Make these easy Thanksgiving cookies for a fun and festive dessert. 44 of the best Thanksgiving cookie recipes. They are so tasty and super easy with several no bake options.

Make these easy Thanksgiving cookies for a fun and festive dessert. 44 of the best Thanksgiving cookie recipes. They are so tasty and super easy with several no bake options. We have compiled the best list of cookies to make for Thanksgiving. #dessertsonadime #thanksgivingcookies #thanksgivingcookierecipes
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We have compiled the best list of cookies to make for Thanksgiving. From whimsical turkey cookies with candy corn to all things pumpkin spiced sugar, this list has the tastiest treats.

Go ahead and make your list because you will want to make several of these cookies. For even more Thanksgiving desserts, check out this list that includes pumpkin whoopie pies, pecan pie and more.

You might also like Thanksgiving Apple Desserts.

How to Store Cookies:

Allow cookies to cool and place inside an airtight container. I like to separate the layers of cookies with parchment paper.

Can you make cookies for Thanksgiving ahead of time?

While this varies by recipe, normally you can. Most of these recipes can be made ahead of time if stored properly.

Can you freezer Thanksgiving Cookies?

Many of these recipes can be made in advance and frozen. Place inside a freezer container or bag. Each recipe is different but normally cookies can be frozen up to a month.

1. Turkey Cookies

Make these fun Turkey Cookies for a treat the kiddos will go crazy over. This no bake recipe is super easy. Turkey Cookies would be so cute to make for a school party.

Turkey Cookies
Oreo Turkey Cookies are so festive and fun to make for Thanksgiving. Kids will love these Oreo turkey cookies that are a blast to make and eat. 
Turkey Cookies

2. Pilgrim Cookies

With only 4 ingredients, these no bake Pilgrim Cookies take minutes to make. The peanut butter cup on top completes the look and looks adorable.

Pilgrim Cookies
Surprise the kids with adorable Pilgrim Cookies at Thanksgiving. You only need 4 ingredients to make no bake Pilgrim hat cookies.
Pilgrim Cookies

3. Butterscotch Cookies

These old fashioned Butterscotch Cookies are so soft and amazing. Each bite is packed with lots of butterscotch. Loaded with Thanksgiving flavors.

Butterscotch Cookies
You have to try this old fashioned Butterscotch cookies recipe. Each bite is soft and chewy for the best cookie. The entire recipe is simple.
Butterscotch Cookies

4. Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies

Cake Mix Cookies are so easy to prepare. The pumpkin flavor is perfect for Thanksgiving and sure to be a hit.

Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies
Enjoy Pumpkin cake mix cookies with just 3 ingredients. The cookies are so soft and fluffy. Make this in minutes!
Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies

5. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

The combination of pumpkin and chocolate chips make a decadent cookie. This recipe is super easy and delicious.

Fall means baking and this Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies recipe is amazing. They are so easy and each bite is packed with the best pumpkin flavor and chocolate chips. Chocolate chip pumpkin cookies recipes are soft, moist and simple! #dessertonadime #pumpkinchocolatechipcookies #recipesforpumpkinchocolatechipcookies
Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
Fall means baking and these Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are amazing. They are so easy and each bite is packed with pumpkin flavor and chocolate chips.
Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

6. Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies look so pretty and you can use any type of jam you prefer. We love to use raspberry or strawberry jam in these cookies.

Thumbprint Cookies 
Thumbprint cookies are super easy to make and light and delicious. Each cookie is topped with the jam of your choice for a tasty treat.
Thumbprint Cookies 

7. Molasses Cookies

Ginger Molasses Cookies have the perfect amount of spices for the best cookie. They are perfect for Fall and your kitchen will smell amazing as they bake.

Ginger Molasses Cookies 
One you make molasses cookies, everyone will be hooked. Ginger molasses cookies are so delicious with the perfect blend of spices.
Ginger Molasses Cookies 

8. Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe

These soft and fluffy cookies have the perfect balance of cream cheese. Each bite is so rich and creamy.

Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe
If you love cheesecake, you're going to go crazy over Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe. Cheesecake cookies recipe is rich and creamy for the best dessert.
Cream Cheese Cookies Recipe

9. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Skip the bakery and make these decadent Oatmeal Raisin Cookies. They are packed with raisins for a hearty cookie and so yummy.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe is the perfect recipe for soft and delicious cookies. They taste like perfection, and everyone will think you bought them at a bakery. They are really simple to make and the best dessert.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe

10. Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Enjoy all the tasty flavors of cinnamon rolls in these fabulous cookies. It does not disappoint and tastes as good as they look. I love the flavors like cinnamon in these cookies.

Cinnamon roll cookies
Cinnamon roll cookies make the best dessert and the icing is heavenly. These soft and chewy cookies look gorgeous with swirls of cinnamon.
Cinnamon roll cookies

11. Brown Sugar Cookies

If you are looking for a soft and chewy cookie recipe, this brown sugar cookie recipe is a must try. They are perfectly sweet and so tasty.

Brown sugar cookies
You probably already have what you need to make Brown sugar cookie recipe. These cookies are soft and chewy and simply amazing.
Brown sugar cookies

12. Apple Pie Cookies

Not only are these adorable but they taste just like an apple pie. Each bite of these cookies combines sweet apple pie filling and luscious caramel topping.

Apple Pie Cookies
These bite size Apple Pie Cookies are loaded with luscious pie filling. The flaky crust is topped with caramel sauce and more. This is the best cookie recipe.
Apple Pie Cookies

13. Chocolate Chip Cookies

We have declared this the best Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. It has the perfect amount of chocolate chips for an ooey gooey cookie.

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies
We have the absolute Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe, and it is super easy. If you are looking for a soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies recipe, this is the one to try. It is easy to make and bakery style for a delicious treat. 
Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

14. Cookies and Cream Cookies

Homemade cookies are easy to make with simple recipes like this one. Not only is it effortless to prepare but packed with tons of cookies.

Cookies and Cream Cookies
Skip the mixes and make this decadent recipe for Cookies and Cream Cookies. Each bite is loaded with tons of goodness for the best cookie! 
Cookies and Cream Cookies

15. Lofthouse Cookies

Kids love to eat these Lofthouse Cookies. The cookies are so soft and the icing is sweet and tasty. You can easily customize these in Fall colors for Thanksgiving.

Lofthouse Cookies
Learn how to make this soft and fluffy Lofthouse cookies recipe. Homemade lofthouse cookies are a real treat and super easy.
Lofthouse Cookies

16. Carrot Cake Mix Cookies

If you love carrot cake, these cookies will be a big hit. It starts with a cake mix and the cookies are topped with rich cream cheese frosting. They just taste like Fall.

Enjoy Carrot cake mix cookies with decadent cream cheese icing. The secret is a cake mix and the entire recipe is super easy. Carrot cake cookies with cream cheese recipe is simple and so easy. Each bite is soft and chewy with cream cheese frosting. #dessertonadime #carrotcakecookies #recipeeasy #Fromcakemixrecipes #cakemix #carrotcakemixcookieseasy #usingcakemix #withcreamcheese #box #carrot cake mix cookies
Carrot Cake Mix Cookies
Enjoy Carrot cake mix cookies with decadent cream cheese icing. The secret is a cake mix and the entire recipe is super easy. 
Carrot Cake Mix Cookies

17. Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Chocolate fans definitely want to start with this recipe. From the soft chocolate cookie to the Hershey Kiss on top, it is bursting with all things chocolate.

Chocolate Kiss Cookies
Chocolate Kiss Cookies Recipe is a decadent chocolate cookie topped with a Hershey Kiss. This fun filled cookie is packed with chocolate.
Chocolate Kiss Cookies

18. Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

No bake cookies mean dessert in minutes. This peanut butter version is absolutely luscious and sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies Recipe
Peanut butter no bake cookies recipe is a peanut butter lovers delight. No need to heat up the kitchen when you can make this no bake treat. 
Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies Recipe

19. Butter Cookies Recipe

Rich Butter Cookies look stunning with the swirled design. Each cookie is dipped in chocolate and topped with sprinkles. These are tasty plain or dipped. The sprinkles would be so festive for Thanksgiving.

