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Cannot bake cookies in my gas oven

I can bake cookies just fine in an electric oven at the degrees that is according to the recipes but I cannot bake cookies in my gas oven. They burn on the bottom and are not done on top. It is just a waste of time and frustrates me to no end. I really need to know how to bake successfully on this Whirlpool gas range. I sincerely hope that someone out there can tell me how to bake in this gas oven.

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  • djean282002 Dec 17, 2008

    Thank you for your suggestions. I did get the cookies baked and they turned out pretty good. I decided to put the cookies close together and I put another cookie sheet the same size underneath the one with the cookies on it. The cookies did not burn on the bottoms and the tops got done also and I baked them at the temperature required.(375)

  • jerilynn Dec 22, 2008

    I have the same problem except I am using an oven in an RV. Any suggestions?





  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    whirlpool gas range, need manual , do not know how to start oven.

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First, I would buy an oven thermometer to use in the gas oven to see if the temp you set is what you are getting. Second, Perhaps, you used a different pan or cookie sheet in one vs the other? Also the cookies perhaps should be a little closer together as they bake. A cookie sheet with a lot of uncovered surface will get hotter than one with a bigger load. (ever notice the instructions for biscuits or cinnamon rolls say "sides touching"?, same reasoning. if you put a few rolls on a big sheet or pan, you'll burn the bottoms, gas or electric.) Hope this works for you, when you get happy using the gas, you won't want an electric again.

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Please guys help me, every time i baked the cookies , its always burned :(


The oven temperature may be too high. Get an oven thermometer and set it in the center of your oven and check to see if the temperature on your oven matches it. Many ovens run 25 degrees or more off of the set temperature. My mother's oven used to need to be set at 325 if she wanted it to bake at 350.


If the cookies are black on the bottom, but doughy in the centers, this may also be a case where the oven temperature is too high.
Another problem may be that you are baking them too long. Cookie baking is a precise thing. It may seem duh-obvious, but be sure you use a timer, lol. If the recipe calls for 10 minutes, and they are always burned, start checking them at 8 minutes.

If you are substituting honey for the sugar in the recipe, remember to lower the oven temperature by 25 degrees and decrease the liquids by a small amount to compensate. Honey browns/burns much faster than sugar.

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