Peanut butter, chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin and snickerdoodles are some popular homemade cookies, while sugar and chocolate thumbprint cookies are popular for Christmas. Chips Ahoy, Pepperidge Farm, Oreo and Keebler are the names of popular brands for store-bought cookies.
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The Cuisinart Electric Cookie Press and the Kuhn Rikon Clear are good cookie presses, according to Real Simple and About.com. The Norpro 3301, Wilton Cookie Pro Ultra II and Oxo Good Grips Cookie Press are other top models.
An easy cookie recipe uses any flavor packaged cake mix, 2 eggs and 1/3 to 1/2 cup oil, along with any flavorings desired. Bake the cookies for about eight to 10 minutes in an oven preheated to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Some simple cookie recipes include cake mix gooey butter cookies on BettyCrocker.com and chewy sugar cookies from RealSimple.com. The BettyCrocker.com recipe requires fewer ingredients since it uses Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow cake mix.
Popular cookie flavors include peanut butter, chocolate chip, snickerdoodles, sugar cookies, oatmeal raisin and no-bake cookies. Incredelicious states that the chocolate chip cookie is the most popular American cookie, holding the title for being classically iconic.
Cookies can be frozen after they are baked or when the dough is still raw. Baked cookies should be frozen in an airtight container, layered between waxed paper or plastic wrap. Raw dough should be wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in a resealable freezer bag.