...but today, all that changed! The nice people over at I Can't Believe It's Not Butter gave me the opportunity to try some of their product in my baked goods. I usually stick to regular butter or Smart Balance, but figured I'd give ICBINB a chance. I picked up a container of their ICBINB cooking & baking sticks at the food store this past weekend using the coupon they sent me:
I used it to make up Jessica's Double Chocolate Chip cookies and added in some mint & chocolate chips. These cookies are going to be given (along with a few other special gifts) to one of our friends whose birthday was this past week! The outcome:
They baked up nice and fluffy:
I had Josh, my official cookie taste tester, given them a try. His thoughts: "They're delicious but they taste a little more cake like (in consistency) vs. cookie like." So there ya have it!
Thank you I Can't Believe It's Not Butter for the coupon! Do you bake with butter, butter substitutes, or do you use fruit substitutes (like applesauce) in place of the fat in recipes? I do a little bit of all of the above. Depends upon what/who I'm making the recipe for.
And just because its been a while, a little Frank: