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Oct 31, 2010 08:35 PM

November/December 2010 BCTM: Maida Heatter's COOKIES- Macroons, Tartlets, Crackers, Biscotti, Zweiback, Et Cetera

Our baking cookbook for November/December 2010 is Maider Heatter's COOKIES, anyhwhere you can find them.

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  1. I love the biscotti from Maida Heatter’s Brand-new Book of Great Cookies. I have made all below with great success, I have made as written, and also had really good luck freezing loaves (unbaked) and then baking later as I need, this is great for the holidays as it allows you to do a ton of prep work in advance! Her directions are a bit lengthy, but when I was a new bisoctti baker it was really helpful and I have used her method when coming across other biscotti recipies.

    p.17 Barbar's Milk Chocolate Biscotti- this uses a 7oz Hershey's Symphony Bar, which I think is down to 5oz?

    p.20 Gingerful Biscotti - really gingery but really good

    p>23 Chocolate chipa nd Almond Biscotti

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    1. re: geminigirl

      It's been a while, but I used to make the chocolate chip almond biscotti frequently to rave reviews. I really enjoy the whole biscotti section of that book.

    2. If the Swedish hardtack recipe is included (whole wheat flour w buttermilk) it's a very good recipe, have made it a kajillion times.