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The Cookie Party Cookbook

The Cookie Party Cookbook

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting a Cookie Exchange

Robin L. Olson

St. Martin's Griffin



The country's biggest promoter of the cookie swapping party writes the ultimate cookie recipe book, with ideas, tips and organizing plans for anyone to throw the best baking event ever.

Robin Olson popularized the cookie swap: a party where a group of people get together, bringing a large quantity of a favorite recipe or two of their own and trade with other guests so that each attendee leaves with enough variety boxes of cookies and bars to give out as gifts, care packages, camp mailings, etc. Included in COOKIE PARTY:

--176 recipes for classic and fun cookies, bars, no-bakes and simple candies (such as Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies, Butterscotch Bars, Lemon Melting Moments, Cappuccino Bonbons, etc.)

--Tips for entertaining a room full of bakers with savories, drinks and sweets

--Smart cookie shipping ideas

--Recipe index

--Inspiration for coming up with your own cookies, displaying your special chef's touch

What Is a Cookie Exchange?

Many hands make light work," as the old saying goes. That is the essence of an old-fashioned cookie exchange.

To host a cookie exchange, you invite a group of friends, relatives, and neighbors over to your...

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Robin L. Olson

Robin L. Olson, aka "The Cookie Exchange Queen", started her website,, more than 10 years ago and has built it into the category go-to site, with more than 1.5 million unique visitors each year. She's been featured in a variety of media, from the cover of Country Woman magazine to the New York Times and the Food Network. She lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

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