Need help? From must-have tools to hot oven tips, we'll help you bring out the cookie monster within.
What tools do you recommend?
Start with a baking sheet and for rolled cookies, a rolling pin. A reliable timer's nice to have, too.
Our top, tested picks:
We also like using these:
Nonstick silicone baking mats: No need to grease a baking sheet or roll out parchment paper if you've got these multi-taskers around. They're easy to clean, and double as work surfaces for rolling out dough.
Cookie scoops: Use these tools to dole out the right size and shape.
Small offset spatulas: The angled handle eases wrist strain when icing cookies. Plus, they're great for loosening cookie-dough cutouts from the counter.
Any pro tips you can share?
Don't even think about eyeballing it! Baking requires an almost-OCD level of accuracy, so:
Be precise when measuring ingredients. Using too much