food/drink The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked  

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Be warned: this list might make your mouth water. It's all about different kinds of cookies, from the tried-and-true classics to global favorites. The best types of cookies come in many forms. Some good styles of cookies are soft and cake-like while other delicious cookies are crisp and crunchy. You could whip of many of these recipes in your kitchen if you're craving a sweet treat.

What baked goods will you find on this best cookies list? Chocolate chip cookies have pleased kids and adults alike for generations. Gingerbread cookies are popular around the holidays, as are festive rum balls. If you prefer to pick up your cookies at the store, you can't go wrong with Oreos. Other good treats on this list include peanut butter cookies, snickerdoodles, and animal crackers.

Which cookie is your favorite? Give the best desserts a thumbs up and share your go-to recipes in the comments section.

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1
178 40
Chocolate chip cookie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

2
120 52
Sugar cookie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

3
118 52
Oreo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

4
105 46
Snickerdoodle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Snickerdoodle

5
100 56
Oatmeal Cookies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

6
90 53
Shortbread Cookies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

7
82 47
Sandwich Cookie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Sandwich Cookie

8
72 46
Gingerbread is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

9
49 27
Girl Scout Cookies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
analise.dubner added Girl Scout Cookies

10
75 55
Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

11
65 47
Peanut butter cookie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

12
53 38
Wafer Cookie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Wafer Cookie

13
59 46
Macaron is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

14
59 46
Butter cookie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

The Most Delicious Girl Scout Cookies, Ranked

15
30 22
White Chocolate Chip is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
1517787151442 added White Chocolate Chip

16
55 52
Animal Crackers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

17
47 55
Fortune cookie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

18
34 48
Biscotti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

19
37 52
Almond Cookie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Almond Cookie

20
29 44
Digestive biscuit is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Digestive Biscuit

21
33 50
Macaroon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

22
29 45
Ladyfinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

23
34 54
Fig Roll is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Fig Roll

24
23 40
Custard cream is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Custard Cream

25
22 43
Pinwheel Cookie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
Pinwheel Cookie

26
20 45
Rum ball is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked