"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy > Cookies
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-22-2006, 01:43 PM   #1
Assistant Cook
 
RedBedHead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 47
Dough is too sticky!!!!

I can NOT get these cookies to roll out right. They've been in the fridge since 9 this morning and everytime I pull out a small amount to roll they get horribly sticky and won't work for me. Any suggestions??????

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies - Allrecipes

I have used some flour to no avail but don't want to use so much that it screws up the whole batch.

Thanks in advance guys.

__________________

__________________
Jen
RedBedHead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 03:02 PM   #2
Sous Chef
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 905
Are you rolling between sheets of Saran or such. That may help some. Roll it out and refrigerate again.
I hate to do rolled cookies. i think you probably will just have to add more flour also.
__________________

__________________
Candocook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 03:07 PM   #3
Assistant Cook
 
RedBedHead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 47
Thanks so much Can. I was rolling with parchment paper and by the time I get 4-5 cookies rolled out the cut outs are too soft to move to the pan. I'll try more flour and Saran. No biggie how they taste. They're just for Santa
__________________
Jen
RedBedHead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 03:07 PM   #4
Executive Chef
 
boufa06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Volos, Greece
Posts: 3,467
RedBedHead, I cannot tell you for sure what went wrong with your dough. Since it's sticky, the only way to rescue it is to add more flour until you are able to roll out and cut into shapes.
__________________
The proof of the pudding is in the eating!
boufa06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2006, 04:36 PM   #5
Head Chef
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Illinois/USA
Posts: 1,343
I think confectioner sugar would work better than flour. The cookie would still be sweet. confectioners sugar has cornstarch in it. Try using smaller eggs in your cookie recipe next time.
__________________
StirBlue is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.