Crazy for Cookies, Brownies, and Bars: Super-Fast, Made-from-Scratch Sweets, Treats, and Desserts (Hardcover)
If you had to choose just one cookie-baking reference for your shelf, Crazy for Cookies, Brownies, and Bars would be the perfect choice—with 85+ never-fail recipes, each with its own color photo.
Author Dorothy Kern is one of the most trusted and widely read baking bloggers on Earth—and with good reason. Her tested-to-perfection recipes are easy to make, delectable, and full of creative new flavor ideas. In these pages, she shares her recipes and baking secrets so you, too, can make scrumptiously delicious cookies that everyone loves.
Dorothy shows you how to make cookies in batches big or small and offers expert tips on how to store them so they stay fresh for a long time. What’s more, she guides you in taking your cookie skills in new directions, into the delectable world of brownies (lots of different kinds of brownies!), blondies, shortbreads, shortcakes, cookie cakes, and more.
Her book includes cookies that range from traditional favorites to all-new concepts:
- Seriously the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Trail Mix Oatmeal Cookies
- Dark Chocolate Espresso Cookies
- Nana’s Drop Sugar Cookies
- Lime in the Coconut Cookies
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Potato Chip Cookies
Beyond the cookies, you’ll love the recipes for:
- Brown Butter Pecan Blondies
- Cookies ’n’ Cream Mud Bars
- Margarita Bars
- Bacon and Caramel Brownies
- Death by Chocolate Brownies
- Strawberry Shortcake Cups
- Birthday Cookie Cake
…among tons of other delicious crowd-pleasers. Your family and friends will be thrilled with the results—and so will you.
It’s the definitive book on cookies—and so much fun to use!
About the Author
Dorothy Kern, one of the most-read and most-relied-upon food bloggers in the world, has been blogging since 2010 at Crazy for Crust (crazyforcrust.com), which focuses on baking recipes both savory and sweet. Her recipes have been featured in Everyday with Rachael Ray, Woman’s World, Redbook, CookingChannel.com, Buzzfeed, and other outlets. She lives with her family in the Sacramento, California, area, where she appears often as a cooking expert on local television.
“Best Desserts Cookbook of 2022”—Esquire magazine
“Dorothy has created the ultimate collection of recipes for any dessert lover! Her recipes are easy to follow and include lots of great tips that ensure every recipe is decadent and delicious. This book is a must have for anyone with a sweet tooth!”
—Holly Nilsson, blogger at "Spend with Pennies"
“Heaven for cookie lovers! Dorothy's well-tested recipes ensure your baking success. From tried-and-true classics to over-the-top, creative twists, you'll find a treat to satisfy any sweet tooth. Keep a glass of milk handy. You're going to need it!”
—Erin Clarke, author of The Well-Plated Cookbook
"Dorothy's book has a great variety of recipes for cookies, brownies, blondies, you name it, that are approachable for anyone from a novice baker to a seasoned veteran.”—Jo Cismaru, author of The Big Book of Jo's Quick and Easy Meals