Top 10 Best Cookie Baking Cookbooks
Baking is an art that makes your senses work in unison. The way you touch, feel, smell, see and taste the products make you get involved in your creation. A good cookbook will help you understand different styles of baking better. If you are a person who loves baking and would love to give cookie baking a try then this list of 10 cookie baking cookbooks will be helpful for you.
#1 Tasty Dessert: All the Sweet You Can Eat
This book has been written by Tasty which is the world’s largest social food network.
This book is a great one for brushing up your basics of baking. You will also find amazing tips to customize your cookies. The instructions are also simple to follow. I made the squiddy loaf cake with coconut milk. I used canned coconut milk for the recipe and the result was pretty good. One needs to be careful with the measurements otherwise the result can be very sweet.
You will learn how to make a pie bar, lava cake, sour cherry fritters, etc. You will also learn how to make 75 different types of cookies and customize existing cookie recipes.
Most of the readers felt that this book has a variety of recipes starting from basics to more advanced recipes. These recipes are very easy to make and the instructions are simple to follow.
#2 Baking with Mary Berry
This book has been written by Mar Berry and contains around 100 recipes on baking.
This book contains a lot of recipes on baking. I found the pictures in the book to be descriptive. I made French Pancakes and Heavenly Chocolate cake by following the instructions given in the book. The results were as described in the book. The steps were very easy to follow. There are so many recipes in the book that one gets confused about which one to try first. The dishes are not at all fussy and can be made by anyone by following the instructions properly. The measurements need to be exact.
You will learn how to make Heavenly chocolate cake, brownies, lemon pudding, cheesecake, pastries, cookies, pies, souffles, and a lot of other recipes.
Most of the readers feel that the dishes are simple to make and the instructions are easy to follow. The measurements need to be taken into account to make the exact dish as given in the book.
#3 Hello, Cookie Dough: 110 Doughlicious Confections to Eat, Bake & Share
This book as been written by Kristen Tomlan who has presented each recipe in this book with an innovative twist.
The author has given a lot of tips and tricks in this book to make sure that our results match close to her result. The book also has a variety of flavors and tastes. It has a lot of tempting and edible dough to try from. The directions are very simple and easy to follow and you can bake cookies easily.
I found the flow chart made in this book extremely useful. One can refer it to find out which recipe is best for making based on time constraint and taste. The book is very user-friendly with a lot of mouth-watering pictures. I feel that this book has a lot of useful information and guidelines to follow and make one’s baking skills better.
You will learn how to make cookie stuffed dough cinnamon rolls, molten cookie dough cupcakes, deep dish skillet cookies, and many more dishes. You can try out these recipes for ice-cream parties, weddings, baby showers, etc.
Most of the readers have felt that this is one of the best cookie baking cookbooks in the market that teaches in a simple language how to bake a variety of cookies. The book is full of tempting and delicious cookies.
#4 Sally’s Cookie Addiction
This book has been written by Sally Mckenney who presents a variety of mouthwatering cookies.
This book contains a dozen exciting cookie baking recipes to choose from and bake. The author provides a step by step procedure to make each recipe. The photographs in this book are amazing. Her tips which are sprinkled throughout the book are very advantageous. The book contains a lot of recipes to choose from and follow. It is an absolute favorite for cookie lovers.
The recipe takes 15-17 minutes. Especially the biscuits given in the book are tasty and straightforward to follow. There is a recipe for everyone in this book from die-hard chocolate lovers to butter shortbread. You will find your favorite recipe to follow and bake in this book.
You will learn to make chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, pumpkin spice sugar cookies, cookie dough dips, cookie bars, sandwich cookies, soft-baked cookies, cookie cups stuffed with peanut butter, brownie cookies, walnut slice, and baked cookies, cookie pizza, pecan tassies and a lot of other dishes.
Most of the readers feel that this book is apt for both novices and experienced people. Everyone will find a recipe to follow in this book. The photographs given in the book are easy to follow.
#5 The Perfect Cookie
This book has been written by America’s Test Kitchen which is known for publishing top rated cookbooks and websites.
This book contains not only the various recipe but also detailed core baking techniques and also discusses various tools that you will require for effortlessly baking the cakes. The thing that I liked the most about this book was the descriptive pictures of the cookies. I made chocolate crinkles by following the instructions given in the book. They were the best cookies I have made to this date. The instructions given in this book are very easy to follow and implement. There are tips and tricks provided throughout this book for making baking easy.
