Several readers have recently told me about memories of their mother baking cookies on the stovetop. When your family wants fresh-baked cookies on a hot summer day, it isn’t worth heating up your house with the oven.
The same method of baking cookies can be used for just a few cookies as well. Bake your homemade or store-bought (delicious) cookie dough on an electric griddle. This doesn’t require you to prepare a whole batch. It’s perfect for hot days when it’s not necessary to heat up the kitchen or just to have a few cookies. Similarly, you can achieve the same results on an electric griddle. The griddle cookie recipe is so simple and delicious. If you have access to electricity, it would be possible to take the best frying pan or an electric griddle or skillet when you go camping or doing outdoor activities.
In my opinion, the temperature should be comparable to that in the oven, however, it is important to adjust it because all appliances are different and the kitchen variables can affect it as well.
Oatmeal Griddle Cookies
It’s hard to imagine a more traditional comfort food than oatmeal cookies. These kinds of foods might have replaced porridge among the three bears in the forest. The best way to prepare these is with a griddle and a camp stove while camping.
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These tasty oatmeal cookies are perfect for enjoying by the campfire or when you’re feeling under the weather. As your children look back on this particular memory, perhaps they will pass it on to their own children and grandchildren, perhaps even passing the tradition on to their children themselves. This tradition can be preserved by cooking oatmeal cookies with the kids. These cookies can also be customized by adding chocolate chips, marshmallow pieces, or orange peel.
For this recipe, you will need 1½ cup porridge oats, ½ cup chopped almonds, a ½ teaspoon of cinnamon, and a half teaspoon of baking soda. You’ll also need 1 cup of low-fat vanilla Greek yogurt, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring, and 1 tablespoon coconut oil. A ½-cup serving of finely chopped blueberries and salt to taste should also be added.
The oats, cinnamon, almonds, salt, and baking soda are then combined with a cup of finely ground oats. The yogurt, egg, coconut oil, and vanilla should be combined in a separate bowl, then the mixture should be combined with the remaining dry ingredients to form a dough. Flatten the patties with a spatula after separating the dough into them.
The griddle should be heated to 350°F and butter should be added once it is hot. Placing the patties on the griddle is a good idea. It is best to cook them until they are light brown on both sides, between three and four minutes per side.
Welsh Griddle Cookies
A tradition in Wales is making cookies on the griddle, and the Welsh Cake, which is a popular version of these cookies, is no exception. Visitors to Wales are traditionally offered a batch of cookies whenever they come to visit. A warm plate of Welsh griddle cookies is a wonderful way to end a chilly winter night.
Baked items were traditionally placed on these griddles over open fires in the living room of the home, in front of the family. Even generations later, the practice of baking with griddles is still alive in Wales. Making these cookies isn’t difficult, and you’ll become skilled at it in no time.
It is possible to make griddle cookies in advance and store the dough in the fridge or even the freezer, ready to use whenever necessary. Making enough to last through several months will allow you to bake whenever guests drop by unexpectedly. A culinary skill like that will do nothing to discourage guests from reaching out ad hoc. However, you will gain the reputation of being a welcoming hostess.
To make this bread, you will need two teaspoons of baking powder, one cup of sugar, and three cups of plain flour. As well as one cup of currants, two large eggs, three tablespoons of buttermilk, and ½ teaspoon of salt, you should add one cup of currants. A teaspoon of freshly grated nutmeg is needed for flavor, along with one tablespoon of butter for cooking.
The sugar, flour, baking powder, orange zest, nutmeg, and salt are mixed together, and the butter is rubbed in, then the currents are added. The eggs and buttermilk should be beaten together in one bowl before the dry ingredients are added. Using a cookie cutter, cut it out on a lightly floured surface when it has a thickness of ¼ inches.
The griddle should be heated to 350°F and butter should be added when it is hot. Spread the cookie dough on the griddle and bake for eight to ten minutes. Cookies should be cooked on both sides for five minutes until they are golden brown. The best way to eat them is with butter when they are still warm.
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Raisin Griddle Cookies
My recipe for Rasin Griddle Cookies comes from an old 1961 issue of Farm Journal’s Timesaving Country Cookbook. I’ve changed the recipe a little from how it appears in the book. For your first recipe, I thought that making cookies on the stove would be an excellent way to learn how to use a stovetop electric griddle.
Sugar was replaced with Splenda in the cookies. The cakes tasted just fine, but I left the sugar out of the recipe below so that you could decide which kind of sweetener you wanted to use. My recipe uses cinnamon instead of nutmeg as shown below.
