Thank you so much for joining us during the most wonderful time of the year…cookie season! For the month of December, we shared some helpful tips and tricks, some fun facts, and a bunch of delicious cookie recipes for you to bake yourself happy!
Some of our favorite brands joined in on the fun! Trade Street Jam Co., Bob's Red Mill, Taza Chocolate, Republic of Tea, and Wandering Bear Coffee all shared amazing cookie recipes as part of our Virtual Cookie Exchange AND they gave us some special goodies to share with THREE people who created the best cookie recipes using Peanut Butter & Co. products!
If you missed any of our 25 Days of Bake Yourself Happy, you can head over to our Instagram profile and check out the BYH highlights, or just keep reading! We've compiled all of the fun facts, tips & tricks, and recipes right here for you.
Did You Know?
The word "cookie" comes from the Dutch "koekje," meaning little cake.
June 12th is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day.
December 22nd is National Cookie Exchange Day.
Tips & Tricks
Do you prefer chewy or crunchy cookies? If you chose chewy, pull your cookies out of the oven 1-2 minutes early.
8. To easily and accurately measure peanut butter, spray your measuring cup with a very light coating of cooking spray first.
Dip cookie cutters in flour before cutting to prevent sticking.
To remove rust from a metal cookie cutter, rub the spot lightly with sandpaper until it disappears, then wash before using or storing
Parchment paper not only makes clean-up easier; it also helps to prevent cookies from spreading too much while they bake.