WHAT CAN I SERVE WITH MY FRIES?
The best way to soften up those hard cookies is something you probably already have in your kitchen… bread! That’s right, a piece of fresh bread will make those tough treats soft and chewy.
Tough Cookies? Soften Them Up!
- Hard cookies.
- Airtight container with a lid.
- Slice of fresh bread.
Keep Them Sealed
The key to keeping cookies fresh and soft is to seal them in an airtight container, like a resealable freezer bag. And here’s a nifty little trick: add a piece of bread to the bag. You might think that the bread trick works because the cookies absorb moisture from the bread.
Wrap your cookies with the damp paper towel, or place the paper towel over a plate of cookies. Microwave your cookies for 15 to 20 seconds. Throw away the paper towel and enjoy your fresh, steaming cookies.
Changing some the following can make your cookie chewier:
- Brown sugar/sugar.
- Egg whites.
- Baking temperature.
- Size of cookie.
- Baking soda/Baking powder.
How does melted butter change cookies? … According to The Kitchn, if you use melted butter in your dough, make the dough into small rounds, then chill the dough before popping them in the oven, your cookies will have chewiness from the butter as well as crispy edges. This sounds like chewy and crispy cookie goodness.
Turns out, America has a definitive answer! According to National Today, 35 percent of you like crunchy cookies, but a whopping 65 percent of you LOVE your cookies chewy!
Fats. Fats, like butter and shortening, add tenderness and flavor to your cookies.