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Get the Recipe: Rainbow Slice-and-Bake Cookies

Few can resist the appeal of toasted marshmallows atop smooth chocolate and sweet, crunchy graham cracker. Ree ups the ante on this easy dessert by adding peanut butter to the classic combo and dipping the s’mores in white and milk chocolate.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter S’mores

Get the Recipe: Copycat Lofthouse Cookies

These chewy, brownie-like treats stuffed with white chocolate will be a favorite for both kids and adults. For less mess, prepare these sandwich cookies ahead of time and refrigerate until dessert.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Brownie Sandwich Cookies with White Chocolate Ganache and Strawberry Preserves

Get the Recipe: Blackboard Butter Cookies with Edible Chalk

Get the Recipe: Sprinkle Cookies

For an easy treat, Ree bakes peanut butter cookie dough in mini muffin cups, then presses chocolate-peanut butter cups into the center of the cookies while the dough is still warm.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Get the Recipe: Confetti Whoopie Pies

Get the Recipe: Panda Slice-and-Bake Cookies

Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Get the Recipe: Cow Patty Cookies

Get the Recipe: Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

No one can deny the convenience of premade cookie dough, but try Ree’s easy homemade slice-and-bake cookies and it will be hard to go back to the store-bought stuff. For a burst of color, try adding some chopped chocolate candies (like M&M’s) before rolling the dough into a cylinder and refrigerating or freezing for later use.

Get the Recipe: Yummy Slice-and-Bake Cookies

Get the Recipe: No-Bake Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookies

Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Cookies

Ree named this colorful confection after the baking method, which calls for spreading melted chocolate chips over a buttery cookie crust with a spatula to form a sweet chocolate layer. Add your favorite toppings while the chocolate is still warm — that way, they’ll adhere to the top.

Get the Recipe: Spreads

Turn the classic shortbread cookie into a cute treat for kids by cutting the dough into flower shapes and decorating them with sweet glaze and yellow white-chocolate buttons.

Get the Recipe: Daisy Shortbread Cookies

Get the Recipe: Crazy Cookies

Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookies

Get the Recipe: Lizzie’s Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

Made with powdered sugar, Giada’s sweet homemade frosting will put these buttery cookies over the edge. Divide the prepared frosting among a few bowls and add different shades of food coloring to each. The kids will love showing off their artistic talents by frosting their own cookies and decorating with candy toppings.

Get the Recipe: Animal Sugar Cookies

Damaris bakes her chewy chocolate chip-cherry cookies in mini skillets. “Nothing says fun like individual desserts,” she says. When preparing the batter, hide some oats in the mixture — they’ll add great texture and fiber, but the kids won’t even notice.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Chip-Cherry Cast-Iron Cookies

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