You will learn to enhance your core cookie baking skills, make lemon bars, S’mores blossom cookies, chocolate crinkle cookies, vanilla bean apricot sandwich cookies, drop cookies, Christmas cookies, brownies, and blondies.
Most of the readers have felt that this book contains detailed recipes for irresistible cookies and brownies. There are tips and tricks throughout this book to follow. The book clearly explains why certain methods yield specific results.
#6 The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion
This book is written by King Arthur Flour who gives hundreds of recipes for mouth-watering cookies.
The cookies can be made with various flavors. The additional information provided in this book helped me make my baking skills better. For example, I learned that butter and shortening are not interchangeable.
Shortening is used when one wants less spreading as a cookie base and for a widespread one should use butter. I also found the explanations extremely useful. For example what changes one should make while baking at a high temperature. You can also make your marshmallow cake using this book.
You will learn how to make chocolate chip cookies, brownie cookies, sugar cookies, icings, fillings, dips, etc. You will also learn a lot of shortcuts for making mouth-watering cookies. You will also learn how to make basic recipes with variations and twists.
#7 The Cookies & Cups Cookbook
This book is written by Shelly Jaronsky who has mentioned a lot of new recipes in this book.
There are around 38 recipes in this book to try from. Most of the recipes in this book are made from scratch, so no additional information is needed before starting the recipes. The pictures are beautiful and the descriptions are easy to follow. It is easy to read a book and contains a lot of pictures. The boom contains not only desserts but also a lot of other recipes to make and follow.
You will learn how to make chocolate chip cookies, brown sugar cinnamon bread, toffee banana cream pie, icing sugar, brownies, pies, and pastries.
Most of the readers have felt that this book contains a lot of recipes to choose from and make delicious cookies. The tips provided by the author in this book are very helpful.
#8 Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar
This book is written by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero and it contains many irresistible recipes for baking cookies.
The book hardly contains any recipe that is difficult to make. I have tried a lot of dishes from this cookbook. I made chocolate chip cookies by following the recipe of this book. The dough for chocolate chip cookie was amazing. The recipes are very easy and the instructions are easy to follow. I made snickerdoodles by following the recipe of this book. I cooked it for 12 minutes before getting the desired results. I also made agave orange chocolate chips. It contains a variety of cookie recipes and a lot of useful advice to follow.
You will learn how to make chocolate chip cookies, blackstrap gingersnaps, chocolatey crinkle cookies, oatmeal risen cookies, coconut cookie bars, chocolate chip mint leaf, and a lot of other cookie baking recipes.
Most of the readers feel that this book has recipes that are easy to make. The measurements used are accurate and yield the exact results as the book.
#9 Martha Stewart’s Cookie Perfection
This book is written by Martha Stewart who has presented more than 100 recipes in this book to take your sweet treats to the next level.
The book has a lot of interesting ideas and is filled with mouth-watering pictures. All the recipes have a short introductory paragraph for us to know the details of the recipe. The book also talks about royal icing, sandwich cookies, and working with a lot of spices. The book contains a lot of useful hints to follow. You will also understand how to modify the basic recipes and make something different for yourself.
You will learn how to make lemon cookies, sandwich cookies filled with peanut butter, chocolate pecan cookies, chocolate chip brownies, ombre cookies, snowball truffles, carrot cake, brown butter, and a lot of other dishes.
Most of the readers feel that this is a great cookie book if you have adequate time to invest. The results are great if the instructions are followed carefully.
#10 Delish Insane Sweets
This book is written by Joanna Saltz and has been written in a way that anyone can bake an amazing dessert.
It is a fun cookbook and contains a lot of wonderful recipes with creative ideas and flavors. I made the pumpkin chocolate chip cookie by following the recipe from this book. It is one of the best books so far for making amazing cookies. You will not face any difficulty even if you are a beginner because the book is filled with colorful and detailed pictures.
You will learn how to make 100 fun and easy recipes for desserts, snickerdoodles, cakes, skillet desserts, chocolate brownies, vanilla cupcakes, and many other things.
Many readers have felt that this book is filled with a lot of decorative and colorful cookie baking recipes to follow for making cupcakes and a lot of cookies. The different flavor ideas work like magic.
Baking is a creative cooking skill and can be mastered with some dedication and practice. From our review of books stated above, we found that ‘Cookie Addiction by Sally’ is the best among cookie baking cookbooks in many ways because it contains many recipes to choose from and the instructions are also very easy to follow. This book is definitely worth giving a try.