The All-American Cookie Book

Nancy Baggett


For this trailblazing choice of America’s favourite cookies, Nancy Baggett crisscrossed the kingdom, traveling small-town bakeries, stylish city cookie boutiques, rural lodges, bed-and-breakfasts, farmers’ markets, and the houses of in the community popular chefs. She combed via group cookbooks and searched out long-lost heirloom recipes, sure-handedly remodeling each recipe in her personal kitchen.
THE ALL-AMERICAN COOKIE publication celebrates neighborhood gem stones from each nook of the rustic: Pennsylvania Dutch delicate Sugar Cookies, ny Black and Whites, New Mexican Biscochitos, Key Lime Frosties from Florida, and Mocha coffee Wafers from Seattle. a cosmopolitan hazelnut chocolate sandwich cookie that was once the heavily guarded mystery of an Oregon hostess is the following, and so is a delightfully crisp (and effortless to roll out) out of date gingerbread cookie recreated from a handwritten 1880 notebook.
Homespun classics abound: Chocolate Whoopie Pies, Caramel Apple Crumb Bars, Chocolate chew truffles, and Caramel-Frosted Brown Sugar Drops. the gathering additionally good points devastatingly scrumptious modern creations like Chewy Chocolate chew Monster Cookies and Cranberry-Cherry Icebox Ribbons. for kids and adults alike, essentially the most fascinating chapters could be the lavishly illustrated “Cookie adorning and Crafts,” along with every little thing from easy initiatives like Christmas cookies and Chocolate Gingerbread Bears to an problematic gingerbread condominium. As Nancy Baggett tells the tale of America’s history, she slips in attention-grabbing bits of background, displaying the evolution of our homegrown baking traditions.

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