Butter Cookies Recipe
With just a few ingredients, Butter Cookies Recipe comes together quickly for a tasty and gorgeous treat.  Easy butter cookies are so pretty and delicious.
Butter Cookies Recipe

20. Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

From the peanut butter cookie to the sweet jam filling, this combination is super tasty. Each cookie has glaze drizzled over the top for a super decadent treat.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies
Not only is this Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies recipe easy but it's so tasty. From the soft peanut butter cookie to the strawberry jam center and glaze topping, it does not disappoint.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

21. Brownie Cookies

Brownie fans will love these brownie cookies. There is so much chocolate and each bite melts in your mouth.

Brownie Cookies Recipe
These Brownie Cookies have a fudge like center surrounded by lots of decadent chocolate. Everything you love about brownies is packed into one tasty cookie.
Brownie Cookies Recipe

22. Homemade Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies look so perfect on the dessert table. This easy recipe for Peanut Butter Blossoms taste heavenly.

Homemade peanut butter kiss cookies
Homemade peanut butter kiss cookies have the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Peanut butter blossoms are rich and creamy.
Homemade peanut butter kiss cookies

23. 3 Ingredient Sugar Cookies

You can make homemade sugar cookies with just 3 ingredients. It is super easy and no egg needed for this delicious cookie recipe.

3 Ingredient Sugar Cookies
3 ingredient sugar cookies are so easy to make that you can make this 3 ingredient sugar cookies recipe anytime. Try 3 ingredient sugar cookies with no egg.
3 Ingredient Sugar Cookies

24. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Chocolate and peanut butter come together for a rich and delicious cookie. This is one of the most amazing recipes and super easy.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Reese's peanut butter cup cookies are amazing and the perfect recipe for peanut butter fans. Chocolate and peanut butter come together for a heavenly treat.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

25. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter cookies get a new look with chocolate mixed in. The combination is super tasty.

Chocolate Peanut Butter cookies
Enjoy a decadent combination when you make tasty Chocolate peanut butter cookies. Classic peanut butter cookies get even better when you add chocolate.
Chocolate Peanut Butter cookies

Sugar cookies with cinnamon and sugar result in Snickerdoodle Cookies. This recipe is soft and delicious for an extra special dessert.

Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe
Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe is one of our favorites. The cookies are so soft and delicious.  Each bite is the perfect blend of cinnamon and sugar.
Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

27. 3 Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies

With 3 simple ingredients, these cookies are fast and easy. Each bite is packed with lots of hearty oatmeal for the perfect Fall recipe.

3 Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies
3 ingredient oatmeal cookies are so decadent that you won't believe how simple they are. With just 3 ingredients, you can make the best oatmeal cookies.
3 Ingredient Oatmeal Cookies

28. Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you love those tasty cookies at the Nestle Toll House bakery? Learn how to make them at home for a sweet and chocolate packed dessert.

Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies
This classic Toll House Chocolate chip cookie recipe does not disappoint. The cookies are soft and each bite is gooey and delicious.
Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

29. Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate fans will definitely want to go ahead and make these cookies. They only call for 4 ingredients.

Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
With only 4 ingredients, you can enjoy Double chocolate cake mix cookies in minutes. Get your chocolate fix with little work when you make these cookies. 
Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

30. Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Not only are these bursting with vibrant color but each bite is so delicious. Mint Chocolate Chip is a great flavor and the recipe is very easy to prepare.

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies are packed with mint flavor and chocolate. Each bite is soft and fluffy. The recipe is so easy.
Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

31. M&M Cookies

Everyone loves M&M candy and they make cookies even better. Plus, they look so bright and cheerful.

m&m Cookies
This M&M Cookies Recipe is amazing and you can make them from scratch without much work. Each bite is bursting with chocolate.
m&m Cookies

32. Banana Pudding Cookies

Fans of Banana Pudding will adore these cookies. You can enjoy all of the flavor you love in this classic desert in a cookie.

