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Presidential Cookies: Cookie Recipes of the Presidents of the United States
by Bev Young
Step into the kitchen and dining rooms of the White House for a taste of the best in American cookies - cookies featured in presidential receptions, teas, and dinners since the early days of George and Martha Washington. Enjoy baking traditional and contemporary Presidential Cookies recipes, learning fun tidbits about American history and traditions, and tasting unusual an ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published August 28th 2005 by Presidential Publishing
(first published January 1st 2003)
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May 29, 2011 Arlene rated it 5 of 5 stars
I got an autographed copy of this book at the Cookie Cutter Collector's Club Convention in 2010 in California. I really enjoyed reading about all of the presidents from Washington to Obama and their times. The cookie recipes are really interesting. The author has taken historical recipes and adapted them for use today with step-by-step instructions and modern ingredients. I was surprised at a few of them, especially the Press Cookies for the term of Andrew Johnson because I didn't know that the ...more
Oct 09, 2008 Sally rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: American history buffs
Recommended to Sally by: Abraham Lincoln Museum in Springfield, Ill.
I shamelessly enjoy cookbooks! This is a fun one. Interspersed among the cookie recipes are presidential facts, trivia, stories, and pictures. It is colorful, too! The "Sequoia Brownies" look a definite must try.