Sassy Cookies

Sassy Cookies was released by Pelican Publishing on Sept 1, 2013. For interviews or events, contact Luane Kohnke at, 917.856.6012 or Antoinette de Alteriis, Promotion Director at Pelican,, 504.368.1175, ext 331.

Sassy Cookies:Sweet, Spicy, and Savory Treats with Swagger
By Luane Kohnke
Photography by John Uher

An Alternate Selection of the Good Cook® Book Club
Unusual ingredients and easy to-follow recipes!
Praised by, Publishers Weekly,, and the Gluten Free Lab
for her first cookie-baking book, Luane Kohnke is back with an exotic collection of cookie recipes exploring sophisticated flavor combinations, delicate textures, and childhood favorites all grown up. Expand your baking repertoire with the creative and edgy cookie recipes offered in this unique cookbook. With chapters covering chocolate, nutty/fruity, herby/cheesy, and delicate but feisty sensations, readers can wow any taste buds. Kohnke provides detailed instructions for treats such as Cardamom-Ginger Bars, Apricot-Cherry Shortbread, Saffron-Pistachio Lace Cookies, and 37 other varieties are sure to please even the most refined palate. Each is captured in a mouth-watering image by talented photographer John Uher.

LUANE KOHNKE has been baking and experimenting with inspiring ingredients since
she was a young child on her family’s farm in Wisconsin. She followed this passion and obtained
culinary training at the well-known Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. Several of
her recipes have been featured in the New York Times dining section, and her first cookbook,
featuring recipes for gluten-free cookies, was met with rave reviews. In 2011, Kohnke opened a
wholesale bakery, Luane’s Cookies, serving corporate clients. She has been a guest writer for numerous cooking blogs and publications, where she highlights unusual ingredients.

JOHN UHER owns the well-known John Uher Studio in mid-town Manhattan. For more than 20 years, he has specialized in exceptional food and beverage photography.

$19.95 ISBN: 9781455617692 E-book ISBN: 9781455617708
96 pp. 81⁄2 x 81⁄2
40 color photos

Pelican Publishing Company
1000 Burmaster Street
Gretna, LA 70053-2246

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