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Holiday Cookies with Alice Medrich

Learn how to make perfect cookies with five-time James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and author Alice Medrich in this demo and tasting and come away with a new dose of inspiration for your holiday baking.

Alice will demonstrate how to select the right ingredients for different cookie recipes and show simple techniques that will make your baking adventures more successful than ever. The following recipes will be featured:

  • Ultra Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies
  • Salted Peanut Toffee Cookies
  • Chocolate Wedding Cakes with Cardamom Sugar (a brand new unpublished recipe!)

All participants will sample each recipe and go home with a copy of Alice’s new book, Holiday Cookies and a 10% discount card for purchases made in the SHED retail store the day of the class, perfect for stocking up on ingredients, supplies, and more of Alice’s books!


Alice Medrich is an author, pastry chef, and teacher, and one of the country’s foremost experts on chocolate and chocolate desserts. Since 1976, when her renowned shop, Cocolat, opened, Alice’s innovative ideas and recipes and her insistence on quality ingredients have influenced a generation of confectioners, pastry chefs, and home cooks. Among her early accomplishments, Alice is credited with popularizing chocolate truffles in the US. The New York Times recognized Alice for creative leadership, and she is a featured case study in Growing a Business, Paul Hawkens’s book and TV series profiling successful entrepreneurs. Alice’s other television appearances include the Food Network’s Chef Du Jour and Baker’s Dozen, Julia Child’s PBS series Baking with Julia, and Joan Nathan’s Jewish Cooking in America. Alice has received three Cookbook of the Year awards from the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Cover image: Excerpted from The Artisanal Kitchen: Holiday Cookies by Alice Medrich (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2017. Photograph by Lauren Volo.



Dec 10, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


Healdsburg SHED
25 North Street, Healdsburg, CA, United States

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