THERE'S nothing quite as delicious as warm and gooey homemade cookies.
It's already a know hack to make cookie mixture and then freeze it so you can bake fresh ones whenever you like.
But the truth is heating up the whole oven for one or two cookies can feel unnecessary.
And shop bought cookies just don't hit the spot in the save way homemade ones do.
But according to Mashed there's another way to bake the snack using another piece of kitchen equipment.
If you've got a panini press lurking in the back of your kitchen cupboards there's never been a better reason to dust it off.
The pros at mashed explained: "Panini presses are a quick and simple way to make your favourite desserts like brownies, cake, or a batch of warm chocolate chip cookies."
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The panini press will take half as long to heat up compared to the average oven so you can get your hand on fresh cookies even quicker.
Just scoop the cookie mixture directly onto the grill plates for roughly eight minutes, flipping them for a more even bake.
If you like your cookies more gooey you can leave them in for less time, or slightly longer if you prefer a golden brown crunch.
Although the treats might not look as Instagramable when baked this way it far more time and cost efficient.
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You could even put pre-made cookies into the panini press for less time to add some extra crunch or just help melt the chocolate chips for that gooey yumminess.
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