Good Housekeeping Christmas Cookies: 75 Irresistible Holiday Treats

Hearst: Sterling. Oct. 2016. 128p. ed. by . photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781618371454. $16.95. COOKING
This inexpensive Christmas cookie book hits all the right notes, blending classic and contemporary recipes with tips for stress-free holiday baking. Readers who'd like to serve, mail, or exchange a memorable cookie assortment can select from such options as gingerbread cutouts, walnut balls, cherry linzer bars, and dulce de leche sandwiches. Preparing these and other recipes, they'll learn tricks for troubleshooting doughs, storing finished cookies, operating a cookie press, and more. The book covers many cookie types (e.g., rolled, pressed, sliced, piped), but few are suitable for gluten-free or other special diets.
VERDICT Recommended for readers seeking to update their holiday cookie repertoire. For further inspiration, try Dorie Greenspan's Dorie's Cookies and Gourmet magazine's The Gourmet Cookie Book.
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