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Old 09-22-2005, 09:04 PM   #11
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Lefselover, I think (and I could be totally out to lunch here) that if you use shortening instead of butter you get a chewier cookie. Butter tends to make your cookies spread out more and shortening retains the shape. Something to do with lower heat tolerance? Can't recall. ANYWAY...try subbing out about 1/2 of the butter with shortening in your favourite recipes and see if that works for you.
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Old 09-23-2005, 12:08 AM   #12
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thanks for the idea Alix because...............I think you may be right and you hit the nail exactly on the head...................
they spread waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much and yes, I put in frig and chilled prior to baking..................my report will stand alone on this 'chewy' (or not so) recipe
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