Over 60 delightful recipes for holiday cookies, from traditional favorites to creative new ideas, all of which make delightful gifts.
There is nothing as cozy as a day spent baking in the holiday season—filling the house with the scent of warm, sweet dough and producing delicious treats that raise a smile even before a single bite is taken out of them! The book features tips on how to host your Christmas "cookie exchange" from clever ways to display bakes to sending out fun invitations, plus packaging ideas for gifting home-baked treats. Decorating hints and tips and basic recipes follow, providing information on all the tools you need to bake more than 60 different cookies, from Jolly Santas, Coconut Snowballs, Frosted Fir Cones, and Hot Chocolate Cookie Cups to Reindeer Pretzel Cookies and Meringue Snowmen. A joyous collection of seasonal baking recipes for all the family to enjoy.
A lawyer and MasterChef finalist, Hannah Miles has developed a second career as a cake maker and food writer. She is the author of Popcorn Treats (978-1-84975-200-8), Milkshake Bar (978-1-84975-191-9), Doughnuts (978-1-84975-251-0), Cheesecake (978-1-84975-352-4), Sweetie Pie (978-1-84975-610-5) and Naked Cakes (978-1-84975-599-3) – all published by Ryland Peters & Small. Hannah lives in the UK but is a regular visitor to Brooklyn, NY, where her brother and his young family enjoy discovering new griddle joints to share with her.