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Old 05-15-2010, 09:40 PM   #1
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Is my dough ruined?

Decided to try and make Peanut Butter cookies. I wasn't paying attention and I was mixing my butter and brown sugar and had the stove preheating. But I was mixing it on top of the stove.

So of course some of the butter melted a little. Now it seems that the dough will not harden enough. Is this dough ruined and useless? Or perhaps if I leave it overnight will it recover?


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Old 05-15-2010, 11:07 PM   #2
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As long as the ingredient amounts were correct, you should be Ok. The dough "melts" as it's baking anyway due to the fat liquifying. Your cookies might be a little flatter than usual, but should taste just fine.

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I would put the dough in the fridge for an hour or two, then mix it again.
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