Tag - cookies

Cookies are great to explore science with. It’s easy to adjust recipes and see differences happening right in front of your eyes. We have a great collection of sciency posts on cookies for exactly that reason. Scroll through the cookie science archives and learn about the baking process, influence of ingredients and on cookie science in general.

stack of brown butter almond tuiles

Brown butter is a flavor bomb for cookies

You can make a great cookie with sugar, butter and flour (that is, shortbread), you can make a delicate crispy almond tuile by adding some egg and almonds. But, your tuile (and a lot of other cookies as well!) become so...

zucchini courgette cookies with half of them iced with icing sugar icing

Cookie icing science – Science guide of cookie decoration

Every Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Valentine’s day or any other big holiday decorated cookies will start popping up all over the internet. Decorated pumpkins, heart, eggs and trees with beautiful colours. Here at...

Hydrox (left) vs. Oreo (right)

Hydrox vs. Oreo cookies

When entering the cookie isle in most large American supermarkets you will probably run into this large blue section, full of similar packages. Full of Oreo cookies. It’s one of the biggest cookie brands in the US...