“I’m nonetheless in awe of how many individuals are making pan-banging cookies each day,” award-winning blogger Sarah Kieffer wrote to me this week.
Possibly, most likely, you’re a kind of individuals who couldn’t resist the Instagram whirlwind of DVD-sized cookies, boasting extra ripples than a pond you simply dropped one thing into. (When you’re not acquainted, but, see here, here, and here—and also you would possibly as nicely warmth your oven when you’re at it.)
The now viral recipe debuted in The Vanilla Bean Baking Book, revealed by Kieffer in 2016. Fortunately for all of us, she simply unleashed one other assortment known as 100 Cookies—and, sure, there’s a complete chapter of pan-banging beauties, from peanut butter to toasted sesame.
Past this stress-relieving method, you’ll discover chapters like “Fruitextravaganza” (assume Raspberry Rye Cookies) and “The Subsequent Degree” (good day, Smoky Butterscotch Cookies). “The ‘Time to Play’ chapter was my daughter’s thought,” Kieffer mentioned. “When she came upon I used to be scripting this ebook, she sat down and drafted all her cookie concepts for me.”
From begin to end, the undertaking took nearly two years, yielding extra cookies than any household may dream of becoming in a freezer. “My husband is a instructor, so I despatched a lot of the check cookies to high school with him every day—he would depart them within the workers lounge, and they might be gone in an hour.”
Along with brownies and blondies galore, you possibly can stay up for a slew of sugar cookies, from traditional to brown sugar to chocolate. “I am an enormous sugar cookie fan,” Kieffer mentioned. And, actually, who isn’t?
Likewise, there are a number of spins on the chocolate chip cookie. Together with the well-known pan-banging one, in fact, but in addition delicate, thin-crispy, and a brown-butter take, a favourite of Kieffer’s, which she described as “harmful” when heat.
“I wished to ensure there was a chocolate chip cookie recipe for everybody,” she mentioned. “Style is subjective, and all of us have robust opinions about what a ‘good’ cookie is or is not.”
The excellent news about 100 cookie recipes in a single ebook is, you’re certain to search out good many, many occasions.
Emma is the meals editor at Meals52. Earlier than this, she labored a number of odd jobs, all on the similar time. Assume: stir-frying noodles “on the fly,” baking dozens of pastries at three a.m., reviewing eating places, and writing articles about every part from the best way to use leftover mashed potatoes to the historical past of pies in North Carolina. Now she lives in Maplewood, New Jersey along with her husband and their cat, Butter. Keep tuned each Tuesday for Emma’s cooking column, Massive Little Recipes, all about large taste and little ingredient lists. And see what she’s as much as on Instagram at @emmalaperruque.