Holiday Cookies by Elisabet der Nederlanden is actually more than a comprehensive little book of holiday cookies. This book contains recipes for cookies that can become favourites all year round. Chock full of tips for how to ensure the best experiences working with any cookie recipe, and how to package them for gift-giving makes this my new go-to book for the holidays.Title: Holiday Cookies: Showstopping Recipes to Sweeten the Season
Author: Elisabet der Nederlanden
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Genres: Cookbook, Lifestyle
Publication Date: September 5, 2017
From Icebox Pinwheel Cookies to Red-and-White Meringue Kisses to Apple Cider Caramels, find new inspiration for the best of seasonal baking with Holiday Cookies.
This instant holiday classic is packed with 50 recipes, each gorgeously photographed and meticulously tested, along with dozens of decorating and packaging ideas. Filled with reimagined favorites like Giant Molasses Spice Cookies and Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies; confections like Peppermint Bark, Smoked Almond and Cacao Nib Brittle, and Dark Chocolate-Hazelnut Fudge; and detailed instructions for gorgeous gingerbread houses, cookie place cards, and edible ornaments, this is a cookie book like no other. Because the recipes are easy to scale up or down, Holiday Cookies is perfect for cookie exchanges, gift-giving, and just enjoying throughout the season. From a veteran baker and recipe developer, each cookie in this collection is guaranteed to be a stand-out, and destined to become your new Christmas classic.
❃ I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. ❃
Review: Holiday Cookies by Elisabet der Nederlanden
❀ Lots of Inspiration
If you are one for getting your baking done before the season begins, you will be happy to have Holiday Cookies for inspiration. There are some classic recipes that everyone will enjoy, such as gingerbread cookies and shortbread. However, there are some really interesting Swedish recipes that are a little bit different from the standard North American treats. I have already bookmarked the recipe for pepparkakor, as I love how the author has reminisced about her childhood and importance of family baking with this one. Also, pepparkakor is featured in one of my favourite childhood books, Pippi Longstocking, so I am excited to give these a try.
❀ Straightforward Recipes
One of the recipes that caught my attention was Chocolate-Peanut Butter Brownie Sandwich Cookies. It is quite a mouthful to say, yet these are just as tasty as they sound! The recipe was simple and straightforward, requiring ingredients that are more than likely to be found in your cupboard.
❀ Perfect Book of Holiday Recipes
Holiday Cookies by Elisabet der Nederlanden is the perfect book of recipes for your holiday treat making this year. There are bound to be some old favourites included in this one, and most likely some interesting new cookies to try. The recipes are easy to follow and will absolutely get you in the holiday spirit.
10 thoughts on “Holiday Cookies by Elisabet der Nederlanden”
I’m a huge sucker for holiday guides and recipes! I can’t believe that it’s almost the Holiday Season!
Thanks for sharing, lovely review!
~Brittany @ Brittany’s Book Rambles
I am too and I really hope that I can get organized before it all starts up and just relax this year! 🙂
Oh have mercy, those peanut butter cookie sandwich things look amazing!! I WANT ONE!
I know, right?! When I saw them in the book, I knew immediately what one I would be trying. Chocolate and peanut butter are the best. 🙂
Okay, I need this book in my life. Now. Those cookies look so good! I’m going to have to pick this one up for that chocolate-peanut butter brownie sandwich cookie recipe alone!
These just look sooooo good! Looks like a great recipe book!
Where can I purchase this cookbook?
It is on Amazon 🙂
You had me hooked at peanut butter & chocolate!
thanks for your review. oh but this book sounds delicious. cant wait to add it to my other christmas recipes