Big Fat Cookies

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Chronicle Books, Nov 11, 2004 - Cooking - 132 pages
Nobody's ever made baking history with a scrawny cookie. No matter what the occasion, nothing beats the big, fat, homemade kind. With this deliciously fun cookbook and a few simple ingredients, anyone can whip up a quick batch of one of 50 different gigantic crispy, chewy, or fancy-pants sandwich cookies. From classic Super Chocolate Chip to colossal Mocha Mud Mountains, Jumbo Coconut Macaroons to Lemon Whoopie Pies, this is total cookie satisfaction. Introductory material includes tips on buying the best ingredients, techniques such as mixing and forming the perfect round, baking ahead and storing, andfor those who actually like to share their cookieshow to pack them up safely so they won't break on the way to the party. So, get that sweet tooth ready and bite into a Big Fat Cookie.

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Cookies don't always get much credit for being desserts, partly because of their small size. Klivans's creations, however, give cookies the size they need to hold their own at the end of a meal (or ... Read full review

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GOOD recipes!!! yummy cookies. Read full review


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Elinor Klivans is a notable cookbook author and food writer, publishing articles for Bon Appetit, Eating Well, Fine Cooking, and the Washington Post among others. A former pastry chef, she is a member of IACP and currently lives in Camden, Maine.

Antonis Achilleos is a New York-based photographer, originally from Cyprus. His photographs have appeared in Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Food & Wine, and Saveur.

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