Shortening Instead Of Part Of Butter?

Baking By Lcubed82 Updated 13 Mar 2009 , 3:09pm by Chef_Rinny

Lcubed82 Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 1:50am
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I believe I read you can replace some of the butter in a cookie recipe with shortening? What is the reason for doing this?

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AKA_cupcakeshoppe Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 3:00am
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less spreading? am not sure... and it also makes a soft cookie i guess

Lcubed82 Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 2:58pm
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Any other thoughts on this? Thanks!

Chef_Rinny Posted 13 Mar 2009 , 3:09pm
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I know an owner of one of the bakeries I worked for used to have us use some shortening in the cookies b/c it was cheaper than butter icon_sad.gif

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