Cinnamon and raisins are good together. Cook them according to your family’s tastes. Great cooks do that! You must keep in mind that you are cooking for your family or guests, so you will need to pick cookies they will like.
This traditional cookie recipe is a real treat during the winter months. Whenever you want to enjoy a glass of milk or a cup of coffee with the cookies, now is the time. In addition to a teaspoon of cinnamon, you can add a touch of winter magic.
Two cups of plain flour, ¼ cup of brown sugar, two teaspoons of baking powder, and ¼ teaspoon of baking soda are also needed, in addition to two cups of buttermilk. The cookies will taste better if you add ½ teaspoon of salt and ½ teaspoon of ground nutmeg. Last but not least, you’ll need 200 grams of butter, ½ cup of raisins, ½ cup of milk, and ¼ teaspoon of baking soda.
The dry ingredients should be stirred together in a large bowl. Mix the butter and milk over low heat. Stir the dry ingredients into the water and add the liquid ingredients until you have a dough that is moist and sticky.
Patties should be 2 inches in diameter, flattened with a spatula, then placed on a baking sheet. Preheat your griddle with a little oil. Make sure each side of the cookies is well browned for about three minutes on the griddle.
Cooking cookies on a griddle is great because you can see the process as it takes place. Cooking cookies will be easy with this method since you can adjust the heat and rotate them as they cook. The cookies will cook evenly when you do this, and you will get perfect results.
Many cookie recipes are also customizable, so you can change the ingredients according to your preferences. You can even add different ingredients like raisins and peanuts to make them more interesting. Make sure your kids are allowed to add a touch of creativity to your cooking sessions.
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The griddle on top of the stovetop is perfect for baking scones, pancakes, muffins, biscuits, and cookies. A griddle allows you to bake cookies that have a beautiful crunch and a soft, delicious center that cannot be achieved in an oven.
You can also prepare breakfast items like bacon, French toast, hash browns, and eggs with it along with pancakes and eggs. Grilled cheese sandwiches and other hot items such as burgers can also be prepared with a griddle. The electric griddle has a few advantages over the stovetop or in-line ones.
A skillet using an electric element does not allow air to circulate around the bottom of the food, making convection impossible. In essence, you cannot bake with an electric skillet. Though cookies cannot be cooked evenly in an electric skillet, but steak can be cooked in an electric skillet.
If you want to cook griddle cookies, you don’t need to cook them on the stove. Making the dough, cutting out the cookies, and layering them between waxed paper would be simple. Simply thaw some dough in the freezer before you use it. After the thawed ones have been sitting for about 15 to 20 minutes, place the griddle on top.
These stovetop appliances, commonly called electric frying pans or electric skillets, are more than just cooking machines. Cakes, biscuits, cornbread, and potatoes can be baked in electric frying pans without turning on the oven.
You can use this recipe to make pancakes on an electric griddle, eggs, bacon, French toast, hash browns, and other breakfast items. Grilled cheese sandwiches are also commonly prepared on the griddle. Grease drains and pools in wells on the sides of griddle pans.
An electric griddle can be used by home cooks to enjoy the cooking experience. There is something much smaller available, something that can be plugged into any wall outlet and will fit on any counter. There are no indications that the cooking surface has changed, and the heat is uniform throughout.
Think about buying a ceramic electric griddle if you enjoy cooking classic American breakfasts in your own kitchen. There are many flat-top cooking surfaces that can be used in the home, such as electric griddles, which are cost-effective, at-home alternatives to short-order cooks’ flat-tops.
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- 1 egg
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/4 cup raisins
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- Pour dry ingredients into a large bowl and sift together. Slice shortening into the mixture.
- Lightly beat the eggs in a separate bowl. Then add the milk and stir well.
- Combine the egg mixture with the flour. Make sure it's mixed well.
- Once the dough is smooth and holds together, stir in raisins. Lightly flour a countertop and roll out dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch.
- You can use a round cookie cutter or a small upside-down glass as a cutter if you have one.
Brush a little oil over a griddle (either stovetop or electric).
- Place a few drops of water on it and heat until they sizzle. There is a possibility of experimenting with the temperature, but remember to avoid burning your cookies by overheating the griddle.
- Bake your cookies on the hot griddle. Browning at the bottom of the cookies causes puffing at the top.
- The cookies can then be turned over and browned on top. Remove to a wire rack to cool.