Betty Crocker's Cooky Book (Facsimile Edition)

Betty Crocker's Cooky Book (Facsimile Edition)

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Overview


Here is the complete cooky book-more than 450 recipes, dozens of appetizing full-color photographs, and many how-to-do-it sketches. This treasury of cooky baking embraces all tastes-from the old-fashioned and traditional to the new and sophisticated. Plus a large section devoted entirely to holiday cookies. Fun to use. . .perfect to give.

Here's the classic treasury of cookie baking that so many people grew up with: the beloved 1963 edition of Betty Crocker's Cooky Book, now in a brand-new, authentic facsimile of the original book.

Remember baking cookies with Mom or Grandma when you were a kid? The wonderful smell, the spatulas to lick and, best of all, delicious cookies you'd helped to make yourself? If you grew up baking with Betty Crocker, then you probably had this book, filled with all your favorites-from Chewy Molasses Cookies to Chocolate Crinkles to Toffee Squares and many more!

Now, with this authentic reproduction of the original 1963 edition, you can relive those moments, taste the cookies you grew up with and share them with your loved ones. All the charm of the original and all the great recipes are here. Turn to Betty Crocker's Cooky Book to find:
* An authentic facsimile of the classic 1963 edition packed with all your favorite cookie recipes
* Over 450 recipes, dozens of nostalgic color photographs and charming how-to sketches
* Scrumptious recipes for Holiday Cookies (dozens of Christmas specialties), Family Favorites (for lunchtime, snacktime, anytime), Company Best Cookies (fancy enough for company) and much more


This book is a great gift for new and experienced bakers alike. Only one family copy of this favorite cookbook? Now everyone can have a copy of this classic book!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764566370
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Series: Betty Crocker Cooking Series
Edition description: Facsimile Edition
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 90,600
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

With more than 63 million cookbooks sold since 1950, Betty Crocker is the name readers trust for reliable recipes and great ideas. For over 75 years, Betty Crocker has provided advice to millions of Americans through cookbooks, magazines and television.

Table of Contents


Cooky Primer.

Drop Cookies.

Refrigerator Cookies.

Rolled Cookies.

Pressed Cookies.

Molded Cookies.

Holiday Cookies.

Valentine's Day and S. Patrick's Day.

Easter and Halloween.

Christmas.

Family Favorites.

Cookies for Children.

Lunchbox Cookies.

Cookies That Travel.

Heritage Cookies.

Cookies for Special Diets.

Quick 'N Easy Cookies.

Brownies.

Date Bars.

Ginger Cookies.

Cookies Made from Mixes.

Company Best Cookies.

Teatime Cookies.

Cookies for a Crowd.

Confections.

Betty Crocker's Best Cookies.

