In our humble opinion, biting into a warm, gooey, fresh-from-the-oven cookie is one of life’s greatest pleasures. The downside? The window for a soft, heavenly cookie is fleeting—you bite into the same cookie the next day and it’s probably already on its way to hard and stale. Isn’t there a way to make the moment last?
Friend, you’re in luck. We’ve got a few tricks up our sleeves that will extend the life of your delicious homemade chocolate chip cookies (or snickerdoodles...or rocky road cookies) beyond that glorious first bite. Here’s how to keep cookies soft so they taste fresh for days (plus why they’re soft in the first place).