Should cookies be crispy or soft?
While brown sugar keeps your cookies moist and soft, white sugar and corn syrup will help your cookies spread and crisp in the oven. Using more white sugar in your cookies will result in a crispier end product. To achieve a crispy cookie, skip the rest in the fridge.
Is cookie Dough supposed to be soft?
Check Your Cookie Doughs Consistency After mixing your ingredients (sugar, flour, water, etc.), check that the consistency of your dough isnt: Soft – Dough thats “soft” or “runny” can be thickened by adding one or two tablespoons of flour to your mix.
What makes cookies chewy vs crunchy?
Sugar: White sugar leads to crispier cookies than brown sugar or other sweeteners do. Thats because white sugar lets out a lot of water as it bakes, resulting in crispier cookies like these Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. However, its the yolks that make cookies chewy, while the whites lead to crunchier cookies.
Why are my cookies crunchy?
Not Enough Flour If your cookies are flat, brown and crispy, that means you need to add flour to your dough for the next batch. Though the culprit is usually a flour deficit, butter could also be to blame for this problem. Adding too soft or slightly melted butter to the dough can also result in flat cookies.