The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion: The Essential Cookie Cookbook
The bakers begin by singling out the "Nine Essential Cookies" and variations that reflect a variety of tastes, textures, and ingredients:
The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion includes full chapters on drop cookies, roll-out cookies, shaped cookies, batter cookies, no-bake cookies, and bars and find a thorough overview of the essential ingredients of cookie baking, explaining the chemistry of flours and grains, leavens, sweeteners, fats, dairy products, flavorings, and the science of how these ingredients work and variations; measuring and weighing ingredients; even advice on high-altitude baking. Recipes are enhanced with sidebars providing hints, shortcuts, troubleshooting advice, and recipe lore. And each recipe is accompanied by a complete nutritional analysis. Illustrations throughout the book provide clear step-by-step instructions that take the mystery out of such baking terms as "creaming," "soft-ball stage," and "folding." Finally, a comprehensive illustrated chapter describes the essential line black & white illustrations.
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SERIOUS BAKERUser Review - katchiboo - Overstock.com
If youre a serious cookie baker or want to learn as well this is the book for you!! Actually a very easy book to make cookies with your favs as well as some of the ones that are a little more ... Read full review
Great CookbookUser Review - LabLady - Borders
I got this as a gift and have been having fun trying out the recipes. I haven’t found a bad one yet. They are well organized by type, so you don’t have to keep checking the index to compare something ... Read full review