Favorite Cookie Books

Baking By JillK Updated 25 Nov 2008 , 8:31pm by njusaguy

JillK Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 8:29pm
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What do you like? DH wants ideas for what to get me for Christmas. icon_biggrin.gif I already have Flour Pot Cookies and Cookie Craft.

Any suggestions welcome!

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indydebi Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 8:33pm
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My daughter found a fabulous cookie book at Barnes/Nobles a couple of years ago. Over 400 cookie recipes. I've got so many post it's in this book, it looks like it's growing feathers! I think it's called "The Biggest Book of Cookies" or something like that.

pastryjen Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 9:24pm
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Jean Pare, Company's Coming, Cookies

yankeegal Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 10:00pm
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"Cookie Sensations" by Meaghan Mountford
"Creative Cookies" by Toba Garrett
"Fun Cookie Bouquets" by Autumn Carpenter

JillK Posted 24 Nov 2008 , 5:28pm
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Thank you all! They're being added to my Christmas list. icon_biggrin.gif

I'm sure DH thanks you too. icon_rolleyes.gif

chutzpah Posted 24 Nov 2008 , 5:58pm
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Joy of Cooking has an X-mas cookie book that I think is fantastic! Being 'Joy', one knows that all the recipes really are TnT.

Whimsical Bakehouse has an X-mas cookie book, as does RLB.

nickshalfpint Posted 24 Nov 2008 , 6:18pm
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I like the Joy of Cooking:All about cookies and Joy of Cooking: Christmas cookies books. There are a lot of really good recipes in there!

cookiemookie Posted 25 Nov 2008 , 8:11pm
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My favorite of all time is "Rose's Christmas Cookies".

It's got all your classic cookies in there. They even have a recipe for dog bisquits!

It's by Rose Levy Beranbaum, Author of the Cake Bible and Pie & Pastry Bible.

I've made just about everything in it! I'm on my 3rd copy.

Doesn't hurt that my name is also Rose and it is a conversion piece displayed in my kitchen during the Holidays icon_redface.gif

njusaguy Posted 25 Nov 2008 , 8:31pm
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Best cookie book I own (and I have quite a few) is Great Cookies by Carole Walter. It seems every one is a winner in that book. It's not what you're looking for if you want books about cookie decorating, though. Just delicious, homemade cookie recipes of every kind.

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