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The Cookie Bible

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I already have several cookie cookbooks, including a couple by Rose Beranbaum and this book is a keeper!  This cookbook is full of inspiration for cookie lovers and includes recipes for all types of cookies. Needless to say, Beranbaum's cookie recipes are delicious! This book is a visual treat! It has beautiful photographs of mouth-watering cookies that accompany the detailed recipes. I particularly like that Beranbaum includes baking tips with her recipes, called Baking Gems, and many suggestions that help novice bakers experience success and hobbyists like me become better bakers. I was happy to see that the baking instructions in this book also include weight measurements along with traditional measurements for bakers who use a kitchen scale to weigh their dry ingredients.

"The  Cookie Bible" is an excellent choice both for a new baker and a good reference for an accomplished baker.

Thank you NetGalley and the Publisher for an ARC copy in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.
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Thank you for the opportunity to review The Cookie Bible. The book is filled with so many beautiful photos and recipes. I would recommend this book to any sweets lover.
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My new favorite cookie cookbook. The recipes and tips are very easy to follow. The photos are amazing. I will be adding this to my bookshelf.
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The must-have cookbook for lovers of cookies. This is well laid out with tantalising pictures and recipes for every cookie you could imagine and more. It’s divided into sections based on how the cookies are made (e.g. rolled by hand, dropped or piped, cutout, etc,) which is very useful if you just want to jump straight to the quick and easy recipes. This isn’t one I’d recommend for the kids as some of the recipes require pre-preparation or are quite finicky, it’s more for the baking enthusiast. A worthwhile addition for your cookbook collection or superb as a gift.
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This cookbook is everything a fantastic cookbook should be: great recipes, useful photographs, and helpful organization. Not only will I be using this cookbook frequently, but I will also highly recommend this as holiday gifts when my customers come in this for Holiday 2022.
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This cookbook is perfect for cookie and baking lovers, obviously! 

The first thing you notice is the striking, detailed photography - for me, high quality pictures are a must for a good cookbook! This cookbook is full of cookie inspiration, and I really appreciated the diversity of types of cookies. You'll find every shape, size, flavor, and technique from classic chocolate chip cookies to more unique and complicated recipes like "Apricot Walnut Rugelach." 

Aside from the great recipes, I really appreciated the "Baking Gems" which are special tips and tricks to help perfect your baking and cookie results. The introductory Golden Rules are really informational, and can help anyone optimize their cookie-baking techniques. 

If you love baking, and are "craving" ways to improve your cookies and baking techniques - this book is a great resource! 

Thanks to NetGalley for providing a copy in exchange for an honest review.
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This cookbook has me drooling with the recipes and photos. I’ll be recommending this cookbook to all of my family & friends. Thank you for an advance reader copy of this cookbook.
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This was very good. There is a nice mix of "every day" cookies and fancier ones. I bake a lot, but I think pretty much every one can be made by a advanced beginner baker. It is worth the space on an overcrowded bookshelf. I have the e-copy and it posed no formatting issues.
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To me, this is what makes a great cookbook (or in this case....COOKIE book) GREAT! It had recipes that made you want to try them (as in yummy!), it was a well organized book, and the photos were terrific. I have recently tried a few of the recipes out for guests in my home and they brought rave reviews from family and friends. 

I received an ARC copy of this book in exchange for my honest review, but I will also be looking forward to my own hard copy at publication time!
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The Cookie Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum is a comprehensive baking book suitable for beginner and experienced bakers.  

From ingredients and equipment along with special sections on golden rules and baking gems, this guide to cookies has all the right features.   Chapters are divided by the style of cookie.  They include:  Rolled by Hand, Dropped or Piped, Shaped by Hand, and Bar and Cake cookies.  A Mise En Place segment is also included in each recipe to help keep bakers of all abilities on track for a successful bake.    
    
One of the features I truly enjoyed was the inclusion of the metric system for the ingredient weights. Over the past couple of years, I have been using a scale to weigh my ingredients and find my bakes more predictable and professional looking. The author has also included the Imperial System as used here in the U.S. for those who would prefer that for their measurements. 

This is a great book to add to your baking collection.  It would be perfect as all-inclusive baking guide for a new baker and a ready reference for experienced bakers.  I’m putting this on my holiday list and think it would make a great bridal shower gift.   

