Now that spring is here, we’re beyond excited to start cooking, baking, and making things with all the fresh, fruity, and floral flavours that we’ve been missing all winter! Of course, we know you can cook with any flavour we please all year round, but we love a seasonal treat with a taste that makes sense with the closest holiday and the time of year. That’s why we’ve been on the lookout for unique spring cookie recipes that we haven’t tried yet to ring in the new, warmer season!
1. White chocolate chip lemon cookies
Are you the kind of baked goods lover who has trouble deciding between very sweet things and very fruity things, since you love both kinds of treat so much? Well, who ever said you have to choose? Instead, try something like these delicious white chocolate chip lemon cookies featured on Family Cookies Recipes.
2. Springtime marbled chocolate chip cookies
For you, is spring all about the bright colours slowly coming back into the world after the winter thaw? Well, that might not sound like something you can incorporate into baked goods, but Two Sisters Crafting begs to differ! Take a look at their tutorial to learn how these colourful springtime inspired marbled cookies were made.
3. Spring cookie bars
Like us, have you fallen in love with the whole “cookie bar” trend that has had raging popularity lately? There’s just something so satisfying of turning your favourite treat into something that looks and tastes like an ultimate version of itself! This spring, we’re intent on making these delicious marshmallow and Easter candy covered cookie bars by Housewives of Frederick County.
4. Coconut macaroon birds nest cookies with fruit fillings
Perhaps you’re actually the kind of person for whom spring is really all about getting back into sunny fruit flavours, no matter what it is you’re actually making? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at how I Love Vegan made these completely delicious coconut macaroon birds nest cookies with variously flavoured fruit fillings.
5. Soft and chewy lemon sugar cookies
Did we actually really catch your attention when we started talking about the lemon flavoured cookies because that’s your favourite kind of fruity baked good to make, but you’re just not sure that the version with white chocolate involved is quite for you? In that case, we think you might get along a little better with something like these chewy lemon sugar cookies outlined on The Crumby Kitchen.
6. Sour cream rhubarb cookies
Where we come from, one of the first things to ripen in the spring and really make everyone feel the change of seasons is rhubarb! Rhubarb might actually be the most popular spring flavour for just about anything in these parts. That’s why these fantastically spring-like sour cream rhubarb cookies from Today appealed to us so much!
7. Lemon cookie ice cream sandwiches with rainbow sprinkles
If you’re going to make yourself a delicious treat with your favourite kind of lemon taste, would you rather make it super, extra unique and a little more of an event? Well, if you’re a big ice cream lover too, then we think you simply must take a look at the way Sweet Makes Three made these fantastic lemon cookie ice cream sandwiches with rainbow sprinkles!
8. Key lime sugar cookies with key lime glaze
Perhaps your favourite concept from our list so far is the idea of making citrus flavoured cookies but you’ve made lemon cookies a million times so you’re looking for a way to change things up a little bit? In that case, we’d definitely suggest taking a look at the way Tastes of Lizzy T made these soft, key lime flavoured sugar cookies and even drizzled them with a bit of a key lime glaze!
9. Easter sugar cookie cake
Have we really caught your attention in all our talk of cookie bars and springtime influenced baked treats and you know you’d love some kind of combination of the two, but you just haven’t seen the idea that quite speaks to you yet? In that case, we have a feeling you’ll get along a little better with something like this Easter sugar cookie cake outlined step by step on Crazy for Crust!
10. Spring confetti bars
Just in case you’re still very into the idea of cookie bars but you love to see all kinds of options before you finally make your mind, here’s another similar but slightly alternative recipe for your consideration! Take a better look at this recipe and tutorial fro, Chelsea’s Messy Apron for deliciously sweet and colourful springtime confetti bars.
11. Lemon cream cheese chocolate chip cookies
Are you still scrolling through our list and thinking about how much you do love lemon flavoured baked goods and cookies but you’re still interested in putting a unique twist on things because you’ve made lemon cookies so many times before? Then we think you simply must take a look at the way Gal on A Mission made these lemon cream cheese chocolate chip cookies!
12. Jelly bean cookie bark
If you’re a real sweets enthusiast like we are then you’re probably already very familiar with the idea of chocolate bark, but have you ever had cookie bark before? If not, then we’re sorry to tell you that you’ve been missing out! Celebrate springtime by making this jelly bean cookie bar outlined step by step on Two Sisters Crafting!
13. Strawberries and cream cookie bars
Just in case you’re still thinking about how much you love the idea of cookie bars but you’d rather make them with a fruit flavour rather than all these sweet, Easter time inspired candy options that you’ve seen so far? Well, if you’re a berry lover like we are, then we think you’ll really appreciate the way My Food and Family made these scrumptious strawberries and cream cookie bars!
14. Lemon honeycomb shortbread cookies
By now, we’re sure you can tell just how much we adore lemon flavoured baked goods, especially in the cookie department. We’ve given you lots of options so far, but here’s one more that’s a little different, just to make sure you really get a great idea of your options! Check out the recipe on Happy Mothering to learn how these lemon honeycomb shortbread cookies were made.
15. Cadbury Mini Egg chocolate chip cookies
Maybe you’ve actually been scrolling through our list and thinking about how a springtime treat that actually features Easter candy as a main component, because that’s your favourite part of Easter? In that case, we think this absolutely delicious Cadbury Mini Egg chocolate chip cookies recipe from Baked Ambrosia might be right up your alley.