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Cookie Dough D-Day is Here!

I officially declare today, June 5th, National Cookie Dough Day. I don’t know if there is an official process for declaring such things, but I figure you all would support me in my cause. Let’s celebrate, shall we?

Because today’s the day. Cookie Dough D-Day. The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook is officially published. I am a published author.

Bizarre. Exciting, and ever so bizarre.

The Cookie Dough Lover's Cookbook

Hard to believe that just over 15 months ago I got this inkling of an idea in my head… and that would lead us to where we are today. It’s here, it’s here! Excuse me while I jump up and down a few times.

I’ve been smiling nonstop these past few weeks as some of my friends and fellow food bloggers have received advanced copies. I’ve drooled over the photos of their creations and their praise and kind words have me incredibly humbled.

Angie made my truffles (with her own adorable twist). Jessica, Chris, and Brooks made my S’mores. Cookie-queen Maria whipped up my Cookie Dough Sandwich Cookies. Erin and Laura embraced the summer heat with my Invisible Cookie Dough Ice Pops (invisible because there’s not actually any cookie dough in them!) Michelle made my decadent Billionaire Bars. And the dough just keeps on coming! I’ve even started an entire pinterest board, to share everyone’s cookie dough creations with the world.

What’s To Come

  • I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Cookie Dough-Lympics! Follow along at Endless Simmer as bloggers nationwide compete with their original cookie dough creations. Let the games begin!
  • For Nashville folks, be sure to tune in to Talk of the Town this Thursday at 11am. I’ll be on demoing a recipe from the book (gulp!). Please, don’t laugh if I make a complete fool of myself. I’m so much more comfortable BEHIND the camera.
  • I may be slightly more comfortable on the radio, being that you can’t see my hands shaking and all. We’ll put that to the test when I’ll be interviewed on Martha Stewart Morning Live on Sirius/XM Radio this Friday at 8:10 am EST.
  • Also for locals, mark your calendars for Saturday, June 16th at 2:00pm. I’ll be at Parnassus Books signing books and sharing stories. You can be pretty sure there will also be cookie dough. Stay tuned for more info!
  • Working on a date for a signing event in Aspen, Colorado at Explore Booksellers. For those in the area, pencil in Wednesday, June 20th. Will announce more details as they become available.
  • While I don’t have any other book signings planned, I will say that if you want to mail your book to me and cover return shipping, I’m more than happy to sign it for you. Just shoot me an email! ;)
  • If you haven’t checked out the Love & Olive Oil shop lately I highly suggest you do. The “I (heart) Cookie Dough” t-shirts are IN and they look fabulous! I’ve also got signed copies available for sale.
  • You can also buy an unsigned copy of the book online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or support your local bookseller.

I know I’ve waxed poetic about this whole process before, but can I just say again, thank you? Because I really and truly mean it. Thank you to everyone involved with the creation of this beautiful book, especially Margaret, Katie, Eric, and Nicole over at Quirk Books. It’s because of their hard work that this book turned out as wonderfully as it did. But also thank you to everyone who supported me, encouraged me, and inspired me, both in real life and online. I couldn’t have done it without you, truly, thank you, from the bottom of my heart.

***Giveaway is now closed***

Thank you again, good luck, and happy Cookie Dough Day!

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  1. 401
    Elizabeth
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    Congrats!!! The book looks amazing!

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    Deborah F.
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 8:27 pm

    I can’t wait to try all these recipes after my university Finals, as a graduation treat! Thanks for creating such a masterpiece!

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    Amy
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    Was just in Nashville this last week. Sorry to miss the show. Congratulations, and I am sure you’ll be wonderful!

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    Veronica
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    Congratulations on your book! Just by looking at the cover I think I need to add this one to my library. Yummy!

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    Steph
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    Congrats on being a published author… Can’t wait to try all the delicious goodies inside!

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    Magan
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    Congrats! I hope this will make it to the Nook soon!

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    Fatmeh
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    Congratulations on your book being published. It seems like a great book for my cookbook collection ;-)

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    Mona
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 11:16 pm

    Congratulations. This book looks great!

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    Mimi
    Posted On June 7, 2012 at 11:32 pm

    Congratulations!!!

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    Ilyana
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 4:20 am

    Omg I just got here via bakerella, your book is amazing – thank you so much for formulating safe cookie dough! xx

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    Sharon
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 5:28 am

    congratulations!

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  12. 412
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:02 am

    Congratulations on being a published author!! This is so exciting! I don’t even know you, haven’t followed along for very long, and I’m just smiling knowing how you must feel right now. I would love to win a copy of your book! But, even if I don’t, it’s on my wish list for someone to purchase for me :)

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  13. 413
    janis m
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 8:18 am

    Congratulations, Lindsay! I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy of your book one way or the other, it looks awesome. :-)

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  14. 414
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 9:19 am

    The most unique and original cookbook I’ve seen in a long time! I can’t wait to see what’s inside! Anyone who says they don’t eat cookie dough is lying!! :()

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    Camilla S
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 9:47 am

    Hello! My name is Camilla and I live in Sweden. I got so curious about this book when I saw another blogger write about it, that I just had to order it. Cookie dough was one of my best discoveries when I went to America for the first time. :) Good luck with your future projects! :)

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    Vivian
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 10:59 am

    Congratulations, sounds like an amazing book.

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    Amal
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 11:54 am

    This book sounds great! Congratulations!

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    Marissa
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Congratulations! I can’t wait to check out the book!

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    Danielle
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    Congrats! Can’t wait to get it.

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    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    I am so incredibly excited for you! I already own the book and can honestly say I’m pretty sure I’ll be cooking my way through the book! Everything looks amazing!

