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Holiday Cookies, Book Review

Holiday Cookies by Elisabet der Nederlanden

From Icebox Pinwheel Cookies to Red-and-White Meringue Kisses to Apple Cider Caramels, find new inspiration for the best of seasonal baking with Holiday Cookies.
 
This instant holiday classic is packed with 50 recipes, each gorgeously photographed and meticulously tested, along with dozens of decorating and packaging ideas. Filled with reimagined favorites like Giant Molasses Spice Cookies and Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies; confections like Peppermint Bark, Smoked Almond and Cacao Nib Brittle, and Dark Chocolate–Hazelnut Fudge; and detailed instructions for gorgeous gingerbread houses, cookie place cards, and edible ornaments, this is a cookie book like no other. Because the recipes are easy to scale up or down, Holiday Cookies is perfect for cookie exchanges, gift-giving, and just enjoying throughout the season. From a veteran baker and recipe developer, each cookie in this collection is guaranteed to be a stand-out, and destined to become your new Christmas classic.

My Thoughts: I know it isn’t even October yet but I’m so ready for the holidays! So of course when I was offered the chance to read Holiday Cookies in exchange for reviewing it, I said yes. To start with I was very impressed that it’s a hardcover book and the gorgeous photography. This photography continuous throughout and is just lovely. I found the instructions to be well thought out and clearly written, even for people new to the cooking world. The little bit of history is a nice touch and I think this book is great for use and display!

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