Cookie Recipes From Around The World
The Best Cookie Recipes You’ve Never Tasted
Today, I made cookies again. Around here we make a lot of cookies and we share a lot of cookies. I love the way baking warms your home and there is something extra comforting about coming home to a house that smells of cookies baking. Every year at Christmas we share cookies with friends and family and the local fire department.
Today on the way to indoor soccer, T and I started talking about what kind of cookies we wanted to make this year. Finally, we decided to do something a little different, and share our love of international cooking with our love of cookies. So I present to you the fruits of our search for Cookie Recipes From Around The World!
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We Are Celebrating Cookies from Around The World
Grandma Dorie’s Italian Ricotta Cookies Recipe
It was hard to narrow it down to a single pick for my Italian cookie recipe selection because I adore Italian cookies. But in the end, I am sharing this one because it’s a traditional choice and they are so very tasty! I go heavy on the vanilla and heavy on the lemon zest.
Jessica Hulett’s tender, cakey ricotta cookies taste like the white part of the best black and white cookie you’ve ever had The recipe comes from Ms Hulett’s grandmother Dorie, who used to flavor the cookies with anise, if she used flavoring at all
These beautiful cookies with a cream cheese dough are almost too pretty to eat.
Kiffles (kiflis) are traditional Hungarian cream cheese pastry cookies with assorted fruit and nut fillings like apricot, cherry, almond, and poppyseed. Being of Hungarian descent, kiffles (kiflis) have always been on hand at our family gatherings during the holidays. They take some work to prepare, but one bite will prove they’re well worth the effort.
Nicaraguan Rosquillas Recipe
Step into just about any panadería in Nicaragua and you’re hit with the sweet smells of baked goodies. Cabinets and shelves loaded with golden edibles – some you may recognise, some you may not. From the ubiquitous alfajor, plump bollo dulce filled with thick custard or chocolate, and nestled in amongst the dozens of other treats – a tray or bags of rosquillas.
Australia’s Anzac Biscuits Recipe
A traditional Australian biscuit complete with rolled oats, coconut and golden syrup.
For crunchier biscuits, use more golden syrup. For a delicious summer treat, sandwich 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream between two ANZAC cookies. If you like the sound of this recipe, you might also like this ANZAC Day Cake.
Russian Tea Cakes Cookie Recipe
There’s no feeling quite as blissful as your first bite of one of these cookies. Whether you call them Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies or snowballs, there’s no denying that they’re essential to bake during the Christmas season.
Germany’s Iced Gingerbread Cookies
I love gingerbread! The smell alone is worth baking these cookies but with this recipe, you’ll want to eat one and then another and then another…
This post contains affiliate links. One of Germany’s most popular and beloved Christmas treats, these spiced and iced gingerbread cookies are simply delightful! A thoroughly authentic and incredibly delicious Pfeffernuesse recipe. The Netherlands and Germany enjoy a similar cookie in the month of December.
Egyptian Kahk Cookies Recipe
An AMAZING recipe for traditional Eid (post Ramadan Feast) cookies! These have a fabulously fine crumb and delicate texture that dissolves in the mouth. Filling variations included! Aaaaaaand that’s a wrap! Ramadan’s Middle Eastern Dessert palooza has come to an end and we’re sealing it with Eid Cookies!
English Butter and Jam Thumbprint Cookies Recipe
I made these for a Downton Abbey Tea Party we attended and they were amazing! Everyone adored them and they were the first treat gone!
Butter and Jam Thumbprints 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks), softened 2/3 cup sugar, plus more for rolling 1 large egg 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped from pod, or 1/8 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/3 cup raspberry, cherry or strawberry jam Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Japanese Matcha Cookies
I love Matcha Lattes and these cookies will be coming out of my oven soon!
by Liza Agbanlog My youngest son and I did some baking on Sunday. He made these tea sugar cookies that he learned from his friend while I made white chocolate green tea matcha cookies. It was a fun day to spend a cold and rainy day.
New Zealand Afghan Biscuit Reccipe
These look amazing! Cornflakes and cocoa? Why not?
By Chelsea Sugar These afghan biscuits are creamy, nutty, chocolatey, crunchy and could almost be the definition of perfection. They’re always a big hit with the kids – and of course grown-ups too. by Chelsea Sugar by Chelsea Sugar by Chelsea Sugar
These all look amazing to me and I can’t wait to get baking. T and I are going to make some of the Japanese Matcha Cookies tomorrow. This combination of great cookie recipes from around the world is the perfect fit for our homeschooling life. We have been experimenting with international dishes for almost seven years now. But in all of those years, we have rarely chosen baking recipes. It’s an exciting new adventure for our inner culinary artists.
Do you have a favorite cookie? Please share it with us in the comments section below. We love to hear from you! Here is my all-time favorite cookie – The Peppermint Mocha Cookie from Sally’s Baking Addiction. You really should try that too!
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