In October, we celebrate National Cookie Month. What’s better than a warm, fresh baked cookie? Next to nothing. And like the wise Cookie Monster once said, “Today I will live in the moment, unless the moment is unpleasant, in which case I will eat a cookie.” So no matter if you’re having a good day or a bad one, go on and bake some homemade cookies. And who knows? If you try enough recipes, maybe you could run your own baking business one day and take advantage of self employed tax deductions.


We’ve got a range of easy cookie recipes for all types of cookie lovers. Take your pick, get out that mixer, and start baking!


  1. The Classic Cookie Lover – The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You’ll Ever Need
  2. The Chocolate Chooser – Chocolate Lover’s Dream Cookies
  3. The Crunch Craver – White Chocolate Cranberry Pretzel Cookies
  4. The Fruity Favorer – Oatmeal Banana Raisin Coconut Cookies
  5. The Ginger Snap Server – Chewy Gingersnap Sparkle Cookies
  6. The Gluten-Free Fan – Gluten-Free Snicker Doodles From Scratch
  7. The Healthy Host – Chocolate Coconut Meringues
  8. The Non-Baker – No Bake S’mores Protein Cookies

(You drooling yet?)

  1. The Nutty Buddy – Chocolate Walnut Cookies
  2. The Oatmeal Extraordinaire – Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies
  3. The Peanut Butter Believer – Soft and Thick Peanut Butter Cookies
  4. The Pumpkin Picker – Old Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies
  5. The Sophisticated Sweet Tooth – Chocolate Truffle Cookies with Sea Salt
  6. The Sugar Shaker – Cinnabon Sugar Cookies


We’ll be posting more recipes and DIY ideas soon, so keep up with the DIY Tax blog by following us on Facebook and Twitter. Leave us a comment and let us know what other cookie recipes we should try!