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Cookie Recipes to Pin for National Cookie Month This October

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October marks National Cookie Month. And you probably thought it was December with its holidays and cookie swaps. Before you gorge yourself on Halloween candy, save some room for these tasty treats. Pin these cookie recipes to make later or prepare them now to celebrate the tastiest month-long holiday possible.

Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

Cookie recipes brown butter pecan cookies

Photo: Pinterest/Baker by Nature

What could make sweet, rich Texas pecans better? Why not put them into Baker by Nature’s brown butter pecan cookies? For those who don’t know, brown butter is a baker’s secret. Though it takes a little more time, it boosts the flavor of the recipe exponentially. Don’t skip this step. Yes, National Cookie Month is celebrated across the country, but when made with native Texas pecans, this is among the cookie recipes you can call Texan.

Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

Cookie Recipes Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/Saving Room for Dessert

Forget store-bought, “old-fashioned” cookies. These iced oatmeal treats from Saving Room for Dessert taste far fresher than cookies from a bag. Soft and chewy on the inside and just enough crunch on the outside to satisfy all cookie lovers, you will want to pin this recipe for your go-to snack. You’ll also discover the secret to getting the cookies perfectly iced every time when you check out the recipe.

Twix Cookies

Cookie Recipes Twix Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/This Grandma is Fun!

Twix candy bars should really be called cookie bars. At the center of these chocolate and caramel bars are cookies. And This Grandma is Fun! has taken this idea and turned the favorite chocolate bar for many into dunkable cookies. Can you imagine chocolate and caramel topped cookies with a tall glass of milk? Candy lovers need to add this to their board of cookie recipes on Pinterest for a satisfying snack.

Texas Cowboy Cookies

Cookie Recipes Texas Cowboy Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/The Food Charlatan

Everything is bigger in Texas, which is perhaps where these massive cookies from The Food Charlatan get their name. Texas cowboy cookies take everything in the pantry and mix them into cookie batter for a dough that resembles trail mix. In this recipe, you’ll add coconut, oats, pecans, chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and corn flakes. For those who appreciate mix-ins in their cookies or for those who cannot decide on one mix-in, these cookies will satiate.

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Cookie Recipes Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/Sally’s Baking Addiction

Everyone needs a simple, classic go-to cookie recipe for those times when you need to please a crowd or have a last-minute baking emergency. These peanut butter cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction don’t include any unusual ingredients, just sugar, flour, peanut butter, and other standards. With peanut butter cookies, your baking method is almost as important as the ingredients if you want to turn out perfectly chewy cookies. Sally’s Baking Addiction provides all the inside secrets to making tasty peanut butter cookies every time.

Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Cookie Recipes Funfetti Sugar Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/Just So Tasty

Sprinkles. Jimmies. Funfetti. Whatever you call the colorful, edible sugar sprinkles typically added to birthday cake, you need to reevaluate what you do with them. If you’ve only ever used them as an ice cream topping or cake mix-in before, consider Just So Tasty’s Funfetti cookie recipe that incorporates these sweet treats. With the sprinkles, plain sugar cookies get elevated into an ideal dessert for any celebratory occasion.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdoodles

Cookie Recipes Pumpkin Cheesecake Snickerdooles

Photo: Pinterest/The Recipe Critic

What would October be without at least one pumpkin cookie recipe? These pumpkin cheesecake snickerdoodles from The Recipe Critic scratch both the cheesecake and pumpkin spice itches. With a surprise layer of cream cheese inside, these cookies will quickly disappear. Pin this for National Cookie Month or add this to your regular rotation of year-round cookie recipes.

Caramel Apple Pie Cookies

Cookie Recipes Caramel Apple Pie Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/Cincy Shopper

Though unconventional, these caramel apple pie cookies from Cincy Shopper perfectly straddle the line between cookies and pie. Though you use all the ingredients in apple pie, you create hand-held cookies. When the holidays loom, you will likely find that you have all the ingredients you need on hand to make these treats. And unlike some other cookie recipes, this one can easily be made with your kids.

Fudgy Chocolate Cookies

Cookie Recipes Fudgy Chocolate Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/Dishes and Dust Bunnies

Who would think you could make rich, fudgy cookies with cocoa powder instead of melted chocolate? Dishes and Dust Bunnies did and shares the recipe for fudgy chocolate cookies that require just a little time for a big payoff. While these cookies taste reminiscent of brownies, they still maintain their cookie identity, which makes them perfect for chocolate lovers.

Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Cookie Recipes Ritz Cracker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Photo: Pinterest/Meg is Well

Pressed for time? Why not make one of the easiest cookie recipes possible with this no-bake idea from Meg is Well. Rich Ritz crackers sandwiching peanut butter and dipped in chocolate may not sound gourmet, but you will recall the flavor of Girl Scout peanut butter patties (Do-Si-Dos) or other craveable, chocolate-covered cookies. And don’t forget to pin this recipe to find out the secret inside that makes these better than plain chocolate peanut butter cookies.