavor, and are also gluten-free and Paleo-friendly.” – Adriana

Margarita Cookies with Tequila Lime Glaze – Marley’s Menu

“These fun Margarita Cookies with Tequila Lime Glaze have all the best flavors of your favorite cocktail rolled into a melt-in-your-mouth cookie!” – Marley

Soft and Chewy Matcha Cookies – Marley’s Menu

“These soft and chewy Matcha Cookies have the perfect amount of sweetness with a hint of earthiness and pop of color from the Matcha powder!” – Marley

PALEO COOKIES (GLUTEN-FREE, GRAIN-FREE, EGG-FREE, DAIRY-FREE) – Titus 2 Homemaker

Thank you to Let’s Do…Organic for providing the arrowroot powder I used while developing this recipe!” – Rachel

PALEO WALNUT COOKIES – Delicious Meets Healthy

The ultimate Paleo Walnut Cookies. They taste incredible and are so easy to make. Only 3 main ingredients.” – Neli

BUTTER PECAN SNOWBALL COOKIES – Maria’s Mixing Bowl

“These Butter Pecan Snowball Cookies are melt in your mouth amazing! These cookies are a favorite at Christmas but are scrumptious all year long.” – Maria

CANDY CORN SUGAR COOKIES – Maria’s Mixing Bowl

“These Candy Corn Sugar Cookies are the perfect Halloween treat for all ages. Delicious sugar cookies are decorated with an orange and yellow cream cheese frosting and topped with candy corn to create cookies that are as delicious as they are adorable.” – Maria

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE COOKIES: THE ULTIMATE COOKIE RECIPE –Maria’s Mixing Bowl

“Triple Chocolate Cookies are tender chewy and bursting with chocolate flavor. They’re so easy to make and will satisfy all your chocolate craving!” – Maria

lemon sugar cookies (no cookie cutters!) – Mae’s Menu

soft and chewy, buttery and lemony, these lemon sugar cookies are a year-round taste of sunshine!” – Mae

double chocolate andes mint cookies – Mae’s Menu

double chocolate andes mint cookies are rich, chocolaty, and full of mint flavor. they’re a family favorite year-round!” – Mae

CHEWY PUMPKIN SNAP COOKIES – Worldly Treat

Chewy pumpkin snap cookies

“These chewy pumpkin snap cookies are easy to whip up. They are soft and crispy around the edges with a cinnamon sugar crust for an added crunch; think gingersnap cookies but with pumpkin.” – Maureen

Cranberry Orange Almond Shortbread Cookies – The Cagle Diaries

cranberry orange shortbread cookie closeup of them stacked up

“These Cranberry Orange Almond Shortbread Cookies are our family favorite cookies during the holiday season. With fresh orange zest and the deliciously sweet taste of dried cranberries they are the perfect Christmas cookie.” – Melanie

Butter Crunch Cookies – The Cagle Diarires

plate of butter crunch cookies close up

“These Butter Crunch Cookies are a delicious blend of chewy and crunchy. Weird, I know. They’re buttery cookies with small pieces of toffee spread throughout. My kids absolutely love these and often ask me to make them.” – Melanie

BANANA STEEL CUT OATS BREAKFAST COOKIES – My Plentiful Cooking

A stack of cookies with jar of steel cut oats, milk and spoonful of peanut butter behind.

“You can make some darn good cookies using steel cut oats! Chewy, soft and lightly sweetened, these banana breakfast steel cut oats cookies are vegan and gluten-free. Easy to make and only 10 simple ingredients required.” – Meesha

CHEWY VEGAN APPLESAUCE CHOCOLATE CHIPS OATMEAL COOKIES – My Plentiful Cooking

A stack of applesauce cookies with a jar of oats and more cookies in the background.

“Soft and chewy, these vegan chocolate chips oatmeal applesauce cookies are a great wholesome treat to have around! Easy to make, and are ready in 20 minutes. They are naturally gluten-free and oil-free too.” – Meesha

strawberry shortbread cookies – The Six Figure Dish

Strawberry Shortbread Cookies

“These easy strawberry shortbread cookies are everything you’ve been looking for in a cookie recipe! They’re packed with fresh strawberries and topped off with a homemade strawberry glaze that is not only easy to make but also delicious!” – Danielle

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