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Answered 2008-09-13 01:10:00

There is a large volume of water in margarine. This will make the cookies or anything drier and most likely crumbly. You can use oil in place of margarine in most things, but not the reverse.

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Can you substitute margarine for butter when baking cookies?

ABSOLUTELY YES! Margarine is another "form" of butter.

What can be used in baking instead of butter or margarine?

Cooking oil or ghee are both good substitutes.

Can you use three-fourths cup of shortening instead of butter when baking cookies?

Substitutes for shortening are butter and margarine in sticks. Use the same amount as called for in your recipe. Keep in mind, plain shortening will NOT be as flavorful as butter or margarine. Do not use soft margarine in a tub as it contains too much water.

Can margerine be used in place of shortening in a cookie recipe?

Of course you can make cookies with margarine instead of shortening, I do it with all my cookies. When you use margarine you don't need to grease your baking pans, and I think the cookies come out more tasty.

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Can I cook with country crock shedd's spread?

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Yes, tub margarine can be used in baking.

How do you make dry cookies to moisten?

you cant make the cookies soft after you have baked should add butter or margarine to the cookie dough before baking it(its quite simple)...

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Does margarine come from a plant or animal?

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What causes cookies to spread while baking?

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What are the egg substitutes in baking?

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Can one substitute oil for margarine in cookies?

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Can you use self riaing flour for peanut butter cookies?

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What can you substitute Margarine and butter with in baking cookies?

I Can't Belive it's Not Butter! Seriously, it's not butter. Tastes, looks, and smells aren't everything. Thank you.

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Is baking cookies a chemical or physical change?

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Is there a replacement for baking soda while baking?

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What makes cookies biggerbaking powder or baking soda?

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Does a baking sheet affect the baking of cookies?

from my perspective, no. it just keeps the cookies from sticking to the pan.

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