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. I just pre-ordered your book! So excited. I told you in a comment last month that as a teacher, I just spent my entire summer baking from your website- I can’t wait to spend my next break baking from your cookbook! I’m very happy for you and all of your success 🙂

    1. I remember reading that, Grace! So happy that you love baking as much as I do. It’s a nice break from the school year, I bet. Thank you for pre-ordering!

  2. Awww, Sally!! Congratssss!! You rock! PLEEEEAAASEEE make the book available for international shipping!! I want ittttt!!! And Im too far south from the States!! 😀

  3. Yay!! So, so exciting, Sally! I adore the cover shot and cannot wait to get my hands on your book and get in the kitchen 🙂

  4. Sally,

    I told your sister I was so excited for your book to come out and she was glad to hear it. I made your pumpkin spice cookies twice and they all got devaltered very quickly. I was told at work to make another batch soon which of course I will. I hope to some day meet you and when I get a book of yours get it signed by you. And now I know where you get some of your list habits from and that would be of course your oldest sister. Best of luck with all!!!!

    1. I’m so happy that you love those pumpkin spice cookies, Corinne! They are one of my very favorites. I would love to autograph a copy for you! Yes, my sisters and I are ALL about lists haha!

  5. Looks lovely! Can’t wait. Preordered 🙂 Supporting my favorite bloggers when they publish cookbooks is one purchase I NEVER second-guess. Congratulations!

  6. Yours is probably the only “dessert” cookbook I would ever purchase. Thanks for all your hard work and dedication to all things baked! 😉 Today’s gloomy weather had certainly put me in the mood to bake.

  7. THANK YOU for putting them in grams!! I LOVE all of your recipes, but that will make it so much easier to convert them to use with gluten free flours! I had success with the sky high muffins, but it’s tough to get the ratios of flours right. Seriously, so excited that you did this! Thank you!!

  8. I just pre-ordered and I’m SO excited for you! March is always a “blah” time of year for us in Western PA (Philly was probably the same way), while we’re waiting for the never-ending winter to melt away, so having your book show up will be such a delight!! I hope I’m one of the lucky winners of the book plate, too! What a great idea! I just LOVE all your recipes, and so do my kids/hubby! Congrats on seeing all your hard work come to fruition! 🙂

    1. March is very “blah” – you are right! Not quite spring & still chilly. You just want warm weather at that point! I’m so happy that you love my recipes Sara. And thank you so much for pre-ordering!

  9. Oh my gosh Sally I am just so excited for you and to get this book!! I’m so pre-ordering today, and keeping my fingers crossed for the giveaway. Every time I open Bridget’s book I get giddy seeing her note to me. Congratulations lady. You deserve to be published. You have a fantastic blog!

  10. I literally called my parents to gush to them about this news, I’m THAT excited. Super huge congratulations! Are we supposed to do anything with our screenshots/confirmations between now and next month when you do your giveaway?

    BTW, girl, your book is a NUMBER 1 best seller already! Proof that you are looooved.

    1. Hey Cassie! I am so excited that YOU’RE excited. 😉 And just hold onto them because next month I will host a giveaway for anyone who bought my book today.

      And WHOA about being a best seller already. I am flattered by all of this!

  11. Woohoo, I am so excited for you Sally! I CAN’T wait for this book to come out! 😀 I work in a bookstore in Canada and will be hand selling your book if I get the chance cause I love your recipes so much 🙂 Let the countdown begin!

    1. Ikhlas, that is SO sweet of you! The book will be available in Canada. I truly appreciate that. You are such a huge supporter of my baking addiction. 😉 And my blog!

  12. Congratulations Sally! What an amazingly wonderful adventure writing a cookbook must have been, you should be super proud of yourself. <3

    1. Hi Esther! I am not 100% sure yet. As of now, it will only be in english speaking countries. But I’ll know more when the book is released in March. Thank you for asking!

  13. Ahhhh! Just ordered it, early bday present for myself 🙂 I literally just sat every one down in my family and gushed about how exciting I am about this book!! And a huge congrats to you, such a great accomplishment!!! Now you can relax and continue wedding planning:)

  14. Woohoo! Congratulations Sally! I can’t wait to get my hands on my copy that I just pre-ordered! 🙂 You must be so excited….hope you have an awesome weekend! 🙂

  15. Congratultions! I love your recipes and blog. It is one of the best designed websites. Your photos and commentary are perfect. I am glad I stumbled upon it in my search one day for a new dessert a year or so ago. I am looking forward to your cookbook and am sure, besides one for me, I will be giving it as a gift(s). All the best!

    1. Thank you so much Rosemary, your comments about my website design are so thoughtful. I appreciate it! And thank you for begin excited about my upcoming book!

  16. Congratulations Sally! What an amazing achievement! Please, please tell me that the cookbook will be available for purchase in Australia! Love all of your recipes and great ideas! 🙂

  17. So happy for you! These are your ” good ole days!” Enjoy. Don’t know you – but often tell friends about how young and smart about food you are.

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