Easy-to-make and scrumptious cookie and bar recipes-from America's most-trusted name in baking If you'd like cookie recipes that are simple and fun, Pillsbury Best Cookies Cookbook is the book for you! No dessert or snack is more universally adored than cookies, and no one knows cookies better than Pillsbury. Now it's easier than ever to cherish the joys of homemade cookies anytime with this collection. From American classics to holiday treats, these recipes are reliable and rewarding to make, accompanied by more than 50 color photos and lots of new ideas. You'll find Time-tested favorites like Snickerdoodles and Cheesecake Brownies, new twists like Strawberry-Almond Crumble Bars and holiday treats like Easy Santa Cookies and Halloween Chocolate Pretzels A chapter of winning recipes from the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest Helpful tips and tricks for foolproof cookie baking-every time Icons tagging "easy" recipes that start with refrigerated cookie dough or brownie mix-the perfect kick-start in the kitchen. Delicious recipes for Drop Cookies, Hand-Formed Cookies, Refrigerator Cookies, Rolled Cookies, Bars and Brownies, Holiday Cookies, and, of course, Bake-Off Favorites Special features offering smart ideas, like how to turn common kitchen objects into cookie cutters, or how to make sandwich cookies from pantry items like peanut butter Easy-to-read sidebars with information about ingredient substitutions, storage tips, and how to make your cookies extra special Helpful tips and variations, prep and cook times, nutrition and high altitude information-all the details to guarantee cookie-making success Every recipe is tested in the Pillsbury kitchens, to ensure cookies will come out right the first time, whether you're baking after school snacks or decorating wonderful holiday treats. So, fill up the cookie jar and pass the dessert tray plate with the handpicked favorites from this wonderful recipe collection, only from Pillsbury, America's most-trusted name in baking.