Summer is finally here, and what better way to enjoy the season than with some refreshing cookies? Whether you are planning a picnic, snacking by the pool, entertaining guests, or camping these summer cookies are perfect for any occasion.
In this post, I will share with you some of my favorite summer cookie recipes that are easy to bake, delicious, and will make your summer even more enjoyable.
You can enjoy these cookie recipes all year round as well! Most are very customizable to suit the season.
ARE THERE ANY NO-BAKE COOKIE RECIPES FOR SUMMER?
Yes, there are plenty of no-bake cookie recipes perfect for summer! You can make no-bake cookies using ingredients like oats, peanut butter, and chocolate. Check out my suggestions for No Bake 4th of July Recipes!
HOW CAN I MAKE MY COOKIES STAY CHEWY AND SOFT IN HOT WEATHER?
To keep your cookies chewy and soft in hot weather, store them in an airtight container with a slice of bread or a piece of apple. The bread or apple helps retain moisture and prevents them from drying out.
HOW CAN I MAKE MY COOKIES MORE COLORFUL FOR SUMMER PARTIES?
To make your cookies more colorful for summer parties, you can add food coloring to the dough or decorate them with colorful frosting and sprinkles. Consider using natural food coloring options like beetroot powder or matcha for a healthier alternative.
HOW CAN I MAKE MY COOKIES LIGHTER FOR SUMMER?
To make cookies lighter for summer, you can use ingredients like Greek yogurt or applesauce as substitutes for butter or oil. You can also add fresh citrus zest to give them a light, summery flavor.
Mint & Matcha Cookies
Matcha Sugar Cookies With Frosting
Soft and chewy matcha sugar cookies with frosting are about to be your new favorite way to enjoy matcha. Sweet and full of matcha flavor, if you love green tea, you'll love these!
Lemon & Lime Cookies
Lemon Blueberry Cookies
There's something so tantalizing about lemon blueberry cookies. Perfectly soft on the inside, with a lightly crisped exterior coated in sweet blueberries and zesty lemon glaze.
Lemon Cooler Cookies
Lusting for sweet treats that pack a tangy punch? Look no further than Lemon Cooler Cookies! These scrumptious snacks are bursting with sunny citrus flavor and are sure to quench your cravings for something sweet.
Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies
Our Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies are a small batch delight. Not only do these cookies have an exquisite touch of lavender, but they also boast a zesty lemon flavor. Mix this dough up in one bowl in a matter of minutes! Get ready for a captivating aroma and delectable treat with these Lemon Lavender Shortbread Cookies!
Lemon Curd Thumbprint Cookies
Sweet, tart, and buttery shortbread cookies are the perfect description for my Lemon Curd Thumbprint Cookies. Thumbprint cookies have to be, hands down, the cutest cookies. Bite-sized little treats with the perfect portion of sweet or tart filling. Store-bought tart lemon curd makes this cookie recipe quick and easy!
Almond Flour Lemon Cookies
Almond Flour Lemon Cookies made are tender, buttery, crisp and mildly sweet when plain or soft and sweet when decorated. A perfect lemony treat to impress your family and friends!
Key Lime Cookies
This Key Lime Cookies recipe is easy to make and these cookies are bursting with lime flavor, both in the cookie and the icing. You can use fresh lime juice or bottled juice.
Lemon Shortbread Cookies
These lemon shortbread cookies are buttery, tender, zesty, tangy, and (optionally) filled with gooey lemon curd. They have a melt in your mouth texture. They're packed full of lemon flavor even without the lemon curd!
Key Lime Pie Shortbread Cookies
The bright and fresh citrus flavor of Key Lime Pie shines through in these fun Key Lime Pie Shortbread Cookies. An easy to make slice and bake cookie that’s topped with a sweet and tart lime glaze.
