Kitchen Tips: 7 Ways To Keep Your Cookies Fresh And Crisp
- Yash Lakhan
Updated : June 23, 2022 07:06 IST
Keeping your cookies fresh and crisp to prolong their shelf life is important. After all, you have worked hard to make those delicious treats. Follow these amazing tricks to keep your cookies as new as ever.
Try as you may, but fresh, crispy cookies will turn soggy after a while. This typically occurs one or two days after baking fresh cookies. But what if we tell you that you can prolong the shelf-life of your cookies rather easily. Keep reading, stay attentive, and let's keep our cookie tasting as crisp and fresh as possible.
1. Cool cookies before storing them
Don't rush the cooling phase because baking cookies requires a lot of work. Before storing cookies, they must be absolutely cool to the touch. Otherwise, condensation will be produced by the trapped heat, ruining your cookies in the end.
2. Store different varieties of cookies separately
Plan to keep the various cookie flavours in distinct containers if you're storing them. Otherwise, the flavour characteristics of several types will start to meld together when your soft cookies moisten your crisp biscuit.
3. Layer your cookies
Your cookies should not stick to one another at all costs. Place the cookies in a single layer and place a piece of parchment paper or waxed paper between layers to prevent sticking when you store them.
4. Keep cookies cool
The rear shelf of your refrigerator or another cold, dry area will keep your cookies the freshest while they are being stored. Depending on the type, they can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Additionally, cookies can be frozen for up to six months.
5. Avoid plastic as a container
Many put their snacks in plastic containers. Cookies should never be kept in a plastic bag or container for storage. The aroma of cookies is destroyed by the natural smell of plastic. Glass containers would be a better bet.
6. Put them back in the oven
In an oven, cookies can be made again crispy. Simply set the cookies in the oven and heat it to 300 °F for 5 to 10 minutes. You can now enjoy your warm, crunchy cookies.
7. Use the right container
You must keep air out of the container to keep the cookies fresh. Because of this, we advise keeping cookies in an airtight container. Make sure nothing obstructs the container's lid and seal, and make sure the seal is