Thank you to NetGalley for the opportunity to review this ARC.
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Love this book! So many yummy cookie recipes and my kiddos had a blast trying several of them out :) It also has lots of great tips and tricks for baking cookies. Highly recommend!!
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The Cookie Bible is sure to become a well-thumbed standard for novice and experienced bakers alike. The full-colour photography is beautiful and the layout is easy to follow. I appreciate how the recipes are arranged by technique and require familiar, easy to attain ingredients.

Contents:

Rolled by hand, dropped or piped
Shaped by hand
Rolled and cut
Holiday cookie cutouts
Bar and cake cookies
Meringues and candies 
Extra specials.

My library has ordered several copies and I'm sure this will become a patron favourite. Great to put on display year-round--especially for holiday baking!
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Anyone who loves baking cookies either for themselves, family, or friends, this would be an excellent book to get. You can feel the time and effort the author put into each recipe. What I liked the most about this book is that the author put the recipes into different categories, such as Bars, Rolled and Cut, and Drop cookies. So, no matter what kind of cookie you want to make it will be easy to find. 
As someone who baked a lot with their Mom, when I was young, this book brought back wonderful memories. There are some recipes in this book that I have done with my Mom, and others I am excited to try with my Special Needs son. I will definitely add this book to my collection of cookbooks.
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I received an arc in exchange for my honest review.

I looove cookies, so I was very excited to read this! It starts with an intro, baking tips, and needed equipment. The recipes are formatted nicely and the pictures look very tasty! I'm looking forward to trying the tahnini crisps with my leftover tahini. Great recipes to use up ingredients!
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Thanks to NetGalley for my gifted copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. The Cookie Bible is an amazing well thought out book with so many recipes. The color photographs are gorgeous and I cannot wait to actually make all the cookies I have read about!
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One of the best recipe books I have read!! As a lover of baking, I was so excited to read this book and it did not disappoint. So many amazing tips, advice, and recipes!! And beautiful photographs!! I will definitely be purchasing this one to add to my own cookbook collection!
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Beautiful book! The Cookie Bible includes recipes for a wide variety of cookies, each with precise, detailed instructions that make beautiful + delicious cookies feel like an easy task for even the most inexperienced baker. The bulk of these recipes call for the basics: flour, butter, eggs, and sugar.  But even the additional ingredients are mostly staples in any baker's kitchen...chocolate, nuts, fruit, and cream for example. Nothing too crazy needed to complete these recipes! I love that each recipe also includes "baking gems", little tips and tricks to help you achieve the perfect cookie. 
Chapter 5, holiday cookies, is my favorite section of the book. Super cute cookies that would be perfect for making memories and becoming a tradition for years to come! & let's not forget the Bone À Fidos, a cookie for the canine in your life! So many extras and love were put into this book! My only wish is that each recipe included its own picture. Thank you to NetGalley and Mariner Books for an ARC of this amazing book in exchange for my honest review. Four delicious stars!
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4.5 Stars

The Cookie Bible is everything I ever hope for in a cookbook. The layout is easy to follow, there are lots of gorgeous images, and the recipes are simple and contain easy to source ingredients. If you are looking for a great starter book for a new baker, or would like a wealth of cookie recipes at your finger tips, this is one book to add to your shelf.

The Contents:

Rolled by hand, dropped or piped
Shaped by hand
Rolled and cut
Holiday cookie cutouts
Bar and cake cookies
Meringues and candies 
Extra specials.

I have so many of these recipes bookmarked and I look forward to giving them a try. I am sure I will be ordering a few copies of this for friends and family. It really is the ultimate book for cookie lovers.
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Rose Levy Berenbaum is a baking legend, with an astounding technical knowledge and creative recipes. This book is an absolute delight-she gives very specific instructions in order to maximize your chances of a successful bake, concisely explains why to do things a certain way, and the pictures are beautiful. Honestly want to try every recipe in this book.
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The stories captured within these pages make this book not just a recipe book, but truly a wonderful keepsake that every baker and lover in the kitchen should cherish.

The photos ALWAYS make a spectacular cookbook better and this book (even as an eBook) was absolutely stunning. Such a great compilation of stories and recipes. Can't wait to buy the physical copy to own it!

A huge thank you to NetGalley, Rose Levy Beranbaum and Mariner Books for providing me with an eARC of this publication which allows me to provide you with an unbiased review.
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