The Great Minnesota Cookie Book: Award-Winning Recipes from the Star Tribune's Holiday Cookie Contest

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University of Minnesota Press
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7.3 X 9.2 X 0.7 inches | 1.5 pounds

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About the Author

Lee Svitak Dean is the longtime food editor at the Star Tribune, where she has guided the Taste section to multiple James Beard Awards, an Emmy, and recognition as "Best Food Section." She is author of Come One, Come All: Easy Entertaining with Seasonal Menus.

Minnesota native Rick Nelson has been writing about restaurants and food at the Star Tribune since 1998. He is a James Beard Award winner and his work has been featured in four editions of the annual Best Food Writing anthology, which highlights the best in American food journalism.


"A great book to get a baker into the holiday spirit."--Publishers Weekly

"The Cookie Book begins to answer the question, showing how the chassis of flour, butter, sugar and eggs can be customized in innumerable ways."--Shepherd Express

"Whether you're a fan of drop cookies and cutouts, refrigerator cookies and bars, Swedish shortbread, Viennese wafers or chai crescents and taffy treats, they are all represented in this book that recalls memories of holidays past and inspires the promise of happy gatherings to come."--Hutchinson Leader

"It's a wonderful, complete collection and makes a perfect holiday gift. Each page presents a colored photo that might send you running to the kitchen to get to work."--Post-Bulletin