How to Soften Cookie Dough

How to Soften Hard Cookie Dough

1. Thaw the dough overnight – If your dough was frozen to begin with, you can try thawing your dough anywhere from 1 hour to overnight in the fridge.

2. Add more moisture – First, make sure you’ve added enough liquid according to the recipe you’re using.

3. Place it in the microwave – Yes, you can place cookie dough in the microwave, but you must do so carefully.

4. Place near a warm stove – such as near a heated oven or stove, can make your dough warm, which can help it become more pliable

5. Let it rest – If your hard cookie dough results from overmixing it, try allowing it to rest a bit.