On Jun 15, 5:53*pm, Cuthbert Thistlethwaite <nosillyg...@myface.net>
> Since I asked for advice about shortening, and people were kind enough
> to reply, it seems appropriate to follow up and tell what happened next.
> Here is the recipe I used:
> Soft Sugar Cookies
> 1 c. shortening
> 1 c. sugar
> 2 eggs
> 2 tsp. vanilla
> 2 1/4 c. sifted flour
> 1/2 tsp. soda
> 1 tsp. salt
> Drop by spoon onto greased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned.
> Cookies should be soft. Cool slightly, then remove from baking sheet.
> Bake 8 to 10 minutes at 375 degrees.
> <end quote>
> With many thanks to the posters who guided me to less than lethal
> "shortening," I ran out and got some "0-trans fat Crisco," and will try
> some butter and other oils in the future.
It's not zero trans fat, but <1/2g trans fat PER SERVING
The Crisco owners are no better than drug dealers who sell meth and
coke to middle schoolers, and are in fat, worse, since they cannot
claim poverty as an excuse. Don't be fooled, Cuthbert. You've just
cooked up a toxic concoction.