Share: Forming Coconut Washboard Cookies With your hands, shape 1-in. balls of dough into 2-1/2-in. x 1-in. rectangles. Using a floured fork, press the tines lengthwise across the dough, giving it a washboard look. Related Tips Filling and Frosting a Tube Cake Cut a 1-in. slice off the top of the cake; carefully set aside. Using a very sharp knife, carve… Flattening Chicken Breasts (Option 1) Place boneless chicken breasts between two pieces of waxed paper or plastic wrap or in a… How To Seed A Tomato To seed a tomato, cut it in half. Using a teaspoon, scrape out the seeds.