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The Very Best Types of Cookies, Ranked

Updated October 12, 2019 18.1k votes 1.9k voters 31.9k views32 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.