Crazy for Cookies, Brownies, and Bars
Super-Fast, Made-from-Scratch Sweets, Treats, and Desserts
You can be a world-class cookie baker, making perfect-every-time cookies that everyone loves. It’s not a crazy idea at all, with Crazy for Cookies, Brownies, and Bars as your guide.
Author Dorothy Kern is one of the most trusted and widely read baking bloggers on Earth—and with good reason. Her tested-to-perfection recipes are easy to make, scrumptiously delicious, and full of creative new flavor ideas. In these pages, she serves up more than 85 recipes, each with its own color photo.
Dorothy shows you how to make cookies in batches big or small and offers expert tips on how to store them so they stay fresh for a long time. What’s more, she guides you in taking your cookie skills in new directions, into the delectable world of brownies (lots of different kinds of brownies!), blondies, shortbreads, shortcakes, cookie cakes, and more. Her book includes cookies that range from traditional favorites to all-new concepts:
- Trail Mix Oatmeal Cookies
- Raspberry Almond Spirals
- Seriously the Best-Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Nana’s Drop Sugar Cookies
- Orange Dream Cookies
- Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles
Beyond the cookies, you’ll love the recipes for:
- Blueberry Lemon Bars
- Cinnamon Blondies
- Chocolate Chip Shortbread Bars
- Caramel Crunch Bars
- Death by Chocolate Brownies
…among tons of other delicious crowd-pleasers. Your family and friends will be thrilled with the results—and so will you.
It’s the definitive book on cookies—and so much fun to use!
Harvard Common Press, 9780760372814, 208pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2022
About the Author
Dorothy Kern, one of the most-read and most-relied-upon food bloggers in the world, has been blogging since 2010 at Crazy for Crust (crazyforcrust.com), which focuses on baking recipes both savory and sweet. Her recipes have been featured in Everyday with Rachael Ray, Woman’s World, Redbook, CookingChannel.com, Buzzfeed, and other outlets. She lives with her family in the Sacramento, California, area, where she appears often as a cooking expert on local television.