Christmas Cookie Contest in a Box

Everything You Need to Host a Christmas Cookie Contest






Takes the classic Christmas cookie exchange to a whole new level of friendly competition!

Christmas Cookie Contest in a Box has everything you need to host your own contest! Includes scorecards, judge badges, place cards, and a handbook. The handbook includes recipes from passionate, talented, professional, and semiprofessional bakers, along with photos of the cookies and personal stories behind these special cookie recipes. Showcasing  a dozen winning Christmas cookie recipes, along with cookie swap tips from an expert baker, the book has chapters on a brief history of Christmas cookies, how to run the cookie contest, the art of judging a contest, baking tips, and a cookies tunes playlist.

Recipes include:

Berlinerkranser by Jessie Oleson, author of CakeSpy Presents Sweet Treats for a Sugar-filled Life
Pistachio Butter Cookies by Stacy Adimando, author of The Cookiepedia: Mixing, Baking, and Reinventing the Classics
Chai-Spiced Meltaway Cookies by Jodi Liano. director of the San Francisco Cooking School
Vegan Orange Ginger Cookies by Lorena Novak Bull, author of The Everything® Vegan Baking Cookbook
Smile Cookies by Cindy Mushet, author of Baking Kids Love
Gingersnap Thumbprints with Cranberry-Apricot Filling by Julia M. Usher, author of Cookie Swap and Ultimate Cookies
Minty Chocolate Rounds by Valerie Peterson, author of Cookie Craft and Cookie Craft Christmas

About the Author

Gina Hyams is an author and editor who specializes in mysterious and confounding subjects. She has published several books on family, traditions, travel, cooking, and the arts. Her cooking contest In a Box series includes kits for chili, pie, and Christmas cookies. She lives in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts with her husband, teenage daughter, and dog named Goose.

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