Cookies and Cocktails

Get inspired for your holiday cookie swap with recipe ideas and cocktail pairings from the Cooking Channel special, Cookies & Cocktails.

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Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Supermodel Damaris Lewis added bacon to her chocolate chip cookies to give both sweet and salty flavors to her crunchy bites.

Get the Recipe: Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oak Aged Crème Soda

Oak chips and vanilla are the perfect infusion to pair with her sweet and salty cookie.

Get the Recipe: Oak Aged Creme Soda

Momofuku Compost Cookies

Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar's well-known pastry chef in New York City, created a delicious cookie with everything from potato chips to pretzels to ground coffee.

Get the Recipe: Momofuku Compost Cookies

Cereal Milk Cocktail

Kevin Denton, a bartender at the famed Gramercy Park Hotel in New York and Melissa Gray Washington, a NYC based designer, created this apple-cinnamon cereal based cocktail with tequila.

Get the Recipe: Cereal Milk Cocktail

Scottish Shortbread

This four ingredient cookie courtesy of Cameron Peek is crumbly and buttery, just as shortbread should be.

Get the Recipe: Scottish Shortbread

Brown Butter Old Fashioned

There really is butter in this bourbon and maraschino liqueur cocktail.

Get the Recipe: Brown Butter Old Fashioned

Holiday Whoopie Pies

Sybil Dessau's whoopie pies get a holiday boost from ground ginger and cinnamon. Sandwich them with cream cheese frosting.

Get the Recipe: Holiday Whoopie Pies

Pretzel Brownies

Nicole Fasolino's brownies are filled with thick Belgian pretzels for extra crunch.

Get the Recipe: Pretzel Brownies

Peach Julep

Bourbon and peach liquor get paired with orange juice and mint in this sweet, boozy treat courtesy of Kevin Denton & Nicole Fasolino.

Get the Recipe: Peach Julep

Old Fashion Pumpkin Penuche

Kelsey's cookies are like a hand-held pumpkin and pecan pie. They're packed with pumpkin puree and then topped with brown sugar and pecan frosting.

Get the Recipe: Old Fashioned Pumpkin Penuche

Mulled Cider

Kevin Denton and Kelsey Nixon created an alcohol-free apple cider drink with maple syrup and cinnamon sticks.

Get the Recipe: Mulled Cider

Double Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Fashion model and actress Brooklyn Decker created these intensley peanut butter cookies that have peanut butter, peanut butter chips and peanut butter halves.

Get the Recipe: Double Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Jelly Champagne Cocktail

Dention and Decker created this PB&J inspired cocktail from Concord grape juice and Champagne.

Get the Recipe: Jelly Champagne Cocktail

Spiced Ginger Rum Balls

Model Chrissy Teigen beats brownies with rum, rolls them into balls and spinkles them with sugar.

Get the Recipe: Spiced Ginger Rum Balls

Dulce de Leche Coffee Cocktail

Combine the coffee liqueur, vanilla citrus liqueur, agave, half-and-half and espresso liqueur to make Chrissy Teigen's cocktail.

Get the Recipe: Dulce de Leche Coffee Cocktail

Gulab Jaman

Vanessa Colombo created this Indian-inspired treat that's made with milk, heavy cream and ghee then deep-fried.

Get the Recipe: Gulab Jaman

Chai Milkshake

Denton and Colombo worked together to create this chai tea and vanilla ice cream milkshake that's the perfect complement to her fried dessert.

Get the Recipe: Chai Milkshake

Gingerbread Daiquiri

Sport's Illustrated editor MJ Day uses rum and gingerbread to create an infused base for his gingerbread daquiri.

Get the Recipe: Gingerbread Daiquiri

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Singer and songwriter John Legend created these cookies with rolled oats, chocolate chunks and peanut butter chips.

Get the Recipe: John Legend's Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Big Apple Martini

Orange-flavored vodka, vanilla and cinnamon give this apple martini more dimension that the typical sour drink — perfect for pairing with John Legend's peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal cookies.

Get the Recipe: Big Apple Martini

K&C Thumbprint Cookies

Supermodel Chrissy Teigan teamed up with our own Kelsey Nixon to create a Parmesan cookie that's filled with a fresh cranberry and orange marmalade.

Get the Recipe: K and C Thumbprint Cookies