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10 ways to make baking cookies easier, according to experts

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      Cookies are a tricky
    dessert to bake, as any little mistake can lead to a dry,
    crumbly or undercooked final product.
  
  
    Professional pastry chefs recommend using parchment paper to
    easily get the cookies off the pan.
  
  
    Simple tools, such as a bowl scraper, will keep your
    cookie dough consistent, leading to the perfect taste and
    texture.
  
  
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  Whether you want a little
  mid-week treat for yourself or want to celebrate an occasion,
  cookies are a no-brainer. But baking is notoriously calculated,
  and precision is necessary to prevent the delicate desserts from
  becoming to dry, too dense, or too crunchy.

  While techniques vary depending
  on what type of cookie you are baking, there are a handful of
  tips and tricks that professional pastry chefs keep on hand to
  bake every batch to perfection.

  We spoke to professional bakers
  for the inside scoop on how to master the art of cookie baking.
  Check out our top tips to make delicious cookies below.

Whether you want a little mid-week treat for yourself or want to celebrate an occasion, cookies are a no-brainer. But baking is notoriously calculated, and precision is necessary to prevent the delicate desserts from becoming to dry, too dense, or too crunchy.

While techniques vary depending on what type of cookie you are baking, there are a handful of tips and tricks that professional pastry chefs keep on hand to bake every batch to perfection.

We spoke to professional bakers for the inside scoop on how to master the art of cookie baking.

Click through the slideshow above to see our top tips to make delicious cookies

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