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Betty Crocker's Cooky Book (Facsimile Edition) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 35 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This has been in my family for years. I love this book. It is my second one cause I wore out the first one. I just bought another one & gave to my daughter. I use it all the time. I highly recommend it.
San51 More than 1 year ago
Have worn out two of these books over the years - first a gift from my mom years ago, then aquired hers when she passed away. this is the best for variety and ease of use!! Wouldn't have Christmas without it!!!!
TXLOPOV More than 1 year ago
I have been using this book since I was a little boy helping my Grandmother bake for special occasions. The directions are straight forward, you do not need any special tools, and the cookies taste amazing. Now that I am older, I have purchased several of these to give as gifts. This is a must have for any cookie lover.
Mommula More than 1 year ago
I have used the cookbook for close to 40 years and now my daughters use the newer printing of this 1963 classic. It is fun, full of terrific recipes, extra little tidbits of information, historical and cultural, making the baking and sharing of these goodies even more fun.
QuietTime More than 1 year ago
This is a great book, both for the experienced baker and also for the person just starting out. This is the second book like this that I have owned. The first was given to me back in the l950's when I was a young bride. I used it constantly and finally replaced it in 2009 because it was absolutely falling apart. It seems that the CreamWafer recipe is a favorite with several of my grandchildren and great-grands. I ship them as holiday gifts over a thousand miles to one grandaughter and her family, and finally I decided to send her the recipe and the cookie cutter so that she could make her own.....a little while later one of the COOKIE BOOKS followed. A great buy and wonderful book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am ecstatic to find this reprint. I have my mom's original 1963ed and it is truly worn out (it barely survived a flood). It is the only cookbook I use and the memories it brings back everytime I use it is priceless. You can't find better 'cooky' recipes anywhere. The Snickerdoodles are my favorite and everyone says I make the best chocolate chip cookies - they are better than tollhouse! A cookbook that starts traditions.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Thank you for carrying this release of the best cooky book of all times. I bought this book twentythree years ago and have loved every aspect of this book. Now I have three daughters-in-laws that want a copy. I have placed an order at one of your stores for six of these books. thanks again.
soror_peregrina on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
My mother had the original 1963 version of this book, I swiped it from her cookbook shelf when I left home in 1972, and I used it so much over the years that the covers fell off and half the pages fell out. I'm delighted to find that it's been reissued, and I can't wait to start baking my favorite cookies again.
LaurelMildred on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
It was a great pleasure to find the re-issue of this 1963 classic cookie book, my mother's go-to resource for all things cookie. Just seeing the cover brings back a flood of memories. I remember making decorated Christmas and Easter cookies, and Mom creating holiday gift boxes of dozens of assorted cookies from the book. I associate it with snickerdoodles, gingersnaps, peanut butter cookies, freezer cookies, cherry-filled heart cookies and butterscotch lace cookies. Most fun, I remember making storybook cookies from page 56, painting little Scottie dogs and funny cats with egg yolk paint. This cookbook is a sweet walk down memory lane.
billlund on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is the great grandmother of all cookie cookbooks. The receipes here are all of the basics that you are familiar with. Like the "Joy of Cooking" this is a great standard for any kitchen.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My mother gave me this book when i was young and i loved it so much! Unfortunately my older sister didn't take care of it, i thought i would never be able to see my book ever again! Now i have found my Betty Crocker Cooky Book and pass it down to my daughter! Thank you very much, Ms. Cooky Addict
C2N4RP More than 1 year ago
I have one of the first Cooky Book by Betty Crocker. It is so old and has been used so much the front and back have fallen off of it. I have given each of my daughters one of these books and now have started giving them to my granddaughters. It is a wonderful book and a great gift. I pair it with cookie sheets. Cathy Andrew
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BarbMA More than 1 year ago
My mother bought me this cookbook in 1983 right after I got married.  It is about to fall apart I have used it so often.  It is a wonderful basic cookie cookbook with all the old favorites.   
holly-b7 More than 1 year ago
I have my mother's (first issue) of this cooky book. It's falling apart from all the use it has gotten over the years We had our favorites and not so great favorites, . Although there were very few that we made we didn't like. A few of our favorites were Butter Horn Cookies,Chocolate-Coconut Candies and Ethel's Sugar Cookies. The sugar cookies are the best ever.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Given as a gift as we still use the one we got years ago - enough said!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This cookbook was our Christmas Baking Bible my whole life. The recipes have passed through generations and its not a holiday until I break it out. Ours is so worn and torn we can hardly read it, I am so glad I could find another copy!
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readtoyourbunny More than 1 year ago
This is a remake of the cookie book my great-grandmother used when I was a child. It brought back many memories of baking in the kitchen and gobbling up cookies while they were still warm. I have the original book with my grandmothers favorite cookies marked and some minor corrections she thought to make the cookies better. This year I will be giving the book to all my cousins who never had the fun of baking with grandma. There are some delicious cookies inside the book that I have not found anywhere else. A must have book for the cookie lover.
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jbaratta1227 More than 1 year ago
I make Christmas cookies for my son's teachers every year. This is a wonderful book to have if you want to bake a variety of cookies. The recipes are easy to follow and the cookies are fun to make.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I LOVE this cooky book! I used it just about every Saturday when I was growing up. My suggestions (and staples) are peanut butter cookies and chocolate chip. I've also given this book as a wedding present twice, with a great response.