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The Cookie Connection, Issue #004 -- Happy Spring!
April 28, 2009

Best Ever Cookie Connection Newsletter
Issue 004
April 28, 2009


Welcome to the Cookie Connection
Celebrating the Joy of Cookies

Making, Baking, Tasting, Sharing, and More!

We've published our first Cookie Recipe E-book, 11 Best Best Ever Homemade Granola Bars that includes a great selection of homemade granola bars in a variety of flavors and styles, along with granola cookie recipes and a delicious recipe for homemade granola. We have included it as a Thank You for being part of our cookie loving community and would love to hear what you think - drop us a line today.

We've added several new cookie recipes including recipes for:

If you have a favorite cookie recipe to share, send it along and you just might see it posted on! It's hard to beat those long time favorite family cookie recipes written on old-fashioned recipe cards!

April Tips for Cookie Baking Success

Butter that is too soft will result in cookies that spread a lot. This can happen when you leave the butter out on the counter too long or if you over mix the cookie dough ingredients. Perfectly softened butter will leave an indentation when pressed firmly with the tip of your index finger.

If you like thicker cookies or if your cookie dough seems too soft, just place it in the refrigerator, and give it a stir every once in a while until it chills and firms up and then proceed with baking your cookies.

If you like your cookies soft, remove them from the oven when they are still slightly underbaked.

National Cookie Days

May 9th is Butterscotch Brownies Day

Celebrate Mother's Day with a Gift of Gourmet Cookies!

Mother's Day is May 10th! Instead of a Bouquet of Flowers, why not surprise her with a Gourmet Bouquet of Cookies? Gourmet Cookie Bouquets has a large selection of cookie bouquet gifts perfect for Mother's Day.

David's Cookies also offers a wide selection of gourmet cookie gifts perfect for Mother's Day. Mom received a large tin of these luscious gourmet cookies for her birthday and is still talking about them!

Help Us Make Someone's Day A Shine A Little Brighter

We recently created a Kiva Lending Team. If you are not familiar with Kiva, it's a non-profit organization that allows anyone to lend to a specific entrepreneur in the developing world - empowering them to lift themselves out of poverty. Join the Best Ever Cookie Collection Kiva Lending Team today!

Until next time -- wishing you lots of Cookie Joy -- Cookie Baking, Cookie Eating, Cookie Sharing!


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