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The All-American Cookie Book

4.15  ·  Rating Details ·  89 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
For this trailblazing collection of America’s favorite cookies, Nancy Baggett crisscrossed the nation, visiting small-town bakeries, chic urban cookie boutiques, rural inns, bed-and-breakfasts, farmers’ markets, and the homes of locally renowned cooks. She combed through community cookbooks and searched out long-lost heirloom recipes, sure-handedly reworking every recipe i ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published November 1st 2001 by Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Sarah
Feb 02, 2012 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Got hold of a copy of this book while searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe, and it really didn't disappoint!

The book is split into 10 chapters -
1)how to make great cookies every time,
2)sugar cookies and shortbreads,
3)chocolate and white chocolate chip cookies,
4)chocolate and mocha cookies,
5)blondies, brownies and other bar cookies,
6)fruit, pumpkin and carrot cookies,
7)nut and peanut cookies,
8)oat, coconut and sesame seed cookies,
9)ginger, spice and molasses cookies, and
10)cooki
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Catherine Woodman
Jul 29, 2011 Catherine Woodman rated it really liked it
This is one of my top cookie cookbooks--I especially like the cherry ribbon cookies, which are a pain to make but are melt in your mouth delicious to eat. If you are making cookie platters as dessert options, this is an excellent cookbook, and lots of these cookies freeze beautifully
Kimberli
Nov 16, 2012 Kimberli rated it liked it
Shelves: baking
So far, so good on this one! Trying the Rugelach next!
Diane Wachter
Mar 01, 2016 Diane Wachter rated it it was ok
Nancy Baggett, HB-B @ 2001, 12/01. A cookie cookbook...not too impressive!
Kim
Dec 01, 2009 Kim rated it did not like it
Shelves: cooking
I found that this book had way to many repeat recipes for me. My biggest complaint is that the recipe titles are in a hard to read shade of yellow on a white page.
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