You just discovered that your Bosch Universal Plus Mixer can make 400 cookies at one time and you know you’re going to need some help! Have no fear, you’ve come to the right place because we’ve got the best baking and freezing tips in the book. Whether you just like baking in bulk, or you love having treats queued up for impromptu guests, these tips are sure to help!
Tip # 1 – Prepare First
- Select your favorite cookie (or substitute) recipe and begin assembling the ingredients as you normally would.
- Once you’ve finished, place the dough in balls on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Be sure to place the balls close together because you won’t be baking anything just yet.
Tip # 2 – Freeze Raw Dough
- Once you have your dough balls lined (but not touching) on parchment paper, cover the cookie sheet with your choice of cling wrap to prevent any freezer burn.
- Place your cookie sheets in your freezer and let them sit for 6 hours or overnight.
- After your cookie dough balls are frozen solid, place them into freezer bags.
- Lastly, be sure you label each bag with the type of cookie dough and the date. Now they’re ready to put back in your freezer!
Tip # 3 – Bake on Demand
- Pull out your cookie dough balls and place them on a cookie sheet as you normally would and bake them as directed.
- You may have to slightly counteract for the frozen dough so be sure to check that your goodies are cooked to your preference.
- Now when your houseguests drop by unannounced you’ve got fresh cookies just minutes away!
Option: Freezing Cookies That Have Already Been Baked
- Whoops! What do you do if you already baked your cookies? Don’t worry, you can still be the frozen cookie hero!
- Once your cookies have fully cooled, separate them with food wrap or aluminum foil and place them in a freezer bag or food container.
- Be sure to label them and don’t forget the date!
- When you’re ready to thaw your cookies, pull them out of the freezer and place them in a sealed plastic container and thaw them at room temperature.
- When they’re crisp you should be good to go to enjoy your cookies!
Now that you know all the best measures for baking and freezing, you’re sure to please any family member or guest!
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