keeping the dough cold â€” prevents the dreaded cookie spread, when one cookie reaches out to another and sets off a chain
reaction leaving you with a giant, misshaped mass of baked dough. Once you get that rule down, try to remember to line your baking pans with parchment paper. Nothing sticks to it and cleanup will be a snap, Green promises. Once baked, unfrosted sugar cookies will stay fresh about two weeks in a zip-top plastic bag on the kitchen counter, or your favorite hiding spot if your home is full of folks who get â€œsticky fingersâ€? whenever theyâ€™re around unattended baked goods. And if youâ€™re still not sure your cookies will meet with success? Well, any baker worth his or her salt always has a backup plan. â€œBake â€™em, and then come get â€™em from here,â€? Green says. â€œNobody needs to know!â€?
Cookies 101 Martha Greenâ€™s tips for cookie bakers: r.BLFEPVHIJOBEWBODF'SFF[F sugar cookie dough in rounds; thaw in the refrigerator before rolling dough. r%PVHIGPSESPQDPPLJFTDBOCF dropped by spoonfuls on baking sheets, then frozen. Once dough is set, store in zip-top bags. The dough can go straight from freezer to oven. r,FFQEPVHIDPMEQSJPSUPCBLJOH This helps prevent cookies from spreading and losing their shape. r-JOFCBLJOHTIFFUTXJUIQBSDINFOU paper for nonstick baking and easy cleanup. r&YQFSJNFOUXJUIBEEJUJPOTUPZPVS favorite drop cookie dough. Candies, nuts and dried fruits help dress up everyday cookies. r#BLFEESPQDPPLJFTDBOCFTUPSFE in the freezer and thawed before serving. r#BLFE VOGSPTUFETVHBSBOEDSVODIZ cookies can be stored in zip-top bags for two weeks. Chewy cookies should be baked shor tly before serving.
Plan Your Holiday Events Now!
RIVERSIDE â€˘ LONG BEACH and SAN DIEGO december 2011 - january 2012 | riversidethemag.com | 59
Published on Nov 28, 2011
Abraham and Vanover took an idea, improved it and turned it into a wonderful gift to the community. Their engagement and buy-in is just the...