This title features over 400 delicious, easy-to-make recipes for brownies, bars, muffins and crackers. It is a comprehensive cookie collection with hundreds of recipes ranging from well-known favourites to excitingly different ideas. It comes with treats for every occasion, from teatime biscuits to kids' party cookies, as well as chocolate indulgencies, healthy options and delicious no-bake variations. It contains all kinds of mouthwatering temptations, from vanilla crescents, chocolate whirls, and fourth of July blueberry softcakes to shortbread ring cookies and chewy flapjacks. It includes an introduction that covers essential techniques such as preparation, baking and decorating, along with useful information on ingredients, equipment and storage. With over 1300 photographs in total, every finished recipe is beautifully shown in full colour, and there are step-by-step instructions showing you how to achieve the final result. Everyone loves the smell of freshly baking cookies and this book contains over 400 wonderful recipes for favourite and classic cookies from all over the world. The book opens with an expert introduction that includes all the information, instruction, hints and guidance needed to make gorgeous cookies at home. Not only are there basic recipes for all the different cooking methods, but there are also professional tips for baking, decorating and icing. The recipe section includes something for everyone, from Coconut Macaroons and Apple and Cinnamon Muffins, to celebration cookies such as Baklava, Brandy Snaps and Gingerbread. There are recipes for people with special dietary requirements and a fantastic fun section of cookies for kids. This wonderful book provides a complete guide to making delicious cookies every time.
After Graduating from Surry University, Catherine Atkinson worked in various hotels and restaurants which led to work in publishing - and she became Deputy Cookery Editor on Woman's Weekly and later Me magazine. Catherine currently works as a full-time writer and food consultant and produces many outstanding cookbooks. Her published works include: The Coffee Cookbook, Perfect Pastry and Success with Pastry, Chocolate and Sweets to Make. Joanna Farrow has worked freelance, contributing articles to various magazines and writing a selection of cookbooks on subjects ranging from fish and shellfish to children's cookery, cakes and chocolate. Joanna's published works include: Good Fast Family Food, Sauces, Chocolate, Ice Creams and Iced Desserts, Great Cookies for Kids, and Gluten Free Food. Valerie Barrett has written many books on baking and contributes regularly to several national magazines. Valerie Barrett's other published works include: The Chocolate Book, Chocolate Heaven, Gingerbread, and Cookies, Biscuits, Bars and Brownies.