Soggy Cookies

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by pastrygirl111, Jan 24, 2005.

  1. pastrygirl111

    pastrygirl111

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    My cookies come out thick and chewy, crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside for about 24 hours. I allow them to cool thoroughly and then place them in an airtight plastic container or a ziplock bag. By the next day they are too soft and sometimes soggy. I don't want them crispy but I think they're getting a little too soft. I know I must be doing something wrong and would like to correct this...any suggestions??? Thanks so much.
     
  2. phishstyx

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    Sounds like they're underbaked. That also happens when they're packaged too warm but you said that's not the case.
     
  3. momoreg

    momoreg

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    Eggs or other liquids can cause this in some cookies. It isn't necessarily a bad thing, but the nature of that cookie's makeup. Try a different recipe. Usually those with real butter, a high ratio of sugar, and a low to zero ratio of liquid will retain its crispness better. Also, as mentioned, make sure you bake them thoroughly.