Are you stumped to think of a new and fun recipe for your next cookie exchange party? I was too! I started by going through the cookbooks I already had and nothing inspired me so of course I head to Amazon. I was hoping there would be at least one free e-cookbook but there were a whole bunch!
FREE Kindle Cookie Cookbooks
Are you looking for a way to make this Christmas extra special? Add a personal touch to your gift baskets by making these super-cute Christmas cookies. With recipes like gingersnaps, shortbread and chocolate chip you can please the traditionalists, and with the vegan-friendly friendly recipes you can please the most health conscious of your friends. There is a chapter on Christmas recipes from around the world, so why not have a Christmas Evening and show of these unusual treats to your family and friends? With the “Best Christmas Cookie Recipes: Easy Holiday Cookies 2014” book, you don’t have to be an expert baker, the recipes are quick and easy, and most importantly, they don’t cost a fortune to make. It is 79 pages & optimized for larger screens. It’s also available in paperback for $8.95
More than 200 recipes for cookies of all kinds – bar cookies, brownies, cookie balls, holiday cookies, macaroons, meringues, no-bake cookies, refrigerator cookies and more. All your favorites are here in multiple varieties – oatmeal cookies, ginger cookies, peanut butter cookies, pecan cookies, sugar cookies – and lots and lots of chocolate.
Whether you’re planning a cookie swap, making cookies for friends or for lunchboxes, or just have a hankering for one of your favorite cookies – you’re sure to return to this cookbook again and again. These are the cookies your mother and grandmother made – family favorites submitted to local cookbooks. Click to order
Chocolate can be tricky! This book can help… and for the price of $0 you might as well take a look 🙂
Traditional Bar Cookies, Cheesecake Bars, Brownies and Blondies (The Ultimate Christmas Recipes and Recipes For Christmas Collection Book 7 by Pamela Kazmierczak
Your 25-Day Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Guilt-Free, Gluten-Free Sweets and Treats
The books above were free on Amazon as the date we wrote this post but sometimes they are only Free on Kindle Unlimited which is offering a free 30 day trail subscriptions.
Strangely you can order this hardback Christmas Cookie Cookbook for $.01 – $4 on Amazon Joy of Cooking Christmas Cookies
All of these cookbooks had 4 star ratings or above.. There are lots of wanna be “chefs” on Amazon so it’s a good idea to look at the customer reviews posted with each book.
Of course, if you really want to get the gold star at your next cookie exchange you might want to purchase one of the standards.
Cleverly organized by texture, the recipes in Martha Stewart’s Cookies inspire you to think of a classic, nostalgic treat with more nuance. Chapters include all types of treasures: Light and Delicate (Cherry Tuiles, Hazelnut Cookies, Chocolate Meringues); Rich and Dense (Key Lime Bars, Chocolate Mint Sandwiches, Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies); Chunky and Nutty (Magic Blondies, Turtle Brownies, White Chocolate-Chunk Cookies); Soft and Chewy (Snickerdoodles, Fig Bars, Chewy Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies); Crisp and Crunchy (ANZAC Biscuits, Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti, Almond Spice Wafers); Crumbly and Sandy (Cappuccino-Chocolate Bites, Maple-Pecan Shortbread, Lemon-Apricot Sandwiches); and Cakey and Tender (Lemon Madeleines, Carrot Cake Cookies, Pumpkin Cookies with Brown-Butter Icing).
Each tantalizing recipe is accompanied by a lush, full-color photograph, so you never have to wonder how the cookie will look. Beautifully designed and a joy to read, Martha Stewart’s Cookies is rich with helpful tips and techniques for baking, decorating, and storing. My favorite part of this book were the lovely gift-packaging ideas in standout Martha Stewart style.
I just adore the Gooseberry Patch line of Cookbooks for the Holidays which is where I found the idea for these Lemon Cloud Cookies for my Cookies Exchange this year. They paired very well with my standby Salted Mock Toffee Bars too.
The Gourmet Cookie Book: The Single Best Recipe from Each Year 1941-2009
Cookies of every type and description are taken from their best selling magazine and reprinted into this roundup cookie cookbook. From the homey (Aunt Sis’s Strawberry Tart Cookies) to the exotic (Grand Marnier-Glazed Pain d’Epice Cookies), including balls, bars, refrigerator cookies, drop cookies, even deep-fried cookie confections.
Cookies from around the world, from Dutch Jan Hagels to Irish oatmeal sandwich cookies filled with cream and Irish whiskey, to Scandinavian Rosettes.
Dozens of Christmas cookies: Old-Fashioned Christmas Butter Cookies, star-shaped Moravian White Cookies, Chocolate Peppermint Bar Cookies.
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