Category: Cookies



Are my breads, cookies, or cakes ready to come out of the oven? The ability to tell when products are baked properly seems to cause more trouble than almost any […]

How to Bake Almost Everything Perfectly



These are simple and so much fun! Use a cookie mix or your favorite recipe.  Just choose a drop cookie with a flat profile.  Make the cookie dough according to […]

Cookies on a Stick


If you want to bake better cookies, read this new advice! We bake cookies in our test kitchen every week.  So, it’s natural that folks in our store ask questions. […]

What You Should Know About Baking Cookies



Six Principles of Perfect Cookies Use the Perfect Mix or Recipe. Baking is a science.  Start out with a recipe that is perfectly designed. A professional kitchen lab understands ratios […]

How to Make Perfect Cookies


FREE! Learn what they teach in culinary school–without the tuition! Baking is both an art and a science.  Learn how ingredients work, learn the secrets of the pro’s—all for free.  […]

How to Bake: The Art and Science of Baking






Wendy, who published our e-books, told me that my instructions for these multi-colored cookies were not very clear.  She was right.  So we went to the kitchen and made new […]

How to Make Rainbow Cookies


If your cookies are too tough . . . You may have used too much flour or a flour with too high of a protein content.  Unless you want a […]

Cookie Troubleshooting Guide



The best part about these cheesecake bars is that you can do them your way. What flavors do you think your family will love the most? Mix and match flavors […]

Scrumptious Cheesecake Bars


Whipped cream makes scrumptious frosting–better than butter or shortening-based buttercream frosting.  And it’s easy to make fabulous whipped cream. How to Make Fabulous Whipped Cream We use caramel whipped cream […]

How to Turn Your Whipped Cream into Frosting



Sometimes it’s the little things, the attention to detail, that makes cookies better.  Here are thirteen ways that you can make your cookies perfect. Use great ingredients. Your cookies won’t […]

Thirteen Tips for Perfect Cookies


If your cookies are too tough . . . You may have used too much flour or a flour with too high of a protein content.  Unless you want a […]

New Cookie Troubleshooting Guide



Ingredients Cookies are wonderful concoctions of flour, sugar, and a fat—usually butter and eggs. To these basic ingredients, we add fruit, nuts, and flavors. If we start out with compromised […]

A Baker’s Cookie Guide







Extraordinary Whoopie Pies and How They’re Made These are not your ordinary whoopie pies.  We served whoopie pies in our store. Instead of two cake-like cookies sandwiched with frosting, we […]

How to Make Whoopie Pies


These are not your ordinary whoopie pies.  We served whoopie pies in our store. Instead of two cake-like cookies sandwiched with frosting, we filled them—chocolate cookies with cherry filling and […]

How to Make Whoopie Pies and Cupcake Sandwiches