English Toffee Bars No. 1
"Good homemade cookies never go out of style."
Rich Chocolate Snowballs No. 1
Mom's Butter Cookies
Butternut Swedish Cookies
Welcome to Cookies By Bess!
What began as a vintage cookie recipe book, first published by Bess Hoffman in 1960, and then again by Rich & Toby Hoffman in 1980, has been revitalized once again into a cookie community for all! This timeless brand continues with Janet Hoffman (grand-daughter and daughter) sharing the story and blogging about all things cookies, family, and friendship.
It has taken me forever to make Jelly Jumbles because I couldn’t find currant jelly in any grocery store. I finally found it in a local health food store, snatched it up and made the cookies! I was surprised every step of the way while making Jelly Jumbles. The recipe has several steps and require…
Chocolate Stars by Cookies by Bess has to be one of the most unique tasting cookies I’ve tried so far! The recipe includes a ton of chocolate combined with zesty lemon and almonds. Certainly a combination I wasn’t expecting in a cookie recipe! Chocolate, lemon, and almonds…how do I even try to describe the taste…
"My cookies recipes are easy to follow and easy to do—and they taste delicious."
"I love baking my Grandma Bess's cookies. It's become a great tradition in my home!"