Sally’s Baking Addiction Cookbook

Cookbook available for sale HERE.

Sally's Baking Addiction Cookbook is on sale!

Welcome to my first cookbook! Today, September 20th 2013, is a huge day…

Not only is it exactly 1 year – 365 days – 525,949 minutes – until I marry the man of my dreams, but it is also the day that my very first cookbook “Sally’s Baking Addiction Cookbook: Irresistible Cupcakes, Cookies and Desserts for Your Sweet Tooth Fix” is available for sale at any of the online retailers listed & their prices.

 ♥ (Read pre-sale and giveaway details below!)

Ahhh! I have a few butterflies in my stomach as I’m typing all this. Better go grab a snack…

Sally's Baking Addiction Cookbook Recipe

Ok, I’m back.

You see, the past 5 months have been a complete whirlwind for me. I’ve been writing a cookbook manuscript. My entire summer has been spent secretly developing, testing, baking, styling, shooting, editing, and writing 75+ recipes behind the scenes. My second home has been the grocery store. I have washed the same mixing bowl 400 times. I literally found a sprinkle in my hair.

I even bought a new camera and lens to shoot the entire book!

The cover of the book? That photoshoot took me 5 days, over 300 shots, 12 different napkins, 5 different surfaces, 4 bags of chocolate chips, 3 different plates, arranging sprinkles with tweezers, and stalking the weather for perfect sunny afternoons.

Sally's Baking Addiction Cookbook Recipe

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ve been getting sneak peeks of my cookbook all summer! Look for #sbacookbook.

75+ recipes, 8 chapters:

  • Breads & Muffins (9)
  • Breakfast (8)
  • Brownies & Bars (10)
  • Cakes, Pies, & Crisps (10)
  • Candy & Snacks (9)
  • Cookies (10)
  • Cupcakes (8)
  • Healthy Choices (11)

70+ new and exclusive recipes, and 5 recipes that are already on my blog – a couple of my very favorites that I chose to publish. There are 7 new cookie recipes (peanut butter! oatmeal! sprinkles! butterscotch! macaroons!). Triple layer cakes, a lot of ice cream cakes, a SKINNY cake, a skinny milkshake, salted caramel drizzle everywhere, and the fluffiest pancakes in the entire world.

Oh, there are TWO pink cakes in the book…

Sally's Baking Addiction Cookbook recipe

(cake stand from Pier 1… obsessed)

The book concentrates on classic recipes that have been revamped in a modern way. Do you need a go-to oatmeal cookie? A tell-all, be-all pumpkin bread recipe? The best darn brownie recipe ever?!


So, what’s in the book?

* Grams. You asked me for it, so I’m doing it! Every single recipe is written with both cup measurements and gram measurements.

* Photos. Every single recipe has a photo that I styled and shot. I have a bookshelf full of cookbooks and one of my pet peeves is reading a recipe and not seeing a picture to go along with it.

* Easy. Every single recipe is just as uncomplicated, approachable, and unfussy as the goodies you know and love from my website. They’re relatively quick and kid-friendly, too. Perfect for both novice AND experienced bakers.

* Healthy. You don’t have to kiss your skinny jeans good-bye. My longest chapter is my Healthy Choices section. I love to revamp indulgent recipes to fit a healthier lifestyle. I include vegan and gluten free goodies as well.

* Learn. You’ll learn a few important baking techniques, shortcuts, and lessons. I grew up enjoying pies made from scratch and I’ll show you that homemade goodness is relatively simple.

* Yum. You will also learn that s’mores shouldn’t only be enjoyed around a campfire.

