1000 ideas for decorating cupcakes, cookies & cakes
Sandra Salamony & Gina M. Brown.
Beverley, Mass. : Quarry Books, c2010.
A sugar-coated feast for the eyes and the imagination-this exciting 1,000 collection presents glorious full-color photographs of beautiful, outrageous, and deliciously decorated desserts, from extravagant wedding and birthday cakes to cupcakes and cookies that are miniature works of art. Like all of the books in our 1,000 series, this is not an instructional book, rather, it is a visual showcase designed to provide endless inspiration for anyone who loves decorative baking and entertaining.
Guaranteed to spice up birthday parties, anniversaries, and countless holidays, this medley of decoration tips is ideal for dressing up any type of cookie. Guidelines for sprucing up ready-made cookies are included as well as instructions for making fresh batches when needed. Each project is accompanied by accessible explanations, equipment recommendations, and lists for required utensils and ingredients. Providing a handy source for ideas and inspiration, this is a welcome reference for any aspiring bakerís kitchen.
Chewy gooey crispy crunchy melt-in-your-mouth cookies
by Alice Medrich.
New York : Artisan Books, c2010.
With recipes organized by texture! Flaky, gooey, crunchy, crispy, chewy, chunky, melt-in-your-mouth . . . Cookies are easy, enticing, and fun. Yet as the award-winning baker Alice Medrich notes, too often, home cooks cling to the recipe on the bag of chocolate chips, when so much more is possible. √Ę¬Ä¬úWhat if cookies reflected our modern culinary sensibility√Ę¬Ä¬Ēour spirit of adventure and passion for flavors and even our dietary concerns?√Ę¬Ä¬Ě Medrich writes in her introduction to this landmark cookie cookbook, organized by texture, from crunchy to airy to chunky. An inveterate tester and master manipulator of ingredients, she draws on the world's pantry of ingredients for such delicious riffs on the classics as airy meringues studded with cashews and chocolate chunks, palmiers (elephant's ears) made with cardamom and caramel, and rugelach with halvah. Butter and sugar content is slashed and the flavor turned up on everything from ginger snaps to chocolate clouds. From new spins on classic recipes including chocolate-chip cookies and brownies, to delectable 2-point treats for Weight Watchers, to cookies to make with kids, this master conjurer of sweets will bring bliss to every dessert table.
A perfect package of indulgence, this delicious fourth installment in the Magic cooking series is filled with tasty treats to feed the whole family Filled with irresistible home-baking recipes, this beautifully designed package is bursting with color and ideal for novice cooks.From cupcakes to muffins, breads to biscuits, and chocolate cakes to fruit tarts, these easy recipes are written in Kate Shirazi's characteristically fun and irreverent style and are perfect for fans ofChocolate Magic,Cookie Magic, orMuffin Magic. This endearing compendium of cakes, muffins, and cookies combines a no-nonsense approach with an insatiable appetite for all things baked, and will have you dashing to the kitchen to fill it with the heady aromas of home-baked goodies in no time.
Chattman, a former professional pastry chef and baking writer, puts together a knockout collection of more than 60 delectable, easy-to-make, simple-to-sophisticated recipes covering every kind of cookie, along with a chapter of drink recipes--because not every cookie wants milk.
The Christmas cookie cookbook : all the rules and delicious recipes to start your own holiday cookie club
Ann Pearlman and Marybeth Bayer.
New York, NY : Atria, 2010.
The Christmas Cookie Cookbookis the perfect holiday present or year-round companion for new and seasoned bakers alike. Packed with tips, anecdotes, and tons of recipes, this cookbook is a must-have for anyone looking for a new holiday tradition or simply a fresh way to spread holiday cheer throughout the year.For almost twenty years, Ann Pearlman and a dozen of her friends have been in a Christmas Cookie Club founded by Marybeth Bayer. Every year at the same time, they gather at her house to exchange cookies, wine, and laughs. Now, withThe Christmas Cookie Cookbook,Ann shows readers how to start a club of their own.The recipes and the inspiration are all here in one complete guide for cookie club hopefuls. With a diverse selection of not only Christmas cookies, but Chanukah and Ramadan cookies too, there's a treat in here for everyone!
The Gourmet cookie book : the single best recipe from each year 1941-2009.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2010.
For this stunning collection, the editors of Gourmet delved deep into their archives and selected the most delicious cookie for each year of the magazine's sixty-eight-year existence. After marathon testing sessions and winnowing from thousands of recipes--many sent in by readers--they chose an amazing array, from the almond-scented French-style Cajun Macaroons, from the magazine's beginnings in 1941, through Mocha Toffee Bars (1971), to the contemporary Glittering Lemon Sandwich Cookies. The enticing assortment includes ¬ Cookies of every type and description , from the homey (Aunt Sis's Strawberry Tart Cookies) to the exotic (Grand Marnier-Glazed Pain d'Epice Cookies), including balls, bars, refrigerator cookies, drop cookies, even deep-fried cookie confections. ¬ Cookies from around the world : from Dutch Jan Hagels to Irish oatmeal sandwich cookies filled with cream and Irish whiskey, to Scandinavian Rosettes. ¬ Dozens of Christmas cookies: Old-Fashioned Christmas Butter Cookies, star-shaped Moravian White Cookies, Chocolate Peppermint Bar Cookies. ¬ Printed exactly as they originally appeared in the magazine, with abundant tips and recipe notes from Gourmet 's test kitchen, and with headnotes describing their cultural context, the recipes present a fascinating bite-by-bite history of how our appetites evolved.
"More, please!" These two words are at the top of every cookie lover's vocabulary, and Leisure Arts is preparing to serve up satisfaction with a second volume of Celebrating Cookies. Book 2 presents 75 more recipes selected from hundreds of delicious cookies developed in the Leisure Arts Test Kitchen. There are traditional favorites, as well as kid-pleasing goodies, sophisticated tastes, healthy choices, and scrumptious selections for celebrating special occasions and holidays. Luscious photography provides mouthwatering glimpses of Mocha-Almond Cookies, Peanut Butter-Filled Chocolate Buttons, Raisin Crunch Cookies, Honey-Nut Drops, Tropical Key Lime Bars, Pineapple Jumbles, Hermits, Cashew Dreams, Pecan Praline Bars, and other cookies.