Best American Cookies

best american cookie recipes uk

Yeah, we know Brits call them biscuits but cookie is just a fun word. Try some of our quick and easy American cookie recipes and you’ll be inspired to buy a new biscuit tin. Check out our cookie decorating tips, too!

10 Best American Cookies

shortbread biscuits

Shortbread Biscuits with Maple Walnut Icing

We’ve put a North American spin on the classic shortbread by using California walnuts and pure Canadian Maple Syrup.
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American Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies are brilliant covered in buttercream and decorated. For a quick, festive finish, dip the cookies into buttercream about half way up the biscuit and dry on a wire rack.
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snickerdoodles

American Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodle cookies are great for kids as they can help with rolling the dough balls in the cinnamon & sugar mixture before baking.
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American Molasses Cookies

Treacle, or Molasses, is so much more than gingerbread and sticky toffee pudding!  These treacle biscuits are really a treat. Americans call them Molasses Cookies.
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Pumpkin Pinwheel Cookie

Pumpkin Biscuits that use a classic combination of pumpkin, walnut, cinnamon and maple syrup.  Roll into pretty pinwheels for presentation.
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American Peanut Butter Cookies

Get chunky if you would like a cookie with little peanut bits or smooth for a biscuit that will melt in your mouth.
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American No Bake Cookies

Get all of your ingredients weighed and measured because you need to be quick at the end to spoon out the cookies before they set.
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Christmas Cranberry Cookies

American Cranberry Nut Cookies

If you can’t find dried cranberries, you can make these with mincemeat as an alternative to mince pies.
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jam sandwich cookie

American Thumbprint Cookies

Same recipe but two different finishes. Make heart jam sandwich biscuits or roll the dough into balls and use your thumb to make an indent. Fill the indent with jam and bake.
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American Coco Nut-Nut Cookies

Co-co-nut-nut Cookies. Fun to say. Delightful to eat. These are also great for sharing! Way better than a chocolate digestive with your cuppa.
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