Step By Step Guide

A great cookbook is more than a collection of favorite recipes. It’s an attractive, well-organized and easy-to-use book that people will enjoy having in their kitchen. It’s something you’re proud to put your name on.

Publishing a cookbook allows you to:

  • Promote your organization or cause
  • Earn fast and easy sales
  • Enjoy healthy profits
  • Share
  • Build teamwork and camaraderie

Let’s Create Your Cookbook

Following is an outline of the 5 easy steps to make your cookbook a success.


  • You’ll want to designate people for these responsibilities:
    • Coordinating the work, finalizing design of the cookbook, and submit for publishing
    • Collecting the funds, paying the invoice, and distributing the profit from sales
    • Gathering the recipes to submit
  • Determine the recipe categories for your cookbook
    • Download the Recipe Form from our website
    • Print and distribute hard copies of the recipe form
  • Set a timeline for when you want to receive your cookbook
    • 30 calendar days to collect and enter recipes into Cookbook Creator®
      or for sending to Cookbook Publishers for typing
    • 10 calendar days to organize the order and send to Cookbook Publishers
    • 20 to 25 working days for production and shipping when using Cookbook Creator®, or 30 to 40 working days for Cookbook Publishers to type, produce, and ship your completed cookbook

2. Setting goals for your fundraiser

  • – How much money do you want to make?
  • – How many recipes should your cookbook have?
  • – How many books do you need to order?

3. Creating your Cookbook

  • – Select or create the cover
  • – Choose a binding style
  • – Select or create category dividers
  • – Gather your recipes
  • – Create personal pages
  • – Sell ads in your book

4. Place your order


5. Market your cookbook