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Butterscotch Fingers, Chocolate Crinkles, Gingerbread Cut-Outs, Peppermint Meringues: all these Christmas cookies sound delectable, but nobody can bake dozens of recipes at the same time. The solution? A swap! All across America, families, neighbors, community, and church groups gather at Christmas cookie swaps, where each participant brings a large batch of his or her favorite recipe to share. Everyone fills a plate or tin with samplings of the tasty treats; the more people, the merrierand#151;and the more kinds of cookies to try. Itand#8217;s a fun way to enjoy a variety of Christmas tastes without doing all the work yourselfand#151;and to celebrate with those you love.
Good Housekeeping helps home bakers enter into the joy, camaraderie, and pure deliciousness of this tradition with a new collection of 60 favorite Christmas cookie recipes from around the worldand#151;each configured to make batches of at least eight dozen cookies. Choose from holiday classics and contemporary twists; theyand#8217;re easy to make with everyday ingredients. And each recipe has been triple-tested for success in the famed Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, so you can bake with confidence. For extra help, there are also great tips on techniques and shortcuts, as well as fun ideas for throwing the best cookie swap ever. Finally, as a special bonus, the book features removable blank recipe cards in the backand#151;so you can pass along the recipe.
Roast Turkey with Wild Mushroom Gravy. Apple Cider Braised Greens. Peppermint-Chocolate Layer Cake. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Get ready for festive entertaining and fun with more than 100 fabulous holiday recipesand#8212;and moreand#8212;from Good Housekeeping, Country Living, and Redbook. These delectable suppers and treats, dazzling decorations, and delightful gifts to craft will bring a homemade yuletide touch to your home and family.
Christmas cookies are a perennial favorite, and even the busiest cooks take the time at the holidays to bake traditional cookies as well as try new ideas. This title is a complete and enticing look at Christmas cookies, with almost 100 cookie recipes ranging from decorated cookies to sandwich cookies, brownies and bars and special cookies for children to help bake. This festive book is filled with the very best Christmas cookie creations, each brimming with fun. Complete with baking and decorating tips, inspiring gift ideas and beautiful photos, this is a must-have cookie book for the holidays.
A Merry and Delicious Collection of Christmas Cookie Recipes
Christmas and baking go hand in hand. With this must-have holiday collection, the whole family will want to help out in the kitchen. Find all the seasonand#8217;s favorite cookies, from fun and filled goodies like Gingersnap Sandwich Cookies to inspiring decorated treats like Snowflake Mittens and delicious drop varieties like Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies. Plus, a chapter on special bars and brownies provides festive sweets that are easy to make and share, such as Holiday Toffee Bars. Bakers of all ages and experience will turn to Betty Crocker Christmas Cookies throughout the entire holiday season.
About the Author
With more than 63 million cookbooks sold since 1950, BETTY CROCKER is the name readers trust for reliable recipes and great ideas. For over 75 years, Betty Crocker has provided advice to millions of Americans through cookbooks, magazines and television.