Suggestions For Shrink-Wrapping Cookies

Baking By sunnigirl Updated 20 Jun 2008 , 4:29pm by mommyle

sunnigirl Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 6:47pm
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Does anyone have suggestions for the best method to shrink wrap cookies? I purchased some shrink wrap bags 4X5 and used my hair dryer. It did not work at ALL!
The film gathered up and would not smooth out. They broke my cookies, and were just a general mess. Now I've wasted $12 plus shipping and no closer to a solution icon_cry.gif

Anyone have a good method or product for this?
Thanks in advance!

3 replies
JoAnnB Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 7:05pm
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You need a heat gun, specifically for shrink wrapping.

aubrazacmom Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 4:24pm
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I have a Black and Decker heat gun that is used to strip paint, etc. and it works wonderful. It has a dial on it to adjust the heat up or down. I did learn though that shrink wrapping cookies is not that easy at first but with a little practice it's like second nature now.

I always heat the back of the cookie first working my way from the bottom (well it would be the top of the cookie but I do it upside down so I can hold the stick) up so you don't get any air bubbles.

Well, good luck and I hope it all works out for you.

mommyle Posted 20 Jun 2008 , 4:29pm
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What about using a vacuum sealer?

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