The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook

Recipes from the Classic Cookie to Mocha Chip Meringue Cake

By Elinor Klivans; Kirsten Strecker (Photographer)
(Chronicle Books, Paperback, 9780811858045, 120pp.)

Publication Date: December 2007

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One of the greatest pleasures of life is biting into a warm chocolate chip cookie straight from the oven. Now imagine it's Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding or Chocolate Chip Angel Cake with Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting. The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook offers 45 recipes that cover all the dessert basescookies, cakes, candies, brownies, tarts, frozen treats, and more. Chocolate chips saturate these recipes inside and out, so there's also a guide to the differences between these tiny indulgences. Using milk, semisweet, bittersweet, and white chocolate, Klivans encouragesreaders to discover their favorite chocolate chip recipes by, of course, tasting them all!

About the Author

Elinor Klivans is a cookbook author from Camden, Maine. Her books include Big Fat Cookies and Cupcakes!.

Kirsten Strecker is a New York-based photographer.

Praise For The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook

"Elinor Klivans is one of my favorite food writers. I love her recipes and I love her voice, which is that of a reliable, witty friend who lures you in with chocolate. I can never resist her." Nigella Lawson, Food Network host and author of Nigella Bites and Nigella Express

"This exceptional recipe [called Kitchen Sink Chocolate Chip Cookies], from a new book called The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook by Elinor Klivans, delivers the goods." Fort Worth Star Telegram, Feb 2008

"Need inspiration for that bag of chocolate chips in the cupboard? The Essential Chocolate Chip Cookbook, by Elinor Klivans, has dozens of temping ideas, from (no surprise) cookies to (surprise!) Swiss fitness bark." Chicago Tribune, March 2008 and reprinted in the Akron Beacon Journal in April 2008

"Mounds of morsels make these studded goodies truly magical." —Quick and Simple Magazine, March 4, 2008

"This exceptional recipe [Kitchen Sink Chocolate Chip Cookies] delivers the goods." —Fort Worth Star-Telegram, February 28, 2008

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