Dec 8, 2011

Kitchen Tip: Rescue Burnt Cookies

It's cookie baking season, so I thought I'd share a handy tip in case anyone forgets about the cookies in the oven (not that it's ever happened to me or anything, no sirree. yeah right). If the bottoms are too dark, simply take a microplane grater and scrape off the black part until you have a nice golden bottom.

This works beautifully with other burnt items like grilled bread - mine always ends up burnt on the bottom when the cheese is browned and bubbly on top. I scrape the black parts off with my microplane to eliminate the burnt taste, and the rest of the pizza still tastes amazing.

I'm baking cupcakes tomorrow, and I also need to do a big batch of cookies to include with my teacher gifts - hopefully I won't need this tip but unfortunately, I do tend to be a little scatterbrained when I'm this busy!

Do you have a favorite cookie recipe you could share with me? Thanks!


Camille said...

H0w many recipes do you want?! Ha ha!

These are different and easy and delicious! I only make them at Christmas time!

Chief Family Officer said...

Thanks, Camille!