Baking for the Holidays: 50+ Treats for a Festive Season (Hardcover)

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From celebrated blogger Sarah Kieffer, a charming holiday baking cookbook brimming with delicious, indulgent recipes, cozy winter photography, and lots of holiday cheer.

Here's a festive holiday baking book to celebrate this very special time of year. Sarah Kieffer, author of 100 Cookies, beloved baker behind The Vanilla Bean Blog, and creator of the "bang-the-pan" method offers more than 50 delicious recipes for seasonal brunches, cookie swaps, and all those Christmas, Hanukah, and New Year's Eve parties.

Delight family and friends with edible gifts and whip up some delicious baked goods to treat yourself through the long winter months after the holidays have ended. With cozy holiday imagery, a lovely, clean aesthetic, and easy yet innovative recipes, this is a go-to cookbook for baking enthusiasts, anyone who loves the holiday season, and, of course, fans of Sarah Kieffer and her hugely popular cookie book 100 Cookies.

DELICIOUS RECIPES: Go beyond sugar cookies and bundt cakes and learn to make such mouthwatering winter treats as Triple Chocolate Peppermint Bark, Meyer Lemon-White Chocolate Scones, Pear-Almond Danish Bread, Hot Chocolate Cake, Pumpkin Pie with Candied Pepita Streusel, and more.

GREAT GIFT OPPORTUNITY: With happy, festive photography and anyone-can-do-it recipes, this is a perfect holiday gift alongside a cute apron or baking product. It's sure to please anyone in your life who loves to while away the winter months in their warm and cozy kitchen.

BELOVED, ACCOMPLISHED BLOGGER AND AUTHOR: Sarah Kieffer is the beloved blogger behind The Vanilla Bean Baking Blog, past winner of Saveur Reader's Choice Best Baking & Desserts Blog. Her pan-banging cookie technique "broke the internet," going viral on the New York Times website. She has written several cookbooks and has been featured by Food52, The Today Show, Mashable, The Kitchn, America's Test Kitchen, Huffington Post, and more.

Perfect for:
  • Home bakers of all ages and levels
  • Anyone who enjoys holiday baking
  • Fans of Sarah Kieffer's blog, Instagram, and cookbooks
  • Holiday gift givers
  • Readers of Dorie's Cookies, Dessert Person, Snacking Cakes, or Pastry Love

About the Author

Sarah Kieffer is the blogger behind The Vanilla Bean Blog, a contributor to major food publications, and author of 100 Cookies. Her recipe for "bang-the-pan" cookies went viral after she introduced it on the New York Times website (it's delicious and ingenious!). In addition to writing her own books, she also shoots photography for other cookbooks, including Bread in 5 (with the authors of Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day). She lives in Minnesota.

Praise For…

"Sarah’s style of baking—cozy, nostalgic, and crave-able especially in the cold winter months—was made for the holidays. Her recipes yield the kinds of treats that just beg to be eaten with a hot cup of coffee near the fireplace as the snow falls outside. They’re hearty, reliable, and exactly what I’ll be turning to at the holidays (and beyond)!" —Molly Yeh, cookbook author and Food Network host

"Sarah Kieffer taught us that pan-banging was as essential to cookies as a glass of milk. Her recipes crafted for the holiday season offer the same sort of effortless, tried and true baking wisdom. This book is filled to the brim with recipes to return to, and worthy of building traditions around. A comforting keeper for anyone who loves to bake." —Erin Jeanne McDowell, author of The Book on Pie

"In this cheerful collection, Kieffer (100 Cookies), founder of The Vanilla Bean Blog, shares dozens of sweet recipes perfect for the holiday season…. Avid holiday bakers should put this on their wish list.” —Publishers Weekly

“Baking for the Holidays is brimming with warmth and recipes that will satisfy and delight bakers of all levels. Sarah’s signature style of modern-yet-classic baking is apparent in every recipe, from the Coffee-Cardamom Monkey Bread to the Lemon Pull-Apart Bread. The recipes are of course reliable, and the quotes are uplifting. Sarah’s music suggestions will help you set the vibe of your gathering. This book is sure to transform your winter gatherings into joyous and delicious celebrations!” —Vallery Lomas, Author of Life Is What You Bake It

“Joy to the world, Sarah Kieffer has done it again! Her newest book, Baking for the Holidays, is full of festive recipes for each occasion and every baker, no matter their skills in the kitchen. This is the gift you will give everyone on your holiday list. Her twisty Cranberries and Cream Danish, Panettone Scones, Chocolate Mint Ice Cream Pie and ALL of Sarah’s famous cookies are just a few recipes destined to be new traditions on your holiday table. Another triumph from one of my most favorite and trusted bakers.” —Zoë François author of Zoë Bakes Cakes and host of Zoë Bakes on the Magnolia Network

"Not just for the holidays." —Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781452180755
ISBN-10: 145218075X
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: September 7th, 2021
Pages: 224
Language: English


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