Cookies Food Writers' Favorites Author:Barbara Gibbs Ostmann, Jane Baker Cookies, Cookies & More Cookies! When food editors and writers across the county were requested to contribute cookie recipes for this cookbook, the response was overwheliming. Over 500 recipes flooded the publisher's office in a short period of time. It seems that everyone likes to prepare cookies. They have become all-American favorites. Each o... more »f the recipes in the cookbook also includes a brief introduction that tells you something about the recipe. Cookies makes for enjoyable reading even when you are not in the mood to bake a batch.