Did you know that many foods have national days in their honor? October 1 is known as National Homemade Cookie Day. It seems appropriate that the first day of October would be given this honor, since October also starts three months of holiday celebrations where cookies play a big part.
Who doesn’t love the smell of homemade cookies baking in the oven? Some people even bake cookies when the are trying to sell their home with an open house, since the aroma of baking cookies is so inviting.
This is also the time of the year for hosting a cookie exchange. Each guest brings a dozen of their favorites and every one swaps to end up going home with a mixture and some new recipes. What fun!
If you are looking for an excuse to make a batch of cookies, then national homemade cookie day is calling your name. (not that anyone needs an excuse….let’s be real here!)
Celebrate Homemade Cookie Day with one of these Recipes.
These melting moments cookies have a delightful melt in your mouth texture and delicious lightness. They are so shaped like little pillows and are easy to make, too.
Bake up two almond cookies and add some ice cream in the center and you will have a delight for the warm days of Indian summer. Make a batch of almond ice cream sandwich cookies today.
What could be better for this time of the year than these adorable little pumpkin haystack cookies? They are rich and filled with butterscotch and have a great crunch going on.
If you are looking for a bright pop of color, make up a bunch of these rainbow Skittles sugar cookies. My daughter will love them, since Skittles are her favorite candy!
These lemon snowball cookies are the perfect way to add a festive touch to your Christmas dessert table. These are the most popular cookie recipe on my main site – The Gardening Cook.
What lovely colors of fall these Thanksgiving leaf cookies have! They are easier to make than you might think and just perfect for an autumn table.
Who doesn’t love a chocolate chip cookie? But add some peanut butter to the mix and you have a match made in cookie heaven. Get the peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe here.
These adorable Halloween pumpkin cookies have the cutest faces. Just get out a sharp knife and start carving your pumpkin cookie faces!
These peanut butter eyeball cookies take a bit more skill, but just imagine the squeals of delight from the kids when they see them on the Halloween party table.
I love the combination of orange and chocolate. These orange dark chocolate cookies also have some crunch from macadamia nuts that is just delicious.
Still need some more inspiration for homemade cookie day? Try one of these recipes:
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