Blueberry Summer Cookies
Blueberry White Chocolate Cookies
These Blueberry White Chocolate Cookies are made with frozen blueberries and white chocolate morsels which give it its characteristic blue and white marbled look. Perfect for lunch boxes or a late-night snack.
Blueberry Chocolate Chip Cookies
How adorable are these blueberry chocolate chip cookies?! Soft and chewy and full of that natural blueberry color. Made with frozen wild blueberries and packed with semi-sweet and milk chocolate chips. Did I mention that they're eggless? Enjoy a spoonful of cookie dough while you can.
Blueberry Lemon Oatmeal Cookies
These blueberry lemon oatmeal cookies are soft and chewy inside and bursting with bright, fresh summer flavors of lemon and blueberries.
These cookies use old-fashioned oats packed with whole grains, protein, and fiber, making them the perfect treat to start your day, a delicious afternoon snack, or even dessert.
Strawberry Summer Cookies
Strawberry Cheesecake Cookies
These strawberry cheesecake cookies are soft, chewy, and buttery, with fresh strawberries throughout. A surprise center, stuffed with a deliciously sweet cream cheese filling makes them extra special.
Strawberry Lemonade Cake Mix Cookies
Easy Cake Mix Strawberry Lemonade Cookies made with just a few ingredients! These summer cookies are bursting with strawberry lemonade flavor and are the best combination of sweet and sour.
Neapolitan Cookies Recipe using cake mix includes three best flavors in one cookie. Strawberry, vanilla and chocolate. This Cookie dough comes together in 5 minutes!
Strawberry Cookies are so quick and easy to bake because the batter is made using a cake mix. Only 3 ingredients and 1 bowl needed to create the prettiest pink cookies that taste great when topped with a simple sweet glaze.
Raspberry Summer Cookies
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies
If you’re in search of a truly decadent cookie that tastes as delicious as it looks, then look no further than White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Cookies! A mouthful to say, and a delicious mouthful when eaten!
Lemon Raspberry Cookies
These Lemon Raspberry Cookies are soft and fluffy, sweet with a slight tang. This eggless sugar cookie recipe is made with lemon zest, lemon juice and frozen raspberries.
Raspberry Lemon Cookies
Raspberry Lemon Cookies are a tender two-bite cookie that has fresh lemon zest in the dough and fresh lemon juice and a raspberry in the pink lemonade icing.
Chocolate Summer Cookies
Nutella No Bake Cookies
Creamy and chewy Nutella No Bake Cookies! Packed with chocolatey oatmeal and creamy Nutella in a quick and easy cookie! This no bake recipe is one of my kiddos favorites.
Fudgy Brownie Cookies
The dream of every chocolate lover has been fulfilled! My Fudgy brownie cookies have a sticky, ooey gooey texture that sticks to the roof of your mouth. Crisp on the outside, warm in the center, and go perfectly with a cold glass of milk or bowl of ice cream.
Old Fashioned No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter
A classic chocolate peanut butter no bake cookie recipe that will spark those fond memories of your childhood. Melt in your mouth flavors in these large chocolate and peanut butter no bake cookies!
Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pudding Mix
Triple chocolate is loaded into this cookie. Milk chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate chips with a chocolate pudding cookie dough. Rich and delicious! Warm this cookie gently on top of a hot cup of cocoa.
S'mores Cookies are gooey chocolate chip cookies loaded with graham crackers, mini marshmallows, and semi-sweet chocolate chips!
They get extra s'mores flavor from marshmallow creme and cookie butter mixed into the dough. This easy recipe will give you a taste of campfire in less than 30 minutes!
White Chocolate Butter Cookies
These Spelt Butter Cookies with White Chocolate are so unbelievably easy to make, with just a handful of everyday staples. You can decorate them (or add other ingredients) in any way you like.
They are delightfully thin and unbelievably crunchy, and that crunch never fades, even two or three days after baking.
Well if you've made it this far, then you're pretty serious about finding some delicious cookies to enjoy this summer!