Baking is a skill that brings its own particular pleasure. With a tiny bit of effort and some basic ingredients it is possible to create sensational platefuls of cookies. This encyclopedia of baked goods will both please and impress. Here are recipes for morning coffee, afternoon tea and anytime snacks. Cookie baking is comforting; it fills the house with delicious wafts of sweet aromas that make the mouth water. From plain to spicy, from simple to elaborate, and from wholesome to wickedly indulgent, this ultimate collection of 500 tried-andtested cookie recipes will be the perfect inspirational sourcebook for every sweet-toothed cook. Explore 500 mouthwatering recipes for the world's bestloved cookies, bars and biscuits. Try Traditional Brandy Snaps, Maryland Chocolate Chip Cookies, Pink Sugared Hearts, Chocolate Walnut Bars, Fat Rascals, Cheddar Pennies and many, many more tasty bites. Cookies for all seasons and all occasions, from every day treats, lunchboxes, coffee mornings and weekend temptations to festivals, afternoon tea and special events. Traditional recipes for butter shortbreads and flapjacks sit happily alongside more contemporary creations such as healthy oat crunchies and tiramisu cookies.