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Peanut butter & pecan cookie sandwiches

Vegetarian

Refrigerated

1 Egg

Condiments

1/2 cup Peanut butter

Pasta & Grains

1 1/4 cup Oats

Baking & Spices

1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1 cup Brown sugar
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 cup Flour
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 cup Powdered sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Vanilla

Nuts & Seeds

24 Pecan, halves

Dairy

11/16 cup Butter
2 tbsp Milk
  • Joanne

    Ready for a stroke of genius so intense it will make your head hurt?   Take one of those hateful sticks of frozen butter and create the best recipe you’ve ever made.  Bear with me. MY NEW FAVORITE BAKING TRICK: grate the butter while it is still hard, then mix with other ingredients as normal. [...]

  • Faye Grounds

    Baking trick: When you need softened butter - grate the butter while it is still hard, then mix with other ingredients as normal. It will soften quickly and perfectly and give an even dispersal of butter throughout the dough.(This link is actually for a recipe using grated butter*)

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How to soften butter quickly - for all those recipes that call for room temp butter!!

This works well - even if the butter is frozen. I just put it on its side and do 5 seconds, Then turn it one quarter and so on.

How to Soften Butter Quickly: Not with a microwave which may over soften or cause melting, but roll it between sheets of wax paper for perfectly pliable butter.

Can't wait for butter to soften? Grate it.

Put your stick of butter with the wrapper still on in the microwave. Heat for 4 seconds on high. Flip it to the next side and heat for 4 more seconds. Do this for each side for a total of 16 seconds. This may vary ever-so-slightly depending on your microwave power. The result will be a slightly squishable stick of butter that is softened just right!

Need softened butter in a recipe? Here’s a great tip!!!

If you need softened butter for a recipe DO NOT put the stick of butter in the microwave! It will wreck the recipe. This trick will save you tons of time! All you need to do is put your butter in a Ziploc bag and place it in a cup or bowl of warm water. In a few minutes you will have perfect softened butter and it is great for spreading on rolls too!