Imagine a kitchen warm with the smells of sweet vanilla, fragrant cinnamon, and fresh butter. On the kitchen counter is a cooling rack piled high with fresh-from-the-oven delights filled with chocolate chips and crunchy pecans. Ah, the age-old comfort of cookies. Shortcut Cookies tempts everyone back to the oven with an assortment of delectable home-baked cookies, all of which begin with refrigerated cookie dough, cake mix, or brownie mix. As an added bonus, there are more than 150 no-bake cookie ideas. Some recipes are quick and easy, while others result in the masterpieces that are sure to be the envy of the local cookie swap. With 650 recipes, Shortcut Cookies contains the broadest range of new recipes for cookies and bars that is unavailable elsewhere.