Cookies Staying Soft Or Fresh Question

Baking By millicente Updated 29 Oct 2008 , 10:03pm by indydebi

millicente Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 9:55pm
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Most of my business that I have are my Choc Chip/Oatmeal & peanut butter cookies. I Put them in clam style packaging like the lofthouse cookies. When I bake them they stay moist for maybe 2 days then after they start getting hard.....What can I do to keep the freshness ?How do the big guys keep there cookies soft while sitting on the shelf?

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indydebi Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 10:03pm
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They probably have lots of preservatives in them ... that's the difference between commercial produced cookies and the ones you and I make. In the car dealership order I have, I put the cakes in a ziplok bag, then put those in a cake box, because sometimes they will have cookies for more than a day ... the ziplok was a big help in keeping them soft for them in those situations. (Althougth I tell them if they start getting too many surplus cookies, to let me know and we can decrease the order for the next few days ... I don't want them sitting stale cookies out!

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