There are some things in life you know are bad for you but you just can’t give it up, and that my friends, is raw cookie dough. We get it, it’s hard to resist that sweet, sweet cookie dough while you’re making a batch of cookies. A little nibble here and there won’t hurt anybody, right? Well, there is always the risk of getting salmonella or E. Coli and that is why it’s strongly advised to not eat it raw. Thankfully Pillsbury is making our dreams come true by unveiling a new formula so you can eat their cookie dough raw or you can bake it — your choice!
Instagram user @CandyHunting was the first to spot this delicious product and shared it with its 217 thousand followers. According to Candy Hunting’s post, “The new formulation uses heat-treated flour and pasteurized eggs to kill off possible foodborne pathogens (mainly Salmonella) prior to baking the cookies.” The Instagram user spotted this package of Chocolate Chunk & Chip Cookies at Hy-Vee. They also reported that all Pillsbury cookie dough packages plan to transition to this new edible formula by the end of summer 2020.
The post boasts over 5 thousand likes and judging by the comment section people are as excited about this new product as we are! One Instagram user said “That’s what I’m talking about!!” and another said, “OOO i need to find this wow”.
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Pillsbury now makes cookie dough that is safe to eat raw! The new formulation uses heat treated flour and pasteurized eggs to kill off possible food borne pathogens (mainly Salmonella) prior to baking the cookies. I found this Chocolate Chunk & Chip variety with the new safe to eat raw seal at Hy-Vee. All Pillsbury cookie dough will transition to this new formula by the end of summer 2020.
While you wait for this innovative new product to hit the shelves you can try our Edible Raw Cookie Dough, For One recipe! This delicious snack comes together in just 3 minutes and is so darn easy to make.