#1 Amazon New Release ! - Life is short-celebrate with cookies!Follow along with photograph-filled instructions: A Cookie to Celebrate is an instant cookie-baking classic, with recipes that are gorgeously photographed and meticulously tested along with tons of decorating and packaging ideas. These inventive and inspired cookies will be perfect for sharing with your friends on Instagram-or in person!
Desserts made to impress at your next party: What sets A Cookie to Celebrate apart is its step-by-step how-to instructions for gorgeously personalized cookies for all kinds of occasions, from birthdays to anniversaries to the changing of the seasons. These cookies are ornamental edibles that are perfect for the holidays, and because the recipes are easy to scale up or down, they're great for cookie exchanges, gift-giving, kids' parties, and potlucks.
Bake cookies with professional-level flavor and design right at home: Jana Douglass is the founder of Jana Lee's Bake Shop, an artisan bake shop specializing in custom decorated cut-out cookies for special events and celebrations. In A Cookie to Celebrate, she shares her baking expertise as a veteran baker and recipe developer along with her recipes, inspiring you to create your own new classics. Each cookie in this collection is guaranteed to be a stand-out.
Reimagined recipes and exciting new treats: A Cookie to Celebrate is filled with new twists on cookie concepts, like Engagement Ring Cookies and Baby Onesie Cookies-confections decorated for every season and reason. Try something new with ice cream cone cookies with sprinkles in summer, conversation heart cookies for Valentine's Day, or even decorating a birthday cake with cookies!
A Cookie to Celebrate is full of cookie baking tips, recipes, and presentation ideas. With Jana's cookbook, you will discover:
How to expertly roll, cut, and bake your cookie dough
Helpful tools and techniques for coloring and piping icing
Creative ways to spice up classics-or try something new!
Jana Douglass is the founder of Jana Lee's Bake Shop, a luxury bake shop specializing in decorated cut-out sugar cookies for special events and celebrations. Located in Columbus, Ohio, we strive to create charming and delicious treats for any occasion. All cookies are made to order and are delivered right to your door.
Foreword: A Cookie to Celebrate Table of Contents Introduction Cookie basics: rolling, cutting, baking, etc. How to make sugar cookies (recipe) Roll dough to desired thickness Cut with desired shapes Bake to perfection- puffy centers. Royal Icing 101 How to make RI (recipe) COLORING the icing How to make pipe/flood consistencies and bag icing Storage Decorating Basics (things to know before you get started) Helpful tools Practicing lines on paper How to pipe and flood BASICS Spring Theme Chapter Tulip Cookie How to make leaves Bunny Cookie (using the same cutter turned upside down) Simple Faces Lemon flavored icing for Spring Summer Theme Ice cream cone cookies How to make homemade sprinkles Different colored sprinkles for different themes (4th of July) Fall theme Pumpkin Cookie (I am thinking pink or more on the peach side) How to create texture on cookies Adding a jack o'lantern face to the pumpkin for Halloween Adding florals to the pumpkin for Thanksgiving How to make royal icing flowers Winter Theme Snowflake Cookie Using sprinkles for added sparkles Hot Coco Cookies How to make (and use) royal icing transfers Wedding Theme Wedding Ring How to use luster dusts to create realistic metallics Heart Cookie with text Tips on how to add text to cookies Add a nod to Valentine's Day Birthday Theme Birthday Cake Cookie Tips on how to make candles look realistic Balloon Cookies How to use the wet on wet RI technique Baby Theme Onesie Cookie How to make ruffles with royal icing Holiday Theme (specifically Christmas) Santa Face How to create characters without complex faces Note to Santa Edible Markers Writing notes to kids, etc. any time of the year! Finishing your Cookies Drying cookies Packaging Cookies cellophane bags, etc. Display Ideas Party platters Our signature wedding ring cookie tied to a champagne bottle Place Settings How to keep cookies fresh Conclusion