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Cookies: You Don'T Have To Make The Whole Batch!

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If you are craving cookies but don't want to eat the whole batch, this secret is for you! Next time you make a batch of cookies, bake only 1 or 2 for each person in your household. Use a melon baller to scoop the rest of the dough onto a cookie sheet and then freeze it on the sheet. When frozen, store in a freezer bag (separate w/ wax paper) & write the time to bake and oven temp on the front. You can bake 1 or 2 at a time by adding 2 minutes to the total baking time!

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I love this secret because every once in a while I must have a cookie, but I don't want the whole batch hanging around my house. Also, if I have to think about baking the cookie before eating it, it makes me question whether or not I really have room for it in my calorie intake.
- Submitted by PIXIESPARKLES 12/2/2012 in Cooking | 5 Comments
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JASS116 2/3/2013 6:00:00 AM

    great idea! emoticon
JASS116 2/3/2013 6:00:00 AM

    great idea! emoticon
VNGUYEN1 1/10/2013 8:54:00 AM

    Thank you. My kids love cookies. And by baking a small amount and freeze the rest in separated balls, I will not eat left over cookies from my kids:)
OH2BHEALTHY5 12/8/2012 6:29:00 AM

    GREAT !!!!!!!!! SUPER IDEA !!!!!!! THANKS
MRSBONDOC 12/3/2012 10:01:00 PM

    Brilliant!

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