The Cookiepedia: Mixing Baking, and Reinventing the Classics
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Trendy cupcakes may come and go, but cookies are a timeless treat! If you miss the days when snacks were simple and handmade, you'll love this homespun encyclopedia of cookies. Full of hand-drawn illustrations, gorgeous photographs, and easy how-tos, The Cookiepedia features updated recipes for everything from Amaretti and Almond Biscotti to Mint Thins, Macaroons, Chocolate Chip Cookies and dozens of other favorites--more than 50 recipes in all. With a lovely lie-flat binding and a delightfully whimsical design, The Cookiepedia will be a trusted companion for a new generation of bakers.
Cover Title Page Copyright Dedication INTRODUCTION HELLO! ACKNOWLEDGMENTS THE ABCs OF COOKIE BAKING KITCHEN TOOLS COOKIE SPEAK FUN WITH DECORATING BUTTERY COOKIES Animal Cookies Butter Balls Blondies Cornmeal Cookies Everything-but-the-Kitchen-Sink Cookies Frosted Maple Pecan Cookies Italian Biscuits Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies Sables Shortbread CHOCOLATY COOKIES Brownies Chocolate Chip Cookies Crinkles Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Chocolate Spritz Cookies Florentines
turn light brown, but the tops should not get too dark. Cool sheets on wire racks for a few minutes. While the crescents are still hanging onto their last bit of warmth, roll them in the vanilla sugar to coat. Let them finish cooling on wire racks. MORE TO TRY Snowy Almond Crescents Roll the cookies in powdered sugar after they’ve mostly cooled. Nutty Crescents Change up the nuts! Use pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, or Brazil nuts in place of almonds and omit the almond extract. Vanilla
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unsalted butter 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1½ cups light brown sugar ½ cup sugar 2 eggs 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract ⅔ cup chocolate chips ⅔ cup toasted pecans, chopped Coarse salt such as sea or kosher, for sprinkling (optional) 1. Start by browning the butter. Melt it in a saucepan on medium heat. When the foaming subsides, start swirling the pan to keep the butter moving. Continue to cook until it changes from a light yellow to a deep
or ¾-inch thick for bars. 6. Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut the dough into 2-inch-by-1-inch rectangles. (Or cut out cookies into circles or wedges.) Place the cookies on sheets about 1 inch apart. Prick the centers with a fork. Psst: Treat the fork pricks like decorations—you will see them in the finished result. 7. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes (add an additional 2 to 3 minutes for thicker bars), until the edges are lightly golden. Cool sheets on wire racks. VARIATIONS Shortbread