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Molly Baz’s new cookbook, Cook This Book, is equal parts attainable, delicious recipes and teaching moments to make you a better cook. A prime example of this is her black sesame shortbread, which might be the simplest cookie you’ll ever bake.
“Is it possible to create a melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookie without relying on an electric mixer and the whole butter-creaming thing that people seem to dread?” Baz writes. “I certainly didn’t think so. I was sorely mistake. This is the anti-cookie. The easiest cookie there is. There are six ingredients.”
As she explains, melting the butter eliminates the need for a stand mixer or electric beaters, and because confectioners’ sugar contains cornstarch, it lends a delicate texture to the shortbread without having to rely on the butter-creaming technique to achieve a tender crumb. Genius? Well, we already ate three…
Reprinted from Cook This Book. Copyright © 2021 by Molly Baz. Photographs copyright © 2021 by Taylor Peden and Jen Munk. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House.
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