Nfsc Question

Baking By ApplePomme Updated 13 Sep 2010 , 2:04pm by bonniebakes

ApplePomme Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 1:11am
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If I use salted butter (calls for unsalted), should I omit the 1tsp. salt that the recipe calls for?

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Marianna46 Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 1:16am
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You could cut back, if you had a mind to. I generally put all the salt in regardeless of what kind of butter I'm using. This either makes me a bad baker or it just doesn't matter that much - anyhow, this recipe turns out great no matter which way I do it! It's by far my favorite cookie recipe!

SugarKissesCakery Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 1:17am
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I always leave out the salt if I'm using salted butter. If not, the cookie tastes a little bit salty. I guess it is a matter of personal taste.

ApplePomme Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 1:44am
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Okay, so one "yes" and one "no". Who wants to be the tie breaker? icon_razz.gif

redpanda Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 3:22am
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How about I split it down the middle, and say you should use half the normal amount of salt? (That's what I have done when dh bought the wrong butter.)

cookiemookie Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 1:42pm
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I also leave it in.

With all the icing that eventually covers it, they won't be salty.

bonniebakes Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 2:04pm
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If you want another opinion...I would leave it out.

I'm sure it would be OK either way,. but....I always use unsalted butter and the last time I made the NF recipe, I accidentally put in 2x the salt it called for. The cookies tasted salty to me - even with the icing.

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