There are basically six major kinds of cookies:
Cookies are made from a soft dough that is usually
spread in a pan. They can be crisp or chewy. They can also be
filled or layered.
Cookies are really the easiest kind of cookie to make.
They are usually made from a soft dough that is dropped from a
spoon in spoonfuls onto a baking sheet.
are really a bar cookie. They are soft and chewy and can be in
many flavors - they do not have to be chocolate.
Cookies are made from a stiff dough that are usually
rolled out into a thick or thin sheet and then cut into a shape
with a knife or with a cookie cutter.
Shaped Cookies, Pressed Cookies are made
out of a stiff dough as well into logs, crescents, balls or they
can be pressed flat with a fork or the bottom of a glass. Cookies
can also be shaped by using a cookie gun or press like spritz
Sliced Cookies are usually
referred to as refrigerator cookies. These cookies are also made
from a stiff dough that is usually shaped into a long roll and
chilled in the refrigerator. They are then sliced and baked.
No Bake Cookies
- Although technically not a type of cookie, these
cookies do not require the use of an oven. They are usually quite
rich and taste more like a candy.