I Left Cookie Dough Out On The Counter For 8 Hours!

Baking By makeminepink Updated 21 May 2010 , 1:33pm by makeminepink

makeminepink Posted 21 May 2010 , 3:22am
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I meant to take it with me when I left the house, then didn't remember if I left it out or just changed my mind! I've got alot going-- wedding reception Sunday. Is there any way it's ok once baked or do I have to throw it out? icon_cry.gif

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crisseyann Posted 21 May 2010 , 3:29am
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I would think if it has eggs or milk in it, it probably went bad. icon_sad.gif

ceshell Posted 21 May 2010 , 4:36am
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I agree. Unrefrigerated life of perishable ingredients is 2-4 hours (I can't recall which/or what causes times to vary). After that, bacterial growth in the food can get way out of hand and - here's the clincher - these are bacteria that are NOT killed off by cooking. So, sorry to say, I think you should chuck it thumbsdown.gif

TracyLH Posted 21 May 2010 , 11:27am
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I agree. Chuck it. Sorry that happened! icon_sad.gif

makeminepink Posted 21 May 2010 , 1:33pm
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Thanks for your responses!

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