Bake & Pack: 10 Best Cookies for Summer Picnics

Bake & Pack: 10 Best Cookies for Summer Picnics

Emma Christensen
Jul 1, 2011

You can't go wrong with a batch of cookies for a summer picnics. They're universally loved, perfectly packable, and impervious to sun damage (unlike our other favorite: ice cream). Here are ten cookie recipes that deserve to be at your next picnic.

Raspberry Cream Sandwich Cookies from Martha Stewart - Given our fondness for sandwich cookies, this one is a quick sell.

Louisiana Pecan Balls from Sunset Magazine - These sound deliciously similar to Mexican wedding cakes.

Watermelon Sugar Cookies from Megan's Cookin' - Too cute!

Cherry Double Chocolate Cookies from Gourmet - Chock full of cherries, chocolates, and crunchy nuts.

Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies from Real Simple - Classic peanut butter cookies pick up some crunch with rice krispies!

Black and White Cookies from Smitten Kitchen - I've always wanted to attempt making these classic New York cookies at home.

Petite Lemon Curd Cookies from Epicurious - I fear I may eat a great many of these "petite" cookies.

Lime Sugar Sandwich Cookies with Blueberry Cream Filling from Tasty Kitchen - I would make these for the bright purple filling alone.

Double Ginger Crackles from Fine Cooking - Perfect with a glass of lemonade.

Chocolate Nutella Cookies from Simply Recipes - This recipe is about the only reason I'd voluntarily part with a cup of Nutella.

What cookies have you been baking?

Related: How to Make Halfway Cookies

(Images: Martha Stewart and Quentin Bacon/Sunset Magazine)

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