Are you ready to learn how to make cookies without an oven? It's crazy to think that you can bake cookies with other cooking methods! Long gone are the days when you have to rely only on your oven.
Now you can bake cookie recipes in so many other ways! The next time that you're craving delicious cookies, try these new ways to curb that cookie craving!
There are so many different ways that you can make fresh cookies!
Can you cook cookies not in the oven?
You bet! Not only is it a good thing to find new ways to make your favorite cookie recipes, but it's really easy to do! Even if you just want to make a single cookie or smaller portions, you have options!
The good news is that this tasty treat can easily be made in so many different ways!
Get ready to find a new favorite way to make cookies! While I'm not showing you a full recipe below, I'm telling you the best way to make homemade chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, coconut cookies, and more!
Yes, cooking cookies in the crockpot is totally a thing! You just need a little bit of aluminum foil to put on the bottom and then you'll be able to use it as a cookie sheet to cook your cookies. That's really all you have to do.
This is a great way to make cookies because you really don't have to change or alter the recipe at all.
For a cooking time, you'll need to plan on about 4 - 4 ½ hours to cook cookies in the crockpot. While the recipes can vary, there are a few things that you'll have to do to prep.
Most crockpot cookie recipes will have you take the lid off the last 30 minutes of the recipe so that it helps to soften up the cookies and make them nice and dense.
- A hands-off approach to making homemade cookies
- Your entire house will smell like cookies all day!
- You can leave on the warm setting for a short time to enjoy warm and gooey cookies
- It can be hard to get an even cook on the cookies
- This is a long cooking method to make homemade cookies from scratch
You don't have to be more careful when making cookies in the microwave, but it is possible to do! For the best results, find a microwave cookie recipe and start from there.
Be sure that you also use a microwave-safe plate or bowl to cook your cookie!
There are certain ingredients that you'll want to use and ones that you'll want to stay away from so it's important to be aware.
The best thing about cooking it in your microwave is that it's the perfect way to make a small batch of cookies in no time at all.
If you've ever made mug cakes, this is going to be a very similar process. You will want to grease the microwave-safe mug (or bowl) that you're using!
- The cook time is literally 1-2 minutes long!
- It's the perfect way to make a cookie for one!
- They don't really have the texture of a freshly baked cookie
- They can burn easily if you're not careful
- It's not a time-efficient way to feed a crowd
You can easily cookie cookies on the stove using a skillet over medium heat! Just be sure that you pay attention so that you don't end up with a burnt cookie. You'll have to watch and flip and stay close to monitor.
A good reason for using your stovetop is if your oven is busy and you need to get them cooked.
Cooking cookies on the stop top is a great way to make cookies while the oven is being used. These cookies will take about 10-12 minutes to cook all the way and they do require you to stay close and be active throughout the entire cooking process.
- You can make cookies at the same time that you're oven is being used
- It's a great way to achieve a crispy crust with a gooey middle
- You have to flip the cookies and stay close during the time that the cookies are in the pan
- You can only make a few cookies at a time so it's going to take you longer to make an entire batch
Pressure Cooker Cookies
If you like softer cookies with chewy middles, the pressure cooker is great for that type of recipe! It can help to make soft chocolate chip cookies in small portions that are the perfect brown color.
You will need to do minimal prep work and also it's fun to let the pressure cooker take over and do all the work!
Pressure cooker cookies are a great way to get a chewy cookie texture every single time. Most cookie recipes are between 8-10 minutes as well, so they're fast and easy to make!
- Fast and easy way to make cookies without making a mess
- Easy one-pot cookie recipe
- Have to make just a few cookies at a time
- Will crisp up the cookies quickly
As you can see, you really can have a good time perfecting your favorite classic recipe for cookies. Why not try to make a chewier cookie with a different method for cooking?
The first time that you make the cookie, you may want to use the oven, but after that - game on! Change up the way you want to make your cookies and then make it happen.
Don't forget to stock up on ice cream so that you have something to pair with your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe.
And no matter how you cook the cookies, it's important to keep any leftovers stored in an airtight container.
These cooking methods prove that baking is anything but difficult!
Need More Cookie Tips?
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