According to Anne-Marie (aka The Soap Queen) cold process soap is amazing and produces a better bar of soap than most store-bought soaps. In her June 2009 posting she shares her three favorite CP soap recipes:
Lots of Lather which is her favorite recipe which she teaches in every class. This recipe makes a really, really, really hard bar of soap according to her; Moisturizing, and Nourshing.
If you would like to learn the recipes to The Soap Queen's Favorite Cold Process Soap Recipes, I would encourage reading her article.