American Cookies Recipes
American cookies are a popular snack in the USA. They often contain sugar, but also salt or vanilla. Our American cookie recipes show you how easy it is to prepare them.
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What are the key ingredients?
Brown sugar is very important for the preparation of American cookies. Otherwise, cookies are very variable in terms of ingredients. You can use nuts, oatmeal, chocolate, and more. Most Americans only eat their American cookies in between at Christmas. But there are many more ways to use these delicious snacks. One of the most popular variations is the "American Chocolate Cookie". This is a cookie filled with chocolate. You can also find a recipe for this in our collection of American cookie recipes.
Bake American cookies recipes yourself
They're not only eaten at Christmas either. You can find them ready-baked at many grocery stores. However, they taste even better if you buy them fresh out of the oven from one of the many cookie bakeries in a mall or food mart. After that you can become addicted. Or you can bake them yourself in your kitchen at home.
Tips and tricks for baking cookies
Why do you need brown sugar for American cookies?
Only brown sugar makes the cookies soft. If you use white sugar, they will be crispy.
How long do chocolate chip cookies last?
American chocolate chip cookies keep well. It is best to put them in an airtight container and keep them in a dark, not too warm place. Then they easily last 4 to 8 weeks.
Why are my cookies getting so hard?
When baking American cookies, it is important that you stick to the specified baking time. After baking, you only let them cool down for a short time and then immediately remove them from the tray. Otherwise the baking time on the hot tray will be longer and they will become hard.
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