Help! What's Wrong With My Cookies?????????????

Baking By learningtodecorate Updated 6 Feb 2010 , 1:33am by bonniebakes

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learningtodecorate Posted 5 Feb 2010 , 11:40pm
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Can someone please help me with my cookie problem, I used already made cookie dough then I cut them with my own cookie cutter but when I baked then they lost there shape so I had to recut them while they were warm.

What did I do wrong? FYI I only used store brought cookie dough because it was just a quick project with my daycare children never for a client.

Thanks for any help you can give.

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globalgatherings Posted 5 Feb 2010 , 11:56pm
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Some of that store bought dough is for drop cookies only and not cut outs, maybe that's the problem??

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verono Posted 6 Feb 2010 , 12:02am
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Not enough flour.. I read here that when people are using store dough that they knead in extra flour..

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CristyInMiami Posted 6 Feb 2010 , 12:15am
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Another idea is to chill them before you bake them. This helps them retain their shape. icon_surprised.gif)

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bonniebakes Posted 6 Feb 2010 , 1:33am
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if you are using refrigerated dough (or from a package) you definitely need to add more flour. Also, after cutting you should refrigerate or freeze them for a few minutes.

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