Sally's Baking Addiction Cookbook recipe

Do you like:

  • Nutella?
  • Lemon glaze?
  • Peanut butter? Peanut butter CUPS?
  • Almond butter?
  • Cookie dough?
  • Strawberry whipped cream?
  • White chocolate cupcakes?
  • Streusel?
  • Juicy fruit crisp?
  • Cinnamon-roll stuff?
  • Granola?
  • Bananas + chocolate?
  • Coffee + chocolate?
  • Raspberries + chocolate?
  • Chocolate + chocolate?
  • Pound cake?
  • Frozen yogurt?
  • Healthy muffins?
  • Waking up to french toast?
  • Sprinkles?
  • Pumpkin pie?
  • Brown sugar glaze?
  • Chocolate for breakfast?
  • Healthy chocolate?
  • Butterscotch + frosting?
  • Mint-chocolate chip ice cream?
  • Powdered-sugary-ness?

Yeah, you’ll see a ton of all that in my cookbook.

Sally's Baking Addiction Cookbook recipe

That glazed thing you see? I made it 4 different times. Twice to test it, twice to devour it. That was the day I ran 8 miles. Nothing like a huge slice of coffee-shop inspired goodness to enjoy after a run.

My cookbook is available for sale NOW at any of the online retailers listed (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc).

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    1. As mentioned in the post, it will be available in stores and online in all English speaking countries on March 1st 2014. I’ll have more information about its availability in other countries when the publishing date gets a little closer.

  1. Awwww looking forward to all the sneak peaks on Fridays!! So excited for you and totally buying your cookbook!! I already make more of your recipes than any other site 🙂

  2. Eeeeepppp!!! I am so excited for this Sally! I’m so glad I checked my email before bed lol! The cover photo is stunning. And boy does this include tons of great recipes. I can’t wait!!

  3. AHHHHHHHHHHHH! So freaking excited for you! It’s really happening! Book cover look AWESOME- it’s so you! I can’t wait to see what’s inside!

  4. I LOVE your blog. A few of my favorite pinterest pins led me to you, and you have yet to fail me. You are officially my go-to cookie woman.

    As soon as I found out about the cook book weeks ago, I told my husband I would be buying it as soon as it was available. I just bought it on Amazon! March can’t come soon enough!

    1. Thank you so much for purchasing a copy, Beth! I am so glad that you love my cookie recipes. What would we do without Pinterest? You have to let me know which cookie recipes are your favorites.

      1. My family loves your monster cookies and chewy chocolate chunk cookies the best, but we love many others too! My daughter gets very excited about making monster cookies. What I love best is that you describe my favorite kind of cookie – thick, soft, chewy. As I read your description for those two cookies in particular, I knew they were going to be winners before even trying them! I love that you describe what gives them each characteristic, too. It’s like taking a mini baking class over the internet!

        I think I’m addicted to Sally’s Baking Addiction! 🙂

      2. Oh those are the BEST cookies!! I haven’t made them in awhile. Now I think I might make a batch this weekend. 😉

  5. CONGRATS!!!!! Sally I am so excited for you, proud of you, and this feels like such a big reveal post! I mean you’ve already told readers about it but this is like….all the insider secrets 🙂 love it!

    TWO pink cakes in the book…right there, the book is worth buying. Lol And the flavors you listed from cookie dough to sprinkles, pumpkin, PB, etc. It’s all right up my alley, and no doubt will be a huge hit with everyone!

    The cover shot. Taking it, doing it, styling, the sprinkles w/ tweezers…yeah, I understand! With my cover for my first book they used images that were already in the book and so I didnt have to ‘shoot the cover’. Can only imagine the pressure. Next book, still not sure what’s going on. LOL But you should be so proud of that cover. It totally represents you, your blog, your persona, it’s YOU on a book cover, right there. That is exactly what I envisioned it would be! Pink-ish, sprinkles, cookies. Bravo!

    So happy for you!

