When you're hankering for cookies, pull a log of dough from the freezer, slice it up and bake. Recipes include your favourite soft and crispy cookies from Chocolate Chunk and Pecan Praline to Linzer Tarts and Hearts to Lemon Cookie Sandwiches. Be the perfect host/ess--the savoury cookies and crackers are perfect for last minute entertaining. Basics include info on ingredients and baking equipment, plus tips for simple decorating, freezing, shipping, storing and serving.
Elinor Klivans is a noted cookbook author and food writer who has published articles for Bon AppEtit, Fine Cooking, Cooking Pleasures, and the Washington Post, among others. Her most recent cookbooks include Chocolate Cakes, the Essential Chocolate Chip, Fast Breads, Pot Pies, Big Fat Cookies, and Cupcakes!. A former pastry chef, she is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and lives in Camden, Maine.