This “sophisticated collection of 100 cookie recipes” from the legendary pastry chef will take you “well beyond the basic chocolate chip cookie” (Publishers Weekly).
For three generations, François Payard’s family has been pleasing palates with mouth-watering pastries and confectionaries. Now, the renowned chef shares his favorite recipes for one of the most beloved desserts in the world: cookies.
Filled with family recipes, elegant showstoppers, and French classics, this comprehensive tome presents a wealth of sweet delights guaranteed to enhance any celebration or occasion. From the simplest butter cookies to cake-like financiers, delicate tuiles, jammy linzer tortes, and picture-perfect macarons, these recipes are flawless enough for any classically trained chef and easy enough for any home cook. Whether you’re looking to make a one-of-a-kind homemade gift or whipping up a treat to enjoy on the spot with coffee or tea, Payard Cookies will turn your kitchen into a delectable French patisserie.