4 Variant Forms of Cookies We Often Meet
Cookies are one of the snacks from Western countries which are also liked by Indonesian people. Apart from being a snack, cookies are also suitable as gifts for loved ones if they are wrapped in a nice package. Cookies can be eaten alone or consumed with coffee, milk or tea. Its sweet, legit taste makes it suitable to be used as comfort food because it can change your mood for the better. So far, we only know the shape of cookies that are flat and round. But actually there are other forms of cookies that vary. This different shape not only makes it look unique but also has a different texture. There are five variants of cookie shapes that Culinary Friends need to know, namely:
1. Drop Cookies
Quoted from the rolling pin cookies, the first cookie variant is the drop cookie form. This form of cookies is the classic form that is most widely used because it is easy and fast to make and does not need special molds. To make drop cookies, only two spoons are needed. Later the two spoons will be used to form spheres which will later be placed on a baking sheet. The end result, drop cookies will have a slightly flattened round shape because the inside expands. Therefore, when baking it must be spaced so they don’t stick to each other.
For the variant of the form of cookies that we also often see is the form of a sandwich. This form is indeed very similar to a sandwich because it consists of two parts of cookies that are stacked with jam, cream, or marshmallows. Sandwich cookies do look very similar to macarons. But these two are of course different because they are made of different materials. The texture and taste are also different. Sandwich cookies have a crunchy texture on the outside and a bit chewy on the inside.
3. Bar Cookies
When compared to drop cookies, bar cookies have a way of making that is even simpler and easier to do. Bar cookies are made by flattening all of the cookie dough in a baking dish and then baking it until cooked. Once cooked, the cookies are immediately cut into square or box shapes. Usually this type of bar-shaped cookies is made from a mixture of grains and nuts. This mixed material makes the texture of bar cookies more crunchy and crunchy. These types of cookies are widely consumed by people who are on a diet because they are rich in fiber.
4. Press Cookies
Furthermore, there are press cookies which are often found in America. To make it, Friends of Culinary must use a special cookie cutter so that it can make certain shapes. There are many forms of cookies made with this mold. Starting from the shape of flowers, stars, trees, and so forth. After printing, the top of the cake is usually decorated with icing sugar or other sprinkles such as choco chips and nuts.