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Tasty Mother's Day Cookie Recipes to Sweeten Her Day

on April 16, 2024

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, people begin to explore unique ways to celebrate the most significant women in their lives. Although your mother figure deserves to be spoiled and celebrated every day, Mother’s Day is an exceptional opportunity to bring a smile to her face. From a bouquet of fresh flowers to customized jewelry or even a relaxing spa trip, countless gift options are available. However, selecting the one gift that lingers in the memory can be daunting. To really go the extra mile, consider making your mother’s meal special with a batch of delectable cookies. Continue reading this blog as we explore easy cookie recipes, allowing you to create the ultimate cookie gourmet gift basket for your mom on her special day. 

Tasty Mother's Day Cookie Recipes

Baked with care and precision, cookies are wonderfully versatile treats. From chocolate chip to sugar and Snickerdoodles, these Mother's Day cookies recipes offer a delightful means to honour the occasion. 

1. Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Twist

Originating in the US, chocolate chip cookies have become a global choice among individuals. This classic chocolate chip recipe is easy to make but also highly adaptable. 

Ingredients List

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar (optional) 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (chocolate morsels)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans (or other nuts)
  • 1 tsp orange zest (optional) 
  • 1 tablespoon orange liqueur
  • Sea salt flakes for topping

Instructions You Must Follow

  1. Begin the recipe by preheating your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit—line two baking sheets with parchment paper. 
  2. Mix the granulated sugar, eggs, butter and vanilla until light and fluffy. 
  3. Now, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt in another bowl. Gradually beat into the butter mixture.
  4. Consider adding chocolate chips, orange zest, and grand marnier and mix it well. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown, and decorate it as per your preference. 

2. Heart Shaped Strawberry Infused Cookies 

Bursting with the sweetness of fresh strawberries, these heart-shaped homemade strawberry cookies are an ideal indulgent treat to delight your mother. The addition of pink icing is sure to bring a smile to your mother’s face, while the soft, tender texture of the sugar cookie will touch her heart. So, without further ado, here’s the recipe:

Ingredients List

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar (60g) (½ cup organic powdered sugar -optional) 
  • Pink food colouring (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons (15g) freeze-dried strawberry powder
  • 2 tablespoons (15g) organic cornstarch

Instructions You Must Follow

  1. In a large bowl, add the butter, sugar, vanilla, 2 1/2 cups flour, baking powder, salt, strawberry powder, and cornstarch; blend into the butter mixture.
  2. Now, refrigerate the dough for 1 hour.
  3. Utilize a heart-shaped cutter to roll out and meticulously carve out the desired shapes.
  4. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 10-12 minutes, and decorate the cooled cookies according to your preference. 


Dedicating effort to handcraft a special gift for your mom beautifully underscores your recognition of her unwavering support and love. If you are looking for personalized cakes or bespoke cookies for Mother's Day, Passion for Desserts is here to make her day memorable. For us, Mother's Day is synonymous with joy, love, and, most importantly, scrumptious cookies. And we make sure to pass it all on to our customers. Check out our full range of cookies and place your order for an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience.