Online Class: How to Bake Cookies

In this course, you will learn how to recapture the spirit of the perfect cookie, how to make them from scratch, and how to share them with family and friends for years to come.

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Course Description

"Cookie Chronicles: Crafting Confections & Culinary Memories"

Cookies: they're not just a dessert; they're the stuff of memories, nostalgia, and heartwarming moments that etch themselves deeply into the annals of our lives. From the inviting aroma of freshly-baked goodies wafting through a childhood home to the nostalgic bite of your grandmother's secret recipe, cookies have the unparalleled power to transport us back in time. Each morsel captures a story, an emotion, a fleeting memory.

In the era of fast food and instant gratification, the artisanal craftsmanship behind these sweet confections is gradually fading into obscurity. But with this course we are reigniting that spark and inviting you on a gastronomic journey.

Here's a taste of what's in store:

  1. Nostalgia & Nuances: Relive the cherished memories associated with each bite, while simultaneously diving deep into the intricate nuances of cookie-making.

  2. Mastering the Basics: Go beyond mere recipes. 

  3. Chocolates & Choices: Dive into the rich world of cacao. 

  4. Nutty Notes & Nuances: Venture into the versatile domain of nuts. Understand their unique textures, flavors, and how to incorporate them seamlessly into your confections.

  5. Exquisite Embellishments: From the delicate finesse of French macarons to adorning festive cookies with artful precision, elevate your baking prowess to create edible masterpieces.

  6. Legacy Recipes & Modern Twists: While we cherish timeless recipes handed down through generations, innovation is at the heart of culinary evolution. Learn how to put your own spin on classics, ensuring your creations are both traditional and trailblazing.

To top it off, our course is garnished with handpicked, gourmet recipes that are sure to make you the star of any gathering. With this class you're not just baking cookies; you're weaving memories, crafting stories, and encapsulating emotions in every delightful bite. Tie your apron, roll up those sleeves, and let's embark on this delectable journey together. The oven is preheated, and the world of baking awaits!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.6 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(1,048 votes)

Lesson 1: Instruments, Utensils, and Preparation

There are many kitchen utensils available, and in order to make the best cookies without breaking the bank you must know which are essential and which are not. 2 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment

Lesson 2: How to Ensure the Best Outcome

There are a few precautions anyone can take to ensure that each batch is a great batch and every cookie a great cookie. 0 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Are you ready to bake cookies?

Lesson 3: Selecting the Best Ingredients

When baking a batch of cookies, every ingredient is important. You must always be aware of the quality of each ingredient and how it will affect your recipe. 0 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video

Lesson 4: Glazes and Frostings

Glazes and frostings can turn a simple cookie into a festive treat. 1 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment

Lesson 5: Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate

Following the conquest of the Americas, chocolate was brought to Europe where it was mixed with fats and sugar to create, possibly, the most beloved dessert worldwide. 0 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video

Lesson 6: Working with Nuts

A good nut is a good addition to any cookie, just be sure that the people you are baking for do not have any nut allergies. 1 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Suggested Assignment Activity

Lesson 7: Cookie Decorating

Cookies with colored icing, candies, and sprinkles are not only a fun way to add dimension and appeal to your cookies, but the process is also creative and fun. 1 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment

Lesson 8: Sandwich Cookies and Cookie Cakes

Sandwich cookies and cookie cakes are great for parties. 1 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment

Lesson 9: French Macarons

The macaron (pronounced mac-a-roon) is an airy meringue sandwich cookie created primarily out of ground almonds, superfine sugar, and egg whites. 1 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Suggested Assignment - Almond Macarons

Lesson 10: Simple Twists on Old Favorites

Learn simple ways to make any old recipe new again. 1 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment

Lesson 11: Healthier But Just as Delicious

There are many ways to make a cookie that is not only healthier than the traditional version, but also very delicious. 0 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video

Lesson 12: Presentation

Now that you have made a batch of delicious cookies, it is time to present them in a way that they appear to be a deliciously inviting work of art. 1 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Complete: The Final Assignment
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe instruments, utensils, and preparation needing for baking cookies.
  • Summarize methods for selecting the best ingredients.
  • Summarize working with chocolate, nuts, glazes and frostings.
  • Describe ways to decorate your cookies.
  • Demonstrate creating sandwich cookies and cookie cakes.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Additional Course Information

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Course Title: How to Bake Cookies
Course Number: 8900221
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (1,048 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: July 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.4 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Cathleen Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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Student Testimonials

  • "I loved taking this course, it helped me further my knowledge of baking cookies. Now I know a lot more about the process to make and plate cookies. This course was helpful and fun to take." -- Dahlia G.
  • "I was glad I took this class. I did learn a lot. Thank you!" -- Joyce V.
  • "Great class with great tips!" -- Kathryn O.

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