Can I substitute canola oil for anything when baking cookies?
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Is it an ingredient?
Yes it's an ingredient
If the recipe calls for butter, then using oil will change the texture. If you start with a recipe that calls for oil, you'll probably be more satisfied with the results.
I use coconut oil for a lot of my baking.
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