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What does this mean..

I have this sugar cookie recipe that says chill dough for several hours before rolling out..what is "several" hours?

 
girliemom0406

Asked by girliemom0406 at 12:57 PM on Mar. 1, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (9)
  • a few hours, like 4-5. I usually do mine the night before I plan to use it, chill it, then roll it out in the morning.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 12:58 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I would let it chill at least 3 hours.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:57 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I have a bread dough recipe that says the same thing...I have interprited it to mean 3 to 5 hours...but I honestly dont know
    pregoagain2010

    Answer by pregoagain2010 at 12:58 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I would say 3 or more
    mommato2boys79

    Answer by mommato2boys79 at 1:00 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I take it to mean no less than 4-6 hours, because it has to get cold all the way through. The thicker the blob, the longer it will take - if you patted it out so it was thinner it would take less time.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:02 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I would say atleast 2 hours. You want the dough to firm up.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 2:54 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Several would be more than 2 hours , more like 4-5 hrs
    toybar02

    Answer by toybar02 at 11:41 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • 3-5 hours or overnight?
    ja2010

    Answer by ja2010 at 5:58 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • I do 3-4 or until it is cold. It depends on how cold u keep your fridge.
    mariposa1970

    Answer by mariposa1970 at 1:10 PM on Mar. 2, 2011

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