Homemade Cookie Day – Celebrate with your Favorite Cookie Recipe

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.October 1 is homemade cookie day and the start of the holiday baking season. These 20+ cookie recipes are the perfect way to celebrate #nationalcookieday #homemadecookies

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.Making cookies

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.Melting moments cookies

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.almond ice cream sandwich cookies

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.pumpkin haystack cookies

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!Skittles sugar cookies

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.Lemon snowball cookies

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.Thanksgiving leaf cookies

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.Peanut butter chocolate chip cookie

These adorable Halloween pumpkin cookies have the cutest faces. Just get out a sharp knife and start carving your pumpkin cookie faces!Halloween pumpkin cookies

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.Peanut butter eye ball cookies

I love the combination of orange and chocolate. These orange dark chocolate cookies also have some crunch from macadamia nuts that is just delicious.Orange Dark Chocolate cookies

Still need some more inspiration for homemade cookie day?  Try one of these recipes:

No bake nut butter cookies

Buckeye Brownie Cookies

Pecan pie cookies

Peppermint Rice Krispie ball cookies

Football shaped cinnamon roll cookies

Thanksgiving cookie train

How to host a Halloween cookie exchange (with recipes!)

Glazed lemon sugar cookies

Christmas gumdrop cookies

Snicker Peanut butter cookies

Paleo walnut cookies


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