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Old 09-25-2008, 06:57 PM   #1
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Sugar Cookie Mini-Crisis

Hello all! I love making sugar cookies. I love them more when I can use cookie cutters to make them adorable shapes. But I have a problem. I have used about six different recipes and no matter what I do the shape the cookie is suppose to be comes out enlarged and deformed. Am I missing something very simple to solve my deformed cookie problem? Any suggestions would be great. Thank you!


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Old 09-25-2008, 07:00 PM   #2
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your dough should be kept as cold as possible until it's baked. I pull my scraps into a ball immediately after cutting and put them in the freezer for 5 min.... roll, cut, bake, FAST.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 09-25-2008, 07:18 PM   #3
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A trick I learned making springerly cookies is to either to put cookies on pan in the fridge about 20 minutes or let them sit out a few hours to dry out a bit. Maybe just add a bit more flour?
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Old 09-28-2008, 10:04 AM   #4
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fridge them for a bit and let the fat in the recipe chill and set back up.

also baking them on a room temp or chilled cookie sheet will help that out.
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