Freshly baked cookies doesn't always involve heating up the oven.
Instead, grab a non-stick skillet the next time you're whipping up a
Cookies are surprisingly easy to make on the stove, and they take a fraction of the time. All you need to do is melt a little butter in a skillet, make your favorite cookie recipe, and then roll small balls of batter and drop them into the skillet on super-low heat. Flatten them with a spatula, cover them up for about five minutes, and you're all set. The key is keeping the heat nice and low and keeping the cookies covered.
Of course, this tip isn't for someone who wants to make dozens of
cookies, or who has a full-sized oven they don't mind using. For a
couple of yummy stove-top cookie recipes, head over to The Family Kitchen.