Does Pan Banging Cookies Make Them More Delicious?

Find out from the baker who perfected the technique in her new book, ‘100 Cookies’

The cover of “100 Cookies: The Baking Book for Every Kitchen,” which is covered with different kinds of cookies.
Photos courtesy of Sarah Keiffer

Neapolitan Cookies

Closeup of four cookies that have brown, tan, and pink stripes.
Closeup of four cookies that have brown, tan, and pink stripes.

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Toasted Sesame Pan-Banging Cookies

Closeup of three cookies with black and white sesame seeds on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Closeup of three cookies with black and white sesame seeds on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

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Instructions

Cinnamon Roll Blondies

Closeup of blondies cut into squares on parchment paper.
Closeup of blondies cut into squares on parchment paper.

For the cream cheese filling

For the cinnamon sugar swirl

1 recipe Brown Butter Blondies (below)

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To assemble

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Brown Butter Blondies

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