What will happen if I bake it? We do not recommend baking our Bite-Sized Edible Cookie Dough [flavor/products]. It does not contain eggs or leavening agents, which are key ingredients in developing texture and lift in baked cookies.
Can I Bake Cookies with Edible Cookie Dough? Yes, you can use this dough to bake cookies. However there is no leavening agent or eggs in this recipe, so they don’t stand up against my Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe.
All Pillsbury refrigerated cookie and brownie dough will be safe to eat raw, according to a statement from General Mills. The reformulated cookie dough is made with heat-treated flour and pasteurized eggs, which kills pathogens that can cause foodborne illnesses in the raw product, according to the company’s website.
Because eating raw cookie dough really can make you sick, and not just because it contains raw eggs. In 2009, over 77 people across 30 states got food poisoning after eating prepackaged raw cookie dough. Many experienced vomiting and bloody diarrhea, and some had severe kidney damage.
The cookie dough doesn’t need to be refrigerated – although it will remain firmer if kept in the fridge. It is best to eat the dough within 2-3 days. The dough can also be frozen, for 2-3 months. Just defrost at room temperature.
Dry – “Dry” or “Crumbly” dough is a product of over-mixing or using too much of any ingredient during the mixing process. This can be reversed by adding one to two tablespoons of liquid (water, milk or softened butter) to your mix.