All you Need to Know About Cookies
A. 1. Drop Cookies
2. Rolled Cookies
Made from a stiffer dough that is chilled and then rolled out and cut into shapes with a cookie cutter, knife or pastry wheel. Gingerbread men are an example (or any cookie made with a cookie cutter).
3. Icebox/Refrigerator Cookie
A type of cookie with the dough formed and chilled before being sliced for baking; also called refrigerator cookie.
Made from a stiffer dough that is molded into balls or other shapes (wreaths, for example) before baking. Almond crescents are an example of molded cookies.
5. Bar Cookies
Here, batter or other ingredients are poured or pressed into a rectangular pan (sometimes in multiple layers), then baked and cut into individual-sized squares. Brownies and lemon bars are examples of bar cookies. In the U.K., bar cookies are known as “tray bakes.”
6. Pressed Cookies
Made from a soft dough that is extruded from a cookiepress (cookie gun) or pastry tube into various decorative shapes. Spritz cookies are an example.
B 1. Crisp
C. Flour sugar eggs leavening fat
4. Leavening Agents
D. Safety and Sanitation
Example 1: Using gloves for already cooked cookies.
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