18 Copycat Cookie Recipes You'll Want to Eat Up (2024)

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18 Copycat Cookie Recipes You'll Want to Eat Up (1)Caroline StankoUpdated: Feb. 20, 2024

    Skip a stop at the grocery store and bake up a few dozen of these copycat cookie recipes. That means you can get classics like Oreos, Thin Mints, Nutter Butters and more, without leaving home.

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    Inspired By: Oreos

    These cookies freeze well, so it's easy to keep some on hand for last-minute munching. In summer, I often make them larger to use for ice cream sandwiches. —Mary Rempel, Altona, Manitoba

    Get Our Quick Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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    Inspired By: Thin Mints

    My friends often try to guess the ingredients, but I never tell them how simple they are to make. They taste just like the Girl Scout cookie, and they're perfect for Christmas and bake sales. —Jennifer Setser, Morgantown, Indiana

    Get Our Easy Mint Thins Recipe

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    Inspired By: Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies

    These easy cookies use only five ingredients and taste very similar to a store-bought cookie. Of course, everything's better from your own kitchen! —Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, Colorado

    Get Our Easy Oatmeal Cream Pies Recipe

    4/17

    Inspired By: Fig Newtons

    In our family, holiday cookies—like these nutty fig ones—are a big deal. I'm so proud to be passing on this Italian tradition to my two boys. —Angela Lemoine, Howell, New Jersey

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    Inspired By: Rainbow Deluxe Cookies

    Who can resist gigantic monster cookies chock-full of goodies like chocolate chips, M&M's and peanut butter? If your appetite isn't quite monster-size, make them by heaping tablespoonfuls. This is the world's best monster cookies recipe. —Judy Fredenberg, Missoula, Montana

    Get Our Giant Monster Cookies Recipe

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    Inspired By: Girl Scout's S'Mores

    Capture the taste of campfire s'mores in your kitchen. Graham cracker crumbs added to chocolate chip cookie dough bring out the flavor of the fireside favorite. Melting the cookies' marshmallow centers in the microwave makes them simple to assemble. —Abby Metzger, Larchwood, Iowa

    Get Our S'more Sandwich Cookies Recipe

    7/17

    Inspired By: Frosted Sugar Cookies

    I have fond memories of baking and frosting these cutout cookies with my mom. Now I carry on the tradition with my kids. It's a messy but fun day! —Sandy Nace, Greensburg, Kansas

    Get Our Frosted Butter Cutout Cookies Recipe

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    Inspired By: Pepperidge Farm Pirouettes

    Looking for a little something special to share with friends or family? Try these crunchy treats. They’re wonderful with coffee or a glass of milk. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin

    Get Our Chocolate-Dipped Phyllo Sticks Recipe

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    Inspired By: Tagalongs

    You’ll love to give tins of these chocolate-coated cookies to your lucky friends. The shortcut holiday recipe is almost too simple to believe! Here's how to make peanut butter cookies without eggs. —Jackie Howell, Gordo, Alabama

    Get Our Dipped Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies Recipe

    10/17

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    Inspired By: Nabisco Nilla Wafer

    These buttery cookies bake up chewy and crispy at the same time. Sprinkle these vanilla wafers with colored sugar or leave them as-is. Their simplicity is beauty enough! —Edith MacBeath, Gaines, Pennsylvania

    Get Our Vanilla Wafer Cookies Recipe

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    Inspired By: Do-Si-Dos

    Peanut butter lovers go nuts for these rich little sandwich cookies. On a hot day, sandwich ice cream between the cookies instead of frosting. It cools you right down. —Keri Wolfe, Nappanee, Indiana

    Get Our Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies Recipe

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    Inspired By: Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookies

    You can decorate these pretty Christmas trees with other types of sprinkles if you don't have the gold dust. The filling alone makes the cookies special and so delicious! —Linda Sweet, Cornwall, New York

    Get Our Touch-of-Gold Trees Recipe

    13/17

    Inspired By: Savanah Smiles

    You’ll need just four ingredients to make these delightful lemon snowflake cookies. Confectioners’ sugar highlights the cracked tops to give them their snowflake appearance. —Linda Barry, Dianna, Texas

    Get Our Lemon Snowflakes Recipe

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    Inspired By: Toffee-Tastic Cookies

    These crispy classics are loaded with crunchy chopped toffee and almonds, so there's no doubt as to why they're my husband's favorite cookie. I used to bake them in large batches when our four sons still lived at home. Now I whip them up for the grandchildren! —Alice Kahnk, Kennard, Nebraska

    Get Our Toffee Almond Sandies Recipe

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    Inspired By: Girl Scouts Trefoils

    I live in Missouri, but many of our family recipes come from New Zealand, where I lived as a youngster. I proudly claim a Down Under heritage! These special-occasion cookies bring back warm and sweet memories of my childhood, and I'm going to make sure they're passed on to the next generation in my family—no matter where they live. —A. Swenson, Camdenton, Missouri

    Get Our Shortbread Recipe

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    Inspired By: Keebler Sandies

    Whenever Mother made this pecan sandies recipe, there never seemed to be enough! Even now when I make it, the cookies disappear quickly. These melt-in-your mouth treats are great with a cold glass of milk or a steaming mug of hot chocolate. —Debbie Carlson, San Diego, California

    Get Our Pecan Sandies Cookies Recipe

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    Inspired By: Nutter Butter Cookies

    I'm a busy mother of two young children. I work in our school office and help my husband on our hog and cattle farm. When I find time to bake a treat, I like it to be special. The creamy filling gives traditional peanut butter cookies a new twist. —Debbie Kokes, Tabor, South Dakota

    Get Our Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies Recipe

    Originally Published: April 09, 2018

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    Caroline Stanko

    Caroline has been with Taste of Home for the past seven years, working in both print and digital. After starting as an intern for the magazine and special interest publication teams, Caroline was hired as the third-ever digital editor for Taste of Home. Since then, she has researched, written and edited content on just about every topic the site covers, including cooking techniques, buzzy food news, gift guides and many, many recipe collections. Caroline also acts as the editorial lead for video, working with the Test Kitchen, videographers and social media team to produce videos from start to finish.When she’s not tip-tapping on a keyboard, Caroline is probably mixing up a killer co*cktail, reading a dog-eared library book or cooking up a multi-course feast (sometimes all at once). Though she technically lives in Milwaukee, there is a 50/50 chance Caroline is in Chicago or southwest Michigan visiting her close-knit family.

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