How to color icing red so it doesn't taste bitter (Cookies with Character).
From Oprah.com: Common Dessert Mistakes. #4 - You're Impatient with Cookies. Letting cookie dough rest for a day and a half before baking has a wondrous effect on the finished treats because it lets the dough and other ingredients "fully soak up the liquid..." Apparently, thirty-six hours in the fridge is best. Wow--who knew?