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Last Week's Contest Winners

Caroline Russock 2 comments

Cook the Book: The Art and Soul of Baking: Rosie_in_the_kitchen, ladycaterina, missmanders, funkopolis, and lowflyr68. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book: Almond-Chocolate Spritz Cookies with Orange Blossom Water

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The orange blossom water lends faint citrus and floral background notes. I decided to forgo the chocolate filling in favor of a plum jam center, figuring the jam would pair nicely with the almond and orange flavors. As is the mark for all good cookies, most of them were gone before they even had a chance to cool. More

Cook the Book: Cherry Oatmeal Cookies

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These oatmeal cookies were rich and buttery—"healthy" is probably the last word that I would ever use to describe them, and for cookies that's a big plus. More

Chocolate-Earl Grey Shortbread Coins

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

The following recipe is from the December 2 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! Baking a big batch of holiday cookies to share with friends and family is one of... More

Cook the Book: Tuiles

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 4 comments

[Photograph: Maren Caruso] I have never actually eaten a homemade tuile. It's always been more of a restaurant cookie, usually garnishing another dessert. Aside from its fancy name (French for "tile"), the tuile is an elegant and easy-to-bake cookie that... More

Cook the Book: Mexican Chocolate Crackle Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 9 comments

As I was putting together the dough for these Mexican Chocolate Crackle Cookies there was no doubt in my mind that they were going to be incredible. You can't go wrong with the combination of chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, almonds, and a touch of chile. It's like a mole cookie. More

Cook the Book: Classic Sugar Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 9 comments

The holidays are full of great cookies but no one cookie represents the season better than the sugar cookie. More

Cook the Book: 'The Art and Soul of Baking'

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Hold on to your sweet tooth and stock up on butter because here at Cook the Book, we are going to feature a cookie recipe everyday for the entire month of December. This month is going to be a veritable cookie-copia of every type of cookie imaginable to help you get into the holiday spirit in the sweetest possible way. Our compendium of cookies begins with The Art and Soul of Baking by Cindy Mushet. The Art and Soul of Baking is put together by the folks from Sur la Table, a national chain of cookware stores that's nearly impossible to visit without experiencing a very serious case of "I absolutely need every single thing in here." The same feeling... More

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