Plated Cravings

Cookies, Brownies & Bars

Here we share all our favorite cookie, brownie, and bar recipes! If you have a sweet tooth one of our dessert recipes will surely satisfy your cravings! From Nutella Brownies and Oreo Brownies to Nutella Cookies and Butterscotch Cookies, we have you covered.

Our Vanillekipferl (German Vanilla Crescent Cookies) are one of our most popular recipes and always a hit!

Ginger Snap Cookie with a glass of milk

Ginger Snap Cookies

Cookie filled with Nutella

Thumbprint Cookies

Pfeffernusse on a plate


Cinnamon Stars


Linzer Cookies on a plate

Linzer Cookies

Marzipan Recipe

Marzipan Recipe

butterscotch cookie recipe

Butterscotch Cookies

Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies

Brownies swirled with Nutella and Hazelnuts

Nutella Brownies

Cornflake Cookies Recipe

Cornflake Cookies

Lebkuchen Recipe

German Lebkuchen Recipe

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oreo Brownies

Oreo Brownies

Jam Palmiers

Heart-Shaped Palmiers Recipe

Valentine's Day Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Nut Corners are called Nussecken in Germany and make a delicious addition to your cookie platter! Made with buttery shortbread, a sweet apricot jam layer, and a caramelized hazelnut topping, these mini nut bars are a favorite of my husband and a hit all year round.

Nut Corners (German Nussecken)

Vanillekipferl (German Vanilla Crescent Cookies) are traditional German Christmas Cookies made with ground nuts and dusted with vanilla sugar! They are tender, nutty and melt in your mouth.  A perfect cookie to make ahead that's always a hit.

Vanillekipferl (German Vanilla Crescent Cookies)

These Coconut Macaroons are chewy and moist on the inside and crispy on the outside! Made with lemon zest and without sweetened condensed milk, these sweet and easy coconut cookies are going to be everyone's favorite treat this holiday season.

Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Chocolate Almond Biscotti are a coffee-pairing favorite, they are crunchy, studded with almonds, and easy to make from scratch!  These twice-baked Italian cookies are perfect for dipping into a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

Chocolate Almond Biscotti Recipe

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars are the perfect autumn dessert!

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars are the best of both worlds with a creamy cheesecake top and a soft cinnamon-sugary snickerdoodle cookie bottom.

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars

These Peanut Butter Brownie Bars are so delicious and easy to make! Fudgy brownies and peanut butter - two of my favorite things combined make this treat irresistible.

Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

These cute Easter Sugar Cookies are bursting with flavor! Filled with lemon curd and topped with lemon icing, these egg-shaped sandwich cookies are a fun treat for your Easter celebration.

Easter Sugar Cookies

These Maple Hazelnut Cookies are so easy to make! Ground hazelnuts and maple syrup make these cute log cookies extra flavorful.

Maple Hazelnut Cookies Recipe