Newest Recipe Testing: Cookbook Version!

Welcome to a different rendition of my Newest Recipe Testing sequence.

peanut butter oatmeal cookies on parchment paper.

Numerous thrilling issues to share with you at the moment! I assumed it will be enjoyable to take a break from recipes, and present you some cookbook behind the scenes.

Fourth Cookbook Coming in 2025

As I’ve talked about just a few instances, I’m engaged on my fourth cookbook. It’s going to be my greatest, most polished e-book but: 100 recipes overlaying many baking classes like breads, muffins, pies, truffles, cookies, cupcakes, and so forth. A handful of recipes will likely be from my web site, however most (about 75) will likely be fully new and unique to the e-book. So in between the brand new recipes you discover revealed on my web site, I’ve additionally been testing new recipes for the e-book!

These days I’ve been working my means by means of the cookie chapter, in addition to the yeasted breads chapter.

The e-book will likely be revealed in 2025. I’m giving myself sufficient time and inventive area to provide my finest work for this venture, whereas concurrently maintaining my web site up to date with new content material. (And maintaining my head on straight.)

Anyway, right here’s a sneak peek at a number of the not too long ago developed cookbook recipes. I promise they’re well worth the wait. This isn’t the pictures you’ll see within the e-book; these are photographs taken for reference in the course of the testing course of.

Chocolate cherry cookies: A chewy, further fudge-like cookie with a candy maraschino cherry within the heart. And naturally, a beneficiant drizzle of melted chocolate on prime. This one took a little bit of testing because the cherry launched a number of liquid and created over-spreading.

chocolate drizzled cookies with cherry in center.

This fall-favorite recipe for brown butter pumpkin oatmeal cookies is getting a glow-up for its debut in print, with slightly sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice on prime of the brown butter glaze. The toughest half about testing these cookies and rewriting the recipe for the e-book was figuring out precisely how a lot moisture it’s essential blot out of the pumpkin… and determining how one can write that within the directions! (The simplest half was discovering loads of individuals who needed to style take a look at them.)

brown butter pumpkin oatmeal cookies with icing on top on marble countertop.

You will have tried chocolate crinkles, and perhaps even lemon crinkles, however ohmygoodness you haven’t really liked a crinkle cookie till you’ve tried these pistachio crinkles. They virtually soften in your mouth, and style testers RAVED. I’m actually enthusiastic about this new cookie recipe.

green crinkle cookies with confectioners' sugar on top.

Right here’s one other peek at these, earlier than I found out how one can get them to correctly crinkle just like the picture above. I had numerous completely happy associates and neighbors and even my dentist (who else brings cookies to their dentist?!) style take a look at the primary few batches.

green cookies with confectioners' sugar on top on cooling rack on top of baking sheet.

I additionally stepped off the crushed cookie path and in a distinct course with a savory cookie recipe! These slice-and-bake-style savory cookies are excellent for including to a cheese and charcuterie board, or just having fun with with a glass of wine. I do know they don’t appear to be a lot (that is simply an iPhone picture!), however they’re salty, peppery, herby, and arduous to cease consuming.

savory slice and bake cookies on marble counter.

And what’s a cookie chapter with out a new vacation cookie recipe?! These chocolate peppermint sandwich cookies embody a festive peppermint buttercream. Even Santa should wait till the e-book comes out to attempt these. Sorry, Santa!

chocolate sandwich cookies with pink frosting rolled in crushed candy canes.

I additionally spent a number of time engaged on a brand new crumb cake-style cookie. These cookies have been an absolute mess once I first began. The crumb topping both (1) unfold in all places or (2) appeared like floor beef. The ultimate recipe you’ll discover within the e-book stays properly placed on the cookies, and so they’re much less ground-beefy-looking. LOL. Excuse the blurry picture, it is a screenshot of a video I took…

crumb cake style cookies with icing on top.

You’ll additionally discover these fan-favorite peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies within the e-book, too!

peanut butter oatmeal cookies on parchment paper.

Have you ever seen my Instagram stories in regards to the strawberry lemon cookie saga? The swirl idea simply wasn’t working; the feel was means off and the lemon taste wasn’t shining by means of as a lot as I needed. In some unspecified time in the future, I had to surrender and transfer on. Nonetheless, you’ll discover one other strawberry lemon cookie and whereas they aren’t swirled, they’re EVEN BETTER… and possibly my favourite new cookie recipe within the e-book. I’ve the remainder of my crew testing them this week.

There will likely be about 15 cookie recipes within the e-book, so that is just a bit preview. 🙂

Transferring on to the yeasted bread chapter…

I can’t get sufficient of this cinnamon raisin swirl bread, which I tailored from my selfmade cinnamon swirl bread, with some changes. It’s tremendous comfortable, further cinnamon-swirly, and makes probably the most scrumptious cinnamon raisin toast.

cinnamon raisin bread slices.

I get a number of questions on making selfmade sandwich bread with complete wheat flour, and often level readers within the course of this multigrain bread. However I’ve a brand new sandwich bread recipe going within the e-book that features oats and complete wheat flour, and it’s unbelievably comfortable and flavorful.

slice of oat bread on marble counter top.

Proper now, I’ve new recipes for jalapeño cheddar bread and brioche-style sandwich rolls within the works, and also you’ll make sure you discover my in style pizza dough and comfortable pretzel recipes within the e-book as properly. That is my 1st cookbook with some savory recipes in it. (Quiche, stromboli, tacky popovers!)

My crew and I are additionally testing seasonal pie/crisp recipes proper now utilizing spring and summer season fruits that you could’t get some other time of 12 months. I’ve by no means been extra excited to work on a venture, and I can’t look forward to it to all come collectively. Thanks to your endurance!!

Extra to return quickly. Within the meantime, I’m sharing some behind-the-scenes snippets on my Instagram Stories, so make sure you pop in and test them out.

Q: Which of those new recipes are you most excited to attempt?