Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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How to Make Red Velvet Cookies for Your Holiday Cookie Plate

With their cream cheese filling and coat of sugar, colorful red velvet cookies are a fun twist on the classic thumbprint cookie.

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Red Velvet Thumbprint Cookies

These festive sugar-coated red velvet cookies are perfect for Christmas. They're just as delicious as they are beautiful. —Colleen Delawder,...


Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

Carrot cake is a family favorite, and these delicious cookies taste just like it with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted...


Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

The topping on my sister-in-law's peach cobbler was so delicious that I asked for the recipe, then decided to use...


Blackberry-Filled Chocolate Thumbprints

Pretty blackberry jam peeks out from behind a thin layer of white chocolate in these soft milk chocolate cookies. The...

Raspberry Pistachio Thumbprints

Thumbprint cookies are a Christmas classic, and I especially like my updated version with pistachios. The rich, buttery bites are...


Chocolate-Cherry Thumbprint Cookies

These look so pretty at Christmas on a tea table with other decorated cookies. They taste as good as they...

Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

Speckled with chopped nuts and topped with a candied cherry, these tender cookies will disappear fast.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen


Apricot Thumbprints

Each dimpled delight holds a dab of apricot preserves—or whatever jam or jelly your family fancies most. —Jeanette Meidal, Savage,...


Chocolate-Almond Thumbprints

With a piped chocolate center, these special-looking thumbprints are almost too pretty to eat. The ground almonds, almond paste and...


Raspberry Thumbprints

Berry jam really complements these tender, buttery treats rolled in nuts. With a ruby-red center, they're especially nice for the...

German Chocolate Thumbprints

“These make a pretty holiday presentation if they are placed in red or gold foil candy cups or on a...


Nutty Shortbread Cookies

My husband and I like the buttery flavor of shortbread cookies and have tweaked recipes through the years to come...


White Chocolate Raspberry Cookies

Featuring my family's favorite combination of white chocolate and raspberry, this cookie wins the hearts of everyone who samples it....


Chocolate Chip & Cookie Butter Thumbprints

I wanted to make a more festive version of chocolate chip cookies for the holidays. Since my mom's thumbprints are...


Peanut Butter Pie Cookies

I love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, but my favorite—peanut butter pie—is tough to eat on the go....

Coconut-Almond Fudge Cups

With a coconut filling, the flavor of these fudgy bites is reminiscent of a favorite candy bar. The recipe makes...


Festive Thumbprints

I never cared for jam-filled thumbprints, so I decided to fill them with frosting instead. This makes them easy to...


Jeweled Coconut Cookies

I often bake these bite-sized cookies with two flavors of preserves for special occasions.


Noel Cookie Gems

From Exeter, California, Patsy Noel pens, "I found these cookies when my husband and I were dating. Since our last...


Chip-Topped Butter Cookies

The chocolate center in these crisp butter cookies makes them a winner. Embellish them with a quick dusting of confectioners'...


Fudge-Filled Toffee Cookies

I combined three recipes to come up with these crisp cookies topped with a sweet chocolate center. They're a nice...


Chocolate Cherry Cookies

A juicy maraschino cherry peeks out from under a creamy frosting in this chocolate cookie. I've been making them for...


No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprints

Years ago, a friend gave me a recipe for chocolate peanut treats that didn't require baking. I thought it...

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Raspberry-Almond Thumbprint Cookies

These crisp, buttery thumbprints have a hint of almond and a touch of sweetness from the raspberry jam and a...


Coconut Key Lime Thumbprints

This is the cookie recipe I created for the Las Vegas World Food Championships 2013. It's similar to a shortbread...


Meringue Fudge Drops

Almond-flavored meringue, a fudgy filling and a sprinkling of pistachio nuts make these bite-size morsels a special addition to any...


Jeweled Coconut Drops

Red raspberry preserves add a festive flair to these tender coconut cookies. Perfect for potlucks and cookie exchanges, these shaped...


Swedish Pecan Butter Cookies

Among our large family's Christmas Eve traditions is enjoying these delectable cookies-one of the 20 varieties my sister bakes for...


Coconut Raspberry Cookies

With their yummy raspberry centers, these chewy cookies will disappear from your picnic table fast. My mother used to make...