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Monday, November 4, 2013
Whether you're an occasional holiday home baker or a seasonal pro, you'll absolutely delight in Julie's designs and ideas. This fun & creative book features tempting cookie decorating ideas for a wide array of occasions and holidays.
Title: 100 Best Decorated Cookies
Author: Julie Anne Hession
Publisher: Robert Rose
Pages: 256 pages with 750 step-by-step color photos
Format: Hardcover Cookbook with Wire-O Binding
All of the information you'll ever need to get started is featured in this book! From techniques, equipment and ingredients to easy-to-follow instructions on filling and using a pastry bag, rolling/shaping cookies and advice on cookie sheets and rolling pins. This is a comprehensive book that can teach you how to do it today!
My Thoughts: First of all, I love that this book lays flat on my counter top when I am using it and I appreciate that it's a hardcover cookbook. The step-by-step color photographs are fantastic and the written instructions are fantastic! Everything is laid out nicely for the beginner and the experienced cookie decorator will love the fresh designs and decorating tips that are throughout the book.
You will find cookie decorating designs such as: Purple Octopus, Umbrella, Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer, Butterfly, Autumn Leaves, Snowman, Snowflake, Christmas Bulbs, Christmas Stocking, Piece of Cake, Sparkly Tutu, Cow, Mouse with Cheese, Clucking Chicken, Zebra, Giraffe, Starfish, Whale, Batter Up Baseball, Tennis Ball, Soccer Ball, Little Red Schoolhouse, ABC Cookie Pops and many more!
Seriously there is a cookie design for every holiday and every occasion within the pages of this fabulous book! I love that there is a chapter on cookie recipes (like the Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies on page 43) and there is an entire chapter on teaching you various cookie decorating tips.
Head on over to Robert Rose and take a look at all of the wonderful cookbooks that they have to offer. I highly recommend that you pick up this specific one if you want to learn how to decorate cookies like a pro!
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