Refrigerated Cookie- once the cookie dough has been made it is refrigerated to make the dough easier to mold and shape.
Techniques- wrap the rolls of dough in wax paper, foil, or plastic wrap, then chill. The dough can be prepared serveral days in advance.
Drop Cookies- once the dough is made you drop spoonfuls of dough onto the baking sheet
Techniques- use a scoop to get the dough and leave 2 inches between each scoop.
Pressed Cookies- Cookies that are pressed using a tool to make a shape out of them.
Techniques- dough must be soft enough to press but firm enough to hold its shape. 1/2 inch between each cookie.
Fun Fact: In the Middle East chocolate chip cookies were eaten with a fork and knife and topped with chocolate sauce.