Discover foolproof recipes for cookie jar classics (such as Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brown Sugar Cookies, and Jam Thumbprints), recipes for irresistible rich and chewy brownies (including S’mores Brownies, Butterscotch Meringue Bars, and Peanut Butter Blondies), fruit-and-crumble topped bars (like Lemon Bars, Blackberry Bliss Bars, and Apple Cobbler Bars), fancy treats (such as Florentine Lace Cookies, Tahini Cookies with Sesame Seeds, and Orange-Cardamom Twists) and no-bake cookies and candies (including seven flavors of Rice Crispy Treats!). We include full chapters on Christmas cookies and gluten-free cookies, too. There are tips and tricks throughout, and insight on everything from what makes a cookie crunchy vs. chewy, to equipment and ingredients that set you up for success, and a troubleshooting guide that keeps you in control of every batch. The result? The perfect cookie, every time.