Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Your Cheat Sheet to Baking Cookies

Chewy cookies turned crispy? Here’s a quick guide on how to get cookie-baking right.



Not all cookies are created equal. Here’s a quick guide on how to make and bake cookies just the way you like ‘em: 

If you want crispy cookies:
Use granulated white sugar.
Use butter as fat.
Bake cookies completely.
Store properly in air-tight containers.


If you want soft cookies:
Use brown sugar, honey, or molasses as sweeteners.
Underbake by a few minutes.
Bake in large thick sizes.
Store properly by wrapping tightly with plastic wrap.


If you want cakey and puffy cookies:
Use shortening or margarine.
Add an egg.
Use cake or pastry flour.
Use baking powder instead of baking soda.

Chill your dough before baking.


If you want crumbly cookies:
Lessen fat and sugar.
Use bread flour.


If you want chewy cookies:
Use bread flour.
Underbake by a few minutes.
Use brown sugar, honey, or molasses as sweeteners.

Source:
http://www.yummy.ph/yummy-lessons/baking/your-cheat-sheet-to-baking-cookies

-shaw

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