Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar (Paperback)

100 Dairy-Free Recipes for Everyone's Favorite Treats

By Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Terry Hope Romero

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9781600940484, 256pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2009

List Price: 17.99*
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Don't run. Don't hide. Vegan cookies are going to invade your cookie jar, one delicious bite at a time. Join award-winning bakers Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero (authors of the hit cookbook Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World) as they continue their world-domination mission-with dairy- and egg-free batches of everyone's favorite treats.

Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar includes more than 100 irresistible recipes for cookies, bars, biscotti, brownies, and more. Discover festive desserts that are sure to impress family and friends at any occasion, from birthdays to bake sales. Or simply tempt yourself with:Magical Coconut Cookie Bars
  • Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Brownies
  • Peanut Butter Crisscrosses
  • NYC Black & Whites
  • Key Lime Shortbread Rounds
  • Call Me Blondies
  • Macadamia Lace Cookies

Throughout the book, Isa and Terry share their best mixing, baking, and decorating techniques and tackle age-old cookie conundrums. Learn the secrets of vegan-izing name-brand favorites (Nutter Betters, anyone?), whipping up gluten-free batches, and even making cookies you can eat for breakfast. When vegan cookies invade your cookie jar, it's yummy to give in!

About the Author

Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero are America's most popular vegan chefs, hosts of the Post Punk Kitchen, and authors of several award-winning cookbooks. Romero lives in Queens, New York, and Moskowitz lives in Portland, Oregon.

Praise For Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar: 100 Dairy-Free Recipes for Everyone's Favorite Treats

Bust, December/January 2009/2010
"With their newest
collection, classic cookie recipes get...magical treatment...Out just in
time for holiday cookie-swap season, this treasure trove also has
options for every dietary restriction...ensuring your baking will be the
hit of the party no matter where you go."

regarding the Caramel Pecan Bars, Naples Daily News FL, 12/3/09
"All the taste testers for Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar
apparently raved about this goody, nutty bar cookie. It's a treat for
the enlightened, for those with dairy allergies--and for the rest of us."

The Hippo NH, 12/2/09

"The answer to the question 'What cookies can I make that both grandma
and the newly vegan cousin can eat?' Moskowitz has become the authority
on hip, fun, not-scoldy vegan eating...An ideal reference for those
dealing with allergies as well as philosophical restrictions."

Rockford Register Star, 12/9/2009
"Tempt yourself...Isa and Terry share their best mixing, baking and decorating techniques and tackle age-old cookie conundrums."

VegNews, January/February 2010

"Takes the beloved, versatile dessert and turns it on its dairy-free
head...Culinary powerhouses on their own, when Moskowitz and Romero team
up, the results are spot-on and memorable. This cute, compact collection
of 100 crowd-pleasing hand-holds hits the spot...[The] ultimate cookie
manual...One read through the colorful pages and every kitchen is destined
to be a full-blown cookie factory in no time.", 12/13/09
"Takes the guesswork out of making vegan cookies. They delve into the
science of cookie-making, so their readers don't have to (thank
goodness!). And while there are some healthier offerings among this
recipe book's 200-plus pages, the cookies themselves are universally
indulgent and delicious. The recipes, combined with its comprehensive
guide to vegan ingredients, substitutions and cookie troubleshooting
guide, make Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar a five-star
cookbook. Perfect for everyone from beginner bakers to seasoned
cooks...Nobody will stop to wonder if these recipes are vegan, because
they're just plain good."

Washington Express, 11/10/09
"Isa Chandra
Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero certainly make dairy-free baking
accessible. Most importantly, the duo makes dairy-free baking seem so
effortless, with thorough descriptions of all of their ingredients and
tips on how and where to find vegan versions of common items."

New York Times, 12/2/09
"Once I read the introductory pages of this one, I was on board. The
authors are not preachy or intolerant of heathens like me who eat and
drink everything, which made me feel less defensive and more interested
in what they had to say."

Library Journal, 11/15/09
"The authors...return with another sweet collection of vegan goodies...Recommended for vegan bakers and cookie lovers."

on Macadamia Ginger Crunch Drops and Cranberry Almond Cookies, Providence Journal, 12/9/09
"These are two tasty cookies, and you'll only know they are vegan because I told you so...Outstanding."

on Macadamia Ginger Crunch Drops, Washington Post, 2009
"These chewy vegan treats are rich, sweet and subtly spiced."

Art and Lemons blog, 12/13/2009

"[Will] satisfy any sweet tooth, vegan and omnivore alike...These vegan
treats can be whipped up in a matter of minutes and will leave everyone
wanting more. They might even steal your heart, really, they're that
good...These simple and well-written recipes will have you baking and
laughing at the witty descriptions all at once...These baking superheroes
have come through once again with witty cookie descriptions, colorful
photos, and festive recipes suited for any occasion, and just in time
for the holidays. They make vegan baking simple, flavorful, and hip...The
book is a pleasure to read."

Bar Harbor Times, 12/19/2009

"Moskowitz and Romero are icons in the vegan world...All your favorite
cookies are here, alongside many that are about to become your
favorites.", 12/28/09
"The book's great. I love it.
The cookies include all of the classics plus innovative varieties like
Tahini Lime Cookies and Sweet Wine Biscuits with Sesame. Plus it starts
with sections on ingredients and equipment that make clear what you
need, why you need it, and when and how you can substitute...You don't
need to be a vegan to use the recipes in this book.", 1/12/2010
"These recipes are easy to follow and produce tasty treats. Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar is a good resource for beginning bakers."

Feminist Review, 1/21/2010

"A tasty new book...It looks so good I'm tempted to eat it, Cookie
Monster-style...This book has a great introductory chapter...The recipes
themselves are very clearly explained and illustrated in full color with
what I can only call...cookie porn...The cookies were much better than
store-bought vegan cookies."

EDGE Publications, 3/17/10
"We've been charmed by vegan author Isa Chandra Moskowitz."

Midwest Book Review, May 2010
in dairy-free cookies and bars that range from adaptations to vegan
from traditional recipes to new original cookies...An outstanding,
surprisingly simple cookbook for any vegan cookery collection."

"The recipes in Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar are delicious enough for vegans and non-vegans alike. With clear and easy instructions, and a dash of humor, the authors encourage even the most novice bakers. There are more than 100 recipes including afternoon must-haves such as gingersnaps and chocolate crinkle cookies, as well as vegan versions of holiday standards like gingerbread people and sugar cookie cut outs."

"[A] classic."—Portland Press Herald

"Throughout the book, Isa and Terry share their best mixing, baking and decorating techniques and tackle age-old cookies conundrums."
Norwich Bulletin

"Marks an important milestone for veganism in that it proved to the mainstream that vegan food can be awesome."—Katie Higgins in VegNews