I have one tool that I love. It is my cookie scoop. It makes life so much easier. You can get them anywhere. I think I got mine at Target or maybe I received it as a gift? I can't remember. But I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!
So you can see what I am talking about here is a link Cookie Scoop (I am not endorsing or recommending this brand or style - it is just what I have and use. So I guess I am endorsing it!)