Can you substitute Crisco for oil?
Yes, for baking purposes, solid shortening can be melted and used as a substitute for vegetable oil.
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You can safely substitute liquid oil for solid shortening in baking ONLY if the recipe calls for the shortening to be melted first. You can substitute butter or margarine for shortening ( 1 cup + 2 Tbsp for each cup of shortening). You can also substitute 1/2 cup applesauce or prune puree for each cup of shortening.
Crisco lists it's ingredients as hydrogenated cottonseed and soybean oils, mono- and diglycerides. Check out the wiki site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crisco for the whole story on how it was first invented by proctor and gamble as a cheaper substitute to animal fats for making candles. It was the first all vegetable oil shortening but it was intended for making candles. When electricity became widely available the demand for candles was reduced and that's when they decided to…
On their labels the original Wesson and Crisco oils are labeled as vegetable oil. If a recipe calls for a salad oil they were referring to any of the vegetable oils. corn, sunflower oil etc. Most of the oils labeled as vegetable oil including Wesson or Crisco oil are made from soybean oil. The original Wesson oil was made from cottonseed oil. All these oils can also be referred to as salad oil.
Yes. The cookie texture will be the same, although the taste will not be as buttery. For a cookie with good flavor like oatmeal cinnamon raisin or chocolate chip, you won't notice the difference. You could also use unsalted butter instead of Crisco if you don't have any health concerns about butter. Butter flavoring works, but is a substitute flavoring, and real butter as an ingredient has better flavor than substitute flavorings.
Yes. As per the Wikipedia article on Crisco: "As of 2012, Crisco consists of a blend of soybean oil, fully hydrogenated palm oil, and partially hydrogenated palm and soybean oils. According to the product information label, one 12 g serving of Crisco contains 3 g of saturated fat, 0 g of trans fat, 6 g of polyunsaturated fat, and 2.5 g of monounsaturated fat. It is claimed that this reformulated Crisco has the same cooking…