Cooking and Baking

Compost Cookies. Have a question....

I will be making the Momofuku Compost Cookies for Christmas. Would like to know if the dough excluding the add ins can be made ahead of time (like today) and frozen. I would then thaw the dough, incorporate the add ins and proceed with the recipe. Anyone tried this? Will this really save me time? Any suggestions will be helpful. Thanks.

I have included the recipe


Makes 3 dozen cookies. (To see this recipe in process, check out Picturing Copycat Momofuku Compost Cookies.)

Creamables
1 1/2 sticks butter

3/4 cup dark brown sugar

1/4 cup white sugar

2 tablespoons dry, used coffee grounds


Wet Ingredients

1 egg

1 tablespoon vanilla

Dry Ingredients

1 cup oatmeal
1 cup flour

3/4 cup roughly crushed potato chips

1/2 cup roughly crushed pretzels

1/2 cup roughly crushed Fritos

1/2 cup peanut butter chips

1/2 cup chocolate chips


1 teaspoon baking soda

1.Preheat oven to 350º.
2.In your Kitchen Aid or a large mixing bowl, cream together the creamables.
3.In a small bowl, combine the wet ingredients and whisk together until smooth.
4.Add the combined wet ingredients to the creamables. Mix together until well incorporated.
5.In a large mixing bowl, add the dry ingredients. Using a spatula, fold together until evenly distributed.
6.Slowly add the dry ingredients to the combined creamables and wet ingredients. Mix until evenly combined.
7.Shape dough into balls--about 2 tablespoons each.
8.Place dough balls about 2 inches apart on Silpat- or parchment paper-lined cookie sheets.
9.Bake at 350º for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove the cookie sheets from the oven and let stand for 2 minutes. Then place cookies on wire racks to cool.

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