09/06/2012 09:49 am ET | Updated Nov 05, 2012

The Best Back-To-School Cookies

The month of September and back-to-school time make me think of fresh pencils, new notebooks, and pleated plaid skirts, but they also make me think of COOKIES!

Whether tucked away in a lunchbox, stacked and tied with ribbon for a teacher, or waiting on the kitchen counter for an after school snack, cookies always brighten a school day.

Here are some of my favorites:

10 of the Best Back-to-School Cookies