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
--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...