7 Cookies You'll Want to Dunk in Your Coffee

Coffee is so much better with a little something sweet on the side

We don't discriminate when it comes to cookies. Nutty, chocolatey, crumbly, chewy—we'll take them all. But some cookies just make more sense alongside a cup of coffee, and these are those cookies. We won't say we're Shaq, but this is how we dunk.

Crunchy Almond Biscotti

Toasted Almond Biscotti
Nothing's better with coffee than biscotti, and these extra-crunchy ones are loaded with almond flavor. See the recipe for Toasted Almond Biscotti »James Oseland

Extra-Crumbly Chamomile Shortbread

Shortbread Cookies
Kamut, a strain of wheat that is one of a growing number of alternative grains, makes these cookies extra tender and crumbly. Baker Chad Robertson of Tartine notes to be sure to score the cookies as soon as they come out of the oven; they will be too fragile to cut once cooled. Get the recipe for Shortbread Cookies »Matt Taylor-Gross

Spicy Swiss-Style "Brownies"

Chocolate-Almond Spice Cookies (Basler Brunsli)
Oh, and gluten-free for good measure. Get the recipe for Chocolate-Almond Spice Cookies (Basler Brunsli) » Chewy, chocolatey, and full of holiday spices.Farideh Sadeghin

Almond and Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Almond Cookies (Strazzate)
For when your coffee break needs a hit of hooch. Get the recipe for Chocolate Almond Cookies (Strazzate) »Helen Rosner

Crispy Pistachio Cookies

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
Incidentally gluten-free, these crisp, crumbly cookies are all about pistachios. Get the recipe for Pistachio Shortbread Cookies »Noah Fecks

Simple Cereal Cookies

Cornflake cookies
Like you're having a bowl of cereal with your coffee. Almost. Get the recipe for Umbrian Snowflake Cookies »Farideh Sadeghin

Dulce de Leche Cookie Sandwiches

Duche de Leche Cookie Sandwiches (Alfajores)
Alfajores are a common snack with coffee in Argentina. Try one and you'll see why. Get the recipe for Duche de Leche Cookie Sandwiches (Alfajores) »Farideh Sadeghin