Types of Cookies By casey campbell

There are many types of cookies. These cookies are put into 6 categories.

They include...

  • Bar cookies
  • Drop cookies
  • Rolled cookies
  • Molded cookies
  • Refrigerator cookies
  • Pressed cookies

The first cookie is the Drop cookie

This is a Drop cookie. The drop cookie is formed by taking a soft dough and dropping it onto a cookie sheet.

Pro Tip - use a small cookie scoop to form the perfect amount of dough.

The most popular type of drop cookie is the chocolate chip cookie.

The chocolate chip cookie
  • 1 cup of softened butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 3 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons of hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cream together butter and all sugars until smooth.
  3. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. In a separate small bowl dissolve baking soda into hot water.
  6. Add in the baking soda mixture and salt, and stir.
  7. Mix in flour, then chocolate chips.
  8. Drop with large spoonfuls onto un-greased pan.
  9. Each cookie should be about 2inches apart.
The iced pumpkin cookie


  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cups of white sugar
  • 1 cup of canned pumpkin purée
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  • 2 cups of confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoon of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt. Then set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl cream together butter and white sugar.
  4. Add pumpkin, egg, and vanilla into the butter mixture. Beat until creamy.
  5. Mix dry and wet ingredients together.
  6. Drop cookies onto cookie sheet be the tablespoon.
  7. Flatten cookies slightly.
  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  9. Cool cookies then drizzle with glaze.


  1. Combine confectioners sugar, milk, melted butter, and vanilla.
  2. Add milk as needed to achieve wanted consistency.
Chewy Brown Sugar Cookie
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of cornstarch
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 a teaspoon of salt
  • 3/4 cup of melted unsalted butter
  • 1 and 1/4 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg (room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • (For Rolling)1/3 cup of granulated sugar


  1. Mix together flour, baking soda, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl. Then set aside.
  2. Whisk melted butter and brown sugar, add egg, then vanilla.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix together.
  4. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  6. Drop 2 tablespoons into bowl of rolling sugar.
  7. Place on baking sheet
  8. Bake for 8-9 minutes then let cool.

The next type of cookie is the bar cookie.

The bar cookie is made by baking the cookie dough in a shallow pan then cutting the cookies into bars or squares.

Pro Tip: cut the cookies when they are cool, remove the corner pieces first to make it easier to remove them all.

The first bar cookie is the s'mores cookie bar

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 sticks of butter (room temperature)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 2 cups of marshmallow topping/ fluff
  • 2 cups of milk-chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Line shallow pan with tin foiL and mist with cooking spray.
  3. Combine flour, graham cracker crumbs, baking powder and salt in bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter and sugar until light.
  5. Beat in eggs until well combined.
  6. Mix together butter and flour mixture.
  7. Spread dough at the bottom of the pan.
  8. Cover with marshmallow topping and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  9. Bake until golden brown for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Cool on wire rack.
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • ½ cup butter (1 stick)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped or broken-up walnuts or pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan with cocoa and stir until smooth. Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes, then transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Whisk in eggs, one at a time. Stir in vanilla.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine sugar, flour and salt.
  5. Add to the cocoa-butter mixture. Stir until just combined.
  6. Pour into a greased 8 x 8-inch-square pan.
  7. Bake 30 to 35 minutes.

The next type of cookie is the rolled cookie

The rolled cookie is formed by rolling the dough then cutting out shapes.

Pro Tip: work with small amounts per try it is easier.

The first rolled cookie is the chocolate sugar cookie

  • ½ cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1¼ to 2 cups all-purpose flour
  1. Cream the butter, oil, sugar, vanilla and salt in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, just until the mixture is smooth.
  2. Add the egg and mix just until incorporated.
  3. Mix in the cornstarch, cocoa powder and 1 1/4 cups of the flour. Continue adding flour until the dough gathers itself into a ball and pulls away cleanly from the sides of the bowl.
  4. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  5. Cut shapes using a cookie cutter.
  6. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes, or until the cookies look dry on the surface, and feel firm around the edges and set in the middle. Cool completely, then decorate with royal icing.

The next rolled cookie is the cinnamon roll cookies

  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Filling: Stir together the sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  2. Cookies: Cream the butter and brown sugar until well blended with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla; blend well.
  4. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon; add to butter mixture and blend well.
  5. Turn dough out onto a sheet of waxed paper; spread into a 9x6-inch rectangle using a rubber spatula.
  6. Sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar to within 1 inch from the edges.
  7. Roll dough up jelly-roll style.
  8. Roll in remaining cinnamon-sugar; wrap dough tightly in plastic wrap.
  9. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  10. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  11. Slice dough 1/4-inch thick; place 2 inches apart onto parchment-lined cookie sheets.
  12. Bake for 8 minutes or until golden on top.
  13. Cool for 4 minutes on the cookie sheets, then remove to racks and cool completely.


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