Home baking is never so easy or enjoyable as when making your own cookies, and one of the greatest pleasures of life must be sampling them warm from the oven, crumbling with goodness and taste. Infinitely varied, simple to make and delicious to consume, homemade cookies will always be a treat. This is the complete book of cookie recipes with confections for every occasion and taste. The first chapter is devoted to traditional cookies, recipes handed down and enjoyed by generations: Granola Cookies, Melting Moments, Apple Sauce Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies, Buttermilk Biscuits and Double Chocolate Cookies. Festive occasions include an international element with Baklava, Jewish Cinnamon Balls, Tuiles d'Amandes and Mocha Viennese Swirls. With chapters on savory cookies, brownies and bars, and scones and muffins, together with a special selection of recipes for kids to enjoy, this book covers every kind of cookie imaginable. A comprehensive introduction to the recipes gives valuable hints and tips on storage, equipment, weighing and measuring ingredients, together with all the basic baking techniques used in the book. Illustrated throughout with photographs of every recipe, together with step-by-step instructions and pictures, this irresistible compendium is the only cookie book you will ever need in your kitchen.