Why are my peanut butter blossom cookies dry?

Why are my peanut butter blossom cookies dry?

If your peanut butter blossoms are dry, it’s because you have too much flour or too little liquid (or a combo of both!). I honestly also think that too many peanut butter blossom recipes are dry as written; that is why I took extreme care to make sure this recipe produces moist, chewy peanut butter blossom cookies.

Can you substitute butter for Crisco in peanut butter cookies?

Cookies made with butter are usually crisper than chewy cookies made with shortening, but the flavor is richer with butter. So if you need a substitute for shortening in cookies, a one-to-one butter swap will work great.

Why do you put fork marks on peanut butter cookies?

Peanut butter cookie dough is denser than a lot of other cookie doughs. Putting the hash marks in the cookie dough balls actually flattens them for more even baking. Without being pressed, the cookies will not cook evenly.

Why are my peanut butter cookies crumbling and falling apart?

Reasons why peanut butter cookies are dry and crumbly: There can be two reasons for your cookies turning out too dry and crumbly: You cooked them a wee bit too long. Peanut butter cookies can be extremely deceiving. They don’t always look cooked when, indeed, they are fully cooked.

How do you moisten dry peanut butter cookies?

What Do I Do If My Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Is Too Dry? Mix the water or milk with a teaspoon. Adding more water or milk if the cookie dough seems dry and crumbly is a good idea. If it doesn’t require more liquid, add a little and mix it to see if it needs more.

Can I use regular Crisco instead of butter flavored?

Can I use butter flavor Crisco shortening in place of regular Crisco shortening? By all means! Butter Flavor Crisco shortening performs the same as regular Criscoshortening, but adds a rich buttery flavor to foods….Crisco Spray.

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
16 cups = 1 gallon

Should you refrigerate peanut butter cookie dough before baking?

The dough is extremely soft due to the creamy peanut butter, eggs, and butter and if it’s not cold going into the oven, the cookies will spread all over your baking sheet. I chilled this cookie dough for 24 hours and my cookies were soft, thick perfection. I recommend chilling the dough for at least 3 hours.

Do you Criss Cross peanut butter cookies before or after baking?

Increased peanut butter to 1 1/2 cups, added an additional 1/4 cup flour, baked at 350 degrees for 9-10 minutes. After forming the dough into balls, I dipped them in sugar and with sugar side up, gently created a criss-cross pattern on top. The cookies are well balanced–crispy edges, chewy centers.

How do you make peanut butter cookies less dry?