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The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked 

Ranker Food
Updated October 12, 2019 12.5k votes 1.6k voters 29.9k views 32 items

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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Chocolate chip cookie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Snickerdoodle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Oreo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Sugar cookie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Oatmeal Cookies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Peanut butter cookie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Shortbread Cookies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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White Chocolate Chip is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Girl Scout Cookies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Gingerbread is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Macaron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Sandwich Cookie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Butter cookie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Wafer Cookie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Peanut Butter Blossom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Animal Crackers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Monster Cookie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Lemon Cookie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Fortune cookie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Biscotti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Christmas cookies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Macaroon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Almond Cookie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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Mexican Wedding Cookie ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked
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