CHICAGO (CBS) — Your car might feel like an oven if you leave it parked in the intense heat for a while, but it’s not quite hot enough to bake cookies.

The Lynwood Police Department learned that first-hand when they tried a little experiment on Friday.

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The department’s IT Division placed a tray of unbaked chocolate chip cookies on the dashboard of a car Friday morning, and waited to see if they’d bake in the extreme heat.

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Two hours later they had what they described as nothing more than “mushy dough.”

When the weather is as hot as it is today, temperatures inside a parked car can reach 130 degrees within 30 minutes. Certainly enough to be dangerous, but not quite enough to turn raw cookie dough into actual cookies.

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Apparently, the Lynwood Police Department will have to either rely on an actual oven next time they get a craving for cookies, or just stop by the local supermarket.