The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies and Bars — by America's Test Kitchen

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"...your one-stop shop for cookies."

"There are chapters devoted to drop cookies, bar cookies, sandwich cookies, gluten-free cookies and, yes, Christmas cookies. Not only are there plenty of lovely color photographs to help you out and make you hungrier than you already were but there are also how-to guides, shaping instructions, tutorials on candymaking and making puff pastry dough, tempering chocolate and more."

Los Angeles Times

"I'll have just one cookie" 

— No One

Portable, fun to make, easy to gift, and open to countless flavor variations, cookies are everyone's favorite sweet treat. Featured in the New York Times book Review, Real Simple, Huffington Post, Forbes, Parade, and Southern Living, The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies and Bars comes from the America's Test Kitchen kitchens and their years of experience of making the very best cookies.

In The Perfect Cookie, the test kitchen has collected all of that knowledge in one place for the definitive guide to cookie baking with over 250 mouth-watering recipes.

This comprehensive anthology includes kitchen-tested, never-fail recipes for cookie jar classics, in addition to recipes for rich and chewy brownies, fruit-and-crumble-topped bars, quick no-bake confections, holiday favorites, and even candies like fudge and truffles; they're all included in this gorgeous package, with a full-page photo showing off every recipe.

And, as only the test kitchen can, there are tips and tricks throughout the chapters, as well as an introductory section to get you started with insight on everything from what makes a cookie chewy versus crispy to what baking sheet you should buy so that your cookies bake evenly every time. The result?

What else but...the perfect cookie.


Format: Hardback

Condition: New

Published: August 29, 2017

Publisher: America's Test Kitchen; Illustrated edition 

ISBN-13: 978-2374951065 

Pages: 448

Dimensions: 9 inches x 1.14 inches x 10.3 inches

Rating: ★★★★★ (See FAQS under Contact Us/FAQS) 


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