By Gretchen Holt-Witt, Lucy Schaeffer
Each cookie makes a difference!
In December 2007, Gretchen Holt-Witt set the lofty objective of baking and promoting 96,000 cookies throughout the vacation trips, all within the identify of investment learn for pediatric melanoma, the number one affliction killer of youngsters within the usa and the ailment her younger son was once combating. Armed with the selection of a mother on a venture plus the information that cash for study suggest extra healing procedures, greater survival premiums, and desire for the long run, Holt-Witt succeeded in promoting all 96,000 cookies and elevating over $400,000 for brand spanking new pediatric melanoma treatments.
Long after the ovens cooled, requests for extra cookies in addition to deals to assist poured in. Gretchen knew she was once onto whatever. She and her husband Larry replied the decision to motion by means of beginning Cookies for Kids' melanoma (cookiesforkidscancer.org), a countrywide non-profit that conjures up humans to host bake revenues of all sizes, from pcs and porches to complete organisations and groups, with a few elevating greater than $30,000 in a single day. Cookies for Kids' melanoma went directly to associate with The blissful items corporation, inspiring millions of people with Glad's promise to compare money raised at bake revenues. The partnership has obtained consciousness from Martha Stewart, CNN, Parade, Redbook, women domestic magazine, Woman's Day, O The Oprah journal, the this present day convey, and more.
With event, ardour, center, and nice tales from bake sale hosts, this cookbook used to be created to motivate extra bake revenues in addition to without delay gain this extraordinary charity. a hundred% of the author's proceeds and royalties may be donated to Cookies for Kids' melanoma for pediatric melanoma study. The recipes contain easy-to-prepare treats for cookies, cakes, bars, cupcakes, fast breads, and extra. furthermore, there are pointers on beginning your personal bake sale and inspirational charges and tales in the course of the ebook.
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25ounce) box chocolate cake mix or basic chocolate cake (page 30) 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ¹∕2 to ³∕4 cup basic chocolate icing (page 33) or store bought chocolate icing FOR COATING AND DECORATING: 24 ounces dark chocolate, for coating 1. Mix together the ingredients for making a chocolate cake (page 30). After the ingredients are fully combined, stir in the instant coffee granules and cinnamon. 2. Follow the instructions for baking the cake (page 30). 3.
With an electric mixer, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. 2 eggs, at room temperature 3. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour and baking powder, and then add to the wet mixture. Stir in the milk. 4. Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until fully baked. Let cool. CA K E A N D I C I NG butter, softened 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1¹∕2 cups allpurpose flour 1³∕4 teaspoons baking powder ¹∕2 cup milk • 31 9780762445769-text_Layout 1 3/19/12 10:45 AM Page 32 8 Basic Yellow Cake 2 cups allpurpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¹∕2 teaspoon salt 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ³∕4 cup milk 1.
Be sure to remove any large pieces of pistachio. 5. 4ounce) package instant pistachio pudding 1 cup finely chopped pistachios, divided ¹∕2 to ³∕4 cup basic chocolate icing (page 33) or store bought chocolate icing FOR COATING AND DECORATING: 24 ounces milk chocolate, for coating drizzle them with the chocolate and top each with a pistachio piece. C H O C O L AT E L OV ER S FOR THE CAKE AND ICING: About ¹∕2 cup whole pistachios, for garnish • 63 9780762445769-text_Layout 1 3/19/12 10:46 AM Page 64 8 Triple Chocolate Chip Dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate chips combine in a chocolaty cake to create a triple threat of chocolaty goodness!