Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream And Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies

How to make the box


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  • Which rack do the baking trays go on? The trays should be placed on the top and bottom racks. Halfway through cooking, switch the bottom tray to the top rack and top tray to the bottom rack. 

Best Practices

  • Use two cookie sheets placed on the top and bottom thirds of your oven. About half way through the bake time switch bottom sheet to the top and vice versa. This will help you get an even bake like you would get if you had done each sheet separately in the middle rack.
  • Use room temperature butter. If your butter comes straight from the refrigerator, don't fret! There's no need to let it sit out for an hour to acclimate. Instead, pop it in the microwave. Be sure to use a microwave safe bowl and cover with a paper towel. Heat on high for 10-15 second intervals checking between each. Don't wait for a puddle of  melted butter to form. When pressing the butter lightly leaves a soft indent, your butter is ready. 
  • Use unsalted butter. Salt is in almost ever baking recipe. It counteracts the leavening agent (typically baking powder or baking soda) in your baked goods. This is where the real chemistry of baking comes in. If you use too much salt, your recipe won't rise enough. Too little and it will rise too much. Since the precise amount of salt in salted butter is not specified it's a best practice to use unsalted butter and add the exact amount of salt needed in your recipe. With BEL Box recipes, the right amount of salt has been added to your dry ingredients, so use unsalted butter and you'll be well on your way to another delicious treat!