Any Negatives For Shrink Wrap?

Business By Yomomma Updated 21 Jun 2016 , 12:47am by Yomomma

Yomomma Posted 20 Jun 2016 , 5:57pm
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Just wondering if there are any negative effects of shrink wrapping royal-decorated sugar cookies?

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hippiecac Posted 20 Jun 2016 , 9:00pm
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The only negative I can think of is they have a more mass-produced look when shrink wrapped. I use a heat sealer on my bags and it keeps them perfectly fresh. 

Yomomma Posted 20 Jun 2016 , 9:07pm
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Thank you for your reply hippiecac.  How long do you give your heat sealed bags for freshness?

hippiecac Posted 20 Jun 2016 , 9:21pm
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At least 2 weeks.  It's the greatest gift my mother-in-law has ever given me! (ok, aside from husband lol)

Yomomma Posted 20 Jun 2016 , 9:35pm
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lreneej71 Posted 20 Jun 2016 , 10:43pm
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Hello, 

The only negative thing I could think of is if you shrink it too tightly, the cookie breaks.  Also,  if the heat gun gets to close to the bags there is a possibility the royal icing may melt.  


Yomomma Posted 21 Jun 2016 , 12:47am
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Ireneej71, I'm thinking that too.  I might do a little experiment and hopefully those things don't happen.  It just seems to me that the cookies would stay fresh longer if shrink wrapped.

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