Verizon Won't Stop Using the Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill

An online advertising clearinghouse relied on by Google, Yahoo and Facebook is using controversial cookies that come back from the dead to track the web surfing of Verizon customers. » 1/15/15 9:40am 1/15/15 9:40am

9 Delicious Christmas Cookie Photos (With Recipes!)

It's Christmas time. And no matter your faith, you'll probably agree, it's the most delicious cookie time of the year. Here are cookies that you baked and photographed. And if you're so brave as to bake yourself, many have the recipe, too! » 12/25/14 10:00am 12/25/14 10:00am

Shooting Challenge: Christmas Cookies

It's that time of year. Sugar, flour, butter, and a festive dose of red and green food colorings combine to create bite-sized Christmas magic. For this week's Shooting Challenge, show us your baking and photography skills. Show us the cookies! » 12/11/14 1:10pm 12/11/14 1:10pm

An All-in-One Cookie Cutter That Makes Bite-Size Gingerbread Houses

Engineering a gingerbread house isn't particularly difficult, the catch is they're usually built around the holidays when you've got a million other things on your plate. That's why this all-in-one cookie cutter that produces all the parts you'll need to build a miniature gingerbread house—walls, roof, and all—is so… » 12/05/14 4:22pm 12/05/14 4:22pm

These cookies are so beautifully decorated that it's wrong to eat them

Even though all cookies should be eaten so more cookies will be made to be eaten, I would feel so guilty if I ate any of these cookies made by SweetAmbsCookie. They are a work of art. The painstaking detail and beautiful decorations are unreal. You wouldn't want to eat a painting made by Picasso, right? » 10/31/14 11:31pm 10/31/14 11:31pm

Magnets Are the Secret To the Ultimate Cookie Dunking Contraption

For every Kickstarted product that succeeds and makes it into the hands of consumers, there are hundreds that don't. The Dunkin' Buddy's Kickstarter campaign unfortunately didn't succeed in raising ten grand earlier this year, but its creators realize how important its existence is to mankind, and they're determined… » 10/21/14 3:10pm 10/21/14 3:10pm

Make Your Gingerbread People Dance With These Posable Cookie Cutters

Your average gingerbread cookie ends up looking a lot like da Vinci's Vitruvian Man with its limbs splayed out in every direction. But with this modular cookie cutter in your kitchen repertoire, you can create gingerbread cookies that are a little more lifelike and active. » 7/28/14 4:29pm 7/28/14 4:29pm

Here's how golden goop turns into fortune cookies

How do they get those quippy fortunes inside a fortune cookie? It starts with a goop which gets baked and perforated while still hot. The paper fortune is placed on top of the hot cookie which is then permanently folded to its infamous shape with robot hands, trapping the promises of one's future until someone makes… » 7/01/14 11:10pm 7/01/14 11:10pm

Oreo Fed Me Strange Cookie-Concocted Recipes And I Didn't Die

Traditionally, you'd eat an Oreo straight of the box, or sometimes very recently dipped in a glass of milk. The people at Oreo felt the need to show that their cookie is more diverse than that, however, so they put it in a bunch of weird recipes and made me eat the result in order to prove something about the future.… » 4/14/14 12:00pm 4/14/14 12:00pm

This McDonald's burger and fries combo is actually made from cookies

Few things are better than eating a burger and fries, even if it comes from McDonald's. This might qualify though: a full McDonald's meal—burger, fries, coke—made completely out of cookies. Everything is somehow a cookie! Made by a Twitter user's sister who's presumably a master baker, it's pretty incredible work. I… » 3/18/14 9:51pm 3/18/14 9:51pm

The best dessert ever is a shot of milk inside a glass made of cookie

The tastebud teaser Dominique Ansel, he's the master pastry chef who created the Cronut, has come up with another dessert so brilliant that the Internet is salivating at the mere picture of it and wondering why it didn't exist before: a chocolate chip cookie milk shot. As in a shot of milk inside a "glass" that's… » 3/05/14 7:35pm 3/05/14 7:35pm

You can bake cookies from the cookie dough of cookie dough ice cream

Well, well, well. Isn't this good to know? Turns out, you can strain all the ice cream out of cookie dough ice cream and use its dough to bake cookies. Surprise! It's actually cookie dough! It's not just factory made cookie flavoring made to make you crave ice cream more (even if it still is all that). » 2/07/14 9:21pm 2/07/14 9:21pm

A genius guy invented the perfect machine to make a single cookie

Here's the thing about chocolate chip cookies: they're delicious. Here's another thing: unless you're a professional baker maestro who bakes a batch everyday and tweaks their cookie recipe after every time to adjust the flavor, it's going to be hard to come up with the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe. It's a… » 1/13/14 8:30pm 1/13/14 8:30pm

The Greatest Innovation in Oreo Dunking Since Milk

Oreo might be trying to push its snack-sized mini cookies with this utterly brilliant way to dunk, but there's no reason this hack can't work with full-sized Oreo cookies as well—or any reasonably-sized cookie, for that matter. You'll of course need access to a clean french press, but the other components—milk and… » 12/16/13 9:53am 12/16/13 9:53am

These Delicious Wall Hangers Look Just Like Cookies

Hungry? Sorry, you're outta look. While this box might look like it's stuffed full of cookies, you're actually looking at a cool new set of wall hangers. » 12/12/13 6:29am 12/12/13 6:29am

The Chemistry of Baking Cookies

Shove a tray of dough into the oven and something magical happens: that raw mixture of ingredients is transformed into a delightful circle of deliciousness, a cookie. If you've ever wondered exactly what science was behind baking, though, this video explains. » 11/20/13 5:50am 11/20/13 5:50am

Google only has to pay $17 million for tracking people without their knowledge. The search giant just agreed to the sum to settle allegations from 37 states (and DC) that it added cookies to users' computers without consent. Google stopped short of admitting to wrong-doing, though. » 11/18/13 3:58pm 11/18/13 3:58pm

Report: Google May Stop Using Cookies to Track Users

According to a report from the WSJ, Google is considering ditching cookies to track its users. Instead, Google would "create its own anonymous identifier for each individual". Google, which has previously secretly planted cookies in Internet Explorer and the iPhone, says it's an attempt to make the Internet more… » 9/18/13 9:41pm 9/18/13 9:41pm

A Rocking Horse Cookie Cutter Is a Sweet and Easy Way For Kids To Help

Kids love to help out in the kitchen when the end product is cakes, pies, or cookies. Though even the simplest of assigned tasks can turn into a kitchen disaster in the blink of an eye, cutting cookies has always been a pretty reliable assignment. Now, it's even easier for young'ns with this adorable rocking horse… » 7/17/13 5:00pm 7/17/13 5:00pm

There's Now an Easy Way To 3D-Print Your Own Hand-Drawn Cookie Cutters

Is there anything more uninspired and unappetizing than a boring round cookie? Outside of known carcinogens, probably not. So if you're looking for a way to spice up a glass of milk's best friend, MakerBot has just released a custom software tool called the Cookie Cutter Customizer that allows you to turn freehand… » 7/12/13 6:20pm 7/12/13 6:20pm