Back by popular demand, almost a decade since her first best-selling dessert book—over 80,000 copies sold. Jean has painstakingly gathered, tested, and double tested recipes for book number two. Here are recipes that couldn’t be finished in time for her first book; recipes passed on by family and friends finally reaching Jean. Here are easy-to-prepare desserts to elegant, made-from-scratch masterpieces, most with an island flavor!

Local favorites include: Chocolate Haupia Pie, Furikake Arare Cookies, and Hawaiian Pineapple Mango Bread. And of course there are decadent treats such as: Chocolate Oreo® Cheesecake, Cream Puff Cake, and Triple Chocolate Cake. There are also recipes that fit our current busier lifestyle with directions easier than ever to follow. And for those who have the time, there are homestyle recipes that you make from scratch on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

So dig in and uncover a whole new delicious collection of local recipes sure to please your family and friends for the next family get together, pot luck, picnic, or party.
This is Jean’s eighth book in her popular Hawai‘i’s Best series—close to 400,000 copies sold—that have delighted Hawai‘i households.


Author: Jean Watanabe Hee