Cookies Vs. Doughnuts

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Cookies Vs. Doughnuts

Cookies and doughnuts are both yummy treats, but they also have their advantages and
disadvantages. Cookies for instance can be produces with relative ease in any kitchen
using flour, water, sugar and eggs. Doughnuts on the other hand are not usually made at
home, hence all of the doughnut shops. This is one disadvantage to doughnuts; they are
relatively difficult to produce. Doughnuts are made from the same ingredients as cookies,
but they also have east in them to give them a more beadlike quality than unleavened
cookies.


Cookies are traditionally made by combining the ingredients listed and adding something
like chocolate or nuts. The cookies are then baked at around 375 degrees for about eight
minutes or until they are golden brown. They are then allowed to cool and then they are
served.


Doughnuts are not as simple as coolies. The dough must be prepared using flour, water,
eggs, and then another ingredient; yeast, to add the tiny air pockets that make the dough
rise and to make them so edible. After the dough has risen, it can be shaped into the
familiar ring shape either by rolling it into snake-like portions or, more commonly,
spreading the dough thickly over a flat surface using a device not unlike a cookie cutter.
The popular doughnut shop, Krispy Kreme ® has developed a doughnut extrusion process that
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