Brown Butter Pumpkin Cookies
Make pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies to explore the science behind baking soda, moisture, & the Maillard Reaction.
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How do chemical reactions change the texture of a cookie?
- Explain the difference between baking soda and baking powder
- Observe how the amount of water in cookie dough impacts its texture
- Explain how browning butter creates flavor molecules
acids and bases, chemical and physical properties
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