Banana Pudding Cookies
Enjoy all the flavor of banana pudding in these easy Banana Pudding Cookies. The pudding mixture, crushed vanilla wafers and white chocolate combine for a decadent treat.
Banana Pudding Cookies

33. Monster Cookies

Loaded Cookies are packed with some of my favorite ingredients. From the chocolate chips and M&M’s to the oatmeal and more, this recipe packs a lot in each cookie.

Monster Cookies
This monster cookie recipe is loaded with chocolate chips, oatmeal, M&M's and more! Each bite is soft and chewy for the best cookie.
Monster Cookies

34. No Bake Cookies

Whip up a batch of these Chocolate Peanut butter no bake cookies. They are simple to make on the stove top for a great Thanksgiving treat.

No Bake Cookies stacked
No Bake Cookies
This Easy No Bake Cookies Recipe is simple to make and has a tasty combination of peanut butter and chocolate. Anytime we want a treat fast, we make this!
No Bake Cookies

35. Italian Cookies

Rich butter cookies topped with sprinkles and a sweet glaze will be the hit of the gathering. You can easily change the sprinkles for any occasion.

Italian Cookies Recipe
This Italian Cookies Recipe is so buttery and delicious with an amazing glaze. The sprinkles make the cookies festive, and each bite is decadent and tasty.
Italian Cookies Recipe

36. Divinity Candy

These literally melt in your mouth. They are absolutely heavenly and so fluffy.

Divinity Candy
Old fashioned Divinity candy recipe is a classic treat and incredibly simple to make. Each bite is light and fluffy and melts in your mouth.
Divinity Candy

37. Brownie Mix Cookies

Only 5 ingredients needed to make these simple Brownie Mix Cookies. Each cookie is topped with powdered sugar and they look so pretty.

Brownie Mix Cookies
Brownie Mix Cookies recipe is a fudgy cookie with just 5 ingredients. This luscious treat is a chocolate lovers dream.
Brownie Mix Cookies

38. Double Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate cookies with chocolate chips equal a dream come true for chocolate lovers. The recipe starts with a cake mix so it is so easy.

Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies
With only 4 ingredients, you can enjoy Double chocolate cake mix cookies in minutes. Get your chocolate fix with little work when you make these cookies. 
Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

39. Chocolate Covered Oreos Recipe

Make this no bake dessert for an easy but tasty dessert option. It is so delicious with Oreo cookies.

Chocolate Covered Oreos recipe
We are going to show you how to make chocolate covered oreos for the best treat. Make perfectly chocolate covered oreos every time with this simple recipe!
Chocolate Covered Oreos recipe

40. Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies

Add a burst of color to the Thanksgiving dessert table with these Strawberry Cookies with white chocolate. The cheesecake flavor is the best.

Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies
Cheesecake fans will go crazy over this easy Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies Recipe. Enjoy these cookies packed with a ton of cheesecake flavor and decadent white chocolate. 
Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies

41. Pumpkin Pie Cookies

These soft pumpkin cookies are a family favorite.

Pumpkin Pie Cookies
These Pumpkin Pie Cookies are like a mini pumpkin pie. It has all the delicious flavors of a pumpkin pie but can held in your hand.
Pumpkin Pie Cookies

42. Thanksgiving Sugar Cookies

Have the kids help decorate these turkey cookies. Add the orange feathers for a festive treat.

Thanksgiving Sugar Cookies
Transform sugar cookies into turkeys with this easy Thanksgiving Sugar Cookies Recipe. These adorable sugar cookies decorated as turkeys will make a festive thanksgiving dessert.
Thanksgiving Sugar Cookies

43. Pumpkin No Bake Cookies

Simple ingredient no bake cookies.

Pumpkin No Bake Cookies
Pumpkin No Bake Cookies is an easy recipe packed with pumpkin flavor. You don't need to heat up the oven to enjoy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies.
Pumpkin No Bake Cookies

44. Star Crunch Cookies

These copycat cookies are sure to please a crowd and a favorite Thanksgiving cookie. The perfect addition to your dessert spread.

Star Crunch Cookies
Make these Star crunch cookies for a yummy treat. Enjoy all of the chocolate and caramel you love about Little Debbie Star Crunch cookies.
Star Crunch Cookies

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