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The Cookie Jar

Over 90 scrumptious recipes for home-baked treats

Perfect for a tasty midday treat, or intricately gift wrapped for a special occasion, cookies are simple to bake yet sumptuous to eat, and with over 90 home-baked recipes you can celebrate the joy of indulging from the cookie jar.

There’s nothing quite like the irresistible smell and the mouth-watering taste of freshly baked cookies straight from the oven. Sometimes savoury, but often wonderfully sweet, they are the ultimate bite-sized comfort food, and oh so simple to make. Here you’ll find classic recipes such as Gingerbread Men, Choc Chip Cookies, and Snickerdoodles, along with more contemporary creations like Peanut Crunch, Spiced Pumpkin, or Rosemary & Pine Nut Cookies to truly showcase the variety of flavours share amongst friends… or keep for yourself! Together with some basic baking tips, information about the equipment you need and advice on the best ingredients to buy – you’ll be prepared and ready to bake in no time! If you’re partial to some Brandy Snaps, the buttery taste of Shortbread, or could nibble on the whole selection, get ready to fill up your cookie jar with these crunchy, moreish, and easy-to-make bakes.

Liz Franklin was food editor of Good Health magazine and is a freelance cook, food writer and stylist who runs a cookery and wine education school in Italy. Based in the south of England, for Ryland Peters and Small she has also written Oils & Vinegars (978-1-84597-596-8), Cooking Italian with Kids’(978-1-84597-703-0), Tea & Treats (978-1-84975-497-2) and The Cookie Jar (978-1-84975-655-6).

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