Cookies for Grown-Ups
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Cookies for Grown-Ups

4.57 of 5 stars 4.57  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  4 reviews
This is the ultimate cook book for men and women who like cookies, and for the people who love friends and family enough to bake cookies for them. A grown-up cookie may be sweet or savory: it may beckon childhood memories but with a touch of sumptuous sophisticaton. Some adult cookies go well with a cup of tea, coffee or chocolate. Others are a match for wine, beer or a co...more
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published November 15th 2012 by Red Rock Press
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Dora E. H. Crow
Dec 07, 2012 Dora E. H. Crow rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People who love amazing flavors! Great even for in-experienced bakers, like me!
Loved reading through all of the recipes, and loved eating the cookies! The flavors are so wonderful and unexpected. I recently brought a batch of cookies to a party and it was great seeing the expressions on people's faces after they took their first bites. One person was absolutely beaming!

Cookies for Grown-Ups gives us ingredient combinations that most of us have probably never thought of using in a cookie recipe before. Groupings such as Gruyere cheese, apples, and red pepper - yes - in a co...more
Darren
Cookies, biscuits or whatever you call them, they can be rather addictive and just one is seemingly never enough. But why should children have all the fun?

Here this book seeks to address that and give a lot of great adult-friendly recipes that can be visually stunning, hopefully tasty and maybe more orientated towards adult tastebuds than store-bought versions. That said, unless you lace the cookies with alcohol, you probably could share these with your children. It is good to share.

The recipes...more
Naomi
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My opinion: Looking for something different for entertainment ideas? This cookbook is it! These were some of the most unusual cookie recipes that I have ever seen. These aren't going to be cookies most of the young in's are going to like either..so they are something just for the adults!

I loved the drink partnering ideas, as well. For themed dinners, by identifying the drink or the wonderful "sub topic" bakers can easily identify cookies to fit their th...more
Christine Sanchez
Amazing! From speciality cookies to Man-Cookies it's everything you never thought of!!
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