Sent from reader, Emily:
I know that this isn’t your traditional Hip Tip, but this one is about keeping cookies fresh! I recently made cookies and had my mom over today. She tried a cookie and told me that my bread was doing its job. That’s when I realized that a lot of people do not know this tip —> if you put a slice of bread in with your stored cookies, they will stay soft. I have mine in Ziploc bags and I put a slice of bread in each bag. A week later, they are still as soft as the day I made them. The bread will get rock hard but your cookies stay soft and delicious. You can swap out the bread for a new slice when you feel like it is no longer doing its job. If your cookies have already started to get hard, this tip can bring some of the softness back as well.
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