The South's passion for home-baked cookies runs deep, so it's no small mission to present the ultimate Southern cookie collection. But no one knows cookies better than Southern Living magazine's editors and Test Kitchens professionals. They enthusiastically rose to the challenge of hand picking 50 top-rated, tried-and-true, uniquely Southern cookies from over 2,500 recipes. Now you can bring these sweet tastes of the South to your kitchen, no matter where you live!
The inimitable Southern Living perspective distinguishes this cookies cookbook from all the rest. Rich layers of regional distinction add to the simple joy of cooking cookies. From teacakes and molasses crinkles, the colonial housewife's pride and joy, to Kentucky Bourbon Balls, the holiday baker's spicy, spiked surprise, discover the South's very special take on Best Loved Cookies.
Home bakers will joy in rich concoctions such as nutty Mississippi Mud Cookies with a toasted marshmallow topping, a modern twist on a Southern classic. With such delicacies as the pecan-laden Crispy Praline Cookies, an homage to the tasty candy cooked up daily along New Orleans' French Quarter, every tasty bite will inspire delight in a delicious culinary heritage.
This must-have collection of America's favorite homemade cookies features something for everyone in the country. Chapters are organized by Easy Drop Cookies, Shaped Cookies, Rolled and Cut Cookies, and Bodacious Bar Cookies. Plus, the Top 10 Cookie Tips assure perfect results every time.