Baker to the stars Peggy Porschen shares cookies for every occasion in her new cookbook


The next time you have a special occasion, you needn't break the bank by heading out and ordering a dozen of something sweet.

Thanks to baker to the stars Peggy Porschen's new practical and adorable pocket-sized guide to baking Cookies, you can rustle up divine and beautiful biscuits for any special moment.


Bridal meets baking in these adorable Bridesmaids cookies

Bridal meets baking with gorgeous Bridesmaids, as well as attractive Groomsmen. The next babyshower sweet treat is sorted, thanks to super cute yellow, pink and blue babygrow cookies, and there's one for the family with Ghosts and Skeletons for Halloween.

Peggy Porschen's new cookbook Cookies has something sweet for every occasion

Peggy, best known as cake maker to the stars – she's made spectacular cakes for the likes of Kate Moss, Gwyneth Paltrow, Elton John, Stella McCartney and Madonna – also shows you how to make on-trend Christmas jumpers for the festive period (now less than 100 days away!).

Rustle up cookies in the form of ghosts, babygrows, groomsmen and even Christmas jumpers

The cute baking book also comes with hints for the budding baker – use good quality ingredients that are at room temperature for starters, as well as essential decorating techniques – avoid colour bleeding by icing one colour at a time.

Step-by-step instructions will also help with gingerbread, balloons and ice cream cones – so you needn't go all the way to Peggy's Belgravia café – though you may still want to…

Recipes from the new book by Peggy Porschen entitled Cookies (Quadrille, £6.99) Photography: Georgia Glynn Smith