Cookie-Baking Tips

Small tips can make a big, delicious difference

The holiday season means a lot of cookies in the oven. So make it easier on yourself: We have some tips to help you get your butter softened, your dough cleanly rolled, your cookies evenly portioned, and more.

Incorporating Flour into Batter
How to Soften Butter
Easy Cookie-Dough Handling
How to Brown Butter
How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract
Portioning Cookie Dough

CHOW Tips are the shared wisdom of our community. If you’ve figured out some piece of food, drink, or cooking wisdom that you’d like to share on video (and you can be in San Francisco), email Meredith Arthur and tell us what you’ve got in mind.

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