    1. Averie. That week was the hardest, most stressful week of my life! I’m not exaggerating. The pressure was skyrocketing and I was running around my apartment like a madwoman, every day. So many cookies. I poured myself into it (as you know!) and I am just so glad that the hard part is over. What an experience! Thank you so much for all the support you gave this summer. All of the advice really helped get me through the challenges. Xoxo

  6. This is such exciting news, Sally! I will buy your cookbook!! My favourite recipe on your site, and one that is being repeatedly requested by my son’s friends is your Soft Andes Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookie. Congratulations on this big milestone in your life. 2014 will be a big year for you!

  7. Wow, I love everything! The cover of your book screams you! And I am so happy to hear every recipe has a photo, that is my biggest pet peeve! Seems like these are the best years of your life-cookbook, marriage..and tons of salted caramel drizzle 😉 So excited for this one, pre ordering now!

  8. Sally, you are a rockstar! You are so amazing to take your own photos too. And the cover of the book is awesome – the tweezer sprinkles look perfect.

    I could not be more happy for you!

  9. Good luck with everything Sally, it must be such a exciting time in your life right now. I look forward to seeing little snippets from the book. Your photo’s are lovely as usual. It must be such an accomplishment to of written, styled and photographed your book. Best wishes, Laura 🙂

  10. Oh my gosh… SO EXCITED Sally! The cookbook cover looks perfectly pretty… an ideal representation of you and the food you create 🙂 Heading over to check the pre-order now. And congrats on the one-year-to-go mark for your wedding, woop! xxx

  11. Congratulations Sally! I am so happy for you! I cannot wait to buy that book!!! I hope it will be released in the UK on the same date as the US. Also, well done for including gram measurements, it will definetely come in handy to many international readers! Everything about your cookbok simply sounds amazing! I wish you all the best with everything! 🙂

  12. Congratulations, Sally! I just can’t wait to read your book! I love your approach & it sounds like the kind of book you can keep referring back to. The cover pic looks gorgeous, & so representative of you… Wishing you heaps of success!

  13. Wow, congratulations! I am so excited for you! I have never purchased a cookbook from someone I know, on any level, and you are nice enough to respond to your readers/commenters, so…I count this as knowing the author! 😉 You work so hard and are so talented that I am CERTAIN your cookbook is amazing and that you will get the success and recognition you deserve! Thank for the update…the cover is beautiful, that rainbow-edge cake plate is wonderful, and I can’t wait to see all that you’ve worked on! 😀

    1. Yes, you definitely “know” the author! Thank you very much for all of your support and encouragement. I remember reading some of your sweet comments during the summer when I was having particularly hard days. Sitting down to your kind words helped! So thank you Caley!

  14. One year is such a big day. I am really excited for the book to come out. Your sneak peak photos already have me craving these sweets. Cannot wait!

  15. Congratulations Sally! I am so excited for this cookbook! Soon you will reap the rewards of all your hard work. You deserve it:)

  16. I pre-ordered and am wanting to know how you know who bought books for the drawing……I can’t wait to get my book….is it March yet?

    1. Hi Carol! Just save your emailed confirmation or take a print screen of the pre-order. Save it and I’ll give more details next month. Thank you!

  17. Congrats Sally, and I can’t wait to have the cookbook in my hands! And as for the ‘do you like’ question…I’m just going to have to say all of the above 😉

  18. Congratulations Sally! The cookbook cover is a visual feast for the eyes! I am so excited for you and for me too…I just pre-ordered my copy and can’t wait to have your beautiful book in my collection!

    I hope you are able to take the time to enjoy the “anticipation” of your wedding day! Enjoy the journey leading to your destination…

  19. Sally I am so excited for you!!! I just pre-ordered my cookbook and I can NOT wait until March 1st gets here so I can start attempting to make that Strawberry Cake….to die for!!!! That is an adorable cake plate too, where did you get it? Anyway, I hope I am one of the lucky 100 winners who gets the book plate ~~ hint hint ;). Have a great Friday!! Memorie

    1. I got the cake plate form Pier 1 over the summer. In fact, I think they may still have it in the stores and it’s on sale. Thank you so much for pre-ordering Memorie!

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