Check Out These Great Cookie Cookbooks

Check Out These Great Cookie Cookbooks

Ask any baker and they will tell you that for good cookies you need great cookie cookbooks. Here are a few favorites with great recipes.  Even experienced bakers need recipes, they are the guide to follow when it comes to baking cookies.

Mixing Cookie Dough

Baking cookies should be fun, everyone loves a good cookie.  Because baking is more science than art, you need to make sure you have a few things on hand before you begin.  First, you need a recipe.  Check out some of these cookbook and you will be able to find many that will please you and your family.  Next, you need the best and freshest ingredients.  Baking soda that is 4 years old isn’t the best addition to your cookie recipe.  Last, you need the right equipment.  Have the right measuring cups on hand.  Use a good stand mixer or an electric hand mixer with the right sized bowl.  Make sure you have good cookie sheets, you would be surprised at how many people use warped and stained baking sheets when they are baking cookies.

101 Greatest Cookies On The Planet

101 Greatest Cookies On The Planet

If you are going to claim that you have the recipes for the 101 best cookies on the planet you had better be ready to prove it.  That’s just what this author has done, these recipes are really good!  The recipes are well written, the photography is crisp and clean and even a beginning baker will be able to follow along and end up with delicious treats.

There aren’t many unusual ingredients used in this cookbook, most are stocked in an average kitchen.  The author does a nice job of separating cookie recipes by season.  This gives you the chance to bake pumpkin cookies in the fall, sugar cookies over the holidays and brightly decorated cookies for spring.  It’s easy to find new favorite cookie recipes in this cookie cookbook.

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Dorie’s Cookies

Dori Greenspan is a James Beard award-winning baker and this cookie cookbook won the Beard prize for Best Baking And Dessert Cookbook in 2017.  After you spend some time with this cookbook you will understand why it won.  Ms. Greenspan has assembled an amazing collection of recipes that will please even the pickiest of dessert eaters.

The recipes are varied but not intimidating.  The writing is very clear and the recipes themselves are easy to follow.  Ms. Greenspan explains why certain ingredients work with other ingredients and also gives advice on what ingredients not to use.  This is another fun cookie cookbook that will give you some creative ideas to make fabulous cookies that your family will love.

 

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