Here is a book that no self respecting cookie lover can resist. "The Good Cookie" shares a fresh and tantalizing selection of 250 recipes from around the world complete with expert instruction on how to make them. From rugged Cranberry Orange Nut Bars and irresistible Bittersweet Chocolate Biscotti to sophisticated Chocolate Filled Almond Hearts, readers bake their way through basic drop cookies, beautiful hand formed cookies, delectable sandwich cookies, complex decorator cookies, and more. Each recipe features background information on the cookie s history, technique, ingredients, and more. Chockful of information on decorating, wrapping, and shipping cookies for gift giving, as well as tips on freezing for make ahead planning, the book also includes a comprehensive list of sources for basic equipment, out of the way places for finding cookie stamps, as well as tips on where to locate hard to find ingredients and equipment.