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Cookies For Dummies [Paperback]

Carole Bloom CCP
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9 Oct 2012 For Dummies
Have you ever opened a box of store–bought cookies and after the first dry bite, wished you were eating a warm, fresh baked one instead? Even store–bought cookies that claim to taste homemade really can’t compare to the real thing. Well, cookie lovers, thanks to baker Carole Bloom, you can have the real thing—any time and any day of the week. With Cookies For Dummies, you’ll be whipping up platefuls of the most scrumptious cookies imaginable in absolutely no time. Think Very Rich Cakelike Brownies. Or Almond Butter Cookies. Or Chocolate Biscotti. And not only will the book’s nearly 200 recipes awaken the baker within, you’ll get foolproof tips on making any type of creation in cookiedom—from simple drop, rolled, and refrigerator cookies to the more challenging bar, sandwich, and filled cookies, and finally, the pressed, hand–formed, and molded cookies that’ll let you style eye–catching cookies that bear your unique signature. With help on every page, the book cues you in on: Baking basics—such as choosing the right kitchen equipment and stocking up on essentials Foolproof techniques for outstanding cookies, plus tips on troubleshooting baking mishaps Decorating with chocolate (with tips on piping, painting, and stenciling) Creating "slender’" versions of old favorites, while maintaining texture and boosting flavor Discovering cookies from other cultures Baking for the holidays and making baking fun for kids With a summary cheat sheet of baking essentials, helpful how–to illustrations, and humorous cartoons along the way, Cookies For Dummies will help you bake awe–inspiring homemade cookies that will have even the fanatical cookie lovers in your family clamoring for more.

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  • Paperback: 328 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (9 Oct 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764553909
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764553905
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 19 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 660,377 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Keep this book … at the ready to satisfy all your cookie whims." — Flo Braker, author, The Simple Art of Perfect Baking Includes 100 foolproof recipes for melt–in–your–mouth cookies Delight your family and friends with homemade cookies for every occasion! Cookies are all–around pleasers — you can enjoy making them, others delight in eating them. They′re just right for holiday parties, bake sales, housewarming gifts, or making someone′s bad day better. This book guides you through cookie–baking techniques, and recipes you′ll love — classic Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal–Raisin Cookies, versatile Sugar Cookies and Shortbread, delectable Very Fudgy Brownies, and more. Discover how to: Stock your cookie cupboard and toolbox Decorate and paint cookies Make baking fun for kids Enjoy tasty healthier cookies Troubleshoot baking mishaps Get smart!

About the Author

Carole Bloom , CCP, is a baking instructor, spokesperson, and the author of six cookbooks. She has written for Bon Appétit , Gourmet , and Chocolatier and has appeared on The Today Show and ABC News .

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5.0 out of 5 stars great for making cookies 18 April 2013
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This book gives you plenty of recipes, clear instructions takes you every step of the way and is well worth the money. I have made wonderful cookies following this book. Every recipe has worked well and all the cookies so far, have been enjoyable. Would recommend this to someone starting up a new life cooking for themselves or their family.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cookies for Dummies By Carole Bloom 29 April 2014
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I enjoyed learning some of the tips she supplied to all of her readers. It was a book
to keep for easy reference.
5.0 out of 5 stars Wife Loves it 25 Feb 2014
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I'm now excited to have amazing homemade cookies in the house, and no longer have to eat that Pillsbury Doughboy junk. Cookie Monster approved.
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