Is a stand mixer essential here? Would it be terrible to mix by hand?

Whenever I crave cookies, it's usually later after dinner, after I've already cleaned the kitchen. I surely don't want to lug out the stand mixer and get it dirty and have to clean it up. I'm just wondering if the recipe could be as good with just a spatula and bowl? I'm not a baker, so I don't know the 'best practices' here.

Gingle
  • Posted by: Gingle
  • January 11, 2023
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Chewy Sugar Cookies
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Emmie January 12, 2023
You could if your butter is soft enough and you're prepared for an arm workout! Use a wooden spoon or silicone spatula and follow the recipe cues rather than the times, as creaming the butter and sugar together will take longer.
 
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