How Do I Substitute Coconut Oil for Vegetable Shortening in Cookies?
Q: Measure for measure, how can I substitute coconut oil for Crisco in a cookie recipe?
Sent by Ann
Editor: I haven't had much experience with using coconut oil instead of vegetable shortening in cookies, but since coconut oil has a lower melting point than shortening, I think the cookies will spread more and be thinner.
Readers, what advice can you give for using coconut oil in cookie recipes?