Help! Cookie Pops Are Too Soft/damp From Humidity,ideas??

Baking By eieio1234 Updated 23 Jun 2008 , 8:52pm by bonniebakes

eieio1234 Posted 23 Jun 2008 , 2:30pm
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I have all my counters covered w/cookies to be decorated for teacher gift bouquets (thank God it's not for an order) and with all the rain/humidity, they turned soft and bendable overnight. Any ideas on what to do now? They're on sticks, and the sticks are going to come right off it's all so soft. I was thinking of popping them back in the oven for a few mins but I'm afraid they'll just reabsorb water right afterwards. I need to get decorating and I'm running out of time!

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Joanne914 Posted 23 Jun 2008 , 5:04pm
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Believe me...I know your pain! This has happened to me before too. I "fixed" my cookies once by applying chocolate to the back of the cookies. It worked great! And who doesn't love an already delicious cookie with CHOCOLATE added to it! icon_biggrin.gif

yankeegal Posted 23 Jun 2008 , 8:43pm
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On humid days, I run fans and my dehumidifier. I also bake them a little bit longer to help keep them a little crisper.

bonniebakes Posted 23 Jun 2008 , 8:52pm
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How about painting a thin coating of melted candy melts or chocolate on the back of them?

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