Introduction: How to Recognize Great Cookies

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The Cookie Lover's Cookie Book

The Cookie Lover's Cookie Book

By Richard Sax

Published 1986

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As a cookie lover, you know that a great cookie has a special flavor. You can’t explain what it is, exactly, but you just know when it’s there. It’s the taste of pure vanilla and sweet butter that warms your mouth as you swallow, and the crisp-breaking texture you can get only in a cookie that’s baked fresh. When you bite into the perfect cookie, something inside you says,’That’s it!”

Cookie lovers have had it good lately—there are outstanding cookies available just about everywhere. And with all the cookies around, it’s difficult not to want to give them all a try.