What Butter To Use?

Baking By Edee Updated 14 Aug 2008 , 12:47am by JanH

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Edee Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 6:40pm
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What kind of butter do you use in your cookies?

Mainly the NFSC, rolled choc chip?

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JoAnnB Posted 13 Aug 2008 , 10:48pm
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Most recipes will call for unsalted butter for baking. however, I often use salted butter (Ibuy on sale and keep it frozen) and then omit the salt in the recipe.

In many recipes you will not be able to tell the difference. A few cookies are predominately butter tasting. In that case I try to use unsalted.

As long as the date is 'fresh' on the package, most any brand will work fine.

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JanH Posted 14 Aug 2008 , 12:47am
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Just like JoAnn, I often substitute salted butter and then omit salt called for in recipe.

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