With a base of chocolate cookie and a filling of gooey fudge, this delectable cookie will have everyone asking for the recipe.
These are everyone’s favourite refrigerator cookie – and especially easy to make with kids.
Millionaire’s shortbread is appropriately named, given that it is rich and extravagant!
Rich and full-flavoured, these chunky chocolate cookies with dark and white chocolate chips are irresistible.
Chocolate and orange is a great flavour combination – try these cookies and you’ll soon see why.
These attractive little cookies will go perfectly with your afternoon coffee.
Quick to make, but even quicker to eat, blueberries give these crunchies a tart twist.
Delicate chocolate and aromatic orange make this an elegant accompaniment to a late afternoon cup of tea.
These elegant fingers are perfect served with mid-morning coffee.
These biscuit-like cakes filled with marshmallow icing are an all-American favourite adored by kids and adults alike. Perfect for lunch boxes and parties alike.
Lavender sugar is available to purchase, but you can make your own from a small handful of lavender petals sewn into a small cotton pouch. Place this into a jar containing 225 g (8 oz) caster sugar and leave it for 2 weeks, shaking occasionally.
Very simple to make, oat delights are a great idea if the kids want to play chef and bake something on their own.
Dusted with icing sugar, these festive cookies are tender, buttery and delicious. Grind the almonds in a food processor or a nut grinder before using.
These nutty cookies make great gifts. They store well too, so you might want to double up the quantities while you are in baking mode.
Packed full of fruits and nuts, these cookies make a great morning snack to tide you over until lunch.
These are great biscuits, stuffed full of fruit and flavour. The bicarbonate of soda is activated by the hot liquid, so it is best to work quickly to mix it into the batter and not to delay the cooking.
Simple butter cookies, sandwiched with raspberry jam, but raised above the ordinary with a sweet icing and sprinkling of chopped pecans, and a little window on the sweet filling just showing through.
The biscuits can be made several days ahead and stored in an airtight container. Any ice cream can be used to sandwich the biscuits together, so just pick your family’s favourite.
Don't be tempted to use an electric whisk to beat in the cream: the caramel will be very hot indeed. If you like salted caramel sauce, double up on the first five ingredients, and save half in a clean jar for up to a week. It's great in milkshakes or over ice cream!
If you have not tried turtle bars – you need to! This wonderful combination of American flavours is divine – chewy caramel, pecans and chocolate on a shortbread base.
As their name suggests, blondies are golden in colour. Light brown sugar gives the best result. This version, packed full with nuts and chocolate chips, is fantastic.
If you like passion, or carrot cake, you will love these little cookie sandwiches. Filled with cream cheese, they taste just like a little bite of heaven.
These are great fun to make, and easy to modify – try dividing up the dough and making different flavoured pretzels.
For a fun dessert or party treat, pile up a bunch of ice cream cookies on a plate, drizzle with fudge sauce, and then sprinkle with candies.
This coconut and jam combination makes these treats especially moist and chewy.
With a hint of lemon, polenta cookies offer a refreshing change from the often sugary coffee-time snacks.
Delicate crumbly little cookies that can be served plain, or half-dipped in melted chocolate and used to accompany other desserts.
Crisp on the outside and chewy in the middle, these little cookies are packed with spice.
Snicker doodles are delicate cookies – but pile your plate high, as one is never enough.
The rumour that gave this cookie its rise to fame tells of a customer who inadvertently paid £150 for this cookie recipe, thinking she was being charged £1.50.
Savoury fruit and nut biscotti that are great served with cheese or simply eaten on their own as a late-night snack.
These savoury cookies are a convenient snack to have on hand, and a great base for canapés if you’re having a few friends over for a drink.
These wonderful Italian cookies are great with coffee, or use them as a base to make Italian-style desserts.
These crispy almond cookies are shaped like continental tiles – hence their name, which means 'tile' in French.
Serve these delicate buttery cookies with soft-textured desserts, or enjoy them on their own with a glass of dessert wine.
Langue de chat, or 'cat’s tongue', is a wafer-thin delicate cookie that can be served with ice cream sundaes or individual mousse desserts.
An Italian classic brought right up to date with delicious cranberries and creamy pistachos. Dunk in your morning cappucino or, even better, serve with aromatic Earl Grey tea.
These chewy honey squares are packed full with crunchy nuts surrounded by soft toffee.
Big on flavour and very easy to make, these cookies require no added sugar to sweeten them, relying on the natural fruit sugars in the bananas and dates. Made without wheat flour, they are perfect for anyone who wants a healthy, wheat-free snack.
Bite-sized, crisp, and nutty – these cookies will disappear quicker than you think.
Dairy-free and sweetened with maple syrup, this coconut oat cookie is a wholesome alternative to mass-produced snack bars.
Great for breakfast on the run, or as an energy snack at any time of day, these nutty bars are packed full of flavour.
Use double the given quantities of fresh berries for an extra gooey boost; if not, dried berries will do the trick.
Bitter coffee contrasted with sweet chocolate, these are a sophisticated treat indeed.
These cookies are rich and succulent. They are full of thick swirls of peanut butter, nestling in sweet chocolate chunk cookies.
Crumbly cookies filled with a sweet cream cheese – simply luxurious.