Question: I want to know what is the best way to store “crispy/crunchy” cookies so they keep their “crisp” and for a more “cake-like” cookie. What is the best way to keep them as close to “fresh-baked” as possible. – Sidney
First rule of thumb: store different kinds of cookies in different containersâ€”never together. Beyond that, it doesn’t matter what kind of container you use as long as you have a tight seal that will keep air out. So, you want tins or plastic containers with a tight lid, or plastic bags with a resealable lock. We don’t recommend storing cookies in the refrigerator unless they have a dairy-based filling, but freezing cookies often leads to a delicious and unexpected taste sensation if you bite into them cold. And, you are less tempted to eat too many, because they’ll stay â€˜freshâ€™ longer.
Now, get that hand out of the cookie jar!
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