Most hand mixers will whip and mix acceptably, but one of the big differences among models lies in how they handle cookie dough.. . .
A good stand mixer will stand up to dough better and work faster than a hand mixer. Some use two beaters, which spin against each other, and others use one beater, which spins in one direction and moves around the bowl the opposite way.. . .
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