I make cookies at the slightest provocation – Christmas, Easter, assorted birthdays. But of all the cookie seasons in the year, it’s Valentine’s Day I love the best. It’s an excuse for my daughter and me to spend a day playing with icing – dotting, stippling, marbling and brushing gingerbread hearts into edible works of art.
The only problem is making up our minds to eat them.
The gingerbread cookie recipe from Cooks’ Illustrated‘s The New Best Recipe is featured in this story. You can read more about this book – and over 250+ cookbooks worth giving this holiday! – on my cookbook-rating app, Cookbook Finder. Available for both iPhone/iPad and Android devices and updated regularly.