Hundreds of choices to satisfy the most discriminating cookie eaters - kids! Think you don't have time to bake from scratch? In Mom's Big Book of Cookies, Lauren Chattman shows you how easy it is to make homemade cookies for your family, with 200 fabulous cookie recipes that your kids (and everyone else in the family) will eagerly devour. As a former professional pastry chef, Chattman knows what it takes to produce high-quality baked goods, but as a mother of two she is realistic about how much time moms have for baking. All the recipes in this book are easy to follow, and all have been taste-tested and given a big thumbs-up by Chattman's own children and their friends and schoolmates. Featuring both kid-friendly flavors and more sophisticated options for adults, these recipes will get you through any number of occasions that scream out for cookies, such as birthday parties, holidays, school bake sales, or bad-weather days when everyone is stuck in the house and looking for something fun to do. Written by a mom for moms and featuring a user-friendly lay-flat binding, Mom's Big Book of Cookies also gives you lots of useful tips to ensure cookie-baking success and suggests ways to involve your kids in the cookie-making process. With each recipe more delicious-sounding than the last, you are sure to find dozens of wholesome treats that will soon become family favorites.