THE ALL-AMERICAN COOKIE BOOK
For this trailblazing collection of the usa’s preferred cookies, Nancy Baggett crisscrossed the nation, travelling small-town bakeries, sublime urban cookie boutiques, rural inns, bed-and-breakfasts, farmers’ markets, and the homes of domestically famend chefs. She combed via network cookbooks and searched out long-lost heirloom recipes, sure-handedly reworking every recipe in her personal kitchen.
THE ALL-AMERICAN COOKIE e book celebrates nearby gemstones from every nook of the usa: Pennsylvania Dutch smooth Sugar Cookies, ny Black and Whites, New Mexican Biscochitos, Key Lime Frosties from Florida, and Mocha coffee Wafers from Seattle. a complicated hazelnut chocolate sandwich cookie that turned into the carefully guarded mystery of an Oregon hostess is here, and so is a delightfully crisp old-fashioned gingerbread cookie recreated from a handwritten 1880 pocket book.
Homespun classics abound: Chocolate Whoopie Pies, Caramel Apple Crumb Bars, Chocolate chew cakes, and Caramel-Frosted Brown Sugar Drops. the gathering additionally features devastatingly delicious cutting-edge creations like Chewy Chocolate chew Monster Cookies and Cranberry-Cherry Icebox Ribbons. For kids and adults alike, one of the maximum exciting chapters may be the lavishly illustrated Cookie adorning and Crafts,” which incorporates the whole lot from easy initiatives like Christmas cookies and Chocolate Gingerbread Bears to an difficult gingerbread house. As Nancy Baggett tells the story of the usa’s history, she slips in charming bits of history, displaying the evolution of our homegrown baking traditions.