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New library books

The following holiday cooking and craft books are available in the Tecumseh Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

Celebrate: A Year of Festivities for Families and Friends by Pippa Middleton

Middleton reveals the secrets to hosting a successful party with recipes, tips and detailed instructions on how to throw a memorable event.

Sweet Christmas: Homemade Peppermints, Sugar Cake, Chocolate-Almond Toffee, Eggnog Fudge, and Other Sweet Treats and Decorations by Sharon Bowers

“Sweet Christmas” puts the holidays back into the family kitchen with 100 recipes and projects for parents and children to make together. The recipes are easy, don’t require special equipment and are accompanied by lush color photographs.

A Home-Baked Christmas: 56 Delicious Cookies, Cakes & Gifts From Your Kitchen by The Editors of Delish

From a magnificent gingerbread house and mini Christmas puddings to beautiful centerpieces and edible gifts, this luscious collection has recipes for favorite holiday treats.

Heart-Felt Holidays: 40 Festive Felt Projects to Celebrate the Seasons by Kathy Sheldon

Using readily available store-bought felt sheets, crafters can have year-round enjoyment creating 40 charming projects.

Betty Crocker the Big Book of Cookies

Features more than 180 easy-to-make cookie recipes offering a wide variety of flavors and variations. Illustrated with more than 100 full-color photos and step-by-step photos for baking, decorating, and more.

– Allen County Public Library