A Baker's Field Guide to Christmas Cookies

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Harvard Common Press, Oct 2, 2003 - Cooking - 176 pages
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More than 75 favorite Christmas cookies from around the world will keep you making memories through many happy holiday seasons. This special field guide format gives you quick reference to the details of each cookie "species,? including its Habitat (country of origin), Field Notes (helpful information), Lifespan (how long it will keep), and Related Species (recipe variations). You will also see at a glance which cookies are especially fun to make with kids and which are quick to prepare, which freeze well and ship well, and much more. And there are even creative tips on hosting a Christmas cookie decorating party or a cookie swap!
 

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A Baker's Field Guide to Christmas Cookies

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Author of Christmas for Dummies, among other titles, Wilson here uses the device of a field guide to present 75 Christmas cookie recipes, from Aloha Bars to Linzer Tarts to Victoria Currant Cookies ... Read full review

Contents

Almond Cream Cookies
22
Benne Wafers
28
Candy Cane Cookies
34
Chocolate Bourbon Balls
40
Cinnamon Ornaments
46
Cookies in a Jar
52
Date Chews
58
Macaroons Chocolate
92
Pistachio Cranberry Biscotti
116
Prune Stars joulutortut
122
Red Wine RaisinFilled Cookies
128
Scandinavian Sand Cookies
134
Sicilian White Cookies
140
Spritz Cookies
146
Sugar Cookies Painted
152
Sugar Pretzels Mandelbrezeln Kringlor
158

Meringue Mushrooms
98
Nanaimo Bars
104
Peanut Butter Chocolate Kiss
110
Vanilla Crescents Vanillen Kipferln
164
Yuletide Mocha Orange Patchwork
170
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Dede Wilson is the author of A Baker's Field Guide series, Christmas Cooking for Dummies, Appetizers for Dummies, and The Wedding Cake Book. She is a contributing editor to Bon Appetit and the host of Seasonings with Dede Wilson, a PBS cooking show. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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