hi everyone! i'm new to this website and i absolutely love it! i was doing some browsing to try to figure out how to make a giant cookie...about 10-12" round. do i just take my regular cookie recipe and double it and spread into pan....kinda lost on this one even though i'm sure the answer is going to be so simple i am also new to baking but i have a friend who has requested one for a birthday and i wanted to surprise her...any suggestions?? thanks!
You don't have to double the recipe. Just use the recipe on the Nestle's chocolate chip package, and bake in a pizza pan. The only time I had trouble with this was when I overfilled the pan and the dough spilled out all over the oven. What a mess. I always watch this carefully in the oven because I HATE when it overbakes. I can't remember how much of the cookie dough recipe fits in the pan.....but if there's leftover dough, I just bake it as normal size cookies.
thank you sooo much! i always get so nervous when people ask me to bake for them...i usually just do it for family and when i feel like i need to destress i shall attempt this with a bit more confidence now.
Same here. I just use a pizza pan. Sometimes I use my round stone from Pampered Chef. You're making me want a giant cookie now!
well i think i want to go home right now and do a test run...i dont have a pizza pan though, i suppose a 12" round cake pan would work?? any suggestions as to what types of cookies work best in giant size?
Yes, one can bake cookies in cake pans
One hint: don't push the dough all the way to the edges, filling the pan completely.
Leave about 1/2" space for the dough to spread or the edges will be *very!* thick
I've baked sugar cookies; choco chip; brownies; snickerdoodles; and probably many others I can't remember.
See my photos. I have a few pix of Valentine cookies I have made; it might help you.
thank you guys for all of your help with my questions...i think i will be on here quite often!!
kakeladi: your cookies look soooo good! can't wait to try it!!
Have done this! In a pizza pan works well. I use aluminum foil to line the pan, very well, & have it hanging over the edge to create a "sling". It helps to lift it from the pan. Spray the foil with a pan spray, I prefer the bakers spray which is a combo..oil mixed with flour. When the jumbo cookie has cooled, use the overlapping edges of the aluminum foil to lift it from the pan. DO NOT overbake, don't forget that carry-over-baking-time!
Good luck & I'm sure your friend will enjoy it.