By Lauren Chattman
Cookie swaps are pleased. Cookie swaps are social. Cookie swaps are hip but old-school, fashionable but conventional. Cookie swaps are inventive, reasonably cheap, DIY, and a good way to entertain. Cookie swaps are baking meets Stitch ’n Bitch, with newspapers, magazines, and websites―including The long island Times, The Washington Post, Better houses and Gardens, Real Simple, Family Fun, Southern Living, Kraft.com, and Ed Levine’s critical Eats―all writing concerning the development. Cookie Swap! captures all of this and extra in an idea-packed, a bit sassy consultant.
On the only hand, it’s all concerning the change: while to switch (Christmas, in fact, and different vacation trips, but additionally birthdays, bridal showers, commencement events, PTA conferences, and fund-raisers―or simply at your subsequent e-book membership meeting). and the way to swap―with a planner, cookie change math advisor (so every body will get an identical variety of cookies), principles for invites, undefined, boxes, after which, whilst the crumbs have settled, tips on how to make a memento.
On the opposite hand, it’s all in regards to the cookies. Lauren Chattman is a former expert pastry chef and baking author who’s prepare a knockout choice of greater than 60 delectable, easy-to-make, simple-to-sophisticated recipes overlaying all kinds of cookie―from crowd-pleasing favorites like Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies and Pumpkin Cheesecake tarts to unforeseen treats like Flaky Cardamom Palmiers and eco-friendly Tea Sandwich Cookies with Almond Cream. eventually, the publication ends with a bankruptcy of drink recipes―such as Iced Irish espresso, Mini Strawberry Milk Shakes and Juicy Sangria―because no longer each cookie wishes milk.
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I always have bags of semisweet, white, and mini morsels around to satisfy spur-of-themoment baking urges. Keep a box of unsweetened cocoa powder on hand to make chocolate shortbread cookies and chocolateflavored royal icing. Natural and Dutch-process cocoa powders are both suitable for cookie baking (I generally bake with Dutch-process because I prefer its mellow flavor, but this is a 19 20 SWAPPER’S DELIGHT A COCOA CODA :: CHOCOLATE FOR EVERY PURPOSE S Use a combo of dark and milk chocolates to jazz up standard chocolate chippers.
I am particularly fond of chopped Lindt white and milk chocolate bars in my cookies. Just make sure you are adding the same amount as is called for in your recipe. A bag of semisweet morsels weighs about 12 ounces (and contains 2 cups of chips); other sizes and flavors of chips come in the same size bag. ). 4. Drop the batter by heaping tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving about 3 inches between each cookie. ) 5. Bake the cookies until the edges are firm but the tops are still soft, 10 to 12 minutes.
Beat with an electric mixer on medium until thoroughly combined, stopping once or twice to scrape down the sides of the bowl. The Sophia Loren of cookies; offer these sophisticated treats at an Italythemed swap. MAKES: 48 cookies BAKE TIME: 14 to 16 minutes QUICK PREP FREEZE ME! 52 >> A STEP AHEAD The shaped dough can be frozen on the baking sheets, transferred to ziplock plastic freezer bags, and stored in the freezer for up to 1 month. Transfer the frozen dough to parchment-lined baking sheets and and bake a minute or two longer than directed.
Cookie Swap! by Lauren Chattman