The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur: Over 140 Simply Delicious Recipes That Treat the Eyes and Taste Buds

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., Nov 11, 2010 - Cooking - 288 pages
Kelly Peloza started experimenting with vegan baking as a high school student, blogging about her vegan adventures all the while. Her amazing recipes and gorgeous photos drew a crowd of eager readers who have been begging her for a cookbook ever since. Now an energetic, spunky college student, her book is fi- nally ready for her anxious audience. From double peanut butter sandwich cookies and coconut caramel butter cookies to raspberry almond cookies and inside out peppermint patties, these delicious and imaginative recipes are sure to inspire bakers of all ages.

Peloza is committed to using ingredients that are easy to find, natural, and simple to use. You won’t find egg replacer, expensive cooking oils, or hydrogenated margarine in her recipes. “Making a batch of chocolate chip cookies shouldn’t involve running to five different health food stores searching for some elusive ingredient,” she writes. But you will find helpful tips for things like substituting margarine for oil in recipes, experimenting with non-dairy milks, using whole wheat flour, and ensuring the sugar you use was not processed with animal bone char. The result is a simple, thorough, and inspiring collection of mouthwatering cookies anyone can make and everyone will love.
 

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Contents

PBJ Thumbprints 38 Peanut Kiss Cookies
58
Peanut Butter Butterscotch Cookies 42 Cashew Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
65
Thin and Crispy Peanut Butter Chocolate Nut Florentines
71
Blissfully Chocolate Cookies
77
No Bakes
95
DIY Versions of MassProduced Cookies
103
Fruity Cookies
125
Bar Cookies
145
Healthier Cookies and Baking for Specific Needs
191
Root Beer Float Cookies 30
192
Everyones Favorite Cookies
207
Cookies You Would Find at a Tea Party
241
Ideas and Recipes for Homemade Cookie Fixins
265
Index
269
Conversion Chart
275
Copyright

A Take on Tradition
167

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About the author (2010)

Kelly Peloza holds a BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, where she studied photography and writing. She is also the author and photographer of two cookbooks and the food blog, Seitan Beats Your Meat. She began her cookbook-writing career in high school. Peloza resides in Chicago, Illinois.

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