As the weather gets cooler – cookies taste even better!  Here are a few books with tasty, super simple cookie recipes, especially for kids!


This fun-to-share 208-page baking cookbook from superstar celebrity baker Duff Goldman guides kids on how to make dozens of super delicious cookies–from rainbow checkerboard cookies to yummy coconut macarons to Danish stroopwafel. Beloved New York Times bestselling chef and host of Ace of Cakes and Kids Baking Championship Duff Goldman delivers the perfect holiday gift for young bakers! Super Good Cookies for Kids features dozens of the gooiest and chewiest, crunchiest and munchiest, easiest-to-follow recipes ever. This hardcover book teaches young bakers how to make all kinds of delicious treats–from chocolaty s’mores to delicious rainbow meringue to a mind-blowing cookie salad! The cookies are all fun to bake, a thrill to decorate, and delicious every time. With kid-friendly, step-by-step instructions; helpful kitchen-safe tips; and funny, fact-filled sidebars on everything from the best places to eat in New Orleans to the surprising facts about the history of cookies, this book will give kids of all ages the kitchen confidence to make crazy delicious cookies that everyone will love!

Super Simple Bar Cookies by Alex Kuskowski

  • Set the bar high
  • Cooking basics
  • Measuring ingredients
  • Did you know this = that?
  • Cooking terms
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Ingredients
  • Sweet brownie bites
  • Lucky lemon bars
  • Crispy rice bars
  • Seventh heaven bars
  • Chewy peanut bites
  • Sweet caramel pieces
  • Nutty chocolate slices

Super Simple Classic Cookies by Alex Kuskowski

  • Time to go cookie crazy
  • Cooking basics
  • Measuring ingredients
  • You know this = that?
  • Cooking terms
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Super simple ingredients
  • Classic chocolate chip
  • Chewy oat cookies
  • Sugar drops
  • Peanut butter cookies
  • Chocolate & cream sandwiches
  • Sweet & soft snickerdoodles
  • Butterscotch delights

Super Simple No Bake Cookies by Alex Kuskowski

  • No-bake quick cookies
  • Cooking basics
  • Measuring ingredients
  • Did you know this = that?
  • Cooking terms
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Ingredients
  • Toasty oaty orbs
  • Sweet cookie pops
  • Delish cookie drizzles
  • Noodle stack-ups
  • Little chocolate dippers
  • Yummy s’more bites
  • Crunchy PB&J sammies

Super Simple Holiday Cookies by Alex Kuskowski

Get young bakers making their own treats with Super Simple Holiday Cookies! Kids can follow the super simple recipes in this book to learn how to make chocolaty Valentine’s Day cookies, yummy New Year’s cookie sandwiches and more. With simple text, how-to photos, and tricks and tips, cooking has never been easier or more fun. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

From Hoopla

These sweet treats are for everyone and any occasion! There’s nothing better than the tantalizing aroma and mouthwatering taste of a freshly baked cookie-and here are more than 75 recipes to choose from, including special delicacies just right for birthdays, showers, and holidays. Put a smile on a child’s face with a Sprinkled Chocolate Ball or Nutella Thumbprint. Enjoy classic temptations like Madeleines and Linzer Sables, or decadent brownies and truffles. Satisfy the most discerning palate with colorful and icing-filled macaroons, lady fingers, or Scottish shortbread. Even the health-conscious will find yummy options, including energy bars and Oatmeal and Cranberry Cookies. Many of the recipes produce large batches, perfect for sharing with family and friends. Includes instructions for whipping up basic types of dough, icing, and meringue. And just in case you need a little more inspiration to pull out the mixer, there are luscious photos throughout.

Click here to find some great cookie recipes from Southern Living Magazine to make with a grown-up!

Happy cookie eating, have fun, and don’t forget to bring some cookies in for the hungry librarians! 🤗