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Hi Bold Bakers!
Cookies were my most favorite thing to bake as a child. You only need a few ingredients, you can mix the dough by hand and you have enough for the whole family to share. I used to stand in the kitchen night after night making batch after batch, never mind eating my fair share.
If you look through my website you will see some of my favorite cookie recipes like Homemade Oreo Cookies and a recipe for a giant Single Serving Chocolate Chip Cookie . I know what you are thinking and yes it is a thing and it is out of this world. It’s my best cookie recipe broken down to make one giant perfectly gooey Chocolate Chip Cookie.
Baking constantly like I do, I get overrun with baked goods, much more than I can eat or should eat. Sometimes I have cookies, cakes and desserts coming out my ears. Now although I do donate some to neighbors and a shelter in Santa Monica , I also like to reserve a few for myself and my husband, Kevin. I’m only human after all.
If you have enough self control to not eat a batch of cookies all in one day you probably end up with a few stale ones. As I think no cookie should ever go to waste I’m so excited to share this simple trick with you!
How to Store Cookies?
To keep your cookies fresh for up to 6 days store them in an airtight container with a slice of bread or a few marshmallows.
What does this do? The bread will soak up all the moisture in the container drawing it away from the cookies. The results are you end up with crispy, fresh cookies that will stay fresh for 3 times the usual amount of time.
Just note, the bread doesn’t go bad in the container. Because it drew all the moisture from the cookies it ends up drying out and getting hard, so it won’t spoil.
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Hi Bold Bakers! I’m Gemma Stafford, a professional chef originally from Ireland, a cookbook author, and the creator of Bigger Bolder Baking. I want to help you bake with confidence anytime, anywhere with my trusted and tested recipes and baking tips. You may have seen one of my 500+ videos on YouTube & TikTok or as a guest judge on Nailed It! on Netflix or the Best Baker in America on Food Network. No matter your skills, my Bold Baking Team & I want to be your #1 go-to baking authority.