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Questions tagged [cookies]

Questions about preparing, baking and troubleshooting any cookies (also known as biscuits). Cookies are flat baked sweets which are usually small enough to be hand-held.

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Yo-yo/custard cookies cracking

Any advice on why my yoyo biscuits keep cracking on the surface like this would be much appreciated. So far I've tried changing the flour (different protein level and using both self raising and plain)...
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adding peanut butter to a recipe

Ok, so I saw another question answered here that said: Natural Peanut butter is about 50% fat, butter is about 80% fat. If you want to maintain the original amount of fat in the recipe, you would ...
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How will this cookie crust consistency change if overworked?

My daughter is making pumpkin pie bars and the cookie crust instructions say the ingredients (listed below) need to be pulsed in the food processor until the mixture resembles coarse sand. She has ... ...
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shortbread brownie ingredient mistake

I accidentally added two eggs to a Ghiradelli premix shortbread cookie mix. (No eggs needed, just add melted butter.) This was supposed to be a base for shortbread brownies. What can I do??
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Can I replicate these Cafe Noir cookies?

I recently bought a pack of McVitie's Cafe Noir expecting shop junk and for once quite liked it. It's very light and crunchy like a rich tea with a thin icing which seems to permeate the upper half (...
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Cracked Cookies

I've been having problems when I bake cookies. I place them in a metal mould and it always ends up having cracks during and after baking them. The cracks does not look nice and the cookies does not ...
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Butter Cookies that never rise

Why is it every time I bake butter cookies they never seem to rise that well? Even when following recipes from credited sources, they never seem to plump well.
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Why does my vanilla cream filling soften my copycat Oreo sandwich biscuits?

My filling is low sugar and I use oil, not butter or shortening. Edit: Filling ingredients 500 grams cashew nuts 333 grams milk powder 175 grams confectioner's sugar about 120 ...
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Doubling cookie ingredients

I have doubled a choc chip cookie recipe and literally just x 2 all the ingredients. But find that I have a bit of an after an after taste. My ingredients are 225g margarine, 200g granulated sugar, ...