How To Fix Flat Cookies?

Why do my cookies come out flat?

Adding too little flour can cause cookies to be flat, greasy and crispy. Baking soda helps cookies spread outward and upward while cooking. Adding too little can cause flat, lumpy cookies. Adding too much butter can cause the cookies to be flat and greasy.

Why do my oatmeal cookies go flat?

Just like a cold oven can affect your cookies, so can an oven that is too hot. Too hot and that butter in your dough can melt too quickly causing the cookies to spread too much before your flour mixture has a chance to harden. So be sure your oven temperature is correct.

How do you make cookies flat?

If you want a flatter cookie, eliminate 1 egg and cut back the flour to 2 cups. If you like a really crunchy cookie, add another egg white because it helps to dry out baked goods. If you prefer a moist and chewy cookie, eliminate one egg white and add 2 TBSP of milk.