why use unsalted butter in cream cheese cookies instead of regular

  • Posted by: mooseman
  • December 22, 2012
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Cream Cheese Cookies
Recipe question for: Cream Cheese Cookies

3 Comments

twistandsnag January 13, 2013
Salted butters don't all use the same amount of salt. Therefore, substituting it is going to be way harder than just using non-salted butter.
 
CookLikeMad December 22, 2012
The recipe calls for the addition of 1/2 tsp. salt, so using salted butter would yield too-salty cookies. Cream cheese also contains salt. Also, in general, unsalted butter is the standard for baking.
 
sdebrango December 22, 2012
It's much easier to control the amount of salt when you use unsalted butter, also, I find cream cheese to be a bit on the salty side so if you used salted butter they just may be too salty,
 
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