Why does a piece of bread make hard cookies soft?

Answer There's nothing like a soft, chewy cookie to brighten anyone's day, but when a soft-style cookie turns hard it can be quite a disappointment to the taste buds. A slice of bread provides a source of... Read More »

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When baking, what is the main thing that sets hard crunchy cookies apart from soft baked?

The fat content is a biggie in making the cookie crispy or chewy. Of course, if you keep anything in the oven too long it will be crunchy...because you are probably burning it. I personally like ... Read More »

Does mold spread from one piece of bread to the next piece of bread?

Mold spreads rapidly from piece of bread to another. Microscopic runners that resemble roots spread through the interior of a loaf and push up to the surface to make spores. Spores are the colorful... Read More »

How do you make soft cookies?

If chewiness is your desire remove the cookies a few minutes before they are done, while their centers are still soft and not quite cooked through. The edges should be slightly golden but the middl... Read More »

How to Make Stale Bread Soft Again?

If you have hard, stale bread or rolls that you don't want to waste, this is a way to make it soft and edible again. You need to do this when you are going to eat it.