Good Cookie

Good Cookie

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A delicious collection of cookie recipes of all kinds--now in paperback Here's the book that no self-respecting cookie lover can resist. The Good Cookie shares a fresh and tantalizing selection of more than 250 recipes from around the globe--complete with expert instructions on how to bake them. From rugged Cranberry Orange Nut Bars and irresistible Bittersweet Chocolate Biscotti to sophisticated Chocolate-Filled Almond Hearts, you'll find recipes of every type and stripe. The book features basic drop cookies, beautiful hand-formed cookies, delectable sandwich cookies, complex decorator cookies, and more. Plus, there's plenty of interesting and fun information on the cookie's history, technique, ingredients, and other tidbits of information.*
Combines a treasure-trove of classic and contemporary cookie recipes with expert baking advice in one handy volume* Written by the food editor and test kitchen director of Chocolatier and Pastry Art & Design magazines* Offers definitive advice on freezing, storing, packaging, and shipping cookies For home bakers who love to bake cookies, whether they're novice bakers or experienced kitchen hands, The Good Cookie is an irresistibly delicious resource.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 192 x 231 x 25mm | 824g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations, frontispiece
  • 1118169549
  • 9781118169544
  • 564,160

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An amazing assortment of the world's best cookie recipes

Wonderful for their easy appeal and magical for the childhood memories they evoke, cookies are the dessert no one ever outgrows. And with The Good Cookie, everyone can enjoy the simple pleasure of delicious homemade cookies at their fresh-baked best. This rich collection brings together recipes, techniques, tips, and priceless baking advice for more than 250 of the world's most scrumptious cookie creations--culinary gems destined to inspire bakers and garner raves from cookie connoisseurs.

Pastry chef Tish Boyle serves up recipes to indulge every cookie lover's taste and craving--from timeless Colossal Peanut Butter Cookies, Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies, and other classics to wholesome favorites like Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies and stylish original ideas like Triple-Ginger Pecan Biscotti. With The Good Cookie, each delectable cookie will be a masterpiece from the heart.

Over 250 delicious recipes, from simple to sublime
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Table of contents

1 Introduction 1 2 Equipment 11 3 Ingredients 21 4 Techniques, Tips, and Troubleshooting 33 5 Storing, Wrapping, and Shipping Cookies 43 6 Drop Cookies 49 7 Rolled Cookies 75 8 Bar Cookies 101 9 Hand-Formed Cookies 149 10 Piped and Molded Cookies 189 11 Refrigerator Cookies 223 12 Filled and Sandwich Cookies 249 13 Decorator Cookies 303 14 Savory Cookies and Crackers 333 15 Basic Recipes 351 Cookies for Every Occasion 371 Sources 376 Index 381 Metric Conversion Guide 390
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About Tish Boyle

TISH BOYLE is the Food Editor and Test Kitchen Director of Chocolatier and Pastry Art & Design magazines. A graduate of Smith College and La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine in Paris, she has been a caterer, pastry chef, and food stylist. She is the coauthor of the Grand Finales series of books, Chocolate Passion, and Diner Desserts.
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