Bite-Size Desserts Giveaway!

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Meet Carole Bloom.  She is a European-trained pastry chef and confectioner and the author of 10 cookbooks!  Carole is also a food writer, cooking instructor, media chef, and spokesperson.  Check out her website and all of her cookbooks HERE!

This is one of her newest cookbooks!

Bite-Size Desserts

Creating Mini Sweet Treats, From Cupcakes and Cobblers to Custards and Cookies

This cookbook is beautiful and packed with delicious bite-size treasures!  When I saw a photo in Carole’s book of  Walnut Fingerprint Cookies, I knew I had to try them!  My husband Dave has always had a thing for thumbprint cookies.  After testing  these out in my kitchen, Dave has declared these to be his new favorite cookie!  I’m definitely making these again around the holidays!  Check out my photo below.  Look at the sugar/walnut coating on these beauties!  You’ll want to add this cookie to your Christmas Cookie Swap for sure!  Yum!

I love Carole’s idea of making individual cobblers or crisps in ramekins!  They would certainly impress your guests and make them feel special at a dinner party!  This book has some mouth-watering tartlets that I’m dying to try and as soon as I get my hands on some madeline pans, I’m going to make Carole’s Devilish Dark Chocolate Madelines!  I don’t think I’ve ever seen chocolate madelines before.

Check out the chapters in Bite-Size Desserts:

Cakes, Cupcakes, and Brownies

Scones, Shortcakes, Muffins, and Pastries

Tartlets, Cobblers, Crisps, Turnovers, and Galettes

Mousses, Custards, and Puddings


Sorbets and Ice Creams


Here’s a recipe from Bite-Size Desserts at!

Pecan-Ginger Biscotti

I’m giving Bite-Size Desserts two thumbs up!  The pictures are gorgeous and the recipes are easy to follow. I’m glad the holidays are coming because I have at least 10 recipes tagged with sticky notes that I’m dying to try!

Would you like to win a copy of Bite-Size Desserts?

Here’s what you need to do to enter:

    Mandatory Entry: Tell me what your favorite bite-size dessert or cookie is?  (Don’t forget to include your email in your comment below!)
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This giveaway will end on September 28th at 7:00 p.m. EST. It is open to the U.S. only. The winner will be chosen by and will be contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen. To be fair to everyone, the comments not meeting the requirements will be deleted. Good luck!

I’d like to thank Carole Bloom and her publicist from Wiley for sending me a review copy and for giving a copy to one of my lucky readers!

*The opinions stated in this review are 100% mine.
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  1. 20

    Jane says

    My favorite bite-sized dessert are the mini cheesecakes made in mini muffin pans with a Nilla wafer as the crust.
    jcottey at aol dot com

  2. 33

    jengd says

    Maybe lemon bars cut small, maybe pecan pie bars cut small, maybe small cookies, maybe… oh who am I kidding? They’re all favs of mine!!

  3. 98

    Johannah B says

    My entire family is nuts over nut crescents. Made with one type, or different kinds, or a mixture of nut types (whatever I have on hand) they really enjoy them.

  4. 126

    Heidi K says

    I love peanut butter blossoms! They’re peanut butter cookies with Hershey’s kisses. Yum!
    heidikittelson at gmail dot com


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