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    Jessie
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    Awesome!! Congrats on your cookbook! I’ve been making your jams for the past few days!! They’re amazing ;)

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    Marie
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    From Barcelona, Spain, where summer has certainly begun, I can’t wait to try those cookie dough ice pops (and all the rest)! Congrats!

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    Cathy
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    This book looks wonderful, congratulations on it being published.

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    Rachel
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Congrats!!! Can’t wait to get your book and make cookie dough everything!

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  25. 425
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    I already bought the book–pre-ordered months ago from my local indie, shoponceuponatime.com :D but I would love to win a shirt!

    Now off to buy some butter…

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    Sarah S.
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Yummy! Yummo! Congrats on your book!

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    Hayley
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Finally! All my cookie dough dreams can come true!

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    Meagan
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    I had actually forgotten how good cookie dough can be, till last week when my office gave out free ice cream. I had Graeters’ Cookie Dough Chip and ever since then I’ve been craving the dough! I’ve read all the way back to the beginning of your blog in recent months – now I have even more reason to pay attention to you… though my waistline may not thank you… ;)

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    Linda
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:12 pm

    Congrats on your book! Love your blog.

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  30. 430
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    How can I NOT enter this contest! Gorgeous book I would love to have so i can try each & every divine recipe!

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    Bethany
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    I love your recipes!!! This book looks amazing!!

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  32. 432
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    wow!! So amazing for you!! :)
    I am so ordering the book anyways!!
    :))

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    laura
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Love your blog and the book looks wonderful—saw it on the Amazon cookbook bestsellers list today. Congrats!

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    Victoria
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    Thanks for sharing all the wonderful recipes. My family loves the cookie dough truffles! We’d love to have the opportunity to explore all your new recipes! Thanks for sharing them!

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    chelsea d
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:37 pm

    congrats on the book

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  36. 436
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    Lindsay,
    You were terrific in both the video and the radio show (which of course your PR agent..er, mom) emailed to me. Put me in the drawing, and if I’m not one of the lucky winners, the holidays are just in 7 short months! (hint, hint).
    Good luck on your sales, I’ve ordered a half dozen and if you come to the bay area sometime (to visit Robin at her new job perhaps?) I’ll have you sign them!
    Sign me… proud auntie

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    Danielle
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    I just made cookie dough truffles and ate almost all of them …by myself …in less than a week….

    Oh, wait, this isn’t a confessional? Then I don’t feel so bad. Me want cookie dough! Nom nom nom ;)

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  38. 438
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Lindsay girl, you know I’m proud of you. And I can say that I wear one of your belts everytime I wear my jeans. I’d love a book and make cookie dough in many forms even if my waist expands and the belt no longer fits. Whatevs.

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  39. 439
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    I can’t wait to get your book, whether I win or buy it!!

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    Sue
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    Both cookbooks look amazingly delicious! Can’t get enough cookie dough!

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    Linda Ko
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    I love your blog! Congrats! In sure the book is fabulous!

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    Catherine R.
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 7:31 pm

    Now all we need is a ‘cookie lover’ book! (or even fudge/brownies!)

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    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 7:54 pm

    Congratulations on the book! I can’t wait to get a copy!

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  44. 444
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    Congratulations on the new book! I can’t wait to order it and receive it in the mail. Love that one simple recipe was the inspiration for a book! Have a great weekend!!!!

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    Sarah
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    Congrats!!!! I love your blog, and I’m super excited about your book!! Mmmmm cookie dough!

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    Laura
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    Congratulations on the book! I LOVE that it’s dairy free and hope to own a copy of my own one day soon. I made the eggless cookie dough a few years ago with cupcakes and it was a huge success!

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    Brandy Wardlow
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    Congrats!!! Wonderful book, can’t wait to read it!!!

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    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    Congratulations! The book is beautiful. Just the pictures on the cover have me practically swooning; a cookie dough cake is genius!

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    Laura
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    So exciting! Finally a book that cuts to the chase and gives us hat we want. COOKIE DOUGH! Thank you and good luck. :)

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    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Congratulations on the new book! Excited to find out what recipes are inside!

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    stylefriendly
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Jill J
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    Would love to win a copy – I love cookbooks!!

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    Tosha
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    This book looks AMAZING……….i LOVE cookie dough!!!

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    Elizabeth
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    Mmm! Can’t wait to try these!

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    Mary
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    Can’t wait to try some of the delicious recipes in your new cookbook! Congratulations!

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    Heather
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    Congratulations on book! Love your website and recipes!

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    Rachel
    Posted On June 8, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    The book and all the recipes look incrediblee!

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  58. 458
    Posted On June 9, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    Absolutely love your site – newly discovered! Already pinning your recipes like a madwoman. Keep up the good work & congrats on the cookbook!

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    Stephanie R.
    Posted On June 9, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    Congratulations! How exciting to be a published author. Looking forward to picking it up soon…

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    Tiffany Burkeybile
    Posted On June 10, 2012 at 8:26 am

    Wow! Congratulations!!!what a great accomplishment! ;)

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    Posted On June 10, 2012 at 3:16 pm

    Congratulations, what an exciting day for you!!!

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  62. 462
    Posted On June 10, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Hi Lindsey, I just came across your blog from Megans blog, Scaretta bakes. Totally digging your blog. Love the colours, design, awesome photos and of course, the food.

    I’d so love to win your book, it looks amazing and just what I’m after right now. If I don’t win, it’s cool, I’m just hoping I can get my hands on a copy over this side of the pond. Here’s hoping.

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  63. 463
    Posted On June 11, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    Hello! Congratulations on the book. I am a faithful follower of your blog. I heard you on Martha Stewart Radio last week and didn’t make the connection. I so want this cookbook, pick me please!! :)

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